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.

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

304 pages; Little, Brown
When he receives a mysterious locked box left to him by his deceased father, Jeremy begins a journey to find the keys to unlock the meaning of life.