So glad you asked for a Book Match about a great classic!
Here are 3 titles I'd like to recommend.
Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
A young boy is sold by his wicked uncle as a slave and is helped by an outlaw.
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
When an innkeeper and her son go through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, they find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger.
I'm so glad you liked Bud Not Buddy! It's one of my favorite books, too! Here are three titles I'd like to suggest.
Dave at Night by Gail Carson Levine
When orphaned Dave is sent to the Hebrew Home for Boys and treated
cruelly there, he sneaks out at night and is welcomed into the music-
and culture-filled world of the Harlem Renaissance.
I'm so glad to know you enjoyed The Count of Monte Cristo!
Although it's been a long time since I read it, I agree it's very
exciting reading. So, here are three titles I'd like to recommend.
Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson.
In 1793 Philadelphia, sixteen-year-old Matilda Cook, separated from her sick mother, learns about perseverance and self-reliance when she is forced to cope with the horrors of a yellow fever epidemic.
Here are three titles I hope you'll find deliciously spine-chilling.
The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn
Tired of the rules that have bound them ever since "the bad thing happened," twelve-year-old Diana ignores her brother's warnings and befriends the daughter of the new caretaker, setting in motion events that lead to the release of the spirit of an evil, crazy woman who once ruled the old Willis place.
Thank you again for your Book Match request. I have included a few
beginning mystery titles and series that you might enjoy. Since you liked Puppy in a Puddle by Ben M. Baglio, I would suggest that you might also enjoy some of the other titles in the Animal Ark series. Here are some book titles I hope you enjoy:
Dog at the door by Ben M. Baglio
This book is in our Juvenile paper back collection - the Animal Ark series
Encyclopedia Brown and the case of the two spies / Donald J. Sobol ;
illustrated by Eric Velasquez