Recommended books for young readers
Here’s a short list of recommended books for young readers to middle grade readers, selected by The Drum staff.
- One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia
- The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
- The Great One by Barbara W Green
- Trust by Jodi Baker
- Booked by Kwame Alexander
- Counting by 7s by Holly Sloan
- Ninth Ward by Jewel Parker Rhodes
- Clubhouse Mysteries (series) by Sharon Draper
- Bird in a Box by Andrea Davis Pinkney
- Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty By G. Neri
- Children of Panther Burn by Roosevelt Wright Jr.
- President of the Whole Sixth Grade by Sherri Winston