The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver. "The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in (Harper Perennial)
"Some pig!" There are the words in Charlotte's web, telling of her feelings for the little pig named Wilbur and the feelings of a little girl named Fern. What will happen to Wilbur? Find out in this classic children's novel!
The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus Series by Rick Riordan. While lost and disoriented by amnesia, Percy Jackson discovers the other half of the demigod world, previously unknown to those at Camp Half-Blood.
Before the sexy, steamy series, True Blood on HBO, there were the Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris. I read these BEFORE True Blood. Think Dresdon Files down South and in a really small town.
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. "Notice how the illustrations envelop the page- even the PRINT gets pushed off the page during the Wild Rumpus! And, as Max leaves the Wild Things, on his boat, the illustrations shrink back- back to reality.