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.

Turtle in Paradise

208 pages; Yearling
In 1935, eleven-year-old Turtle moves to Key West, where she learns the trials of boy cousins and the wonders of sugar apple ice cream.