by Jon Agee Year Published: 1988
Jon Agee scores with a clever, witty, imagination-capturing tale of an embattled painter with a special talent... His paintings come to life!! Explore this concept through Agee's hilarious illustrations and use of double entendre. A "masterpiece"!
by Shane Peacock Year Published: 2009
A real pulse-pounding mystery featuring many of Mr. Larsen's favorite things: Sherlock Holmes? Check. A solid coming-of-age story? Check. A false accusation of murder? Check. An air of Victorian mystery and suspense? Double check. Read it.
by Nancy Farmer Year Published: 2012
Another classic sci-fi, though in a more humor-based experimental format. Follow General Matsika's children and genetically mutated private detectives the Eye, the Ear, and the Arm through a series of madcap adventures in Zimbabwe of 2194.
by Orson Scott Card Year Published: 1994
Don't tell me you've seen the movie already, because that doesn't count. This standout in the science fiction genre is one of the best places to start for burgeoning fantasy/sci-fi readers.
by Oliver Jeffers Year Published: 2012
Unbelievable panoramic illustrations highlight a classic tale of Wilfred, his moose, and its uncertain origins. New classic, fun read-aloud, spectacular.
by Grace Lin Year Published: 2009
Think of The Wizard of Oz, but based in a fairy tale ancient China, and you're not even close to how fantastic this fantasy/adventure novel is.
by Mo Willems Year Published: 2009
Have I mentioned that I love Mo Willems? Anyway, yes, this book is about what you think it is, and yes, it's as adorable as you think it is too.
by Kwame Alexander Year Published: 2014
The only thing Mr. Larsen loves more than books about basketball is poetry, and this book gives you both. Absolutely no reason not to read this one.