Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
A moving chapter book for older elementary children that addresses serious life issues. The Tuck family accidentally drank from a magic spring a long time ago and now have eternal life. The book delves into the difficulties of living forever for the Tuck family. They make the best of it that they can, but their lives become even more complicated when 10-year-old Winnie discovers their secret and develops a close relationship with Jesse Tuck, the youngest of the Tuck clan. While pursued by a man who has also discovered the Tuck’s secret and wants to use them for his own benefit, Winnie and the Tuck family experience many adventures and Winnie is faced with having to make a life-changing decision. The book is powerful and haunting and will stay with you long after you’ve finished reading it.