Doug reading to Sarah in the "Reading Bear"

Drawing by Sarah Mink

10-year-old favorites include:

Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling (She'e read the first three 7 times!)
Redwall books by Brian Jacques
any book by Dick King-Smith or Roald Dahl, or Paula Danziger
Babysitters Club (She's still trying to read all of the over 300 books.)
Nancy Drew mysteries
any book by Beverly Cleary; Sarah has grown up with Ramona, who is now the same age as she is. We visited Ramona's neighborhood, in Portland, Oregon in 2000.
Sarah also likes to hike with her best friend Gabriela.

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