10 Great "Grownup" Books For Kids

06/17/2010 12:30 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Felisa Rogers Salon.com

Many kids are ready and willing to read books intended for adults, but selecting books with both kid-friendly style and content can be time consuming. Here are the results I've compiled through a process of trial and error. I decided not to include authors who are generally accepted as appropriate for young readers (J. R. R. Tolkien, Sir Arthur Conant Doyle, Jules Verne).

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