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The Artemis Fowl Series are Good Books for Tweens

by Bill Sweeney

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Good Books for Tweens

Finding good books for tweens can be a real challenge. A tween is a tough age, so it makes sense that a tween book would be a difficult thing to write as well. One series that my tweens, teens, and even mees (get it…me…) loves is the Artemis Fowl book series by Eoin Colfer. This book series checks all of the boxes for what my kids and I want in a book. These books are fun, clever, packed with laughs, and sports some great characters. Artemis Fowl is simply fantastic and meant to hold the interest and the imagination of  kids ages 9-12. But, in my opinion, it really works for kids a little bit younger and little bit older, too!

tween bookThe Fowl Twins

On November 5th, Eoin Colfer returns to the world of Artemis Fowl with The Fowl Twins! With all the hallmarks that made the Artemis Fowl series so popular, this hilarious spinoff adventure stars Artemis’ younger brothers, along with a nefarious nobleman, a shadowy nun, and a fairy intern, and a maverick troll.

The Fowl twins–scientist Myles, and Beckett, the force of nature–are left in the care of house security (NANNI) for a single night. This happened one week after their eleventh birthday! In that time they befriend a troll who has clawed his way through the earth’s crust to the surface. The troll is being chased by a nefarious nobleman and an interrogating nun, who both need the magical creature for their own gain, as well as a fairy-in-training who has been assigned to protect him. The boys and their new troll best friend escape and go on the run. Along the way they get shot at, kidnapped, buried, arrested, threatened, killed (temporarily), and discover that the strongest bond in the world is not the one forged by covalent electrons in adjacent atoms, but the one that exists between a pair of twins.

good books for tweensThe Author

Eoin Colfer is the author of the New York Times best-selling Artemis Fowl series and Ireland’s laureate for children’s literature in 2014. The author lives with his wife and two sons in Dublin, Ireland. Best thing yet, he”s there right now working on the next Fowl twins novel!!

Enter To Win

Are you ready for a really FOWL EVENT??? Embark on a new adventure featuring fairies, trolls, and the Fowl family. Get ready to enjoy those night time reads with your tweens again!!

Enter below for a chance to win a copy of The Fowl Twins and a “FOWL X2” branded sweatshirt.

The Fowl Twins Book Prize Pack

Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing and samples provided by Disney Book Group.

tween bookFind Out More

This fantastic book will be online and in stores November 5, 2019!! Published by Disney-Hyperion, this is a must-read for my family. I think it could be for your family as well!!

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The Artemis Fowl Series are Good Books for Tweens was last modified: October 29th, 2019 by Bill Sweeney

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17 comments

Jennifer October 29, 2019 - 3:11 PM

As a bookseller, this is one of my FAVORITE series to recommend. It works for the ravenous reader AND the reluctant reader. There is no inappropriate content, and is great for the younger kids that are on a higher reading level, and older kids that may be below their reading level.

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Colleen October 30, 2019 - 6:43 AM

My kids love this series. I love them, too. They’re exciting, and they have a lot of heart. They keep reading interesting, and that’s key. No one wants to read a boring book!

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Emman Damian October 30, 2019 - 12:56 PM

This is the first time I heard about Artemis Fowl Series. It looks like a great book. I love the cover too!

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Emily Zielinski October 30, 2019 - 7:23 PM

This looks like a great series! I love the fall decor on your mantlepiece too 😀

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Elicitfolio October 30, 2019 - 9:22 PM

I’ve never heard of this series! I will have to check it out!

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Krisy from Kronicles October 31, 2019 - 4:19 AM

This actually looks interesting! I would have to look more into the series!

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Frederique October 31, 2019 - 7:27 AM

That sounds like a great series. I think my son would enjoy these!

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joy October 31, 2019 - 5:47 PM

sounds like a fun series. two points for disney publishing. and the sweater is well designed.

Joy at The Joyous Living

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Steph S October 31, 2019 - 7:29 PM

It’s so important to encourage reading rather than video games! This is a great list of books for youth!

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Gervin Khan November 1, 2019 - 1:43 AM

It sounds great, I also heard of that from my co-workers. So I guest it’s a great recommendation.

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Melanie williams November 1, 2019 - 12:04 PM

This looks like a fab book. Would make a great Christmas stocking filler x

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Brianna S November 1, 2019 - 3:44 PM

This sounds awesome! I need to get it for my nephew!

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WanderlustBeautyDreams November 1, 2019 - 6:49 PM

Sounds like a great series. I will have to pick it up for my nephew!

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littlemisadvencha November 2, 2019 - 3:59 AM

reading books should always be a part of a teen’s life in this digital world. i love seeing kids really finding the time to read books. 🙂
Cha at Little MisadvenCHA

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Jessie November 2, 2019 - 7:19 PM

Good books for tweens can be so hard!!! This is the best, definitely saving!

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Amy Z. November 9, 2019 - 9:15 PM

I’d love to give this to my kids to read!

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Melissa L. November 9, 2019 - 11:42 PM

I would give this to my nephew. Thanks for the giveaway!

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