From the list on for children with mind-blowing plot twists.
Who am I?
I hate surprises in real life, but in fiction, nothing beats a good plot twist. As both a reader and a writer, I love to get swept up in a story, especially when I’m not certain where it will take me or what will happen next. It’s like being on a thrilling ride! Each of the books on this list kept me guessing, caught me off guard, and made me shout “aha!”
Christyne's book list on for children with mind-blowing plot twists
Discover why each book is one of Christyne's favorite books.
Why did Christyne love this book?
I was intrigued by this book from the first page when Boy wakes up all alone on an island with no memory of who he is or how he got there. From there, Boy must piece together his identity while figuring out how to escape from the island and get back home – wherever that may be. The tone of the story is unsettling and mysterious, leading to a conclusion that is surprising, heartbreaking, and rewarding.
The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast
Why should I read it?
1 author picked The Boy, the Boat, and the Beast as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
"A poignant story." -School Library Journal
"An unforgettable, life-affirming tale." -Booklist
The Graveyard Book meets Hatchet in this eerie novel about a boy who is stranded on a mysterious beach, from debut author Samantha M. Clark.
A boy washes up on a mysterious, seemingly uninhabited beach. Who is he? How did he get there? The boy can't remember. When he sees a light shining over the foreboding wall of trees that surrounds the shore, he decides to follow it, in the hopes that it will lead him to answers. The boy's journey is a struggle for survival and a search…