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.

Dead End in Norvelt

352 pages; Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Jack thinks his summer is over until his mother volunteers him to help a neighbor. He discovers a mystery behind his unusual assignment.