Here are some other titles you may like. They are
all adventures, and some of them are funny, too.
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson.
After twelve-year-old Annika, a foundling living in late
nineteenth-century Vienna, inherits a trunk of costume jewelry, a woman
claiming to be her aristocratic mother arrives and takes her to live in
a strangely decrepit mansion in Germany.
Hidden Talents by David Lubar.
When thirteen-year-old Martin arrives at an alternative school for
misfits and problem students, he falls in with a group of boys with
psychic powers and discovers something surprising about himself.
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer.
Humor and science fiction combine in this richly imagined story set in
2194 in Zimbabwe. Three mutant detectives use their special powers to
search for General Matsika's three children who are kidnapped and put to
work in a plastic mine.
Boston Jane: An Adventure by Jennifer Holm.
Schooled in the lessons of etiquette for young ladies of 1854, Miss Jane
Peck of Philadelphia finds little use for manners during her long sea
voyage to the Pacific Northwest and while living among the American
traders and Chinook Indians of Washington Territory.