Here are some books to read that have bits of history, mystery, or adventure. Hopefully, you will find them to be exciting, interesting reads!
The ghost of Lizard Light / by Elvira Woodruff
Moving from Iowa to a lighthouse cottage in Maine, ten-year-old Jack
struggles to live up to his father's high standards and encounters a
young ghost who presents Jack with a 150-year-old unsolved sea mystery.
Journey to the river sea / Eva Ibbotson
Sent with her governess to live with the dreadful Carter family in
If you like Ida B. by Karen Miller, you may like these titles:
Heartbeat by Sharon Creech
Twelve-year-old Annie ponders the many rhythms of life the year that her mother becomes pregnant, her grandfather begins faltering and her best friend (and running partner) becomes distant.
Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.
When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay.
Here are a list of truck books that I hope you will enjoy:
Dumpy the dumptruck by Julie Andrews Edwards
After Charlie and his grandfather fix up a rusty old dump truck, they
use Dumpy to help Trundle the tractor, Bee Bee the backhoe, and Stinky the garbage truck build a new barn.
I love trucks! / by Philemon Sturges
A child names many of his favorite trucks and each one's most notable characteristic.