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Books for Reluctant Tween Readers

Allyson Lee
The list author says: "I have two reluctant tween and YA readers. These books have interested them enough to keep reading."
Howl's Moving Castle (World of Howl)
Howl's Moving Castle (World of Howl)
"Great to read, then watch the movie as a reward."
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
"Terrific classic.  We used to read from these at bedtime, now they are reading them on their own."
The Candlewick Inn Mystery (Cassie Kingston Mysteries)
The Candlewick Inn Mystery (Cassie Kingston Mysteries)
"My girl loves these characters and the mystery factor."
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood
"Good series and very relevant to today's girls."
The Opal Deception (Artemis Fowl, Book 4)
The Opal Deception (Artemis Fowl, Book 4)
"Great series.  This was our favorite one."
A Wrinkle in Time (The Time Quartet)
A Wrinkle in Time (The Time Quartet)
"Wonderful classic.  We haven't yet read the others in the series but definitely plan to."
The Time Entity Trilogy (Heaven's Jewel, the Eternity Stone, Futures Sown)
The Time Entity Trilogy (Heaven's Jewel, the Eternity Stone, Futures Sown)
"Time travel and interesting characters, great combination."
The Rivers of Zadaa (Pendragon)
The Rivers of Zadaa (Pendragon)
"Good characters and action."
Stargirl
Stargirl
"I love this writer, very good flow and characters."
Wringer (Trophy Newbery)
Wringer (Trophy Newbery)
"Another good one by this writer."
The Outsiders
The Outsiders
"My oldest enjoyed this."
Phantom Stallion #21: Dawn Runner
Phantom Stallion #21: Dawn Runner
"Great series, thoughtful and sensitive."
Abel's Island (Newbery Award & Honor Books)
Abel's Island (Newbery Award & Honor Books)
"We loved this story."
Anne Of Green Gables : Three In One Set : Complete And Unabridged: Anne Of Green Gables : Anne Of Avonlea : Anne Of The Island
Anne Of Green Gables : Three In One Set : Complete And Unabridged: Anne Of Green Gables : Anne Of Avonlea : Anne Of The Island
"You can't go wrong with a classic like this.  Then watch the Megan Follows dvd as a reward."
Anne of Green Gables: Collector's Edition
Anne of Green Gables: Collector's Edition
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
"We read parts of this and watched clash of the titans.  This made them want to read more."
Clash of the Titans [Blu-ray]
Clash of the Titans [Blu-ray]