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Book suggestions

My 11 year old hates to read, so I'm trying to find something to peak his interest. Those of you with boys this age, what are they enjoying to read? We've pretty much exhausted the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

 
Ginger0104

Asked by Ginger0104 at 1:05 PM on Jan. 30, 2013 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Harry Potter, The Narnia Chronicles, Percy Jackson books, Hardy Boys,
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 12:06 PM on Feb. 2, 2013

  • I'd like to suggest the Tiffany Aching books by Terry Pratchett

    The Wee Free Men (they are HILARIOUS)
    A Hat Full of Sky
    Winterspring, and
    I Shall Wear Midnight
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 1:08 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • Took me a minute to remember Schooled by Gordon Korman. My 10 year old couldn't put it down, which is rare. He has to read 20 minutes for homework every night. He would read for much longer.
    txnmomof4

    Answer by txnmomof4 at 1:23 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • My son is 12 he is in a book club at school. He loved all the Whimpy kid books. He just finished reading The Face On The Milk Carton by Janie Johnson. He said it was very good. My other son who is 10 likes the Middle School books by James Patterson.
    txnmomof4

    Answer by txnmomof4 at 1:19 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • I know it is mostly about girls but have you tried any Judy Blume books? I also got my son into the Hardy Boys, I know it is old school. but they have pretty good stories!
    jerseydiva

    Answer by jerseydiva at 1:36 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

  • Pretty much anything by Rick Riordan is good.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 2:35 PM on Jan. 30, 2013

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