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Article in [[:Category:Juvenile Fiction|Juvenile Fiction]] and [[:Category:Adventure|Adventure]].
  
 
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==Books for Younger Guys==
 
==Books for Younger Guys==
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?henry+huggins '''Henry Huggins'''] by Beverly Cleary.
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*J Bruel, Nick. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bad+kitty+gets+a+bath '''Bad Kitty Gets a Bath''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?ralph+s+mouse '''Ralph S. Mouse'''] by Beverly Cleary.
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*J Cleary, Beverly. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?henry+huggins '''Henry Huggins''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?spiderwick+chronicles '''The Spiderwick Chronicles'''] series by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.
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*J Cleary, Beverly. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9/?searchtype=X&searcharg=t%3A+ralph+s+mouse+a%3A+cleary&searchscope=9&sortdropdown=-&SORT=DZ&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tralph+s+mouse '''Ralph S. Mouse''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?phineas+l+macguire+erupts '''Phineas L. MacGuire Erupts! The First Experiment'''] by Frances O'Roark Dowell.
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*J DiTerlizzi, Tony. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?spiderwick+chronicles+diterlizzi '''The Spiderwick Chronicles'''] series.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?owen+foote '''Owen Foote'''] series by Stephanie Greene.
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*J Dowell, Frances O'Roark. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?phineas+l+macguire+erupts '''Phineas L. MacGuire Erupts! The First Experiment''']  
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:Science whiz Phineas is forced to team up with the new boy in class on a science fair project, but the boy's quirky personality causes Phineas to wonder if they have any chance of winning.
  
*The [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?zack+files'''Zack Files'''] series by Dan Greenburg.
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*J Dowell, Frances O'Roark. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?in+memory+of+gorfman '''In Memory of Gorfman T. Frog''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dangerous+book+for+boys'''The Dangerous Book For Boys'''] by Conn and Hal Iggulden.
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*J Greene, Stephanie. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?owen+foote '''Owen Foote'''] series.
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::...and see more reviews like this from [http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=&search_query=storytubes&aq=f Story Tubes]
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?horrible+harry+in+room+2b '''Horrible Harry in Room 2B'''] by Suzy Kline.
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*J Greenburg, Dan. The [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?zack+files'''Zack Files'''] series.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?stink+the+incredible+shrinking+kid '''Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid'''] by Megan McDonald
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*J Iggulden, Conn and Hal. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dangerous+book+for+boys'''The Dangerous Book For Boys''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dragon+slayer's+academy '''Dragon Slayer's Academy'''] series by Kate McMullan.
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*J Kelly, Katy. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?melonhead '''Melonhead''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+oliver+olson+changed+the+world '''How Oliver Olson Changed the World'''] by Claudia Mills.
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*J Kline, Suzy. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?horrible+harry+in+room+2b '''Horrible Harry in Room 2B''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?soup+peck '''Soup'''] by Robert Newton Peck.
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*J McCleery, William. [http://aries.jmrl.org/record=b1186137~S9 '''Wolf Story''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?adventures+of+captain+underpants '''The Adventures of Captain Underpants'''], etc. by Dav Pilkey.
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*J McDonald, Megan. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?stink+the+incredible+shrinking+kid '''Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jigsaw+jones+mystery '''Jigsaw Jones Mystery'''] series by James Preller.
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*J McMullan, Kate. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?dragon+slayer's+academy '''Dragon Slayer's Academy''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?marvin+redpost+kidnapped+at+birth '''Marvin Redpost: Kidnapped at Birth?'''] by Louis Sachar.
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*J Mills, Claudia. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+oliver+olson+changed+the+world '''How Oliver Olson Changed the World''']  
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:Afraid he will always be an outsider like ex-planet Pluto, Oliver finally shows his overprotective parents that he is capable of doing great things without their help.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?calvin+coconut+trouble+magnet '''Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet'''] by Graham Salisbury.
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*J Peck, Robert Newton. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?soup+peck '''Soup series''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?knights+of+the+kitchen+table '''Knights of the Kitchen Table'''] by Jon Scieszka.
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*J Pilkey, Dav. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?adventures+of+captain+underpants '''The Adventures of Captain Underpants'''], etc.  
: From the [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?time+warp+trio Time Warp Trio] series.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?oh+no+its+robert '''Oh No, It's Robert'''] by Barbara Seuling.
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*J Preller, James. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?jigsaw+jones+mystery '''Jigsaw Jones Mystery'''] series.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?spy+who+barked+stanley '''The Spy Who Barked'''] by George Edward Stanley.
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*J Sachar, Louis. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?marvin+redpost+kidnapped+at+birth '''Marvin Redpost: Kidnapped at Birth?''']  
  
*The [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?geronimo+stilton '''Geronimo Stilton'''] series by Geronimo Stilton.
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*J Salisbury, Graham. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?calvin+coconut+trouble+magnet '''Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?three+good+deeds '''Three Good Deeds'''] by Vivian Vande Velde.
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*J Scieszka, Jon. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?knights+of+the+kitchen+table '''Knights of the Kitchen Table''']
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: From the [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?time+warp+trio Time Warp Trio] series.
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*J Seidler, Tor. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gully's+travels '''Gully's Travels''']
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*J Seuling, Barbara. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?oh+no+its+robert '''Oh No, It's Robert''']
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*J Stanley, George Edward. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?spy+who+barked+stanley '''The Spy Who Barked''']
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*J Stilton, Geronimo. The [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?geronimo+stilton '''Geronimo Stilton'''] series.
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*J Vande Velde, Vivian. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?three+good+deeds '''Three Good Deeds''']  
  
 
==Books for Older Guys==
 
==Books for Older Guys==
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?house+called+awful+end '''A House Called Awful End'''] by Philip Ardagh,
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*J 92 Paulsen, Gary. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+angel+peterson+got+his+name '''How Angel Peterson Got His Name''']
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:Author Gary Paulsen relates tales from his youth such as skiing behind a souped-up car and imitating daredevil Evel Knievel.
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*J Angleberger, Tom. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?origami+yoda'''The Strange Case of Origami Yoda''']
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*J Appelt, Kathi. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9/?searchtype=X&searcharg=t%3A+The+True+Blue+Scouts+of+Sugar+Man+Swamp++a%3A+Appelt%2C+Kathi&searchscope=9&sortdropdown=-&SORT=DZ&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=aAppelt%2C+Kathi '''The True Blue Scouts of Sugarman Swamp''']
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:Raccoons Bingo and J’miah are the newest recruits of the Official Sugar Man Swamp Scouts, which is a big responsibility since the rest of the swamp critters rely heavily on the intel of these Scouts.
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*J Ardagh, Philip. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?house+called+awful+end '''A House Called Awful End''']  
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*J Arnosky, Jim. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?pirates+of+crocodile+swamp '''The Pirates of Crocodile Swamp''']
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*J & YA Avi. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9?/tcrispin+cross+of+lead/tcrispin+cross+of+lead/-3%2C0%2C0%2CB/exact&FF=tcrispin+the+cross+of+lead&1%2C3%2C/indexsort=- '''Crispin: the Cross of Lead''']
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:Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.
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*J Avi. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?windcatcher+avi '''Windcatcher''']
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*J Bodett, Tom. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?williwaw! '''Williwaw!''']
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*J Christopher, John. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?white+mountains '''The White Mountains''']
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*J Christopher, Matt. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9?/tplay+ball/tplay+ball/1%2C9%2C12%2CB/frameset&FF=tplay+ball&3%2C%2C3 '''Play Ball!''']
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:When their team reaches the championship level, two cousins  try to defeat their rivals.
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*J Clements, Andrew. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?frindle '''Frindle''']
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*J Colfer, Eoin. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?artemis+fowl '''Artemis Fowl''']
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*J Collins, Suzanne. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gregor+the+overlander '''Gregor the Overlander''']
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*J Cowell, Cressida. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?how+to+train+your+dragon '''How to Train Your Dragon''']
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*J Curtis, Christopher Paul. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bud+not+buddy '''Bud, Not Buddy'''] 
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*J DeFelice, Cynthia. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9?/Xweasel+defelice&SORT=D/Xweasel+defelice&SORT=D&SUBKEY=weasel+defelice/1%2C2%2C2%2CB/frameset&FF=Xweasel+defelice&SORT=D&1%2C1%2C '''Weasel''']
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*J Delaney, Joseph. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?the+last+apprentice '''The Last Apprentice series''']
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*J DiCamillo, Kate. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tiger+rising '''Tiger Rising''']
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*J Du Bois, William Pène. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?twenty-one+balloons '''The Twenty-One Balloons''']
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*J Evans, Lissa. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9?/aEvans%2C+Lissa/aevans+lissa/1%2C1%2C5%2CB/frameset&FF=aevans+lissa&5%2C%2C5 '''Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery, and a Very Strange Adventure''']
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:On his first day in his new home, Stuart is swept up in an adventure to find his great-uncle Tony--a famous magician who disappeared--and Tony's long-lost workshop.
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*J Flanagan, John. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?ranger's+apprentice '''The Ranger's Apprentice series''']
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*J Forward, Toby. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9/?searchtype=t&searcharg=dragonborn&searchscope=9&sortdropdown=-&SORT=DZ&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=Xdragonborn%26SORT%3DD '''Dragonborn''']
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:The great wizard Flaxfield dies, leaving his apprentice Sam half-trained. Not knowing whom to trust, Sam leaves with only his dragon, Starback, for company, unaware of the perils he must face.
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*J Fry, Jason. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?hunt+for+hydra '''Hunt for the Hydra''']
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:A family of space privateers becomes embroiled in a solar system-wide conspiracy.
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*J Funke, Cornelia. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?thief+lord '''The Thief Lord''']
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:When two brothers run away from an aunt who wants to separate them, they are protected by Venice's Thief Lord.
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*J Gantos, Jack. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?joey+pigza+swallowed+the+key '''Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key'''] by Jack Gantos.
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*J Grabenstein, Chris. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?crossroads+grabenstein '''The Crossroads''']
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*J Gutman, Dan. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Baseball+Card+Adventure+gutman '''The Baseball Card Adventure'''] series.
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*J Gutman, Dan. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?nightmare+at+the+book+fair '''Nightmare at the Book Fair''']
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*J Gutman, Dan. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?million+dollar+shot '''The Million Dollar Shot''']
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*J Gutman, Dan. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mission+unstoppable '''Mission Unstoppable''']
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:On a cross-country vacation with their parents, twins Coke and Pepsi fend off strange assassins.
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*J Hahn, Mary Downing. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?old+willis+place '''The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story''']
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*J Hale, Bruce. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chet+gecko+mystery '''Chet Gecko Mystery'''] series.
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*J Hardinge, Frances. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?well+witched '''Well Witched''']
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*J & YA Holt, Kimberly Willis. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?when+zachary+beaver+came+to+town '''When Zachary Beaver Came to Town''']
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*J Hughes, Gregory. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?unhooking+the+moon '''Unhooking the Moon''']
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:When an adventurous sister and brother are orphaned, they embark on a wild road trip to New York to search for their drug-dealing uncle.
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*J Hunter, Mollie. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?stranger+came+ashore '''A Stranger Came Ashore: A Story of Suspense''']
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*J Jacques, Brian. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?redwall+jacques '''Redwall''']
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*J Jennings, Patrick. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?odd+weird+little '''Odd, Weird & Little''']
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:Befriending a very strange new student helps outsider Woodrow stand up to the class bullies.
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*J Jensen, Marion. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9?/Xalmost+super&SORT=D/Xalmost+super&SORT=D&SUBKEY=almost+super/1%2C9%2C9%2CB/frameset&FF=Xalmost+super&SORT=D&1%2C1%2C '''Almost Super''']
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:When two brothers in a family of superheroes receive disappointing abilities, they must find other ways to be heroic when a school rival tries to bring down their family.
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*J Johnson-Shelton, Nils. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?invisible+tower '''The Invisible Tower''']
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:Archie learns that he is King Arthur brought back to life in the 21st century, and the fate of the universe rests in his hands. 
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*J & YA Key, Watt. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?alabama+moon '''Alabama Moon''']
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: After the death of his father, Moon leaves their forest home and enters the real world he's never known before.
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*J Kinney, Jeff. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?diary+of+a+wimpy+kid '''Diary of a Wimpy Kid''']
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*J Korman, Gordon. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chasing+the+falconers '''Chasing the Falconers''']
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*J Korman, Gordon. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?on+the+run+gordon+korman '''On the Run'''] series.
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*J Kurzweil, Allen. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?leon+and+the+spitting+image '''Leon and the Spitting Images''']
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*J Lerangis, Peter. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?colossus+rises '''The Colossus Rises''']
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:Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis' power that must be returned to Atlantis to save themselves from certain death.
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*J Lupica, Mike. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?underdogs+lupica '''Underdogs''']
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:Small but fast Will, an avid football player in a down-and-out town, takes matters into his own hands to finance the city's football team, giving the whole community hope in the process.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?windcatcher+avi '''Windcatcher'''] by Avi.
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*J McKay, Hilary. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dog+friday '''Dog Friday''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?white+mountains '''The White Mountains'''] by John Christopher.
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*J Meloy, Colin. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?wildwood+meloy '''Wildwood''']  
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:When her baby brother is kidnapped by crows, Prue McKeel ventures into the forbidden Impassable Wilderness--and soon finds herself involved in a war among the magical forest inhabitants.  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?frindle '''Frindle'''] by Andrew Clements.
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*J Montes, Marissa. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?something+wicked's+in+those+woods '''Something Wicked's in Those Woods''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?artemis+fowl '''Artemis Fowl'''] by Eoin Colfer.
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*J Morey, Walt. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gentle+ben '''Gentle Ben''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?gregor+the_overlander '''Gregor the Overlander'''] by Suzanne  Collins.
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*J Morpugo, Michael. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?kensuke's+kingdom '''Kensuke's Kingdom''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+to+train+your+dragon '''How to Train Your Dragon'''] by Cressida Cowell.
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*J Moss, Marissa. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?max's+logbook '''Max's Logbook''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?bud+not+buddy '''Bud, Not Buddy'''] by Christopher Paul Curtis.
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*J Nimmo, Jenny. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?midnight+for+charlie+bone '''Midnight for Charlie Bone''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?tiger+rising '''Tiger Rising'''] by Kate DiCamillo.
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*J & YA O'Dell, Scott. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?black+pearl+o'dell '''The Black Pearl''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?thief+lord '''The Thief Lord'''] by Cornelia Funke.
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*YA Oppel, Kenneth. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?airborn+oppel '''Airborn''']  
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:Matt, a cabin boy on an airship, teams up with the wealthy Kate to search for mysterious winged creatures hundreds of feet above Earth's surface.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?joey+pigza+swallowed+the+key '''Joey Pigza Swalloed the Key'''] by Jack Gantos.
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*J Oppel, Kenneth. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?silverwing '''Silverwing''']
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?nightmare+at+the+book+fair '''Nightmare at the Book Fair'''] by Dan Gutman.
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*J Pastis, Stephan. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9?/Xtimmy+failure&SORT=D/Xtimmy+failure&SORT=D&SUBKEY=timmy+failure/1%2C5%2C5%2CB/frameset&FF=Xtimmy+failure&SORT=D&3%2C3%2C '''Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made''']
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:Meet Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, and his lazy sidekick, Total, a 1,500-lb. polar bear.  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?million+dollar+shot '''The Million Dollar Shot'''] by Dan Gutman.
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*J Patterson, James. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?treasure+hunters+patterson '''Treasure Hunters''']
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:Following clues left by their missing father, twins Bickford and Rebecca sail from the Caribbean to New York City to finish the quest of their famous treasure-hunting parents.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?Baseball+Card+Adventure+gutman '''The Baseball Card Adventure'''] series by Dan Gutman.
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*J Paulsen, Gary. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?hatchet+paulsen '''Hatchet'''] and the '''Brian books'''.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chet+gecko+mystery '''Chet Gecko Mystery'''] series by Bruce Hale.
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*J Pitchford, Dean. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?nickel+bay+nick '''Nickel Bay Nick''']  
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:Sam gets into trouble and is forced to work for his reclusive neighbor who seems to be hiding many mysterious secrets.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?redwall '''Redwall'''] by Brian Jacques.
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*J Riordan, Rick. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?lightning+thief '''The Lightning Thief''']
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?when+zachary+beaver+came+to+town '''When Zachary Beaver Came to Town'''] by Kimberly Willis Holt.
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*J Rodda, Emily. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9?/Xgolden+door&SORT=D/Xgolden+door&SORT=D&SUBKEY=golden+door/1%2C21%2C21%2CB/frameset&FF=Xgolden+door&SORT=D&1%2C1%2C '''The Golden Door''']
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:When his brothers set out to find who has been sending skimmers to prey on their village, Rye knows that he must follow them through the magic doors.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?alabama+moon '''Alabama Moon'''] by Watt Key.
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*J Rodkey, Geoff. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?deadweather+sunrise '''Deadweather and Sunrise''']
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:Eggbert, a planter's son on a pirate-infested Caribbean island chain, is on the run from a wealthy and powerful villain, but he’s not sure why.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?diary+of+a+wimpy+kid '''Diary of a Wimpy Kid'''] by Jeff Kinney.
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*J Rowling, J.K. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?harry+potter+rowling '''Harry Potter'''] series.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?chasing+the+falconers '''Chasing the Falconers'''] by Gordon Korman.,
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*J Rylander, Chris. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?fourth+stall '''The Fourth Stall''']  
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:Sixth-graders Mac and Vince operate a business charging schoolmates for protection from bullies and to negotiate conflicts.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?on+the+run+korman '''On the Run'''] series by Gordon Korman.
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*J Sachar, Lois. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?holes+sachar '''Holes'''] by Lois Sachar.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?leon+and+the+spitting+image '''Leon and the Spitting Images'''] by Allen Kurzweil.
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*J Sage, Angie. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9/?searchtype=t&searcharg=Septimus+Heap&searchscope=9&SORT=D&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tSeptimus+Heap+%3B+bk.+2 '''Septimus Heap series''']
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?max's+logbook '''Max's Logbook'''] by Marissa Moss.
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*J Salisbury, Graham. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?night+of+the+howling+dogs '''Night of the Howling Dogs''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?midnight+for+charlie+bone '''Midnight for Charlie Bone'''] by Jenny Nimmo.
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*J Selznick, Brian. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?invention+of+hugo+cabret '''The Invention of Hugo Cabret''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?silverwing '''Silverwing'''] by Kenneth Oppel.
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*J Shusterman, Neal. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?tesla's+attic '''Tesla's Attic''']  
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:Four kids are caught up in a dangerous plan concocted by the eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla.  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?brian+paulsen '''Hatchet'''] and the '''Brian books''' by Gary Paulsen.
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*J Snicket, Lemony. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?series+of+unfortunate+events+snicket '''A Series of Unfortunate Events''']
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lightning+thief '''The Lightning Thief'''] by Rick Riordan.
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*J Snicket, Lemony. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?who+could+that+be+snicket '''Who Could That Be At This Hour?''']
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:Lemony Snicket begins his detective apprenticeship in a tiny town called Stain'd By The Sea, where he helps investigate the theft of a strange statue.  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?harry+potter '''Harry Potter'''] series by J.K. Rowling.
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*J Spinelli, Jerry. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?maniac+magee '''Maniac Magee''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?holes+sachar '''Holes'''] by Lois Sachar.
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*J Stead, Rebecca. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search~S9/?searchtype=X&searcharg=t%3A+liar+and+spy++a%3A+stead&searchscope=9&sortdropdown=-&SORT=DZ&extended=0&SUBMIT=Search&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=Xliar+spy%26SORT%3DD '''Liar & Spy''']
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:Moving into an apartment when his father loses his job, Georges befriends Safer, a 12-year-old coffee-drinking loner and self-appointed spy, who recruits Georges into the world of espionage.
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?invention+of+hugo+cabret '''The Invention of Hugo Cabret'''] by Brian Selznick.
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*J Stewart, Trenton. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?mysterious+benedict+society '''The Mysterious Benedict Society''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?series+of+unfortunate+events '''A Series of Unfortunate Events'''] by Lemony Snicket.
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*J Van Draanen, Wendelin. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?secret+identity+draanen '''Secret Identity''']  
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:Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?maniac+magee '''Maniac Magee'''] by Jerry Spinelli.
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*J Van Leeuwen, Jean. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?cabin+on+trouble+creek '''Cabin on Trouble Creek''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mysterious+benedict+society '''The Mysterious Benedict Society'''] by Trenton Stewart.
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*J Winthrop, Elizabeth. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?castle+in+the+attic '''The Castle in the Attic''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?secret+identity+draanen '''Secret Identity'''] by Wendelin Van Draanen.
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*J Wood, Don. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?into+the+volcano+wood '''Into the Volcano: A Graphic Novel''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?cabin+on+trouble+creek '''Cabin on Trouble Creek'''] by Jean Van Leeuwen.
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*J Wright, Betty Ren. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?ghost+in+the+family '''A Ghost in the Family''']  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?winchell+mink+the+misadventure+begins '''Winchell Mink: The Misadventure Begins'''] by Steve Young.
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*J Young, Steve. [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?winchell+mink+the+misadventure+begins '''Winchell Mink: The Misadventure Begins''']  
  
  
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Latest revision as of 21:59, 25 October 2016

Article in Juvenile Fiction and Adventure.

These are books with Boy Appeal!

Books for Younger Guys

Science whiz Phineas is forced to team up with the new boy in class on a science fair project, but the boy's quirky personality causes Phineas to wonder if they have any chance of winning.
Afraid he will always be an outsider like ex-planet Pluto, Oliver finally shows his overprotective parents that he is capable of doing great things without their help.
From the Time Warp Trio series.

Books for Older Guys

Author Gary Paulsen relates tales from his youth such as skiing behind a souped-up car and imitating daredevil Evel Knievel.
Raccoons Bingo and J’miah are the newest recruits of the Official Sugar Man Swamp Scouts, which is a big responsibility since the rest of the swamp critters rely heavily on the intel of these Scouts.
Falsely accused of theft and murder, an orphaned peasant boy in fourteenth-century England flees his village and meets a larger-than-life juggler who holds a dangerous secret.
When their team reaches the championship level, two cousins try to defeat their rivals.
On his first day in his new home, Stuart is swept up in an adventure to find his great-uncle Tony--a famous magician who disappeared--and Tony's long-lost workshop.
The great wizard Flaxfield dies, leaving his apprentice Sam half-trained. Not knowing whom to trust, Sam leaves with only his dragon, Starback, for company, unaware of the perils he must face.
A family of space privateers becomes embroiled in a solar system-wide conspiracy.
When two brothers run away from an aunt who wants to separate them, they are protected by Venice's Thief Lord.
On a cross-country vacation with their parents, twins Coke and Pepsi fend off strange assassins.
When an adventurous sister and brother are orphaned, they embark on a wild road trip to New York to search for their drug-dealing uncle.
Befriending a very strange new student helps outsider Woodrow stand up to the class bullies.
When two brothers in a family of superheroes receive disappointing abilities, they must find other ways to be heroic when a school rival tries to bring down their family.
Archie learns that he is King Arthur brought back to life in the 21st century, and the fate of the universe rests in his hands.
After the death of his father, Moon leaves their forest home and enters the real world he's never known before.
Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis' power that must be returned to Atlantis to save themselves from certain death.
Small but fast Will, an avid football player in a down-and-out town, takes matters into his own hands to finance the city's football team, giving the whole community hope in the process.
When her baby brother is kidnapped by crows, Prue McKeel ventures into the forbidden Impassable Wilderness--and soon finds herself involved in a war among the magical forest inhabitants.
Matt, a cabin boy on an airship, teams up with the wealthy Kate to search for mysterious winged creatures hundreds of feet above Earth's surface.
Meet Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, and his lazy sidekick, Total, a 1,500-lb. polar bear.
Following clues left by their missing father, twins Bickford and Rebecca sail from the Caribbean to New York City to finish the quest of their famous treasure-hunting parents.
  • J Paulsen, Gary. Hatchet and the Brian books.
Sam gets into trouble and is forced to work for his reclusive neighbor who seems to be hiding many mysterious secrets.
When his brothers set out to find who has been sending skimmers to prey on their village, Rye knows that he must follow them through the magic doors.
Eggbert, a planter's son on a pirate-infested Caribbean island chain, is on the run from a wealthy and powerful villain, but he’s not sure why.
Sixth-graders Mac and Vince operate a business charging schoolmates for protection from bullies and to negotiate conflicts.
  • J Sachar, Lois. Holes by Lois Sachar.
Four kids are caught up in a dangerous plan concocted by the eccentric inventor Nikola Tesla.
Lemony Snicket begins his detective apprenticeship in a tiny town called Stain'd By The Sea, where he helps investigate the theft of a strange statue.
Moving into an apartment when his father loses his job, Georges befriends Safer, a 12-year-old coffee-drinking loner and self-appointed spy, who recruits Georges into the world of espionage.
Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!