Are you reading for even more page-turning fun? Your daughters (and even sons) will love these 25 MORE great adventure chapter books for girls!
Because, after all, girls need to read more than princess books.
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25 MORE Great Adventure Chapter Books for Girls
As a girl, the last thing I ever would have read were books about princesses or trying to win the boy.
I wanted adventure!
I wanted to read about daring, rough-and-tumble girls who seek out adventure or rise to the challenges thrown at them.
Earlier this year, I published the first part of adventure books for girls.
Enjoy the second part!
Adventure Chapter Books for Girls
Koby’s whole life changed after the accident four years ago.
Between the smothering concern of her separated parents and the awkward glances from the kids at school, Koby only feels at home when she is on the ocean in her dinghy.
That all changes when she rescues two dying pilot whales.
Winner of The Children’s Book Award
A wonderful desert-island adventure, and a subtle observation of friendship, trust and humanity!
Lord Thistlebottom’s Book of Pitfalls and How to Survive Them has taught Roxie Warbler how to handle all sorts of situations.
But Lord Thistlebottom has no advice to help Roxie deal with Helvetia’s Hooligans, the meanest band of bullies in school.
Then Roxie finds herself stranded on a deserted island with not only the Hooligans but also a pair of crooks on the lam, and her survival skills may just save the day — and turn the Hooligans into surprising allies.
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell:
Newbery Medal Winner.
An adventure of the spirit that will haunt the reader long after the book has been put down!
Karana’s quiet courage, her Indian self-reliance and acceptance of fate, transform what to many would have been a devastating ordeal into an uplifting experience.
From loneliness and terror come strength and serenity.
In Scott O’Dell’s classic novel, a young Eskimo girl encounters frightening obstacles when she takes her father’s place in the Iditarod, the annual 1,172-mile dogsled race in Alaska.
Rose has always felt out of place in her family. So when an enormous white bear mysteriously shows up and asks her to come away with him, she readily agrees.
The bear takes Rose to a distant castle, where each night she is confronted with a mystery.
In solving that mystery, she finds love, discovers her purpose, and realizes her travels have only just begun.
Breo-Saight, the young archer from Hero’s Song, discovers her birthright–a fire arrow. The magical arrow leads Brie to a strange country, where she finds the family and happiness she’s never known.
She also finds evil at work–the doings of a sinister, one-eyed sorcerer named Balor.
Though Brie has given up on vengeance, she knows she must follow her mission through to its bitter end if she is to save the people she’s grown to love.
Beka Cooper is a rookie with the law-enforcing Provost’s Guard, and she’s been assigned to the Lower City.
It’s a tough beat that’s about to get tougher, as Beka’s limited ability to communicate with the dead clues her in to an underworld conspiracy.
Someone close to Beka is using dark magic to profit from the Lower City’s criminal enterprises, and the result is a crime wave the likes of which the Provost’s Guard has never seen before.
When Daine comes down from the mountains, she carries with her two things: a dark secret about her own past, and a strangely powerful magic that even she doesn’t understand.
Here begins Alanna’s first adventure, one that will lead not only to fulfillment of her dreams but to a magical destiny that will make her a legend.
In a country far to the east, Chulak and his talking white elephant Hamlet help Lila seek the Royal Sulphur from the sacred volcano so that she can become a master maker of fireworks like her father.
Swallows and Amazons introduces the lovable Walker family, the camp on Wild Cat island, the able-bodied catboat Swallow, and the two intrepid Amazons, Nancy and Peggy Blackett.
In this latest adventure, the Walker family has come to Harwich to wait for Commander Walker’s return.
As usual, the children can’t stay away from boats, and this time they meet young Jim Brading, skipper of the well-found sloop Goblin.
Fun turns to high drama when the anchor drags, and the four young sailors find themselves drifting out to sea – sweeping across to Holland in the midst of a full gale!
A sheltered girl. A wild horse. An unforgettable journey.
Maya lives like a captive at Grandmother’s. But then she moves to the vast Wyoming wilderness where her mother’s family awaits.
They challenge Maya to confront the truth about who she is. And a mysterious mustang called Artemisia waits, too.
She holds the key to Maya’s freedom. But to find it, Maya will have to risk everything, including her life.
Author Sherry Shahan’s dramatic story displays perceptive insights into the conflicted hearts and minds of teenagers, as well as a thorough understanding of the natural world and technical details of mountaineering.
With the help of a prince and an apprentice wizard, Wren strives to rescue her best friend, a princess named Tess, from the fortress of a wicked king. Reissue.
Rosemary has nowhere to go when her beloved mother dies. She has never met her father-the outlaw Robin Hood and she’s grown up among the woodland creatures her mother loved.
So she decides to change her name to Rowan, disguise herself as a boy, and undertake a perilous journey through Sherwood Forest, in search of Robin Hood.
How will she find him? And will he offer her a home?
Lionel won’t learn to fight, so he is banished by his warrior father, Lionclaw.
The boy soon finds a home in Sherwood Forest with a band of outcasts led by Rowan Hood, daughter of Robin.
When Lionclaw vows to destroy them, Lionel knows he must finally fight for what is right.
Peter is thrilled to join his parents on an expedition to Greenland.
Thea has never seen the sun. Her extraordinary people, suspected of witchcraft and nearly driven to extinction, have retreated to a secret world they’ve built deep inside the arctic ice.
As Thea dreams of a path to Earth’s surface, Peter’s search for answers brings him ever closer to her hidden home in this dazzling tale of mystery, science, and adventure at the top of the world.
First time children’s novelist Trenton Lee Stewart takes readers on an adventure that puts friends, family, and foe to the test.
Are you up to the challenge?
Throughout their six-month-long journey down the Greenland Strait, two brothers face bitter cold, starvation, and most frightening of all, vicious polar bears.
This thrilling new adventure story from bestselling author Theodore Taylor is a moving testament to the bond between brothers — and to the strength of the human spirit.
New York Times best-selling author Megan Whalen Turner’s entrancing and award-winning Queen’s Thief novels bring to life the world of the epics and feature one of the most charismatic and incorrigible characters of fiction, Eugenides the thief.
Megan Whalen Turner’s Queen’s Thief novels are rich with political machinations and intrigue, battles lost and won, dangerous journeys, divine intervention, power, passion, revenge, and deception.
Living alone in her wagon on the outskirts of a small town while waiting for her father’s return, Rizka, a Gypsy and a trickster, exposes the ridiculous foibles of some of the townspeople.
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