2012 Kids' Reading List: 8 to 11 Years

Help your kids discover the joy of reading—and build your home library—with this list compiled by the ALA-Children's Book Council and the Association for Library Service to Children.

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking, and Other Natural Disasters

176 pages; Schwartz & Wade
Alvin’s worst fear has been realized—camping! Can his night-vision goggles, water purifying tablets and heavy-duty flashlight keep him safe from the great outdoors?