During summer vacation it’s hard to encourage your preteen to read but we think the write reading material can make all the difference. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular books for preteens that might help spark the interest in your home!

Daisy in Exile by J.T. Allen

When twelve-year old Daisy Tannenbaum punches a school bully and gets sent to live with her Aunt Millicent in Paris, she had no idea she’d spend her days deciphering an antique code alongside her eccentric aunt. Before she knows it Daisy is wrapped up in a world of spies, secret codes and diamonds.

Divergent by Veronica Roth

In the dystopian world, which was once known as Chicago, society is divided into five pieces – Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On the 16th year of your life you find out where you will spend your life – forever.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Has your preteen jumped into the exciting and magical world of Narnia yet? Follow the adventures of siblings Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy as they step past the wardrobe and into Narnia.

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

Secrets can’t be hidden forever and that’s the hard truth Lena Duchannes struggles with to conceal her power, and a curse that has haunted her family for generations.

With so many wonderful books out there, where do you begin?