Books for Older Children, Ages 8 and Up

Welcome to our selection of literature and chapter style books for children ages 8 and up. Here you'll find meatier, more complex books for young readers who enjoy longer, more challenging stories whether grounded in fantasy or real life.
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Books and Audio: Age 8 and Up


Tarra & Bella - H: Tarra & Bella is the true story of friendship between an  elephant and a dog that will warm your heart.
Tarra & Bella - H
Hardcover Book
Our price $16.99
Because of Winn-Dixie: Sometimes animals come along at times when we need a friend the most. This story of Opal and Winn-Dixie, the stray dog she finds, is heartwarming as all get out.  Opal finds her life transitioning ...
Because of Winn-Dixie
eBook
Price $5.79
Book of a Thousand Days: Book of a Thousand Days, a marvelously written story of two young women imprisoned in a tower for seven years, is destined to be a classic.
Book of a Thousand Days
Paperback Book
Our price $9.99
Bugs 3-D Explorer: Capture the heart of any bug-lover with the book Bugs 3-D Explorer.
Bugs 3-D Explorer
Hardcover Book
Our price $17.95
Case Closed?: You'll be intrigued by the nine historical mysteries unlocked by modern science in the intriguing book Case Closed?
Case Closed?
Paperback Book
Our price $12.95
Catwings Books - Set of 4: Cats with wings? Right-o. You'll be surprised how much little readers love these stories! We're proud to offer these four books.
Catwings Books - Set of 4
Paperback Books
Our price $19.96
Christmas Day in the Morning: This classic story captures the true meaning of Christmas and will inspire your family to discover meaningful ways to give each other gifts of love. Don't miss this one!
Christmas Day in the Morning
Hardcover Book
Our price $16.99
A Christmas Memory Book with CD: Truman Capote's wistful holiday masterpiece about 7-year-old Buddy, his eccentric and elderly cousin, and their  Christmas Ritual of the Baking of Fruitcakes is divine! Based on his boyhood in 1930...
A Christmas Memory Book with CD
Hardcover Book
Our price $18.99
The Colossus Rises: The Colossus Rises is an exciting page-turner, packed with adventure and the mysteries of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World.
The Colossus Rises
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99
Dinosaurs: Take a trip back in time with this amazing book on these fascinating prehistoric creatures.
Dinosaurs
Hardcover Book
Regularly $37.99
Sale price $16.97
Dinosaur with Poster: Any dinosaur lover will be enthralled with this book, Dinosaur, which comes with a poster.
Dinosaur with Poster
Hardcover Book
Regularly $19.99
Sale price $7.97
Dragon Rider: A rich tapestry of a fantasy novel about one dragon's quest for sanctuary in a rapidly changing world, Dragon Rider is a fascinating, satisfying yarn, perfect for young readers.
Dragon Rider
eBook
Price $7.39
East of the Sun, West of the Moon: In her retelling of East of the Sun, West of the Moon, Jackie Morris has created a unique coming-of-age tale.
East of the Sun, West of the Moon
Hardcover Book
Our price $15.99
Eldest: The journey started in Eragon continues in this, the second book of Christopher Paolini's Inheritance trilogy. (We have autographed copies while supplies last.)_
Eldest
eBook
Price $9.99
Emily Windsnap's Four Swishy Tails: Follow the adventures of a girl who becomes a mermaid in the boxed set Emily Windsnap's Four Swishy Tails.
Emily Windsnap's Four Swishy Tails
Paperback Boxed Set
Regularly $26.99
Sale price $14.97
Eragon: Sword and sorcery stories just don't get any better than this! With action and excitement galore as well mystery, intrigue and even a touch of romance, this whirlwind of a fantasy is just the ticke...
Eragon
eBook
Price $9.99
Find The Constellations - P: Here's a classic to bring the night sky alive for your children!
Find The Constellations - P
Paperback Book
Our price $9.99
Fairy Godmother Academy Set of 3: Follow 3 contemporary girls as they train to become fairy godmothers, women of service and wisdom.
Fairy Godmother Academy Set of 3
Paperback Books
Our price $21.97
Family Christmas Treasures: Gather your family and cozy up with this extra-special, old-fashioned Christmas collection that combines great works of art with great writers.
Family Christmas Treasures
Hardcover Book
Our price $35.00
The Final Meeting: This final book in the series finds the Baker Street Irregulars chasing across Europe to help Sherlock Holmes capture the infamous Professor Moriarty.
The Final Meeting
Paperback Book
Our price $7.99
First Test: Book 1 of The Protector of the Small quartet.
First Test
eBook
Price $8.99
Flight of the Reindeer - P: FLight of the Reindeer, by Robert Sullivan, is the true story of Santa Claus and his Christmas mission. A wonderful Christmas Book.
Flight of the Reindeer - P
Paperback Book
Our price $12.95
Funny Fill-In - My Animal Adventure: Fill in the blanks on the pages of Funny Fill-In My Animal Adventure with nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. and you'll create your own wacky story.
Funny Fill-In - My Animal Adventure
Paperback Book
Our price $4.99
Funny Fill-In - My Space Adventure: Fill in the blanks on the pages of Funny Fill-In My Space Adventure with nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. and you'll create your own wacky story.
Funny Fill-In - My Space Adventure
Paperback Book
Our price $4.99
Girltalk: Upbeat, thoughtful and entertaining, GIRLTALK is the source book for girls 11 to 18. It covers every topic imaginable: looking and feeling your best, friendship, love, family, money, education, smo...
Girltalk
Paperback Book
Our price $14.99
The Golden Fleece: The glory of Greek mythology becomes accessible to children through  the writings of master storyteller Padraic Colum.
The Golden Fleece
eBook
Price $2.99
The Great Tree of Avalon: Never disappointing, T.A. Barron continues his Merlin saga in The Great Tree of Avalon.
The Great Tree of Avalon
eBook
Price $7.99
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom: The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom is a funny, fast-paced 'fractured fairy tale' about who the four fairy tale Prince Charmings really are.
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom
Paperback Book
Regularly $7.99
Sale price $5.97
The Indian in the Cupboard: Omri's birthday brought him an assortment of gifts--a small plastic Indian, a mysterious cupboard, and a very old key that fit the cupboard. Just before going to bed, Omri puts his 3 inch high Indi...
The Indian in the Cupboard
eBook
Price $6.99
It's Perfectly Normal: We've yet to find a book that covers so much in such a frank and  age-appropriate way. If you need some help in opening up the lines of  communication with your children, this book is your best bet...
It's Perfectly Normal
Paperback Book
Our price $12.99
It's So Amazing: This book beautifully handles that age-old question, ''Where do babies come from?'' A very light-hearted,  non-threatening feel makes it perfect for the child to read with you or to read with friends...
It's So Amazing
Paperback Book
Our price $12.99
Jake and Lily - P: Told in turn by twins Jake and Lily, this book is a funny, touching story about growing up and becoming their individual, separate selves.
Jake and Lily - P
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99
Jinx: Orphan Jinx finds himself linked to an ancient forest?s fate when he apprentices to Simon the wizard and, with companions, takes on the evil Bonemaster.
Jinx
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99
Kaspar the Titanic Cat: Don't miss this story of how Kaspar, King of Cats, finds himself on the Titanic that fateful night.
Kaspar the Titanic Cat
Hardcover Book
Our price $16.99
The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts: Written in an upbeat and practical style, this book offers young people concrete ways to work with conflict, and bullying, while teaching them how to stand up for themselves at home and at school.
The Kids' Guide to Working Out Conflicts
eBook
Price $10.09
Leonardo's Shadow - P: Summon the time of the Renaissance and Leonardo da Vinci in this fast-paced novel that combines adventure, suspense, and humor.
Leonardo's Shadow - P
eBook
Price $9.99
The Lightning Thief:
The Lightning Thief
eBook
Price $4.99
Look Inside Your Body: With over 100 lift-the-flaps, Look Inside Your Body makes learning about how your body works fun and interesting.
Look Inside Your Body
Hardcover Book
Our price $14.99
Miles of Smiles: Wherever your family may find itself bored -- traveling, in a  restaurant, waiting in the doctor's office -- you're sure to find something to make the time fly by with this outstanding resource.
Miles of Smiles
Paperback Book
Our price $8.95
Modoc: Spanning seven decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. This is a captivating story of the loyalty and friendship between a boy and an elephant ...
Modoc
Paperback Book
Our price $14.99
Nature Girl: Nature Girl by Jane Kelley is a laugh-out-loud, riveting book about a girl who gets lost on the Appalachian Trail and decides to stay ''lost.''
Nature Girl
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99
The New Way Things Work: This book will knock you off your feet! It's filled with illustrations and explanations that will give even the  mechanically-challenged reader (like me!) a chance at the plate. This amazing collec...
The New Way Things Work
Hardcover Book
Our price $35.00
Not Just a Witch: Heckie is as good-hearted a witch as you'd ever want to meet. In this hilarious book, she tries to use her magical powers to do good, but things never quite go as planned. Prepare yourself for a go...
Not Just a Witch
eBook
Price $5.39
Not One Damsel in Distress: You asked for it, you got it! We've received so many requests for more heroine-laden fairy tales and finally a collection has come along that we can't wait to offer you. Tooled for girls, Jane Yole...
Not One Damsel in Distress
Hardcover Book
Our price $21.00
Once Upon a Marigold: Here is an hilarious take-off on the classic fairy tale: princesses who need rescuing, princes who don't know they are princes, trolls, magical coincidences, true love.... you know the stuff. Warm,...
Once Upon a Marigold
eBook
Price $5.79
One White Dolphin: One White Dolphin is a wonderful ecological story about a young girl's efforts to save an albino dolphin and the reef near her home.
One White Dolphin
Paperback Book
Our price $7.99
On the Blue Comet - P: On the Blue Comet is an exciting book that involes a boy who begins a time travel adventure on a train that was a toy train set.
On the Blue Comet - P
Paperback Book
Regularly $8.99
Sale price $6.97
Page: Book 2 of The Protector of the Small Quartet.
Page
eBook
Price $6.99
The People of Sparks: Book Two in the Ember series has the people who lived their lives underground coming into the light. But will living above ground be too different for the Emberites?
The People of Sparks
eBook
Price $6.99
The Period Book: Puberty can be such a hard time. So many changes, so many questions, excitement, embarassment, you name it. This book will be a trusted friend helping a young girl to feel happy and confident about...
The Period Book
Paperback Book
Our price $9.99
The Phantom Tollbooth: Join young Milo as he escapes his boredom on a journey of linguistic acrobatics to the island of Conclusions (you get there by jumping, of course), the Foothills of Confusion, the Mountains of Igno...
The Phantom Tollbooth
eBook
Price $12.99
The Sea of Monsters:
The Sea of Monsters
eBook
Price $6.59
The Sign of the Beaver: Alone in the Maine wilderness in the 1760's, a boy is faced with some serious challenges. Winter is coming, his family hasn't returned, and the Indian tribe that has befriended him is moving on. Wh...
The Sign of the Beaver
eBook
Price $5.79
Squire: Book 3 of The Protector of the Small Quartet.
Squire
eBook
Price $8.99
Stargirl - P: Mustering the courage to be true to oneself while traveling the treacherous seas of high school conformity can be a daunting task.  Readers who meet Stargirl in this joyous book may just find the i...
Stargirl - P
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99
T.A. Barron's Merlin Series - Set of 5: This epic series is truly THE BEST OF THE BEST of what children's literature has in store for us out there. We follow the path of a young boy who finds out he is the great wizard Merlin. You will b...
T.A. Barron's Merlin Series - Set of 5
Paperback Books
Our price $39.95
True Colors: In True Colors, Blue wonders why she was left on Hannah's porch when she was 2 days old and who her mother is. What she discovers is inspirational.
True Colors
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99
Tuck Everlasting: Are they blessed or doomed? The Tuck family has tasted the waters of  a magical spring that grants eternal life. The story explores the  complexities of the age-old dream of living forever. Flawles...
Tuck Everlasting
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99
What's Going on Down There?: Knowing that puberty can be an overwhelming experience, filled with questions and anxieties, the author has recruited a 13 and 11-year-old boy as advisors on what boys want to know. She uses plain ...
What's Going on Down There?
Paperback Book
Our price $9.99
Wild Wings: Wild Wings is a marvelous book about caring for wild osprey, making true friends, and dealing with all the hurdles life can bring.
Wild Wings
Paperback Book
Our price $6.99

Books and Audio: Age 8 and Up

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