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Best Children Adventure Books You Should Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Children Adventure books.

1. The Children’s Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy (2004)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadTravel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans. And join Odysseus on his journey through murky waters, facing obstacles like the terrifying Scylla and whirring Charybdis, the beautiful enchantress Circe, and the land of the raging Cyclôpes. Using narrative threads from The Iliad and The Odyssey, Padraic Colum weaves a stunning adventure with all the drama and power that Homer intended. #40,431 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #413 in Teen & Young Adult Fantasy Action & Adventure #10 in Teen & Young Adult Ancient Historical Fiction…
Author(s): Padraic Colum, Willy Pogany

2. The Boxcar Children Great Adventure 5-Book Set (2017)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadThis boxed set includes all 5 paperback books from the brand-new, very special Boxcar Children Great Adventure miniseries. Launched to time with the 75th Anniversary of the beloved brand, this is the first new series to debut under The Boxcar Children name in nearly 20 years.After finding a ceramic turtle in an old trunk, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are introduced to the Reddimus Society, a secret guild whose mission is to return lost artifacts to the museums and historic sites they were taken from. They just need the Aldens’ help in delivering them, along with the turtle, to the first return point at Acoma Pueblo…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner, Anthony VanArsdale

3. The Khipu and the Final Key (5) (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure) (2017)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadIn this all-new very special miniseries, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations—all around the world! The final leg of the Aldens' journey brings them to South America and to the Salt Flats in northern Argentina. But when they hit a dead end, they realize someone has tricked them in order to delay their plans! Returning to Buenos Aires, the Aldens connect with the Silvertons and are able to get back on track. But it is clear their rivals are closer than ever. The Aldens' final artifact is their most delicate…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner, Anthony VanArsdale

4. Seattle Family Adventures: City Escapades, Day Trips, Weekend Getaways, and Itineraries for Fun-Loving Families (2017)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadGet the inside scoop on the best family-friendly outings, activities, attractions, and day trips in the greater Seattle area in one comprehensive, portable guide.The Family Adventures guides are must-haves for local parents and visitors, as well as babysitters and other family members who want to explore Portland, Seattle, and the surrounding areas with kids. These go-to guides offer comprehensive ideas and listings appropriate for a wide array of ages, from babies and toddlers to young teens. Activities range from exploring children’s museums and other hands-on creative…
Author(s): Kate Calamusa

5. The Boxcar Children Bookshelf (The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Books 1-12) (2010)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadA deluxe Boxcar bookcase that contains 12 titles—The Boxcar Children Mysteries #1 through #12. Also included are Boxcar activities, poster, and accordion bookmark with title checklist. The bookcase can expand to hold up to 32 books. #6,062 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #58 in Children’s Mystery, Detective, & Spy #76 in Children’s Siblings Books (Books) #472 in Children’s Action & Adventure Books (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner

6. The Child Labor Reform Movement: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) (2013)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadIt’s the 1800s, and you are a child from a poor family. You have to go to work to keep from starving. Will you: Work as a pauper apprentice in an English factory? Emigrate from Ireland in order to work in the New England cloth mills? Make your living on the streets of New York City selling newspapers? Everything in this book happened to real people. And YOU CHOOSE what you do next. The choices you make could lead you to opportunity, to wealth, to poverty, or even to death. #628,494 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #120 in Children’s Law & Crime Books (Books) #4877 in Children’s History #16952 in Children’s Action &…
Author(s): Steven Otfinoski

7. The Boxcar Children Books 1-4 (1990)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadThe paperback editions of The Boxcar Children Mysteries: #1, The Boxcar Children; #2, Surprise Island; #3, The Yellow House Mystery; and #4, Mystery Ranch are offered together in a cardboard case. #946 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #11 in Children’s Mystery, Detective, & Spy #13 in Children’s Siblings Books (Books) #9 in Children’s Orphans & Foster Homes Books (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner

8. The Adventures of Geraldine Woolkins (Oak Forest Book 1) (2015)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadYoung Geraldine longs to have adventures as thrilling as those in the Book of Tales, the book her papa reads to her and her brother Button at night. More than that, she wants to be brave–a seemingly impossible task in a world where ravens throw black shadows over the earth and wolves prowl barren lands in search of their prey. But Geraldine is a mouse. The weakest of ground things. Why was she, who wants so much to be brave, created by God to be small and quivering?The book’s ten stories follow the Woolkins family—Papa, Mama, Geraldine, and…
Author(s): Karin Kaufman

9. The Detour of the Elephants (3) (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure) (2017)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadIn this all-new very special miniseries, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations―all around the world! The Aldens follow a clue to Beijing, China, where they uncover their next mission―to return a mysterious clay artifact to its rightful owner. Their journey leads them to a scenic section of the Great Wall, but a thief threatens to ruin their trip and endanger their precious cargo. The Aldens’ next clue brings them to an elephant reserve in Thailand, but when their contact acts suspiciously, they worry…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner, Anthony VanArsdale

10. NIrV, Adventure Bible for Early Readers, Paperback, Full Color (2014)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadTake your kids on an adventure through the Bible!The bestselling NIrV Adventure Bible® for Early Readers gets kids 6-10 excited about God’s Word! They will be captivated with the full-color features that make reading Scripture and memorizing their favorite verses engaging and fun. Along the way they’ll meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible. Most importantly, they’ll grow closer in their relationship with God.This Bible includes the complete New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) which is written at a third-grade reading level and based on the…
Author(s): Zondervan, Lawrence O. Richards

11. The Shackleton Sabotage (4) (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure) (2017)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadIn this all-new very special miniseries, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations—all around the world! The Aldens chart a course for Sydney, Australia, and as the children tour the famed Sydney Opera House, their next puzzle—and its key—falls right into their laps. They need to find the rightful owner of a rare Australian coin. Using their knowledge about Australia, the Aldens find the coin's owner, but a saboteur is again hot on their heels and…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner, Anthony VanArsdale

12. Journey on a Runaway Train (1) (The Boxcar Children Great Adventure) (2017)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadIn this all-new very special mini-series, the Aldens have been recruited by a secret society to return lost artifacts and treasures to their rightful locations―all around the world! After finding a painted turtle figurine, the Aldens are introduced to the Silverton family and Reddimus Society, a secret guild whose mission is to return lost artifacts and treasures to the sites they were taken from. The Aldens board a private train to New Mexico to return the turtle to its original home, and they encounter enemies of Reddimus along the way! The trip is a success… but instead of returning home,…
Author(s): Gertrude Chandler Warner, Anthony VanArsdale

13. Forest School Adventure: Outdoor Skills and Play for Children (2018)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadFrom essential bushcraft basics and Stone Age skills to joyful outdoor play, Forest School Adventure is packed with ideas to bring your little ones closer to nature and all its magical offerings. The book is divided into four sections―bushcraft, wild food, nature awareness, and games. Learn how to: Young children will be immersed in imaginative, messy play and crafts, while older ones can work on more complex activities like stone tool making and sourcing water. The idea of a forest school―an outdoor program that uses the woods and forests as a means to build independence and…
Author(s): Dan Westall, Naomi Walmsley

14. Primer Level – Lesson Book: Piano Adventures (1996)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should Read(Faber Piano Adventures ). The 2nd Edition Primer Lesson Book introduces the keyboard, note values, and the grand staff. Students play in C 5-finger scale patterns, develop recognition of steps and skips, and learn letter names independent of finger number. Musicianship is built through the use of dynamics and coloristic experimentation with the pedal. The book is organized into units which represent the major concepts and skills. As new units are introduced, earlier concepts and skills are constantly reviewed. #407 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1 in Piano (Books) #1…
Author(s): Nancy Faber, Randall Faber

15. Great Adventure Storybook: A Walk Through the Catholic Bible (2016)

Best Children Adventure Books You Should ReadThe Great Adventure Storybook helps students, children, and families learn the Bible together using the same color-coding and chronological approach as the adult Great Adventure Bible Timeline. This beautifully illustrated resource introduces God’s love story to children while helping them to understand how the Catholic Church is the body of Christ on Earth and shows them what part they play in God s plan. Build a foundation of faith with your family today! The Great Adventure Storybook: #87,603 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #942 in Catholicism (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for…
Author(s): Emily Cavins, Lisa Bromschwig, et al.

Best Children Adventure Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some children adventure books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Coloring Outside Autism's Lines: 50+ Activities, Adventures, and Celebrations for Families with Children with Autism

Author(s): Susan Walton
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Year: 2010, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 799119

Ape Adventures

Author(s): Catherine E. Chambers
Publisher: DK CHILDREN, Year: 2008, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 243832

Wagon Train Adventure

Author(s): John Kelly, Kate Simkins, Inklink
Publisher: DK CHILDREN, Year: 2008, Size: 21 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 395319

The Yoga Adventure for Children: Playing, Dancing, Moving, Breathing, Relaxing

Author(s): Helen Purperhart
Publisher: Hunter House, Year: 2007, Size: 33 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 713079

The Yoga Adventure for Children

Author(s):
Publisher: Hunter House Publishers, Hunter House SmartFun Books, Year: 2007, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 850703

Faux Paw's Adventures in the Internet: Keeping Children Safe Online

Author(s): Jacalyn Leavitt, Sally Linford, J. Chad Erekson, First Lady Laura Bush
Publisher: Wiley, Year: 2006, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 397104

Outback Adventure: AUSTRALIAN VACATION (DK READERS)

Author(s): Kate McLeod
Publisher: DK CHILDREN, Year: 2004, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 549147

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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