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Good tween book suggestions?

My sister is looking for some good books to read while on vacation. She is tween age range 9- 12 yrs old. She likes Sammy Keys, but also wants to try something different than mystery books (something more girly she says). Any suggestions?

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  • Mimosa
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    a couple of these books (by stepehn king for instance) are a bit too advanced but i read most of them when i was 12.

    the absolutely true diary of a part time indian

    any book by gabrielle zevin

    everlost - Neil Shusterman

    Anansi Boys - Neil Gaiman

    breathe a ghost story - cliff mcnish

    airhead - meg cabot

    Twilight- Stephanie Meyer

    New Moon – Stephanie Meyer

    Eclipse - Stephanie Meyer

    The Host - Stephanie Meyer

    The Sacrifice – Kathleen Bennor Duble

    The Melting of Maggie Bean – Tricia Rayburn

    Crunch Time –Mariah Fredericks

    Call It Courage – Armstrong Sperry

    Night – Elia Wiesel

    Wringer - Jerry Spinelli

    My Name is Not Angelica –

    13 Little Blue Envelopes – Maureen Johnson

    Water Tales – Alice Hoffman

    Calvin and Hobbs - Bill Watterson

    Into the Mist – Patrick Carman

    The Face on the Milk Carton – Caroline B. Cooney

    Drawing Lessons – Tracy Mack

    Girl with a Pearl Earring – Tracy Chavalier

    Wish You Well – David Baldacci

    It - Stephen King

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas – John Boyne

    Scrambled Eggs by Midnight – Barkley &Hepler

    Under the Persimmon Tree – Staples

    Water Song –Suzanne Weyn

    The Barcode Rebellion – Suzanne Weyn

    The Truth about Forever – Sarah Dessen

    Lawn Boy – Gary Paulsen

    Caught by the Sea – Gary Paulsen

    Flipped – Wendelin Van Draanen

    Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer

    Defining Dulcie – Paul Acrampora

    The Sunflower - Richard Paul Evans

    Prey – Michael Crichton

    Angela’s ashes – Frank McCourt

    Mystery Isle – Judith St. George

    Nightrise – Anthony Horowitz

    Four Perfect Pebbles –

    I have lived a thousand years – Livia Bitton Jackson

    Your eyes in stars - M.E. Kerr

    Claws – Dan Greengurg

    The Thief Lord - Cornelia Funke

    Messenger- Lois Lowry

    Gossamer – Lois Lowry

    The Time capsule – Lurlene Mcdaniel

    Searching for David’s Heart

    Letters from a nut – Ted L. Nancy

    Annie John - Jamaica Kincaid

    Bee Season - Myla Goldberg

    Bel Canto - Ann Patchett

    The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

    Big Fish – Daniel Wallace

    Breaking Point - Alex Flinn

    A Brief Chapter in my Impossible Life - Dana Reinhart

    The Brief History of the Dead - Kevin Brockmeier

    The Five People you meet in Heaven – Mitch Alborn

    For one more day – Mitch Alborn

    How I Live Now – Meg Rosoff

    Jumping the Scratch – Sarah Weeks

    Kit’s Wilderness – David Almond

    The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Looking for Alaska – John Green

    Lush – Natasha Friend

    Marley and Me – John Grogan

    Me & Emma – Elizabeth Flock

    The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards

    The Minister’s Daughter – Julie Hearn

    The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd

    Thirsty – M.T. Anderson

    A Time for Dancing - Davida Wills Hurwin

    Boy Meets Boy – David Levithan

    Marly’s Ghost - David Levithan

    Lock and Key – Sarah Dessen

    Confessions of a Serial Killer – Wendelin Van Draanen.

    Frostbite – Richelle Mead,

    Faerie Path – Frewin Jones

    Spud – John van de Ruit.

    Glass – Ellen Hopkins

    Rumors – Anna Godbersen,

    The Fire Eternal – Chris D’Lacey

    Model –

    The Telling Pool – David Clement-Davies

    Tweak – Nic Sheff

    Wings – E.D. …

    Black Rabbit Summer – Kevin Brooks

    Trouble – Gary D. Schmidt

    Peaches – Jodi Lynn Anderson

    Feed – M.T. Anderson

    Speak – Laurie Halse Anderson

    Twisted – Laurie Halse Anderson

    Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher

    Newes from the Dead –

    A Break with Charity – Ann Rinaldi

    Wicked –

    Wake – Lisa Mcmann

    Impulse – Ellen Hopkins

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  • 1 decade ago

    Try the 2 book series called I could tell you I love you, but then I'd have to kill you. It is about this girl in a secret spy school for girls. I have the first one, but I have not read it yet. They are supposed to be really good though. I am in her age bracket, because I am 12. That gives her a cross between mystery and girliness, I hope this helps! : )

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  • marcom
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    She ought to relish the Percy Jackson and the Olympians sequence with the help of Rick Riordan. they are aimed for tweens, so as that they are modest. The books are some boy who discovers that his father is Poseidon. The Greek mythology interior the books is modernized by way of fact the books are set in recent-day us of a. it incredibly is a great sequence. the 1st e book is The Lightning Thief. with reference to procuring Nancy Drew and all those different older sequence, it incredibly is incredibly helpful to attempt procuring on line with the help of Amazon or yet another internet site. (additionally, with reference to the Clique sequence - i does not recommend having your daughter examine them. the girls interior the books are extraordinarily shallow and egocentric, and the morals are not very good.)

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  • 1 decade ago

    i used to read these when i was that age...

    gossip girl the series

    Story of a girl


    The Accidental Virgin

    The Bachelorette Party

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