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National Teen Read Week and my favorite books : )

Those of you who know me, know that I love to read. October 14-20 is National Teen Read Week. Sarah Faulkner over at Inklined organized a blog tour. I was more than excited to do a blog post for it.
I have read many many books and I am excited to share some of my favorites with you. I will try to make this applicable to as many of you that I can.  These books are the ones that really stuck out to me, whether that was when I was in elementary school, middle school, or recently.
The Best Young Reader Historical Book:
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

The Best Middle Reader Historical Book:
Interrupted by Rachel Coker

The Best Higher Level Reader Historical Book:
The Zion Covenant Series by Bodie Thoene

The Best Middle Reader Fantasy Book:
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale

The Best Higher Level Reader Fantasy Book:
The New Recruit by Jill Williamson

The Best Overall Fantasy Books:
The Blood of Kings by Jill Williamson

The Best Higher Level Reader Suspense Books:
The Homelanders Series by Andrew Klavan

The book that I read a long time ago that really sticks in my mind:
Wings of Refuge by Lynn Austin

           The Best School Read (high school):
           The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Some other great reads:
-          Nancy Drew
-          Hardy Boys
-          The In Real Life books by Nancy Rue
-          Secret Garden
-          Heidi
My Brother’s favorite picks (he’s eleven):
-          Phantom Tollbooth
-          Mouse on a Motorcycle
-          Into the Fire Storm
-          Walt Disney (Childhood of Famous Americans)
-          The Hobbit

 Here is the schedule for today:
Friday, Oct. 19


  1. Nice picks! I know some of these, and others are on my TBR list, but there are a few I haven't heard of before. I'll have to check them out.

  2. I've only read a few of these, but those I haven't read sound great!


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