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Best Young Adult Reader Book List

  • Zoom Istvan Banyai
  • Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo
  • Princess Academy Shannon Hale
  • Hunger Games Series
  • Divergent Series
  • So You Want to be a Wizard Diane Duane
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society
    Trenton Lee Steward
  • Dealing with Dragons Patricia Wrede
  • Magyk Angie Sage
  • Airborn Kenneth Oppel
  • Feeling Sorry for Celia Jacklin Moriety
  • Ophelia Lisa Klein
  • And Then There Were None Agatha Christie
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder Mystery Joanne Fluke
  • Saffy's Angel Hilary McKay
  • The Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Golden Compass Philip Pullman
  • Wintersmith Terry Pratchett
  • Elsewhere Gabrielle Zevin
  • Over Sea, Under Stone Susan Cooper
  • Fairest Gail Carson Levine
  • Spells & Sleeping Bags Sara Mlynowski
  • Goose Girl Shannon Hale
  • Endymion Spring Matthew Skelton
  • Double Identity Margaret Haddix
  • The Great Book of Amber Daniel Zelinski
  • and need we say it? Harry Potter Series, of course.

Write notes about your favorite books below. Which ones will you reread? Which ones have sequels? Which ones are so good you want to read others written by that same author?

Final Instructions:

This list is a mix of hard and easy, but would probably most interest to 6th graders and up. Are you too old for a certificate? If not, read 5 books to print yourself a Kids Reading Circle Certificate.

»»To print this list, click on your brower's "file" button in the upper left-hand corner of your screen, and click print.

»»To print the certificate, do the same, except before clicking print, click on "print Preview" and "landscape view". After printing, fill in your name and facts, and post it proudly on your refrigerator. There will be future contests for those who earn certificates. You'll never be done at this level. Even adults love young adult books! But don't miss picture books. The Picture booklist is Here.

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Kids Reading Circle Printable List