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Book Recommendations!

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This list was painstakingly created by hundreds of Scratchers. It recommends a whole variety of books, with all types of genres.
We hope that you find it useful and find a book you might enjoy!

The original Forum was created by @ForeverAnAuthor, but she has not responded for some time, and books keep coming, so I decided to remake the forum! : )

All the curators/managers at the studio: ‘Books’

('Books' was created by @Y7Willows, and this list is all the suggestions that many WONDERFUL Scratchers have recommended. Enjoy!)

And now, without further ado– The list!


1. Agatha Christie's Books

2. The Mysterious Benedict Society
by Trenton Lee Stewart

3. Charles Dickens Books

4. Wings of Fire
by Tui T. Sutherland

5. Warrior Cat series
by Erin Hunter

6. Goosebumps Series
by Richard Stine
(Parental approval is encouraged)

7. The Impossible Quest
by Kate Forsyth

8. *The Mysterious Affair at Castaway House
by Stephanie Lam
(Parental approval is encouraged due to language)

9. Choke
by Obert Syke

10. One For The Murphys
by Lynda MullaLy Hunt

11. The Underland Chronicles
by Suzanne Collins

12. Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Stories
by George Lucas (illustrated by Brian Rood)

13. Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
by Douglas Adams

14. Story Thieves
by James Riley

15. Inheritance Cycle
by Christopher Paolini

16. Roald Dahl books

17. Heart of Dread series
by Melissa DE la Cruz

18. Disney Descendants books:
A. Isle of the Lost
B. Return to the Isle of the Lost
by Melissa DE la Cruz
(It is also a movie: ‘Descendants’ by Disney)

19. The Hodgeheg
by Dick King Smith

20. *Animalcolm
by David Baddel
(*recommended for children up to 13)

21. To Kill A Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
(Parental approval is encouraged due to the fact that it was written for adults)

22. Secret Breakers series
by H.L Dennis

23. Skulduggery Pleasant series
by Derek Landy

24. Pegasus series and Valkyrie series
by Kate O'Hearn

25. Rick Riordan Books

26. Ranger's Apprentice
by John Flanagan

27. All Michael Morpurgo books

28.The Stone Haunting
by Bel Mooney

29. The Harry Potter series
by J.K.Rowling
(Parental approval is encouraged due to some controversial in religious families)

30. Anne Of Green Gables
by Lucy Maud Montgomery

31. The Secret Garden
by Frances Hogson Burnett

32. The Chronicles of Narnia
by C.S Lewis

33. According to Humphrey series
by Betty.G.Burney

34. Goodnight, Mr Tom
By Michelle Magorian

35. Carrie's War
by Nina Bawden

36. Malory Towers & St Clares series
by Enid Blyton

37. The Maze Runner series
by James Dashner

38. The Candymakers
by Wendy Mass

39. Divergent series
by Veronica Roth
(Parental approval is encouraged)

40. Wonder
by R.J Palacio

41. Faceless
by Alyssa Sheinme
(Parental approval is encouraged)

42. Jacqueline Wilson books

43. Alex Rider
by Anthony Horowitz

44. Mike Lupica and Tim Green books

45. Hamish Series
by Danny Wallace

46. David Walliams books

47. Zip
by Ellie Rollins

48. The Enchanted Forest series
by Patricia Wrede

49. Blind Beauty
by K.M.Peyton

50. The Secrets of Nicholas Flamel
by Michael Scott

51. The Edge Chronicles
by Paul Stewart (Illustrated by Chris Ridell)

52. The Map to Everywhere
by Carrie Ryan

53. The Selection Series by Kiera Cass

54. The Mark of the Dragonfly
by Jaleigh Johnson

55. The Graveyard Book
by Neil Gaiman

56. Princess School
by Jane B. Mason

57. Allie First at Last
by Angela Cervantes

58. When I Was A Kid
by Cheeming Boey

59. Keeper of the Lost Cities series
by Shannon Messenger

60. The Wind In The Willows
by Kenneth Grahame

61. Frindle
by Andrew Clements

62. The Wizard of Oz
by L. F. Baum

63. Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott

64. Alice in Wonderland
by Lewis Carroll

65. Black Beauty
by Anna Sewell

66. The Railway Children
by Edith Nesbit

67. Heidi
by Johanna Spyri

68. Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul
by Jack Canfield and others

69. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's books

70. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
(Parental approval is encouraged due to language)

71. Cherub series
by Robert Muchamore

72. Dragon Rider
by Cornelia Funke

73. Jake Drake Know It All
by Andrew Clements

74. Tools Of Titans
by Tim Ferriss

75. Gordan Korman Books

76. Andy Griffiths books

77. No Flying in the House
by Betty Brock

78. Tom Angleberger's books

79. Artemis Fowl
by Eoin Colfer

80. Brandon Mull's books

81. Pillage
by Obert Skye

82. Marissa Meyer's books

83. Counting by 7s
by Holly Goldberg Sloan

84. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Books

85. Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter

86. The Secret Garden
by Frances H. Burnett

87. Spiderwick Chronicles
by Holly Black

88. Code Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein

89. Alan the Christmas Donkey
by Tracy Garton

90. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
by Jeff Kinney

91. Pathfinder
by Angie Sage

92. Discworld
by Terry Pratchett

93. Big Nate series
by Lincoln Peirce

94. Nooks and Crannies
by Jessica Lawson

95. The Fault In Our Stars
by John Green
(Parental approval is encouraged due to language)

96. Everything, Everything
by Nicola Yoon
(Parental approval is encouraged)

97. 13th Reality
by James Dashner

98. The Missing Series
by Margaret Haddix

99. Maximum Ride Series
by James Patterson

100. M.C. Beaton books

101. Wings of Fire
by Tui T. Sutherland

102. A Mango-Shaped Space
by Wendy Mass

103. Scarlet and Ivy
by Sophie Kleverly

104. Joody Moody
by Megan Mcdonald

105. Matched
by Ally Condie

106. Maximum Ride series
by James Patterson and NaRae Lee

107. Whale Boy
by Nicola Davies

108. The Artemis Fowl series
by Eoin Colfer

109. Books by John Flanagan

110. The Expeditioners series
by S. S. Taylor

111. Geronimo Stilton
by Elisabetta Dami

112. The Popularity Papers
By Amy Ignatow

113. Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life
by Wendy Mass

114. Lily and Dunkin
by Donna Gephart

115. Junie B. Jones series
by Barbra Park

116. Mockingbird
by Kathryn Erskine

117. Dork Diaries
by Rachel René Russels

118. Miss Nelson is Missing
by Harry Allard
illustrated by James Marshall

119. Mockingbird
by Kathryn Erskine

120. Kasper King of Cats
by Micheal Morpurgo

121. The Sight
by David Clement-Davies

122. Trayauras and the Enchanted Crystal
by DanTDM

123. Rebecca Westcott books

124. Whatever After series by Sarah Mlynowski

126. Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures
by Jackson Pearce & Maggie Stiefvater

127. *Ender's Game
*Ender's Shadow
by Orson Scott Card
(*Recommended for 13+, due to language)

128. Wonder
by RJ Palacio

129. Marley and Me by John Green

130. *Jane Austen books
(*Recommended for 13+, as the wording is a little old and hard to understand)

131. *If There's No Tomorrow
by Jennifer L. Armentrout
(*Recoemmended for 13+, due to mild violence and possibly some language)

132. *Geekerella
by Ashley Poston
(*Watch out for language)

133. *I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I want to be your Class President
by Josh Lieb
(*Recommended for 13+, due to some bad language and violence)

134. The Penderwicks series
by Jeanne Birdsall

135. Ingo Mermaid
by Helen Dunmore

136. Dragon Rider
by Corneila Funk

137. Swallows and Amazons
by Arther Randsome

138. Gargoylz
by Jan Burchett and Sara Volger

139. Shiloh
by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

140. Kate Messner books

141. Gary Paulsen books

142. Start Girl
by Jerri Spinelli

143. Serifina and the Black Cloak
by Robert Beatty

144. Scarlet and Ivy
by Sophie Cleverly

145. The Legend series
1) Legend
2) Prodigy
3) Champion
by Marie Lu
(*Recommended for ages 11+, due to some violence)

146. The Young Elites series
1) The Young Elites
2) The Rose Society
3) The Midnight Star
by Marie Lu
(*Recommended for 12+, due to an inappropriate scene in The Midnight Star and some dark themes and emotions.)

147. *The Fire Within
by Chris D'Lacey
(*Recommended 10+, due to mild violence)

148. The Unwanteds
by Lisa McMann
(*Recommended 10+, due to mild violence)

149. Spy School and Moon Base Alpha series
by Staurt Gibbs

150. *A Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
by Robert Louis Stevenson
(*ages 10+, due to some sci-fi)
151. Sidesplitting jokes for minecrafters by Brian Boon

152. Seven Wonders by Peter Lerangis

153. *Coraline by Neil Gaiman
(*For ages 11+, due to some horror)

154. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

155. Ruby Red trilogy by Kerstin Gier

156. Any Leo Tolstoy books

157. Time Riders series by Alex Scarrow

158. Young Sherlock Holmes series by Andrew Lane

159. Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo

160. The House of The Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (+11 because of language and some gruesome details)

161. *A Night DIvided by Jennifer A Nielsen
(*Recommended for ages 10+, due to violence)

162. *Artemis Fowl series
(*Recommended for 10+, due to mild language)

163. *Uglies by scott westerfeild
(*Recommended for 12+)

164. Watership Down by Richard Adams

165. *Just Fly Away by Andrew Mcarthy
(*Recommended for 14+ because there are drugs romantic writings)

167. *Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
(*Recommended for 18+, as it is an adult novel and contains a lot of bad language in it)

168. *Martian by Andy Weir
(*Recommended for 18+, as it is an adult novel and contains a lot of bad language in it)

169. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'engle

170. *The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
(*Recommended for 13+, due to language and violence)

171. *Stephen King books
(*For various ages but mostly adult)

172. Wonder by R.J. Palacio

173. *Michael Vey series by Richard Paul Evans
(*Recommended for 10+, due to violence)

174. Mysterious Benedict Society is by Trenton Lee Stewart

175. *The Distance Between us by Reyna Grande
(*Recommended for 13+, due to some mature writings and violence)

176. *A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge
(*Recommended for 10+, due to some violence)

177. House of Rats by Steven Elboz

178. The tribe series by Ambelin Kwaymullina

179. *Call Of The Wild by Jack London
(*Recommended for strong readers, due to cuss words and lots of vocabulary)

180. *Cherub series by Robert Muchamore
(*Recommended for 13+, due to lots of swearing)

181. Undercover Princes by Connie Glynn

182. George's Secret Key to the Universe, written by Lucy and Stephen Hawking

183. *Dinka by Valentina Oseeva
(*It is a Russian book and is recommended for ages 10+)

184. *Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg
(*Recommended for 13+)

185. *Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
(*Recommended for 13+, due to some mature writings)

186. Escape from Mr Lemoncello's library by Chris Grabenstein

187. Red Queen trilogy by Victoria Aveyard

188. Enders Game by Orson Scott Card

189. *Life in outer space by Mellisa Keil
(*Recommended for 13+, due to language)

190. Guitar Notes by Mary amato

191. Brandon Sanderson books

192. The roar by Emma Clayton

193. Dove Arising by Karen Bao

194. Inhuman by Kat Falls

195. *James Patterson books
(*Recommended for 9+, as they're about middle school)

196. *Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
(*Recommended for 10+)

197. *Magic Tree House by Mary Pope
(*Recommended for 8-12)

198. Animal Farm by George Orwell

199. *It by Stephen King
(*Recommended for 13+, due to horror)

200. Faeries of Dreamdark: Blackbringer by Laini Taylor

201. Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage

202. Brandon Sanderson books

Note: PLEASE do NOT comment on this thread. If you would like to recommend books/suggest changes, please do it in the studio https://scratch.mit.edu/studios/4095739/

Thank you for your cooperation. : )


Last edited by Y7Willows (Nov. 30, 2017 08:57:11)

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Book Recommendations!

i recommend the oxford dictionary

Ok, seriously though, why make a topic if you don't want anyone posting on it? That goes against the whole point of making a topic…

Just put the list of recommendations in the studio description or something.

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Book Recommendations!

DaEpikDude wrote:

i recommend the oxford dictionary

Ok, seriously though, why make a topic if you don't want anyone posting on it? That goes against the whole point of making a topic…

Just put the list of recommendations in the studio description or something.

Because it will be easier to make look into the comments, and that is where I have everything before I transfer it to here : )
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