2014 Bookopolis Reader Picks

Need help finding new books for the young readers in your life? Bookopolis – the online community of 7-12 year old readers –  is here to help!  Peers are the #1 source of new book ideas for kids these days, so here’s some advice from other young readers.
Below is a list of ten of the most popular books enjoyed by young readers in Bookopolis in 2014. The list is a great mix of new books, classics, fantasy tales, realistic fiction, and true stories.
For more book ideas to hook young readers, visit http://bit.ly/Bookopolis_Reader_Picks.  Or email the Mayor of Bookopolis at kari@bookopolis.com.

2014 Bookopolis Children’s Fiction Book Picks

From Young Readers for Young Readers

1. Wonder by R. J. Palaccio
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Good for 8-12 year olds who like good stories
Genre: Realistic Fiction
2. A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
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Good for 8-12 year olds who like magical stories
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid #8 by Jeff Kinney
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Good for 8-12 year olds, especially reluctant readers
Genre: Humor/Graphic Novel/Series
4. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
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Good for 8-12 year olds who like adventure and mythology
Genre: Fantasy/Action/Adventure
5. Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
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Good for 8-12 year olds who like humor, especially reluctant readers
Genre: Humor/Graphic Novel
6.The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani
 
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Good for 9-12 year olds who like fairy tales and adventure
Genre: Fairy Tale/Fantasy
7. Land of Stories by Chris Colfer
 
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Good for 8-12 year olds who like modern fairy tales and adventure
Genre: Fairy Tale/Fantasy
 
8. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
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Good for 7-12 year olds who like true stories about animals
Genre: Animals/Historical Fiction
 
9. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
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Good for 9-12 year olds who like good stories
Genre: Classics/Realistic Fiction
 
10. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
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Good for 8-12 year old advanced readers
Genre: Classics/Fantasy
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