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.

Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

40 pages; Scholastic
In this retelling of a true story, Henry “Box” Brown escapes from slavery by being mailed in a box to free Philadelphia.