Welcome to TweenCity!

Welcome to TweenCity!

This blog is designed to be a selection resource for children between the ages of 9-14, as well as a reader's advisory tool for both current and future librarians.

PLEASE NOTE: An appropriate age range is given for each title, however this is merely a suggestion. Children, especially tweens, read at many different levels which cannot be determined simply by age or grade level. Therefore, it is important to assess each child's reading level before suggesting titles. In addition, since this blog is designed for tweens only, some titles listed may also be appropriate for children older or younger than ages 9-14, but these ages will not be listed.

Ages 9-12: Elementary school level (Grades 3-6)
Ages 12-14: Middle school level (Grades 7-8)

Monday, October 18

Law, Ingrid. Savvy. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2008. ISBN 978-0803733060. Ages 9-12.

Whenever a Beaumont turns thirteen, that’s when their savvy strikes. For Mississippi (but call her Mibs, please), that day has finally arrived. But the anticipation of discovering her special power is overshadowed by a tragic accident in the family. So when Mibs thinks she’s discovered her savvy, she is certain that she was meant to make things right and sets out on a runaway wild adventure with her brothers Fish and Samson, and the preacher’s kids Will Jr. and Bobbi by her side. But when her savvy turns out to be something completely different, it is all Mibs can do to persevere and try to make the best of the situation.