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Need book suggestions for a 11 year old

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Looking for books like Henry Huggins/Ramona Quimby and Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing but at a higher reading level. 

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Try these authors:  E.L.Konigsburg, Elizabeth George Speare, Richard Peck, Avi

and in sci fi these two books:  Robert Heinlein's Have Space Suit, Will Travel and Farmer in the Sky

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13 hours ago, macmacmoo said:

Looking for books like Henry Huggins/Ramona Quimby and Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing but at a higher reading level. 

 

In what sense do you want them to be like that? Do they need to be about "real life" as opposed to fantasy? 

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Have you looked into Andrew Clements?  I've only "read" a few of his books, but my 11 yr old loves it.  Also Grace Lin books and Stuart Gibbs

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Seconding Grace Lin's Where the Mountain Meets the Moon series.  

Holes

Anne of Green Gables (my son loves this as much as my dd, so it's not just for girls)

Classics like:  The Little Princess, Little Lord Faunterloy, Black Beauty, Heidi

The Willoughbys

Five Children and It 

The Railway Children

The Borrowers

By Avi, the Crispin series and the series about the mice, can't remember the name

Narnia

Little House on the Prairie series

 

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