Recommended Reads: Children's Classics

Best Puffin Books For Boys 9-12s on February 2020 - [TOP 10 Picks] at

  • The Boy Who Saved Baseball

    • ISBN: 0142402869
    • Brand: Ritter, John H.
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    Tom Gallagher is in a tight spot. The fate of the Dillontown team rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all. If Tom's team loses, they lose their field too. But how can they possibly win? Just when everything seems hopeless, a mysterious boy named Cruz de la Cruz rides into town and claims to know the secret of hitting. Not to ment... [read more]

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader's Edition

    • ISBN: 9780147510426
    • Brand: Puffin Books
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village. When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat a... [read more]

  • The 50 States: Explore the U.S.A. with 50 fact-filled maps!

    • ISBN: 9781847807113
    • Brand: WIDE EYED
    • Manufacturer: Wide Eyed Editions

    A 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People (National Council for the Social Studies-Children's Book Council)In 51 charmingly illustrated infographic maps, explore every state of the USA from Alabama to Wyoming and the nation’s capital to discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, cities, nature, and historic events t... [read more]

  • Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

    • ISBN: 0142408816
    • Brand: Penguin
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    Celebrate 45 years of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing!The #1 New York Times bestselling author's first book in her classic Fudge series.Two is a crowd when Peter and his little brother, Fudge, are in the same room. Grown-ups think Fudge is absolutely adorable, but Peter and his pet turtle, Dribble, know the truth. From throwing temper tantrums to ... [read more]

  • Fish in a Tree

    • ISBN: 0142426423
    • Brand: PUFFIN
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    "Fans of R.J. Palacio’s Wonder will appreciate this feel-good story of friendship and unconventional smarts.” —Kirkus ReviewsAlly has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions.  She is afraid to ask for help... [read more]

  • How to Be Cool in the Third Grade (Puffin Chapters)

    • ISBN: 0141304669
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    It's not easy to seem cool when the whole class knows you wear superhero underwear and your mom still kisses you goodbye at the bus stop. But Robbie York has a plan. 1) Get rid of the name Robbie. 2) Get jeans. 3)Avoid bullies like Bo Haney. If only it were that simple!

  • Counting by 7s

    • ISBN: 014242286X
    • Brand: Puffin Books
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    A New York Times BestsellerIn the tradition of Out of My Mind, Wonder, and Mockingbird, this is an intensely moving middle grade novel about being an outsider, coping with loss, and discovering the true meaning of family. Willow Chance is a twelve-year-old genius, obsessed with nature and diagnosing medical conditions, who finds it comforting to co... [read more]

  • The Ruins of Gorlan (The Ranger's Apprentice, Book 1)

    • ISBN: 0142406635
    • Brand: Puffin
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone! They have always scared him in the past—the Rangers, with their dark cloaksand shadowy ways. The villagers believe the Rangers practice magic that makes them invisible to ordinary people. And now 15-year-old Will, always small for his age, has been chosen as a... [read more]

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    • ISBN: 0142410314
    • Brand: Dahl, Roald/ Blake, Quentin (ILT)
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    From the author of The BFG and Matilda!Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-wit... [read more]

  • The Devil's Arithmetic (Puffin Modern Classics)

    • ISBN: 9780142401095
    • Brand: Puffin
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    30th Anniversary edition with a new introduction from the author Hannah is tired of holiday gatherings−all her family ever talks about is the past. In fact, it seems to her that's what they do every Jewish holiday. But this year's Passover Seder will be different−Hannah will be mysteriously transported into the past . . . and only she knows th... [read more]

  • Judy Blume's Fudge Box Set

    • ISBN: 9780142409060
    • Brand: Puffin & Company
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    The complete set of Fudge books from #1 New York Times bestselling author Judy Blume!Fans young and old will laugh out loud at the irrepressible wit of Peter Hatcher, the hilarious antics of mischievous Fudge, and the unbreakable confidence of know-it-all Sheila Tubman in Judy Blume’s five Fudge books. The set includes Tales of a Fourth Grade No... [read more]

  • The BFG

    • ISBN: 9780142410387
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda! The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfa... [read more]

  • Roald Dahl Collection - 15 Paperback Book Boxed Set

    • ISBN: 0141349980
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    1. The Witches, 2. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, 3. Matilda, 4. The BFG, 5. Going Solo, 6. George's Marvellous Medicine, 7. Danny the Champion of the World, 8. James and the Giant Peach, 9. The Twits, 10. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, 11. Boy Tales of Childhood, 12. Fantastic Mr Fox, 13. Esio Trot, 14. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,... [read more]

  • Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Baseball: World Series Heroics! Greatest Home Run Hitters! Classic Rivalries! And Much, Much More! (Legends: Best Players, Games, & Teams)

    • ISBN: 014751262X
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    “With the LEGENDS series, Howard Bryant brings to life the best that sports has to offer—the heroes, the bitter rivalries, the moments that every sports-loving kid should know.”—Mike Lupica, #1 bestselling author of Travel Team, Heat, and Fantasy League Experience baseball's most exciting moments, World Series heroics, greatest players, and... [read more]

  • The Golden Goblet (Newbery Library, Puffin)

    • ISBN: 0140303359
    • Color: Green
    • Brand: Puffin
    • Manufacturer: Puffin Books

    A Newbery Honor BookWinner of a Newbery Honor, an exciting ancient Egyptian mystery!Ranofer wants only one thing in the world: to be a master goldsmith like his beloved father was. But how can he when he is all but imprisoned by his evil half brother, Gebu? Ranofer knows the only way he can escape Gebu's abuse is by changing his destiny. But can a ... [read more]

  • Pippi Longstocking (Puffin Modern Classics) (Paperback)

    Relates the antics of a rambunctious girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish

    • UPC: 3280530

  • The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) (Paperback)

    The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their

    • UPC: 2408095

  • The Best Dot to Dot Games for Little Boys Activity Book

    Coloring is a hands-on activity that helps children learn about the world. It is equivalent to self-paced learning because there is no time pressure and even no specific instructions involved.

    • UPC: 155358353

  • My Side of the Mountain (Puffin Modern Classics)

    Young Sam Gribley spends a winter alone in the Catskills by living off the

    • UPC: 2408114

  • Lift-The-Flap, Puffin: Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Lift-The-Flap Book

    A family enjoys celebrating Chinese New Year, including shopping at the outdoor market for fresh flowers, eating New Year's dinner with the whole family, receiving red envelopes from Grandma and

    • UPC: 2234952