by J.K. Rowling Year Published: 1997
Harry, an orphan, finds out on his 11th birthday that he is a wizard. He is taken to Hogwarts School for Magic, where he gains new friends, makes a few enemies, and has to fight the evil Lord Voldemort.
by Patricia Polocco Year Published: 1998 by Patricia Polocco Year Published: 1994 by Christopher Paul Curtis Year Published: 1999 by Suzanne Collins Year Published: 2010 by Laurie Halse Anderson Year Published: 2008 Children's Historical FictionThis book is about a slave girl during the Revolutionary War. It shows the horrific experiences the main character Isabelle goes through at the hands of her owners, but does so in a way that kids can handle. Wonderfully written and keeps kids wondering what will happen next.