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)

Tuesday, November 2

Klise, Kate. 43 Old Cemetery Road: Dying to Meet You. Harcourt, 2009. ISBN 978-0152057275. Ages 9-12.

Best-selling children’s author Ignatius B. Grumply has a serious case of writer’s block, so he’s hoping that the house he’s renting at 43 Old Cemetery Road will give him the peace and quiet he needs to finally write another book. What he doesn’t expect is that the ghost of its original owner, Olive C. Spence, already occupies the house. As does a young boy named Seymour and his cat Shadow. Now how will Grumply ever get his book written? Perhaps all he needs is a little help from the only family he’s got. Written in the form of notes, letters and newspaper articles, this book is sure to have you laughing in no time!