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AR Recommended Books

 

TITLE

AUTHOR

GENRE

(Fantasy, mystery, science fiction, historical fiction, etc.)

Reading Level

Points

1.

The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

Fantasy

6.6

16

2.

Dear John

Nicholas Sparks

Drama/romance

5.5

13

3.

Fablehaven series

Brandon Mull

fiction

4.8-5.6

11-21

4.

Remember Me

Christopher Pike

Mystery/romance

4.2

10

5.

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner

Stephenie Meyer

Fantasy/romance

4.8

6

6.

The 39 Clues series

Rick Riordan

fiction

4.3

7

7.

Masterpiece

Elise Broach

Mystery

4.8

8

8.

Moonlight series

Rachael Hawthorne

fantasy

4.3

8

9.

Linger & Shiver

Maggie Stiefvater

fantasy

4.9

14

10.

Fang

James Patterson

fiction

4.6

8

11.

What My Mother Doesn’t Know

Sonya Sones

Fiction/romance

5.3

3

12.

The Hunger Games Series

Suzanne Collins

Fiction/Action

5.3

15-16

13.

Fairest

Gail Carson Levine

fiction

4.1

8

14.

The Book Thief

Marcus Zusak

History fiction

5.1

18

15.

That Summer

Sarah Dessen

Fiction

5.8

8

16.

Just as Long as Were Together

Judy Blume

Fantasy

3.7

7

17.

Pretty Little Liars series

Sara Shepard

Mystery

4.3-5.4

9-14

18.

Charlie Bone series

Jenna Nimmo

Mystery

4.5-5.1

9-11

19.

Sally J. Freedman, Starring Sally Freedman

Judy Blume

Fantasy

4.5

6

20.

Death of a Princess

Susan Geasar

Fantasy

6.3

4

21.

The Secret Life of Bees

Sue Monk Kidd

Historical fiction

5.7

15

22.

The Giver

Lois Lowry

Science fiction

5.7

7

23.

Twilight Series

Stephanie Meyer

Fantasy

4.5-4.9

18-28

24.

The Last Song

Nicholas Sparks

Romance

5.1

17

25.

A Bend in the Road

Nicholas Sparks

Romance

5.3

14

26.

A Walk to Remember

Nicholas Sparks

Fantasy/Romance

5.8

8

27.

The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Fantasy

6.3

13

28.

The Egypt Game

Zilpha Snyder

Fiction

5.5

7

29.

The Luxe Series

Anna Godberson

Historical Fiction

6.8

15

30.

Cirque Du Freak

Darren Shan

Fantasy/Action

4.8

7

31.

The Series of Unfortunate Events

Lemony Snicket

Mystery/Fiction

6.2-7.1

4-9

32.

The Lost Hero

Rick Riordan

Greek Myth

4.5

19

33.

The Red Pyramid

Rick Riordan

Greek Myth

4.5

18

34.

The Private Series

Kate Bryan

Drama/Love

4.7-5.1

9-10

35.

Percy Jackson Series

Rick Riordan

Fiction

4.3-5

7-19

36.

Harry Potter Series

J.K. Rowling

Fiction

5.1-7.2

13-44

37.

Eragon

Christopher Paolini

Fiction

5.6

25

38.

The Alchemyst

Michael Scott

Fiction

6.4

14

39.

Freak the Mighty

Rodman Philbrick

Fiction

5.3

6

40.

Hardy Boys

Franklin Dixon

Mystery

4.0-5.9

4-5

41.

Wringer

Trophy Newbery

Fiction

5.3

6

42.

House of Night Series

P.C. and Kristen Cast

Fantasy/ Mystery

5.1-6.0

4-16

43.

Warriors

Erin Hunter

Action/Suspense

2.2-5.5

0.5-5

44.

Travel Team

Mike Lupica

Fiction

5.4

11

45.

Fear Street Series

R.L.Stine

Mystery/Fiction

vary

vary

46.

Hush. Hush

Becca Fitzpatrick

Action/Romance

4.5

12

47.

Just Listen

Sarah Dessen

Fiction

4.9

15

48.

Divergent series

Veronica Roth

Science Fiction

4.8-5.0

16

49.

The Maze Runner

James Dashner

Fiction

5.3

15

50.

Ender's Game

Orson Scott Card

Science Fiction

5.5

16

51.

The Help

Kathryn Stockett

Historical Fiction

4.4

23

52.

Dead is the New Black

Marlene Perez

Fiction

4.5

6

53.

Survivors series

Erin Hunter

Fantasy

4.3-5.1

8-9

54.

The Crystal Cave

Mary Stewart

Fiction

5.7

24

55.

The Glass Castle

Jeannette Walls

Memoir

5.9

12

56.

The Emerald Atlas

John Stephens

Fiction

4.9

15

57.

Thirteen Reasons Why

Jay Asher

Fiction

3.9

9

58.

The Future of Us

Jay Asher

Fiction

4.4

10

59.

The Pilot’s Wife

Anita  Shreve

Fiction

5.6

12

60.

Matched

Ally Condie

Fiction

4.8

13

61.

The Unwanteds

Lisa McMann

Fiction

5.7

11

62.

The Fault in Our Stars

John Green

Romance

5.5

10

63.

Looking for Alaska

John Green

Fiction

5.8

11

64.

Mortal Instruments series

Cassandra Claire

Adventure/Romance

5.0-5.8

18-32

 

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