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12 best books for preteens

12 best books for preteens

3. 'Behind the Attic Wall,' by Sylvia Cassedy

In Sylvia Cassedy's novel, emotionally troubled teen Maggie undergoes transformation after after a fantastical discovery. Orphaned and unhappy in the home of her great aunts, the young girl stumbles upon two dolls living in secret within the grim house – dolls that teach Maggie how to love where her human caretakers have failed. 

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