The phantom tollbooth by Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer in OutlooK-12 Magazine

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Scholastic’s Parent and Child, The New York Public Library and have compiled lists of more than 100 books that they consider must-reads. We sifted through their choices and came up with our own top 10 books for children of all ages – and you can find most of them in your neighborhood or school library. Let us know if you agree. Here's one of our picks.

AGES 8 - 10

1988. 272 pp. ISBN: 978- 0394820378. Publisher: Bullseye Books (imprint of Alfred A. Knopf) Reprint edition Milo is bored with his life. When a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room, he drives through only because he’s got nothing better to do. But on the other side of the booth, things seem different. Milo jumps to the Island of Conclusions learns about time from a ticking watchdog named Tock and even embarks on a quest to rescue Rhyme and Reason. Somewhere along the way, Milo realizes he was wrong about everything. Life is far from dull. It’s interesting and exciting.