Traveling Books

Here are some agreeable choices for those times when you find yourself confined to a small space with individuals of different ages and interests –- also known as road trips or family vacations: 

The Wind in the WillowsThe Incredible JourneyThe Bad BeginningThe Goose Girl

The Graveyard BookHalf MagicCharlie and the Chocolate FactoryThe Game of Silence

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (an animal fantasy)
The Incredible Journey by Shelia Every Burnford (a feel-good animal story)
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (the first in the darkly humorous Series of Unfortunate Events)
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale (a retold Grimm fairy tale)
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (a ghost story)
Half Magic by Edward Eager (a fantasy adventure)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (a whimsical fantasy)
The Game of Silence by Louise Erdrich (a realistic Native American story set in 1850)