9 Page-Turners Perfect for Spring Break

by | Mar. 10, 2015

Mormon Life

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any agePingo by Brandon Mull, Brandon Dorman 

What happens when your imaginary friend turns into your imaginary enemy? Chad has an imaginary friend named Pingo. Together, they would fight ninjas, brew magical potions, and float in zero gravity. One day Chad decided her was too old to have an imaginary friend, but Pingo wasn’t ready to leave, and starts causing mischief. Can this once inseparable duo ever be friends again? Ages 3+

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any ageCragbridge Hall, Book 3: The Impossible Race by Chad Morris

Abby and Derick, along with their friends, enter “The Race” where they must utilize their skills in time travel and technology to survive roving bands of dinosaurs, speed through space, build robots, and fight virtual dragons. This page-turner teaches about choice and consequence as well as believing you can do hard things. Ages 8-15

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any agePrincess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale

After a year at the king’s palace, Miri has learned all about being a proper princess. However, the tables turn when she becomes the teacher. Now she is ordered to journey to a distant swamp and start a princess academy for three sisters. As Miri spends more time with the sisters, she realizes the king and queen’s interest in them hides a long-buried secret. Ages 9-15

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any ageThe Eleventh Brother by Rachel R. Wilcox

When Joseph is sold into bondage by his brothers, Egypt is in turmoil because of their dependence on the unpredictable rains. Imprisoned and forgotten by all but God, Joseph interprets a dream that reveals the future and alters his destiny. Now with his Egyptian-born wife by his side, Joseph’s transformation from slave to ruler of Egypt is almost complete. However, when he suddenly comes face-to-face with the family that betrayed him, Joseph devises a plot to test his brothers’ true character. Ages 12+

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any ageSilence by Deborah Lytton

Stella was born to sing and everyone thought she was destined for stardom. Suddenly, through a freak accident she loses her ability to hear or speak, and is trapped in a strange new world of total silence. Stella then meets Hayden, an outcast with slow speech that she can understand by reading his lips. Friendship and an unexpected romance grow between the two as they deal with life’s challenges caused by their difficulty in speaking. Ages 12+

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any ageA Heart Revealed by Josi S. Kilpack 

Amber Marie Sterlington is all the rage in Regency-era London and has her pick of any man. Her two requirements for a husband are title and fortune--why would she ever marry for something as fickle as love? But when Amber’s social standing is threatened, the character of her future husband becomes far more important than his position. Ages 16+

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any ageThe Rent Collector by Camron Wright

Survival for Ki Lim and Sang Ly is a daily battle at Stung Mean Chey, the largest municipal waste dump in all of Cambodia. With the added stress of their son’s chronic illness and the added expense of the medication, life is pretty difficult. Just when things seem worst, Sang Ly learns a secret about the ill-tempered rent collector—a secret that sets in motion a tide that will change the life of everyone it sweeps past. Ages 16+

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any ageThe Continuous Atonement for Teens by Brad Wilcox

Brad Wilcox’s The Continuous Atonement is a landmark work that helps to clarify what the Atonement is--and what it isn’t. This youth adaptation will help teenagers better understand and apply the Atonement in their lives and help them teach the Atonement to others, whether on a mission, at home, or with friends. As they better understand and apply the Atonement, its transforming power will have a lasting effect on their lives. Ages 12-20

9 Page-Turners for LDS Kids of any ageWhatever You Choose To Be: Eight Tips for the Road Ahead by Ann Romney

For today’s 20-something-year-olds, life's possibilities and opportunities are exhilarating and limitless, yet sometimes confusing with no clear-cut paths for the major life choices after earning their degree. This new gift book, inspired by a commencement speech Ann Romney gave in 2014, puts forth eight key life lessons--the pieces of advice she wishes someone had given her when she graduated college. Ages 20+

9 Page-turners for LDS Kids of any age
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