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August 10, 2016
Sometimes the best yet-to-be-discovered books are only a recommendation away. We’ve all seen automated recommendations based on things we’ve bought, but how about some that come from actual humans? Here are a few of our suggestions!
Grimmtastic Girls are excellent choices for fans of Sarah Mynowski’s Whatever After books and readers who find themselves enchanted by fairy-tale twists and turns…and bewitching plotlines.
Can’t get enough Raina Telgemeier? Fans of her hilarious yet touching graphic novels Smile and Sisters shouldn’t wait to check out her work on The Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels. This series includes the ups, the downs, and everything in between of babysitting, personal predicaments, and friendships.
Readers who find themselves captivated by the classic mythology of Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus series can ready themselves for exploring another kind of ancient legend: Egyptian. The Tombquest series puts a uniquely thrilling, adventurous, and fast-paced spin on Egyptian history and myth. There’s also a companion game online!
It doesn’t always take a grave natural disaster to make survival difficult. When his plane crashes in the remote Canadian wilderness, 13-year-old Brian Robeson learns this firsthand. Gary Paulsen’s novel Hatchet is a great heart-stopping adventure pick for fans of the I Survived series.
About the Authors: Jamie Turak and Steph Esteves are known for their professional book-recommending skills, and also work together in the Merchandising department of Scholastic Reading Club.
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