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The Best Books for Kids Ages 9-12

Looking for the best books for nine- to twelve-year-olds?

Our mission is to help children find their next favorite book. As J.K. Rowling once said, “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book.” In our collection of the best books for nine- to twelve-year-olds, you'll find everything from new 2020 books to classic favorites, from award-winning books to hidden gems. Whether you have an advanced reader or a reluctant reader, boy or girl, in our collection you're sure to find a book that becomes a favorite.

Bookroo's Top Recommended 9- to 12-Year-Olds Books

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The Wheel on the School book
Meindert DeJong, Maurice Sendak
Chapter book
7.0
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Mr. Gedrick and Me book
 
Chapter book
6.1
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The Girl and the Cathedral: The Story of Notre Dame de Paris book
Sara Ugolotti, Nicolas Jeter
Picture book
5.4
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Bestselling Books for 9- to 12-Year-Olds

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Ann M. Martin
Chapter book
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Classic Books

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Little Women  book
Louisa May Alcott
Chapter book
5.9
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The Little Prince book
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Manuela Adreani
Chapter book
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Lesser-Known Gems for 9- to 12-Year-Olds

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The Girl and the Cathedral: The Story of Notre Dame de Paris book
Sara Ugolotti, Nicolas Jeter
Picture book
5.4
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The Best Bear in All the World book
Jeanne Willis, Kate Saunders, Brian Sibley, Paul Bright, Mark Burgess
Chapter book
5.8
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Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring book
Matthew Burgess, Josh Cochran
Picture book
5.0
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New & Coming Soon

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The Girl and the Cathedral: The Story of Notre Dame de Paris book
Sara Ugolotti, Nicolas Jeter
Picture book
5.4
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Sky Island book
Amy Chu, Janet K. Lee
Chapter book
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Graystripe's Vow book
Erin Hunter
Chapter book
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