Moving story of a horse and boy has anti-war message.
Cold War kids use magic to save world in brilliant novel.
Time-traveling thriller puts three teens in NYC on 9/11.
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
Sharp satire mixes girl-power themes with violence, sex.
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
A riveting futuristic tale about boys who live in a dump -- and have a one-in-a-million chance to escape.
Bad luck piles up for the teen hero of this fun book, but he sets his sights on grander things at play in the world.
This silly caper features swords -- and sharp teeth -- but kids will giggle as the pirates get their just desserts.
When Adam's dad goes missing, adventure takes over in the form of a dinosaur. Gripping action keeps the pages turning.
Still one of the greatest American novels.
The granddaddy of kids' adventures -- a classic.
Kids too young for Harry Potter will enjoy the misadventures of an accident-prone but well-meaning young witch.