Author and Book Recommendations for Kids

Reading books is a great way to spend your free time. They are not on a screen, and there are a LOT of different varieties to choose from. Kids4News put together the best authors for young adults. Lois Lowry: Lois Lowry has written many books, and many of those books fall into the Historical Fiction and fantasy genres. Lois Lowry’s most popular book is The Giver (also a movie), and is about a boy, and he cannot see colors until he starts receiving memories from The Giver. J.K. Rowling: Joanne Rowling, better known by her pen name J.K. Rowling, has written one of the most loved book series of all time, Harry Potter. Harry Potter is about a boy wizard whose parents are killed by a Dark Lord. Harry Potter has also been made into 8 blockbuster movies which have won 12 Academy Awards, and also a spin off series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Jeff Kinney: Jeff Kinney has written many books, and for kids he wrote the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series, which is about a Middle Schooler, Greg, and he tries to become popular in Middle School. Also a 4 movie series. James Patterson: James Patterson has written many books for kids, such as I Funny, Middle School, and Treasure Hunters. I Funny is about a kid, who gets bullied but makes funny jokes all the time-perfect for funny readers. Middle School is about a boy in Middle School, and in his first year he tries to break every rule in the student handbook. Also a movie. Treasure Hunters is about the Kidd siblings who have grown up diving down to shipwrecks and traveling the world, helping their famous parents recover everything from swords to gold doubloons from the bottom of the ocean. But after their parents disappear on the job, the kids are suddenly thrust into the biggest treasure hunt of their lives. Roald Dahl: Roald Dahl is an award winning author. He has written many books for young adults and kids, such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (also a movie with a sequel), and more. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is about a young boy who is porr, and he gets a golden ticket in a Willy Wonka chocolate bar, and all of his adventures in the chocolate factory. Dav Pilkey: Dav Pilkey has written many book series for children, such as Captain Underpants and Dog Man. Captain Underpants 2 kids, and they hypnotize their principal into thinking he is a superhero. Also a TV show. Dog Man is about a cop and a cop dog, who get into a bomb accident. A nurse sews the dog’s head onto the cops body. He became a crime fighting dog/man.

Reading is a great way to spend your time, while also having fun. We hope you enjoyed these recommendations, and if you want to see some other recommendations, follow us on one of our social media accounts, and comment on a  book or movie or TV show you want to see Kids4News write about.


Written by Yarden

Source: Scholastic Kids