The Bad Beginning
- FINALIST Audie Children's Titles 2005
ADVENTURE | FAMILY | HUMOUR
- ARDAGH, Philip: The Eddie Dickens Series (Faber&Faber 2000ff.) comic adventures of Eddie who lives with his Great unt and Great Uncle at Awful End.
- PILKEY. Dave: The Captain Underpants Series (Scholastic 1997ff.) silly children's series about two fourth-garders.
- PULLMAN, Philip: Count Karlstein (Catto&Windus 1982) wicked Count Karlstein tries to get rid of his orphaned nieces.
- ROWLING, J. K. : The Harry Potter Series (Bloomsbury 1997-2007) the most famous orphan of all.
- STEWART, Trenton Lee: The Mysterious Benedict Society (Little, Brown and Company 2007) four kids: honest, all remarkably talented and all orphans.