Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Under 150 Pages

Tarshis, Lauren.

Excited to board the Titanic with his aunt and little sister, ten-year-old George begins to explore ...

Blume, Judy.

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem. ...

Park, Barbara.

Alex's active sense of humor helps him get along with the school braggart, make the most of his...

Lowry, Lois.

While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the ef...

Abbott, Tony, 1952-

A middle school boy's life is changed when Jessica, a girl disfigured by burns, starts attendin...

Gutman, Dan.

Four fifth-grade students--a geek, a class clown, a teacher's pet, and a slacker--as well as th...

Patron, Susan, 1948-

Fearing that her legal guardian plans to abandon her to return to France, ten-year-old aspiring scie...

Angleberger, Tom.

Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, w...

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York...

Gutman, Dan.

Eleven-year-old Eddie gets a chance to win a million dollars by sinking a foul shot at the National ...

DiCamillo, Kate.

Rob, who passes the time in his rural Florida community by wood carving, is drawn by his spunky but ...

DiTerlizzi, Tony.

When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they dis...

Klise, Kate.

Two mice and a crow, who travel with a circus, cleaning up the spilled popcorn after every performan...

LaFevers, R. L.

In 1928, when timid ten-year-old Nate learns that his parents have been lost at sea, he joins his fa...

Orr, Wendy, 1953-

Nim loves her island home and the animals she shares it with even while her scientist father is away...

Rylant, Cynthia.

When a storm separates Stumpy the squirrel from her newborn babies, her animal friends come to the r...

Korman, Gordon.

Luke, J.J., Will, Lyssa, Charla, and Ian are shipwrecked on a desert island. ...

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

After her parents disappear and she is turned over to the care of a strange "great-uncle,"...

Van Draanen, Wendelin.

Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shre...

Dahl, Roald.

Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his fam...

Lin, Grace.

Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to a...

Clements, Andrew, 1949-

As the end of sixth grade nears, Jordan Johnson, unhappy that she is only average in appearance, int...

Yelchin, Eugene.

In the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communis...

Gaiman, Neil.

While picking up milk for his children's cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himse...

Tingle, Tim, author.

A Choctaw boy tells the story of his tribe's removal from the only land its people had ever kno...

Frost, Helen, 1949-

Twelve-year-olds Anikwa, of the Miami village of Kekionga, and James, of the trading post outside Fo...

Woodson, Jacqueline.

In the New York City borough of Queens in 1996, three girls bond over their shared love of Tupac Sh...

Reynolds, Jason, author.

Sunny, the Defenders' best runner, only runs for his father, who blames Sunny for his mother�...

Williams-Garcia, Rita, author.

Clayton feels most alive when he's with his grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd, and the band of Blues...

Ada, Alma Flor.

When Margie's cousin Lupe comes from Mexico to live in California with Margie's family, L...

Engle, Margarita.

In early twentieth-century Cuba, bandits terrorize the countryside as a young farm girl struggles wi...

Giff, Patricia Reilly, author.

Mateo's big brother Julian works in the United States. When the family doesn't hear from J...

Baskin, Nora Raleigh, author.

Eleven-year-old Ruby Danes has a real best friend for the first time ever, but agonizes over whether...