Getting bored at home? If you are looking for another way to kill time and enjoy your summer break, these five books will definitely transport you to a new world of adventures while cozily lying on your couch.
Ready for your next adventure? Read up!
1. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Do you enjoy exploring unknown places? Perhaps finding out hidden passages in an old mansion and discovering a lost key to a secret garden? This timeless children’s novel will give you a glimpse of what it is like to live in a manor in Yorkshire, England with thousands of rooms and acres of garden. But what’s really exciting is how Mary Lennox, a disagreeable child, discovered friendship, family, and a world outside of herself.
2. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
Are you ready to follow the adventures of a china rabbit named Edward Tulane? His journey is unlike any other because it is full of humor and lessons. If you want to be entertained by the whines of a vain china rabbit and his trip to self-discovery, then you’d better get your comfy chair! You are in for a great adventure ahead.
3. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
If you are fascinated with the concept of time-travelling, this first book from L’Engle’s Time Quintet series will keep you on the edge of your seat. Follow the story of 13-year-old Meg Murry as she travels with her younger brother Charles Wallace, and her schoolmate Calvin O’Keefe through the universe to rescue her father.
4. The Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Childhood is not complete without pretend-play! Don’t we all love to be the kings and queens of our own country? Discover the world of Terabithia that Jesse Aarons and Leslie Burke created as their escape from life’s troubles.
5. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
If your old wardrobe at home is a door to another world, would you dare come in? Lewis’s magical wardrobe led the Pevensie children to the world of Narnia. It’s a world where animals can talk and live together with humans. Yet, an evil White Witch is ruling the Narnians with fear and dread. So who else helped save the day but these four children! Find out how they did it.