My fourth-grader rips through books in a single day. He is a precocious little reader, and I am constantly searching for series of books for him to read. I went into our local library this weekend and a lovely librarian came up with a great list of books for my little guys to tackle. And then she even walked me around to find them.
I am pulling the description and age recommendation of each book from Amazon.com but you know your kids best.
Here are the book she recommended for my 9-year-old boy:
“Gregor The Overlander” (Underland Chronicles, Book 1)by Suzanne Collins
“This irresistible first novel tells the story of a quiet boy who embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny — and find his father — in a strange world beneath New York City.”
“When Gregor falls through a grate in the laundry room of his apartment building, he hurtles into the dark Underland, where spiders, rats, cockroaches coexist uneasily with humans. This world is