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Books and Reading

At Ducksters we love to read. Reading can take you to all sorts of places such as a different planet, world, or just a different school. You get to meet lots of interesting and different people as well. So start reading today and go on a wild adventure, meet new friends, face some frightening enemies, and visit a new world at every the turn of a page!

Below you will find some great authors as well as recommended series and award winning books. This, of course, is just a small sampling of the great books that are out there. We are always looking to add new authors, series, and books so keep checking back often.

Looking for a particular type of book to read? Here are a number of lists of books based on the category (or genre) of book:


  • Avi - Newbery Medal winner Crispin:Cross of Lead.
  • Meg Cabot - Princess Diary Series.
  • Beverly Cleary - Henry Huggins and Ramona Quimby books.
  • Andrew Clements - Frindle and other funny storys.
  • Roald Dahl - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, BFG, more.
  • Kate DiCamillo - Because of Winn-Dixie, Tail of Despereaux.
  • Margaret Peterson Haddix - The Missing and Shadow Children.
  • Jeff Kinney - Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series.
  • Gordon Korman - Swindle, Framed!, 39 Clues.
  • Gary Paulsen - Hatchet and Wilderness Books.
  • Mary Pope Osborne - The Magic Tree House.
  • Rick Riordan - Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
  • J K Rowling - Harry Potter.
  • Dr. Seuss - Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham.
  • Lemony Snicket - An Unfortunate Series of Events.
  • Jerry Spinelli - Newbery Medal winner Maniac MaGee.
  • Donald J. Sobol - Encyclopedia Brown.
  • Gertrude Chandler Warner - Boxcar Children.
  • Book Series

  • 39 Clues - Action, Mystery
  • Alex Rider - Action, Adventure
  • Artemis Fowl Series - Fantasy, Action, Funny
  • Boxcar Children - Adventure, Drama
  • Chronicles of Narnia - Fantasy, Action
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Funny
  • Encyclopedia Brown - Mystery
  • Guardians of Ga'Hoole - Action, Adventure, Animal
  • Hank Zipzer - Funny
  • Harry Potter Series - Fantasy, Action, Adventure
  • Humphrey Series - Funny
  • Hunger Games - Action, Adventure, Fantasy
  • Lord of the Rings - Fantasy, Action, Adventure
  • The Magic Tree House - Mystery, Fantasy
  • The Missing - Action, Drama
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society - Action, Adventure, Mystery
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Fantasy, Action, Adventure
  • Princess Diaries - Drama
  • Ramona Quimby Series - Funny, Drama
  • Redwall - Fantasy, Adventure, Animal
  • The Secret Series - Mystery, Scary
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events - Mystery, Scary
  • Shadow Children - Action, Drama
  • Swindle Series - Action, Mystery, Funny
  • Warriors - Action, Adventure, Animal
  • Award Listings

  • Newbery Medal Winners List
  • Mark Twain Readers Awards
  • Also check our list of movies based on books.

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