Great kids & teen books

A Listmania! list by Warpath
The list author says: "Kids and parents have been asking for some great books to read, so here we go. I have given some suggestions about ages for some of the books, but it is purely speculative seems it depends on your child's reading ability rather than age."
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
1.  Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "No need to explain."
$50.85   Used & New from: $42.49
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,087 customer reviews) | 73 customer discussions

Holes
2.  Holes by Louis Sachar
The list author says:
  "Brilliant book which engages almost all readers."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

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Tomorrow, When the War Began (The Tomorrow Series #1)
3.  Tomorrow, When the War Began (The Tomorrow Series #1) by John Marsden
The list author says:
  "Great teen novel, raises a lot of questions.  Some low level violence and relationship themes, but written very tastefully."
$8.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (279 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Death Bringer (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 6)
4.  Death Bringer (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 6) by Derek Landy
The list author says:
  "This is another great series which I see boys and girls of many ages reading.  Not a bad read for parents either.  Bit of death but nothing too graphic."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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The Hobbit
5.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Tough read for young teens, but great for high lvl readers or 15yo and up."
$19.18   Used & New from: $0.90
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,956 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

The Alex Rider Collection
6.  The Alex Rider Collection by Anthony Horowitz
The list author says:
  "Child secret agent  series.  Full of action, very engaging.  Suitable for all ages."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Civil War
7.  Civil War by Mark Millar
The list author says:
  "Brilliant art and story arc.  Some adult themes but ok for 10 and up."
$25.24   Used & New from: $15.00
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (209 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

Iron Man Vol. 1: Extremis
8.  Iron Man Vol. 1: Extremis by Warren Ellis
The list author says:
  "What teen doesn't love iron man.  Same as civil war."
Used & New from: $1.80
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Boy Overboard: The Play
9.  Boy Overboard: The Play by Morris Gleitzman
The list author says:
  "Great story about refugees.  Suitable for all ages, easy read."
Used & New from: $10.77
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
10.  The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "Everyone knows these nower days.  Probably best for mid teens due to some content."
$33.36   Used & New from: $13.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,224 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Artemis Fowl
11.  Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
The list author says:
  "There is a different style of hero in this fantasy series.  Great read for all teens."
$12.86   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,304 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Unbelievable!: More Surprising Stories: Pink Bow Tie, One Shot Toothpaste, There's No Such
12.  Unbelievable!: More Surprising Stories: Pink Bow Tie, One Shot Toothpaste, There's No Such by Paul Jennings
The list author says:
  "Anything by Paul Jennings, but especially the "un" series is hilarious!  for lower level readers the Gizmo series is excellent."
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Armoured (Volume 1)
13.  Armoured (Volume 1) by Mr Matt Edwards
The list author says:
  "Had to put it in, written especially for 10-16yo boys."
$8.55   Used & New from: $8.02
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Z for Zachariah
14.  Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O'Brien
The list author says:
  "Classic sci fi suited to early-mid teens."
$8.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (218 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Red Dog
15.  Red Dog by Louis De Bernieres
The list author says:
  "Based on a true Aussie story.  This funny tear jerker is a must read for all ages.  5th graders can read it with assistance in my experience, so any age above that should be quite independent with it. 

It has also recently been made into a movie."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

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Rowan of Rin (Rowan of Rin #1)
16.  Rowan of Rin (Rowan of Rin #1) by Emily Rodda
The list author says:
  "Another great series for all ages."
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

The Chronicles of Narnia
17.  The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "This whole series is worth a read by any teenage fantasy nut.  Especially if you liked the movies"
$11.78   Used & New from: $7.42
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,311 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Secret of Nimh
18.  The Secret of Nimh by Robert C. O'Brien
The list author says:
  "Classic adventure which I am sure a lot of parents know.  All ages."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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The Barrumbi Kids
19.  The Barrumbi Kids by Leonie Norrington
The list author says:
  "Amazing Australian story about two best mates who don't really enjoy school.  Highly recommended. 6th grade and up."
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Titans (Little Ark Book)
20.  Titans (Little Ark Book) by Michael Stephens
The list author says:
  "This is actually the book which got me into reading.  A wonderful journey, kind of like a fantasy, adventure version of the borrowers.  If you can find a copy it is well worth a read."
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Inheritance Cycle Omnibus: Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr (The Inheritance Cycle)
21.  Inheritance Cycle Omnibus: Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr (The Inheritance Cycle) by Christopher Paolini
The list author says:
  "Another great fantasy series, a fairly easy read once the kids get the names sorted.  However, it is important to note that some of the books in this series are very long and can put younger readers off in my experience."
$19.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (279 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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HATING ALISON ASHLEY
22.  HATING ALISON ASHLEY by Robin Klein
The list author says:
  "Girls in my class still love this one. 10 and up."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Stuck on Earth
23.  Stuck on Earth by David Klass
The list author says:
  "Interesting read for alien seekers."
$13.35   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Percy Jackson pbk 5-book boxed set (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)
24.  Percy Jackson pbk 5-book boxed set (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) by Rick Riordan
The list author says:
  "The Lightning thief was just the beginning.  This series is a good mix of mythology and fantasy.  It is an easy read other than some of the Greek names."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (777 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Henry Hoey Hobson
25.  Henry Hoey Hobson by Christine Bongers
The list author says:
  "A great read for both boys and girls from about 5th grade and up."
$11.40

Looking for Alibrandi
26.  Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta
The list author says:
  "Another one for young girls of all ages."
$7.52   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (124 customer reviews)

Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye (Geronimo Stilton, No. 1)
27.  Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye (Geronimo Stilton, No. 1) by Geronimo Stilton
The list author says:
  "Any of the books in this series do a wonderful job of engrossing readers of all abilities.  The graphic novel series is also good for reluctant readers."
$5.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

Deltora Quest: The Complete Series
28.  Deltora Quest: The Complete Series by Emily Rodda
The list author says:
  "Just about every teen knows this fantasy series,best suited to lower teen level."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1
29.  Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1 by Jeff Kinney
The list author says:
  "This a great series.  Many kids have seen the movies, and the books are an easy and engaging read for kids 4th grade and up."
$7.88   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,074 customer reviews) | 12 customer discussions

Misery Guts
30.  Misery Guts by Morris Gleitzman
The list author says:
  "Excellent Aussie author, suitable for all ages.  Confident readers from year 4 and up can probably handle it."
Used & New from: $1.22
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Bad Book
31.  The Bad Book by Andy Griffiths
The list author says:
  "A book which is nearly impossible to get from our school library because it is always out.  Andy Griffiths has a knack for engaging young readers.  His books are great for getting low level readers interested in books, but all kids love them."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Just Stupid! (Andy Griffiths' Just! Series)
32.  Just Stupid! (Andy Griffiths' Just! Series) by Andy Griffiths
The list author says:
  "I have included a few Andy Griffiths books, but all of them are brilliant.  Especially the bum series."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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The Cat on the Mat Is Flat
33.  The Cat on the Mat Is Flat by Andy Griffiths
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Zombie Butts From Uranus (Andy Griffiths' Butt)
34.  Zombie Butts From Uranus (Andy Griffiths' Butt) by Andy Griffiths
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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The Day My Bum Went Psycho
35.  The Day My Bum Went Psycho by Andy Griffiths
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Poison Island (Zac Power #1)
36.  Poison Island (Zac Power #1) by H. I. Larry
The list author says:
  "Great series of books for reluctant and low level readers.  Short in length, large text and engaging content. 

There are also several different series of them which increase in difficulty.  I have found that struggling readers like to climb the ladder up throught them."
$5.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Temple
37.  Temple by Matthew Reilly
The list author says:
  "Amazing Aussie writer.  All of his titles are very engaging adventures which are perfect for confident readers from about 6th grade and up.

Temple is a favourite of mine."
$8.09   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (203 customer reviews)

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British version of Harry Potter books 15 Aug 3, 2014
whats the differance (if there is any) for the first editions?? 33 Jul 23, 2014
Tell me a book you'd like to see made into a movie. 1 Jun 10, 2014
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Barrowing Harry Potter 0 Mar 10, 2014
Book 7 0 Feb 5, 2014
Is this Unabridged? I really need to know! 1 Jun 30, 2013
Cancelled Hobbit book orders 10 Apr 27, 2013
What next after Harry Potter and Percy Jackson? 8 Mar 30, 2013
So why buy this Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset if the individual books are cheaper? 8 Mar 17, 2013
Kindle version 7 Feb 19, 2013
this or civil war avengers ? 0 Jan 23, 2013
 
   

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