Dads love reading with their children. This book list will help you find books that will be fun to read with your tween children.
The Dangerous Book for Boys is an engaging and entertaining guide book for boys. You can get a sense of the scope of this book by looking at some of the topics included in the book. Topics like The Five Knots Every Boy Should Know, Building a Treehouse, Spies–Codes and Ciphers, Juggling, The Golden Age of Piracy, Common Trees, Understanding Grammar and Books Every Boy Should Read are important parts of this book.
Despereaux Tilling the mouse, Roscuro the rat, and a serving girl named Miggery Sow join forces and embark on an adventure during which they encounter grave danger and ultimate triumph. One of the most popular books of recent years for the middle school age group.
A popular book and recent movie, this is a mystery and fantasy novel rolled into one. After moving into a new house with her family, a girl Coraline discovers a mysterious world hidden behind a locked door. The world behind the door is a reflection of Coraline's real life but everything in it is somehow off and creepy. When she returns, she learns that her parents have been captured and are prisoners behind the door, and she sets off to the rescue. When you read Coraline with your children, they will not want you to put it down.
In this very entertaining book, young Calder travels with his father to a remote village in England, where Calder finds a statue of a man named Alexander Calder. Feeling a connection to the subject of the statue, a new adventure ensues. Another great read with lots of twists and turns.
In this humorous retelling of the Cinderella story, 15-year-old Ella of Frel has been cursed with the "gift" of obedience since birth. In her quest to rid herself of the curse, she encounters hungry ogres, wicked stepsisters, and foolish fairies. A lot of fun to read, especially with your daughters.