If you liked… Read-a-likes for kids

Click on your favorite book to find others you might like.

numberstarsIf you liked Number the Stars, you might like: 

Shelved in j Fiction:

One Eye Laughing, the Other Weeping by Barry Denenberg

North to Freedom by Ann Holm

Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan

A Pocket Full of Seeds by Marilyn Sachs

Behind the Bedroom Wall by Laura Williams

Greater than Angels by Carol Matas

Hero on a Bicycle by Shirley Hughes

Into the Flames and A Way through the Sea by Robert Elmer

The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyton in j Biographies

The Hidden Girl by Lola Rein Kaufman in j Biographies

Darkness over Denmark by Ellen Levine in j 940.53

Hidden Child by Isaac Millman j Biographies

        Shelved in MAIN Fiction:

The Boy in Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

I Am Rosemarie by Marietta D. Moskin

Stones in Water by Donna Jo Napoli

Touch Wood by Renee Roth-Hano

Friedrich by Hans Peter Richter

Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen


eragonIf you liked Eragon, you might like:

Shelved in j Fiction:

The Prydain Chronicles by Lloyd Alexander

Jinx, and Jinx Magic by Sage Blackwood

The Dark is Rising series by Susan Cooper

Half Magic by Edward Eager

Dragon Slippers, and Dragon Flight by Jessica Day George

Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson

The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers

Deltora Quest by Emily Rodda

Carbonel series by Barbara Sleigh

The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton

Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop

      Shelved in MAIN Fiction:

The Atherton series by Patrick Carman

The Arthur trilogy by Kevin Crossley-Holland

The Oracle of Fire by Bryan Davis

Dragons in our Midst by Bryan Davis

Wizard of Earthsea series by Ursula K. LeGuin

A Wind in the Door AND

A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeline L’Engle

The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley

Here There Be Dragons by James A. Owen

The Dragonkeeper Chronicles by Donita K. Paul

The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson

The Archives of Anthropos by John White

100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson

Dragon’s Blood by Jane Yolen


holesIf you liked Holes, you might like:

Shelved in j Fiction:

Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Danny, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate di Camillo

Flora and Ulysses by Kate di Camillo

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos

Island by Gordon Korman

Island of Thieves by Josh Lacey

Savvy by Ingrid Law

A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Small Steps by Louis Sachar

Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead

Mister Max: the book of lost things by Cynthia Voigt

         Shelved in MAIN Fiction:

Stand Tall by Carolyn Bauer

Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Downriver by Will Hobbs

The Liberation of Gabriel King by K.L. Going

View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg

Zach’s Lie by Roland Smith

Hush by Jacqueline Woodson


redwallIf you liked Redwall, you might like:

Shelved in j Fiction:

Poppy by Avi

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Journey to Joona by Kim Engelmann

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Guardians of Ga’Hoole by Kathryn Lasky

Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson

The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

The Mistmantle series by M. I. McAllister

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert O’Brien

Silverwing, and Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel

The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers

          Shelved in MAIN Fiction:

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Eva by Peter Dickinson

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlof

The Miserable MillIf you liked A Series of Unfortunate Events, you might like:

Shelved in j Fiction:

The Wolves of Willoughby Place by Joan Aiken

The Fairy Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley

Behind the Attic Wall by Sylvia Cassedy

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson

Wonderstuck by Brian Selznick

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

Peppermints in the Parlor by Barbara Brooks Wallace

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place (series) by MaryRose Wood

Shelved in MAIN Fiction:

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge


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