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All books can be found in the Juvenile Fiction or Juvenile Paperback sections
by the author's last name.
*This book is part of a series.

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Alexander, Lloyd
THE XANADU ADVENTURE
Vesper Holly's adventures continue as she, her guardians, and their friends journey to Asia Minor in search of the ancient city of Troy, but fall into the trap of an old nemesis.



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Anderson, M.T.
WHALES ON STILTS *
When a group of angry, laser-beaming whales who march upon stilts are set loose on the world by a vengeful madman, Jasper Dash and Katie Mulligan must put an end to the evil creatures who are certain to bring destruction and death wherever they roam.



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     Bearn, Emily
TUMTUM & NUTMEG: ADVENTURES BEYOND NUTMOUSE HALL
Wealthy, married mice Tumtum and Nutmeg find adventure when they secretly try to help two human siblings who live in a tumbledown cottage with their absent-minded inventor father.



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Coville, Bruce
JENNIFER MURDLEY’S TOAD: A MAGIC SHOP BOOK *
When an ordinary looking fifth grader purchases a talking toad, she embarks on a series of extraordinary adventures.



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Defoe, Daniel
ROBINSON CRUSOE
During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600's an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island.



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DiCamillo, Kate
THE MAGICIAN’S ELEPHANT
When ten-year-old orphan Peter Augustus Duchene encounters a fortune teller in the marketplace who tells him that his presumed dead sister is alive, he embarks on a series of adventures as he desperately tries to find her.



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Du Bois, William Pène
THE TWENTY-ONE BALLOONS
Relates the incredible adventures of a bored old mathematician who in 1883 sets off in a balloon across the Pacific, survives the volcanic eruption of Krakatoa, and is eventually picked up in the Atlantic.



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Fleischman, Sid
THE 13TH FLOOR: A GHOST STORY
When his older sister disappears, twelve-year-old Buddy Stebbins follows her back in time and finds himself aboard a seventeenth-century pirate ship captained by a distant relative.



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Fleischman, Sid
THE WHIPPING BOY
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws.



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Gordon, Roderick
DEEPER
As young archaeologist Will Burrows continues to search for his lost father in the strange underground world he has discovered beneath the city of London, he stumbles across a sinister plot with terrible implications for the world above.



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Gutman, Dan
NIGHTMARE AT THE BOOK FAIR
Fifth-grader Trip Kindleman, who does not like to read very much, is hit on the head by a heavy box and becomes a character in a series of different books--from a sports story to a science fiction novel to an adventure tale--his view of reading is changed forever.



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Kerr, Philip
CHILDREN OF THE LAMP: THE EYE OF THE FOREST *
Djinn twins John and Philippa, along with their Uncle Nimrod, travel to the Amazon jungle to try to recover a stolen collection of rare Incan artifacts.



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Law, Ingrid
SAVVY
Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.



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Lowry, Lois
STAY! : KEEPER’S STORY *
Separated early in life from his mother and siblings, Keeper tells of his adventures with various human masters and his continual search for his little sister.



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Pennypacker, Sara
FLAT STANLEY’S WORLDWIDE ADVENTURES: THE MOUNT RUSHMORE CALAMITY *
Hoping to escape the attention brought on by the accident that flattened Stanley, the Lambchop family drives to South Dakota, where they become involved in a wild west adventure at Mount Rushmore.



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Pilkey, Dav
THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: AN EPIC NOVEL *
When George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking that he is the superhero Captain Underpants, he leads them to the lair of the nefarious Dr. Diaper, where they must defeat his evil robot henchmen.



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Pullman, Philip
THE SCARECROW AND HIS SERVANT
A scarecrow and his boy servant, Jack, set off on a dangerous adventure as they try to outwit the crooked Buffaloni family and stake their claim to valuable Spring Valley.



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Sage, Angie
THE SWORD IN THE GROTTO *
With the help of the ghost Edmund, Araminta and Wanda survive a trip through a secret tunnel to bring back a present for Sir Horace's birthday.



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Soto, Gary
BASEBALL IN APRIL AND OTHER STORIES
A collection of eleven short stories focusing on the everyday adventures of Hispanic young people growing up in Fresno, California.



 

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Stevenson, Robert Louis
TREASURE ISLAND
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune as well as great danger.




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Stewart, Trenton Lee
THE MYSTERIOUS BENEDICT SOCIETY AND THE PRISONER’S DILEMMA *
When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, Benedict Society members Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance follow clues on an adventure that threatens to separate them from their families, friends, and each other.




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Stone, Jeff
MOUSE *
In 17th-century China, orphaned ShaoShu, who can squeeze into small spaces, puts his life in danger when he becomes a spy for a band of warrior monks known as the Five Ancestors and infiltrates evil Tonglong's camp.



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Stroud, Jonathan
HEROES OF THE VALLEY
When young Halli Sveinsson takes a practical joke too far, he is forced to leave the House of Svein and go on a hero's quest where he meets highway robbers, terrifying monsters, and a girl who may be as fearless as he is.



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Van Draanen, Wendelin
THE GECKO AND STICKY: VILLAIN’S LAIR *
Thirteen-year-old Dave and his sidekick, a talking gecko named Sticky, try to retrieve an ancient Aztec powerband and its magic ingots from the evil villain, Damien Black.



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Young, E.L.
STORM: THE BLACK SPHERE
The teenaged geniuses of STORM, a secret organization dedicated to eliminating the world's misery through science and technology, head to the Swiss Alps seeking the last of six scientists whose Project FIREball is of interest to MI6, the CIA, and an unknown assassin.





Youth Services Librarians, 2010

Last updated: 10/11/2011 5:22:38 PM