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Book
Author
Alex Rider
Anthony Horowitz 
Children of the Lamp Series
P.B. Kerr
Code Talker
Joseph Bruchac
Deeper 
Roderick Gordon
Diamond Brothers Mysteries
Anthony Horowitz 
Dive Series
Gordon Korman
Fearless
Elvira Woodruff 
Fight Game Series
Kate Wild
Grey Griffins Series
Derek Benz and J. S. Lewis 
Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins
Island Tilogy
Gordon Korman
Keys to the Kingdom Series
Garth Nix
Maximum Boy Series
Dan Greenburg
Milkweed
Montmorency Series
Elanor Updale
On the Run Series
Gordon Korman
Peter Raven Under Fire
Michael Molloy 
Secrets of Droon Series
Tony Abbott
Seventh Tower Series
Garth Nix
Swindle Series
The Bartimaeus trilogy
Jonathan Stroud
The Doom Machine
Mark Teague
The Missing
Margaret Peterson Haddix
The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place
E.L. Konigsburg
Underland Chronicles (Gregor the Overlander)
Suzanne Collins


Looking for a book that can get your heart racing? Then check out some of the action packed titles here. These Action books will keep you on the edge of your seat as you follow the characters through some harrowing situations.

One of our favorite book series is listed here, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Hunger Games is a trilogy of books the first of which is being made into a movie for a 2012 release. In a future civilization, each year there is a competition called the Hunger Games. These Hunger "Games" are sometimes scary, so this title is most appropriate for a Middle School Reader.

Anthony Horowitz' series called Alex Rider about a teenage spy is another great option on this list. Creative gadgets, high speed bike chases and death defying action sequences will keep you coming back for more. This series contains nine books, three of which have graphic novel adaptations.

Or what if a plane full of babies (and not a single adult) suddenly appeared at your airport? Read the Missing Series by Margaret Peterson Haddix to find out more.

These Action books are real page turners, read a few and get ready to be transported to some high stakes action.

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