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The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children Mysteries)

The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children Mysteries)

By Gertrude Chandler Warner
4.39
100 ratings142 reviews
  • candyexpress
    candyexpress55 stars
    While many children have childhoods built upon the foundation of their favorite movies and cartoons, favorite games and amusement parks, etc, mine was built on books. Picture books, pop-up books, chapter books. Books, in general, were my obsession, and more specifically, the Boxcar Children. Genu...
Welcome to Wonderland #1: Home Sweet Motel

Welcome to Wonderland #1: Home Sweet Motel

By Chris Grabenstein
4.64
22 ratings32 reviews
  • awesomessb
    awesomessb44 stars
    The amusement park in Florida before Disney World is Walt Wilkie's Wonder World. It opened a year before Disney World in 1970. However, ever since then, The Wonderland has barely been able to stay open. That means to Grandpa's and P.T.'s dissatisfaction, they will never make it big like the Hilto...
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

By Chris Grabenstein
4.77
122 ratings170 reviews
  • awesomessb
    awesomessb55 stars
    What happens when a billionaire game maker creates a public library? He challenges students to escape the library through a series of puzzles and riddles, like a game. Kyle Keeley loves board games and video games. After he is grounded and not allowed to play video games, he learns that there is ...
The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story

The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story

By Mary Downing Hahn
4.89
19 ratings20 reviews
  • bookstory13
    bookstory1355 stars
    Step One: Find a nice place to read. Step Two: Settle in with a blanket. Step Three: Open The Old Willis Place and prepare yourself for a chill and a thrill! Diana and Georgie have lost everything: their home, their parents, their possessions....the only thing they have left is the woods. They ca...
I Am Princess X

I Am Princess X

By Cherie Priest
4.71
7 ratings15 reviews
  • grapefruit
    grapefruit55 stars
    ...Three years ago May's best friend Libby died in a terrible car accident...now, still grieving, May remembers the comic she created with her best friend--Princess X, a sword-wielding, beast-slaying hero.Of course Libby is dead--no one could survive such a tragedy! At least, that's what May thin...
Warren the 13th (2 Book Series)

Warren the 13th (2 Book Series)

By Tania del Rio
5.0
1 ratings1 reviews
  • spykitten
    spykitten55 stars
    YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PUT THESE BOOKS DOWN!!!
Three Times Lucky (Mo & Dale Mysteries)

Three Times Lucky (Mo & Dale Mysteries)

By Sheila Turnage
4.38
149 ratings228 reviews
  • mlg_noscpr
    If you are looking for a good book, Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage is the book for you. It is a great realistic fiction novel, as well as a Rebecca Caudill Nominee with a lot to offer for those who like mystery. And if you are looking for a personal opinion I really enjoyed it. To give a bri...
Journey on a Runaway Train (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure)

Journey on a Runaway Train (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure)

By Gertrude Chandler Warner
4.0
34 ratings43 reviews
  • awesomessb
    awesomessb33 stars
    This newer and modern adaptation of the Boxcar Children is a continuation from the original series from what I can tell (I have only read the first book in either series). Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden live with their grandfather and his housekeeper Mrs. McGregor. They decide to sell a t...
Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series)

Book Scavenger (The Book Scavenger series)

By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
4.51
57 ratings73 reviews
  • snicker9
    snicker944 stars
    Emily and her family have been moving across the United States for most of her life. Her parents have the goal of living in all 50 states, and so they rarely live in one place for more than a few months. Now Emily, her brother Matthew and their parents are moving to San Francisco where Emily's "l...
Miss Peregrines Home For Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrines Home For Peculiar Children

By Ransom Riggs
4.5
88 ratings155 reviews
  • shapla
    Don't you just love the kinds of books that create a movie in your mind? "Miss Peregrines home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs is definitely one of those books! This book takes place during world war ll, at miss peregrines home. A boy named Jacob was only a kid when his grandfather told hi...

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