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Books your 12 year old will LOVE!

MJH "TREASURE Twenty One Paintings and a Key"
The list author says: "My 12 year old daughter will pass on any activity if she has a good book. She prefers reading to TV and spends at least 2 hours (on weekends up to 6) a day with her nose in a book. If a book doesn't grab her, she won't bother finishing it. If she loves it, we hear all about it!
We are constantly on the search for great books. The list has several series books in it, a bonus when you find a good one! Also, my daughter's tastes run towards fantasy..which seems to be pretty common at this age. I have included only books that her favorite reading buddies have also loved."
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
"This is the current favorite in our house and the neighborhood.  You can't beat it for thought provoking!"
Heartbeat
Heartbeat
"This is a quick read, my daughter couldn't put it down.  Sharon Creech is one of her favorite authors and this is one of her best."
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)
"At this point the Harry Potter books occupy a pedestal in our house.  We have read them aloud a a family and my daughter has read them all a couple of times.  They were the first books she truly feel in love with and all others are judged on the standard they set."
Uglies (Boxed Set): Uglies, Pretties, Specials (The Uglies)
Uglies (Boxed Set): Uglies, Pretties, Specials (The Uglies)
"These are good thinking books, well written and compelling."
To Kill a Mockingbird (slipcased edition)
To Kill a Mockingbird (slipcased edition)
"This is the only classic on our list.  My daughter lists this as one of her "must read in your lifetime" books.  I read this aloud to her and it was a wonderful experience for both of us."
Holes
Holes
"Our family loved this book, an all time favorite!"
The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13)
The Complete Wreck (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Books 1-13)
"The humor in these books is so appealing to pre-teens. They are not the greatest literature, but they are well written, engaging  and lots of fun."
The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics)
The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics)
"This book uses time travel to engage young readers in historical fiction about the Holocaust.  This is an excellent, moving, book. My daughter and I both give it top marks."
The Ranger's Apprentice Collection (3 Books)
The Ranger's Apprentice Collection (3 Books)
"My daughter couldn't put these books down.  She has read them all (nine at this point) and was beside herself when she had to wait a couple of days to borrow  book 7."
The Inkheart Trilogy: Inkheart, Inkspell and Inkdeath
The Inkheart Trilogy: Inkheart, Inkspell and Inkdeath
"We loved all 3 of these. Some kids thought the first one was slow to start, but in the end everyone was hooked.  True book lovers books."
The Mysterious Benedict Society Collection
The Mysterious Benedict Society Collection
"When the kids in the neighborhood were reading this it was all they could talk about.  My daughter rates these books as all time favorites."
The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)
The Name of this Book Is Secret (The Secret Series)
"This book and the entire Secret Series are another neighborhood favorite."
The Giver
The Giver
"My daughter and I both love this book, and we agree, it is a 'must read"."
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
"A great book about choosing to do the right thing, even when it is hard."
Maniac Magee
Maniac Magee
"a fun book with a message of tolerance.  My whole family loved this one."