The top ten reasons are 1.First book in a series-will encourage kids to keep reading, 2. Teaches the importance of friendship, 3. Teaches responsibility, 4. Learn to overcome fears to do the right thing, 5. Can relate to the themes or situations, 6. Good heroic figures, 7. Good plot, 8. It is unique, 9. Relatable character’s, 10. You don’t know what to expect next.