I think the Babysitters Club is a great series. If you like those books, you might also want to read the Friends Forever series also written by Ann Martin. I have added a few other book titles I think you will enjoy. Thank you for using Book Match and remember to visit our website again for a great selection of books.
Love, from the Fifth Grade Celebrity by Patricia Reilly Giff
Casey enjoyed Tracy's company during summer vacation but becomes
increasingly jealous of her irrepressible new friend when she joins
Casey's fifth-grade class.
Thank you for requesting a Book Match. I also LOVE Madeleine L'Engle books. A couple of us put our heads together, and here are some other titles you may like:
The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman
Orphaned Lyra is seeking a missing friend when she discovers a plot to steal children; she journeys to the top of the world seeking answers, only to find armored polar bears and a deeper, darker mystery. First of a projected trilogy, this fantasy will appeal even to those who don't read fantasy.
by Cornelia Funke
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.
The Black Canary by Jane Louise Curry
We're delighted you're using the Book Match service and, like you, I enjoyed The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman.
Did you know it's the first in Pullman's trilogy, His Dark Materials? The other two titles are The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. Meanwhile, here are three other titles I'd like to recommend.
King of Shadows by Susan Cooper
While in London to perform with a theatre group, Nat suddenly finds
himself transported back to 1599 and performing under the direction of Shakespeare himself.
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
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.
If you enjoy both humorous and mystery books, here are some recommendations:
Beanpole / by Barbara Park.
Thirteen-year-old Lillian, miserable about being a "beanpole" and a
loser, stops feeling sorry for herself when she learns the difference
between a loser and a winner.
The dark stairs : a Herculeah Jones mystery / by Betsy Byars.
The intrepid Herculeah Jones helps her mother, a private investigator, solve a puzzling and frightening case.
Hey, new kid! / by Betsy Duffey