Home
Quick reads


Boys 11 I love an author who knows when a story has been told and a book should finish. These books are all under 100 pages and brilliant. No weighty brick doorstoppers here!



Try these first


Cloud
              busting
Cloud busting

by Malorie Blackman (2004)

 


Sixth grade
              style queen (Not!) Sixth grade style queen (Not!)

by Sherryl Clark (2007)


Sadako and
              the thousand paper cranes
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

by Eleanor Coerr (1977)

 


Heartbeat
Heartbeat

by Sharon Creech (2004)

 


Love that dog Love that dog

by Sharon Creech (2001)

First book in the Love that dog series


War game
War game

by Michael Foreman (1989)

 


Becoming Joe DiMaggio
Becoming Joe DiMaggio

by Maria
Testa (2002)

 


Storm boy
Storm boy

by Colin
Thiele (1963)

 



If you want more


Onion tears
Onion tears

by Diana Kidd (1989)

 



Help
Hope
Hype
Haste
Have
Hello
Home