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Top 10 Children’s books for 9 to 12 year olds

9 to 12 years of age is the ideal time, at which time the minds and thinking of young children begin to form perfectly. The experience of this time, their joy, happiness, dreams, or nightmares will spread throughout life. A book is an object that teaches a child’s mind to form properly. He learns to understand what is right and what is wrong. Learns to recognize the world around him. Books develop their brains by increasing their imagination. So maybe there is no alternative to the book.

Below we have selected 10 children’s books. We hope that these books will delight your little ones as much as they delighted other readers.

1.Peter Pan:

Peter Pan is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist and writer J.M. Barrie.

Peter Pan is a wonderful boy who never grows old. The boy’s best friends are Wendy, John, and Michael. He taught them to fly and with them, he embarked on various adventures.

Peter Pan books written especially for children have been acclaimed all over the world.

2. Little Women:

Published in 1869, the book is written by Louisa May Alcott.

The main characters in this book are the four March sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy.

The various events, struggles, love, and affection of their lives during the Civil War in New England are beautifully portrayed in this book.

3. Goodnight Mr. Tom:

The author of this classic book, published in 1981, is Michelle Magorian.

The frightened and abused child Willie Beech was taken to a remote village in England. World War II is about to begin. Darkness is descending on England.

Willie Beech could have lived better in that village? Amidst the horrors around him, he was afraid of everything at first. She was afraid of even a kind and polite old man like Mr. Tom. But gradually Willie is able to overcome the hatred, fear, frustration in her past and learn to recognize and love the world in another form.

For the past four decades, the book has been well received by readers, especially children.

4. Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window:

Published in 1981, the book is written by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, a Japanese television personality.

This book describes a model school in Japan on the eve of World War II. The school was run by Sosaku Kobayashi. He decorated the school with an expression of his love, affection, and freedom.

The book was a bestseller in Japan at the time.

5. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory:

Published in 1964, this timeless book for children is written by Ronald Dahl.

Charlie Bucket, an 11-year-old poor boy, lived with his parents and four grandparents in a small house outside the city.

There was a big well-known chocolate factory in the next town. His owner, Willy Wonka, always locked the factory gate so that no one would steal the secret of his chocolate taste. Willy Wonka announced one day that he would visit his factory with five little boys who would find his Lucky Golden ticket. Little Charlie was lucky to get the ticket. And then he discovered the wonderful world in Willy Wonka’s factory.

6. The One and Only Ivan:

Published in 2012, this book is written by Katherine Applegate and illustrated by Patricia Castelao.

The story is about a gorilla Ivan who lives in a big mall. Her job is to watch television, eat bananas and draw pictures. He doesn’t miss his jungle life very much. Then he met Ruby. A baby elephant that has been separated from its parents. Ruby’s memory is good and she can remember her old days. From then on, Ruby and Ivan’s lives began to change in a four-walled cage.

7. Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone:

First published in 1997, this book is the first book of famous novelist J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.

There is no end to the suffering and torture in Harry’s life. The boy who lost his parents lives with heartless relatives. He still doesn’t know that he is not an ordinary person, he is a Wizard just like his parents. On his eleventh birthday, an unknown guest suddenly appeared in the house. He rescues him and brings him to Hogwarts, his new place of residence and education. There Harry finds a new world.

This book has gained immense popularity among children.

8. The Chronicles of Narnia:

The author of this fantasy novel for children is C.S Lewis. (Published in 1950)

Narnia is a frozen land of magic. Lucy first discovered this place when she peeked enthusiastically behind the professor’s weird old home wardrobe. She tells her brother and sister, even though they don’t believe it at first. But then they all entered the land of magic through that secret path. There they met the lion, Aslan.

The book is full of great suspense and adventure stories and is perfect for children.

9. The Cherry Tree:

Ruskin Bond, a well-known name. This renowned author of the Indian subcontinent has written numerous books for children throughout his life.

The book was published in 1996 and has been featured in numerous textbooks.

The central character of the book is a South Indian girl. He is able to save a cherry tree from various obstacles, natural disasters.

10. The Magic of the Lost Temple:

Published in 2015, the author of this book is Sudha Murty. The story revolves around a little girl named Nooni. He goes to his grandfather’s house in the village to spend his summer holidays. There he befriended the people of the village and organized a picnic. In the forest, Nooni finds an ancient step wall. Nooni wants to discover what is the secret behind this wall.

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