Reluctant Readers 9-12  who love goofy graphic novels & civilizations

A Listmania! list by Nicola Gardiner (Rhode Island)
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The Phantom Tollbooth
1.  The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
The list author says:
  ""Best for older 10s and 11 yr olds...this is great non-conventional children's book.  Milo drives through a strange land where the literal meanings of words determine the behavior of the inhabitants. If your child doesn't quite understand the wordplay in a jump to the town of Conclusions, they will certainly love the clock-shaped watch-dog named Tock, who accompanies Milo.""
$6.00   Used & New from: $0.01
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The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
2.  The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1) by Rick Riordan
The list author says:
  "The books in this series are DEVOURED by kids in this age group.  Get an education on the ancient Greeks, and enjoy a modern adventure story at the same time!  Your child will THANK YOU!"
$14.42   Used & New from: $0.03
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,160 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

Point Blanc Graphic Novel
3.  Point Blanc Graphic Novel by Anthony Horowitz
The list author says:
  "Soon to be a major motion picture, these graphic novels are a hit with grade school and jr high boy.  14 teen year old teen detective Alex is on the case at a weird boarding school in Switzerland."
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Redwall: the Graphic Novel
4.  Redwall: the Graphic Novel by Brian Jacques
The list author says:
  "This graphic novel adaptation was highly recommended by a trusted friend.  My 9-year old son enjoyed the fantasy tale of mice defending their castle from a real rat."
$10.70   Used & New from: $0.14
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The last man alive,: A story for children from the age of seven to seventy
5.  The last man alive,: A story for children from the age of seven to seventy by Alexander Sutherland Neill
The list author says:
  "I adored this book at ten, and oddly enough, so did my son.   Give it a try, or go to the Summerhill School website and download it for free."
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Explorers on the Moon (The Adventures of Tintin)
6.  Explorers on the Moon (The Adventures of Tintin) by Herge
The list author says:
  "My son has been dipping into these books over the past three years.  This one is one of our favorites."
$9.67   Used & New from: $1.53
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Asterix Omnibus 10: Includes Asterix and the Magic Carpet #28, Asterix and the Secret Weapon #29, Asterix and Obelix All at Sea #30 (v. 10)
7.  Asterix Omnibus 10: Includes Asterix and the Magic Carpet #28, Asterix and the Secret Weapon #29, Asterix and Obelix All at Sea #30 (v. 10) by Albert Uderzo
The list author says:
  "Asterix is good resource when your interests are goofiness, civilizations, and illustrations ."
Used & New from: $89.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
As good or Better than Harry Potter? 30 Sep 4, 2014
Would an older person enjoy this series? 33 Feb 10, 2013
Percy Jackson-Like Medieval Series 1 Nov 28, 2012
Percy jackson the movie!!!! 10 Nov 12, 2011
Is Percy Jackson appropriate for a first grader? 20 Mar 29, 2011
Don't believe the positive reviews of this book 28 Dec 15, 2010
Free books? 2 Feb 23, 2010
Mossnose is here! Quick!!!!!! 80 Jun 13, 2009
10 yr old niece recommendation 3 Mar 24, 2009
what do you think? 1 Jul 25, 2007
 
   

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Qualifications: Parent of a 4th grade Percy Jackson and greek monster fan
Last updated: 5/30/09
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