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05/27/2009 - 11:28am

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

12/09/2010 - 4:36pm

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.

Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

09/04/2009 - 11:55am

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.

Tough trucks / Tony Mitten and Ant Parker.

Amazing machines

12/09/2010 - 4:55pm

Here are some suggestions for books that are either mysteries or funny or both!

The book you like, Trouble Is My Beeswax, is number 8 in the Chet Gecko Mystery series by Bruce Hale. There are many more titles you might like to read in this humorous detective series, including the first two, which are The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse and The Mystery of Mr. Nice.

Other books you might enjoy include the following:

Little Wolf : forest detective / Ian Whybrow

09/04/2009 - 11:55am

Thank you for your request. I found some titles that I think you will like.

Biscuit
by Alyssa Capucilli
A little yellow dog wants just one more thing before he goes to sleep. Part of a series.

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb
by Al Perkins
"Dum, diddy, dum, diddy, dum, dum, dum!"

A Bear for Miguel
by Elaine Marie Alphin
Maria goes with her father to the market to trade for food, but can she really trade her teddy bear, too?

Dragon's Fat Cat
by Dav Pilkey

12/07/2010 - 1:23pm

If you like the Animorphs series, you may like:

Switchers, by Kate Thompson,
When freakish weather grips the Arctic regions and moves southward, an Irish girl and her strange companion save the world from disaster
through their ability to switch into animal forms.

Wild Blood, by Kate Thompson,

12/13/2010 - 11:46am

If you enjoy a good biography, here are some other titles you may like:

Facing The Lion: Growing Up Maasai On The African Savanna by Joseph Lekutan and Herman J. Viola
This autobiography celebrates Lekuton's life in the Maasai culture of
Kenya into which he was born and describes his adjustment as a student
and now teacher in the United States. On the way, he encounters lions
and airplanes, village elders and national leaders.

Spellbinder : The Life of Harry Houdini by Tom Lalicki

05/27/2009 - 11:11am

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.

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis.

09/04/2009 - 11:53am

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.

09/04/2009 - 11:52am

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.

Inkheart
by Cornelia Funke

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