Kids Books - Travel Books

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

By Grace Lin
35 ratings43 reviews
  • otter
    This book was pretty good... But not my favorite. Minli's family lives in a tiny house, and they can barely feed their pet goldfish. They live on Fruitless Mountain, where no plants grow healthily. Minli hears about the old man of the moon, who can grant your wishes. Minli sets off to find him, a...

Princess Academy

By Shannon Hale
50 ratings54 reviews
  • lionsrcute1
    In this book, a 14-year girl named Miri is one of the girls from Mount Eskell that have to attend a special academy to see who could marry the Prince. Miri thinks it is impossible she would be chosen, because they were mountain girls, and weren't royal at all. All of the mountain girls were not "...

The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel)

By Grace Lin
6 ratings11 reviews
  • jjohnson4
    jjohnson44 stars
    I'm also Asian, so I can relate SO much! I haven't read this book in a long time, but Wendy Wu is an AWESOME author! this book is about a Taiwanese girl who loves basketball (i think, that may be another book, sorry!)

The Year of the Rat (A Pacy Lin Novel)

By Grace Lin
4 ratings7 reviews
  • happypug12
    happypug124 stars
    I loved this book even more than the Year of the dog! What I liked about " The year of the Rat" so much was the stories that Grace's Mom and Dad told her, and I also liked reading about the food in the book. I would totally try some of that. Here are some of the foods mentioned in the book: Red-...

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story

By Linda Sue Park
15 ratings17 reviews
  • rimti
    rimti5 stars
    Just like "They poured fire on us from the sky", this is another book about the war in Sudan and the Lost Boys. Salva, a main character and a real life person who survived the War of Sudan by going to refugee camps miles and miles away from their villages. They walked for months, years and tons d...

Project Mulberry

By Linda Sue Park
1 ratings1 reviews
  • jaitennis
    jaitennis4 stars
    This book is when Julia and her friend enter a state fair where they have to raise an animal, and Julia decides to raise a silkworm.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

By William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
1 ratings2 reviews
  • michael9
    michael95 stars
    In this book William was able to build a windmill to help his people have both water and electricity. The people of his village had no money for lights so when night came they could not work because it was too dark.William built the windmill with the help of two boys and he only used trash and tr...

When You Reach Me

By Rebecca Stead
78 ratings82 reviews
  • annalise
    When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, is about an 11 year old girl who starts getting notes from an anonymous person saying that there are here to save her friends life, more and more start coming with hints about the future, proof that her friend's life is in danger. With many different aspects, l...

Extra Credit (Junior Library Guild Selection)

By Andrew Clements
11 ratings11 reviews
  • pretty224
    pretty2244 stars
    Abby Carson is failing sixth grade. It isn't that Abby can't do her schoolwork, it's just that she doesn't like doing it. When a warning letter is sent home, Abby realizes that all of her slacking off could cause her to be held back-for real! Unless she meets some specific conditions, including ...

Flyte (Septimus Heap, Book 2)

By Angie Sage
13 ratings8 reviews
  • headream100
    Magikal and darke, this book really pulls readers into the book itself! Actually, if Septimus was real, I might have had a small crush on him. Well, just kidding! :) I prefer Spit Fyre better.

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