Active Bodies. Active Minds

You can read alone or even with friends and others in your family. Here are lists of books for all ages.

Books for Ages 6-9 Years Old
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Camping, Hiking & Other Natural Disasters by Lenore Look
Button Up? Wrinkled Rhymes by Alice Schertle
I Am Going! (An Elephant & Piggie Book) by Mo Williams
My Abuelita by Tony Johnston
My People by Langston Hughes
The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz
Sojournor Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Willow by Denise Brenna-Nelson & Rosemarie Brennan
Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales by Lucy Cousins
John Henry by Julius Lester
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs
Bunnicula by Deborah Howe
Sidekicks by Dan Santat
Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park
Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers by Dav Pilkey

Books for Ages 10-12 Years Old
The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Tofu Quilt by Ching Yeung Russell
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
The Accused by John Grisham
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riodrdan
Kingdom Keepers by Ridley Pearson
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
The Lego Ideas Book by Dorling Kindersley
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
Tuesday at the Castle by Jessica Day George

Soccer-themed books for Ages 8-12
Breakaway by Kimberley Griffiths Little
The Comeback Challenge by Matt Christopher
Goalkeeper in Charge by Matt Christopher
Haunted Cleats (Screammates, No 1) by Keiran Flynn
Louise, Soccer Star? Stephen Krensky
Meg Mackintosh and the Mystery at the Soccer Match: A Solve-It-Yourself Mystery (Meg Mackintosh Mystery, Vol. 6) by Lucinda Landon
Never Say Quit by Bill Wallace
Shelley Shock by Donna Jo Napoli
Slump by Dave Jarzyna
Zombies Don’t Play Soccer by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones
Soccer Scoop by Donna Jo Napoli
Soccer Shock by Donna Jo Napoli
S.O.R. Losers by Avi

Series Suggestions:
Angel Park Soccer Stars by Dean Hughes
Soccer Cats by Matt Christopher
Soccer Stars by Emily Costello
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
39 Clues by various authors
Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce