A few good ones are....
Wynne-Jones, Tim, THE UNINVITED
After a disturbing freshman year at New York University, Mimi is happy to get away to her father's remote Canadian
cottage only to discover a stranger living there who has never heard of her or her father and who is convinced
that Mimi is responsible for leaving sinister tokens around the property.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan, THE EXTRAORDINARY CASES OF SHERLOCK
Eight classic adventures, complete and unabridged, of the world's most famous
Tolkien, J.R.R., THE HOBBIT
This fantasy takes place in a land inhabited by dwarfs, elves, goblins, dragons and
even humans. Bilbo Baggins, a quiet little creature, is tricked into going on a quest
to recover a treasure stolen by Smaug, the Dragon.
Brashares, Ann, THREE WILLOWS: THE SISTERHOOD GROWS
Ama, Jo, and Polly, three close friends from Bethesda, Maryland, spend the summer before ninth grade learning
about themselves, their families, and the changing nature of their friendship.
Konigsburg, E.L., SILENT TO THE BONE
When he is wrongly accused of gravely injuring his baby half sister, thirteen-year- old Branwell loses
his power of speech and only his friend Connor is able to reach him and uncover the truth about what
Oates, Joyce Carol, BIG MOUTH AND UGLY GIRL
When sixteen-year-old Matt is falsely accused of threatening to blow up his high school and his friends
turn against him, an unlikely classmate comes to his aid.
Nixon, Joan Lowery, THE KIDNAPPING OF CHRISTINE LATTIMORE
A teenage girl is kidnapped, but when freed, is accused of masterminding the
scheme to extort money from her wealthy grandmother.