Around the World in 5 Books for Kids Ages 7 to 9

Written by Pat O’Neill

One of the greatest things about a book is its ability to transport you through space and time, to places real or imagined. For kids who are building confidence on the path to reading independently, help them find their footing with books that ignite their sense of adventure.

Children looking for a literary voyage on a global scale will love these five books, available now as a set in Literati’s Club Sage.

The Road to Oregon City, by Jesse Wiley

Dare to go even more low-tech than the floppy disk-based games of our youth and send your child down the Oregon Trail with this Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style book. With 22 different endings, kids will put their decision-making skills to the test with all the drama of a real-life adventure (without the rattlesnakes). Every decision counts, so choose wisely if you want to make it all the way to Oregon City!

Love this book? Receive it today along with the others on this list when you sign up for Literati’s Club Sage.

Around the World Mazes, by Sam Smith

Can you help rescue stranded researchers in the Arctic? How about navigating a tuk-tuk through a busy marketplace in southern Asia? Trek across continents, navigate oceans, and explore outer space on this quest of global mazes. With its vivid and immersive illustrations, this is a book you could fall into for days, so be sure to bring a snack.

Love this book? Receive it today along with the others on this list when you sign up for Literati’s Club Sage.

The Mystery of the Missing Lion, by Alexander McCall Smith

From the acclaimed author of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency comes a mystery from the very beginning of Precious Ramotswe’s career. Young Precious is off on an exciting adventure to visit her aunt at a safari camp in Botswana and a film is being shot on location during her visit. All goes well until the film’s star, Teddy the lion, goes missing. Never fear: Our trusty detective Precious is on the case!

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The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame

This beloved classic tale was adapted from a set of bedtime stories for author Kenneth Grahame’s son. Join the sometimes-naughty-but-mainly-charming animals of the Wild Wood as they frolic in and out of trouble across the beautiful English countryside. A dozen full-page color drawings by acclaimed illustrator Arthur Rackham make this volume a keepsake for the ages.

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Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, by Lenore Look

Alvin is afraid of everything — and I mean everything. So when his dad proposes a family trip to visit relatives in China, Alvin’s anxiety is at an all-time high. So many things could go wrong! Luckily, the things we fear most can end up being the best experiences of our lives. Hang on until the end to see if Alvin agrees (and survives!).

Love this book? Receive it today along with the others on this list when you sign up for Literati’s Club Sage.

To receive all five of these globetrotting, world-building books in your welcome experience, sign up for Literati’s Club Sage today and use offer code GLOBALSAGE at checkout. Books available for a limited-time only while supplies last.

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