You are here

Book Recommendations

This snowy day in April is making me want to warm up with a new favorite book!  Thankfully, I have TONS of book recommendations from our youth patrons.  Here are some of the books you’ve recommended at the tween scene emoji book recommendation activity in the past few months!

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Jojo Siwa’s Guide to the Sweet Life: #peaceouthaterz by Jojo Siwa

The Courageous Princess by Rod Espinosa

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look

Counting Thyme by Melanie Conklin

Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park

11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai

Endling: The Last by Katherine Applegate

Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Fish In A tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

The Babysisters Club: The Truth About Stacey by Raina Telgemeier/Ann Martin

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielsen

W.I.T.C.H. (Series)

The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan

Elephant and Piggie (Series) by Mo Willems

Frog and Toad (Series) by Arnold Lobel

Pinkalicious (series) by Victoria Kann

How To Train Your Dragon (Series) by Cressida Cowell

Dog Man (Series) by Dav Pilkey

Dork Diaries (Series) by Rachel Renee Russell

Rainbow Magic Fairies (series) by Daisy Meadows

Bad Kitty (series) by Nick Bruel

Magic Kitten (series) by Sue Bentley

Maryellen Classic (American Girl series) by Valerie Tripp

Magic Tree House (series) by Mary Pope Osborne

Junie B. Jones (series) by Barbara Park


The most recommended book (actually, a series of books) in the past few months was Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling!  Coincidentally, but maybe not so surprisingly, Harry Potter was also our winner for our March Madness Favorite Book Character vote this year.  (As a muggle fan of this magical world, I am extra thrilled by this!)