Savvy Chic

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Great Children’s Books–part 2 June 8, 2007

Filed under: books,children,kids — savvychic @ 8:59 am

Chapter Books (Ages 6 to18+)

Complied by Laura Lund, Glenna Anderson, and Courtney Davies

You know that your children will read. They will read books and they will read magazines and they will read newspapers. Cultivate within them a taste for the best. Expose them to good books.” -Gordon B. Hinckley

(Alcott) Little Men

(Alcott) Little Women

(Atwater) Mr. Popper’s Penguins

(Austen) Pride and Prejudice

(Austen) Sense and Sensibility

(Avi) The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

(Babbitt) Tuck Everlasting

The Bible

The Book of Mormon

(Bronte) Jane Eyre

(Bronte) Wuthering Heights

(Burnett) The Secret Garden

(Cushman) The Midwife’s Apprentice

(DeFoe) Robinson Crusoe

(DiCamillo) The Tale of Despereaux

(Dickens) David Copperfield

(Dickens) A Christmas Carol

(Dutton) My Side of the Mountain

(Enright) Thimble Summer

(Field) Calico Bush

(Fitzgerald) The Great Brain

(Fleischman) The Giant Rat of Sumatra

(Fleischman) The Whipping Boy

(Forbes) Johnny Tremain

(Frank) Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

(Gannett) My Father’s Dragon

(Gilbreth & Carey) Cheaper by the Dozen

(Hale) Princess Academy

(Henry) Misty of Chincoteague

(Holm) North to Freedom

(Hunt) Across Five Aprils

(Jacques) Redwall

(Kipling) The Jungle Book

(Konigsburg) From the Mixed-up Files

      of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

(Latham) Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

(Latham) This Dear-Bought Land

(Lawson) Rabbit Hill

(Levine) Ella Enchanted

(L’Engle) A Wrinkle in Time (series)

(L’Engle) And Both Were Young

(L’Engle) A Ring of Endless Light (series)

(Lenski) Strawberry Girl

(Lewis) The Chronicles of Narnia

(Lofting) The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle

(London) White Fang

(Lowry) Number the Stars

(MacLachlan) Sarah, Plain and Tall

(Montgomery) Anne of Green Gables (series)

(More) Utopia

(O’Brien) Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

(O’Dell) Island of the Blue Dolphins

(Park) A Single Shard

(Paterson) Bridge to Terabithia

(Paulsen) Hatchet

(Peck) A Long Way From Chicago

(Peck) A Year Down Yonder

(Pene du Bois) The Twenty-One Balloons

(Pittman) A Grain of Rice

(Rawlings) The Yearling

(Rawls) The Summer of the Monkeys

(Rawls) Where the Red Fern Grows

(Sachar) Holes

(Selden) The Cricket in Times Square

(Shakespeare) Hamlet

(Shakespeare) Julius Caesar

(Shakespeare) Romeo & Juliet

(Speare) The Bronze Bow

(Speare) The Sign of the Beaver

(Speare) The Witch of Blackbird Pond

(Spinelli) Stargirl

(Stevenson) Treasure Island

(Taylor) Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

(Ten Boom) The Hiding Place

(Thoreau) Walden

(Tolkien) The Hobbit

(Tolkien) The Lord of the Rings

(Twain) Joan of Arc

(Twain) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

(Twain) The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

(Verne) A Journey to the Center of the Earth

(Verne) Around the World in Eighty Days

(White) Stuart Little

(Wrede) Dealing With Dragons (series)

(Wyss) The Swiss Family Robinson

 

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