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Nancy Pearl's Young Reader Recommendations

If you are looking for a good book to keep young readers interested, Nancy Pearl recommended a few on Weekdaywith Marcie Sillman.

Nancy Pearl’s Suggestions:

“The Diary Of A Wimpy Kid,” by Jeff Kinney

“The Great Brain,” by John D. Fitzgerald

“Keeping The Castle,” by Patrice Kindl

“A Brief History Of Montmaray,” by Michelle Cooper

“Code Name Verity,” by Elizabeth Wein

“The Strictest School In The World,” by Howard Whitehouse and Bill Slavin

“Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians,” by Brandon Sanderson

“Whales On Stilts!” by M.T. Anderson and Kurt Cyrus

“Room Full Of Mirrors: A Biography Of Jimi Hendrix,” by Charles R. Cross

“Cobain Unseen,” by Charles R. Cross

“The Ocean At The End Of The Lane,” by Neil Gaiman

“The Graveyard Book,” by Neil Gaiman

The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

“Beezus And Ramona,” by Beverly Cleary and Jacqueline Rogers

“Ellen Tebbits,” by Beverly Cleary and Tracy Dockray

The Penderwicks Series by Jeanne Birdsall

The Alice Series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Dark Is Rising Series by Susan Cooper

“When The Mountain Meets The Moon,” by Grace Lin

The Betsy-Tacy Series by Maud Hart Lovelace

“Feed,” by M.T. Anderson

“Thirsty,” by M.T. Anderson