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Mysteries for Upper Elementary

Looking for a mystery that will really challenge you?  Here are some popular reads that could really happen, solved by kids just like you.

The London Eye mystery by Siobhan Dowd

The Westing game by Ellen Raskin

Belly up: murder at FunJungle by Stuart Gibbs

Another Time, Another Fantasy

If you love fantasy set in another time and universe, try these titles for a change of place.

Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb
Cast in Shadow by Michelle Sagara West
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
by N. K. Jemisin

Overcoming Addiction

Check out these inspirational stories from people who have hit rock bottom and lived to tell the tale.

Broken: my story of addiction and redemption by William Cope Moyers with Katherine Ketcham

Fall to pieces: a memoir of drugs, rock 'n' roll, and mental illness by Mary Forsberg Weiland

Guts: the endless follies and tiny triumphs of a giant disaster by Kristen Johnston

Kids Fiction About Nature

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Island trilogy by Gordon Korman

A week in the woods by Andrew Clements

Eye of the storm by Kate Messner

Steampunk for Teens

Enjoy steampunk? Try these books out:

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Cinder by written by Marissa Meyer

Clockwork angel by Cassandra Clare

Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

Quick, Upbeat Reads

Looking for something quick that'll make you smile? Check these out:

Worst enemies/best friends by Annie Bryant

Sideways stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar ; illustrated by Dennis Hockerman

The case of the missing marquess by Nancy Springer

Healthy Kids

Active kids by Kathryn Smithyman & Bobbie Kalman ; photographs by Marc Crabtree

Be healthy! it's a girl thing: food fitness and feeling great by Mavis Jukes, Lilian Cheung

Exercising for good health by Shirley W.