If there is one thing you should do for your child, then instill a love for the written word! Love for books is the greatest joy your child can ever experience. What better genre than the adventure to initiate her, right?
Are you looking for some amazing adventure stories for kids? Here are the top ten short adventure stories for children. Take your pick!
1. Switch! The Lost Kingdoms Of Karibu:
Author : Karen Prince
When Ethan finds himself in Africa, he has no idea how he got there! Ethan soon realizes that he has entered the secret realm and has attained magical powers! He along with the other characters of the realm will be a part of an amazing adventure to save his friend Jon. But first, he needs to survive!
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2. The Battle Of The Labyrinth (Percy Jackson And The Olympians #4):
Author : Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson wasn’t expecting freshman orientation to be exciting. But he knew things were afoot when certain mysterious chara
3. The Jupiter Chronicles: The Secret Of The Great Red Spot:
Author : Leonardo Ramirez
What lies behind the great red spot on Jupiter? For the Jovians – everything! After a losing a war, the great red spot is their only chance to gain freedom. Ian and Callie have to find a way to save the Jovians, as well as their father from the invading Martians!
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4. The Dragon’s Tooth (Ashtown Burials #1):
Author: N.D. Wilson
Cyrus, Daniel and Antigone Smith, are content with their rundown roadside motel. They lead an unexciting life. But everything changes the day an old man with bone tattoos enters. Within 24 hours, life goes topsy-turvy for the brothers. The old man dies, the hotel burns down, and Daniel goes missing. Read the book to know what lies ahead.
5. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider #1):
Author : Anthony Horowitz
Fourteen-year-old Alex learns that his uncle died in a car crash because he was not wearing his seatbelt. But even at fourteen, Alex knows that a windshield with bullet holes is no accident! When he digs deeper, he realizes that he is in the middle of a secret mission and has to dodge terrorists who want him dead! Will Alex be able to solve the mystery of his uncle’s death? Will he be able to save the children of England?
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6. The Jaguar Stones, Book Two: The End of the World Club:
Author : J& P Voelkel
According to the Mayan calendar, the end of the world is in sight. Can fourteen-year-old Max Murphy and his new friend Lola, the modern Maya girl defeat the twelve Lords of Death? The answer lies at Xibalba, the cold and watery Mayan underworld.
7. Nina Beana And The Owenroake Treasure Hunters:
Author : M.K. McDaniel
One fine day, the lives of twelve-year-old Jalina B. Jons and her brother change beyond recognition. That is the day they learn that their treasure-hunting parents are dead. From a life of luxury to the one in a notorious orphanage, the two kids now need to learn to survive in an alien world. But there are secrets that hide outside the orphanage. Magical secrets! But as the lines between magic and reality blur, several orphans go missing. Now it is up to the siblings to rescue their orphan friends while battling gnarly ghouls, vampire bats, elves, and fairies! What follows is an adventure to remember!
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8. Treasure Island:
Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
Young Jim Hawkins suddenly finds himself in the middle of an adventure! He sets out on a thrilling journey with a map and pirates on the lookout for a lost treasure. A classic novel for your kid to read!
9. The Jungle Book:
Author : Rudyard Kipling
When it comes to best adventure stories for kids, this has to be on the list! The perfect book for young and adults alike, it tells the story of Mowgli, the boy who grew up with the wolves! With characters as interesting as Kaa the python, Baloo, the bear, and Bagheera, the black panther, Jungle Book is a timeless classic.
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10. Into The Wild:
Author : Jon Krakauer
In April 1992, Christopher Johnson McCandless decided to go on a trip. But unlike other people, he decided to give up everything – his family, his belongings, his money, even his identity before he sets off on an adventure. But something goes drastically wrong. Four months later, some hunters find his body in the wild. The book tells the story of his final adventure.
All these stories are perfect for young readers! You need to make sure your kid has a few of these books in her possession before the next holiday season. If your child does not want a hard copy, you can download the e-books! The choice is yours. The end point is that your kid should READ!
Do tell us which one is your favorite from the above list of kids adventure stories. Please leave a comment below.
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