2012 Kids' Reading List: 12 to 14 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.

City of Orphans

368 pages; Atheneum
Maks, a newsboy in 1893 New York City, works with a homeless girl to get his sister out of prison in this fast-paced historical mystery.