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A bear called Paddington Cover
Michael Bond
Peggy Fortnum
A very small bear found by Mr. and Mrs. Brown at Paddington station becomes one of the family.
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Aug 17, 2011
A wizard of earthsea Cover
Ursula K. Le Guin
Ruth Robbins
A boy grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world as an apprentice to the Master Wizard.
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Aug 17, 2011
A wrinkle in time Cover
Madeleine L'Engle
Meg, Charles Wallace, and next-door neighbor Calvin go into space and through time to rescue Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while working on a secret project. The children's intergalactic search leads them to a confrontation with the forces of evil on the planet Camazotz, where conformity means survival.
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Aug 17, 2011
Across five Aprils Cover
Irene Hunt
At nine, Jethro is excited by the prospect of a civil war coming to the country. When the nation really does go to war, his brothers and friends go in different directions, fighting for either the North or the South. Jethro begins to understand how devastating war really is to family and nation.
J FIC Hun
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Aug 17, 2011
Adventures of Tom Sawyer Cover
Mark Twain
The adventures of Tom Sawyer and his friend, Huck Finn, in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century, as he plays hookey on an island, witnesses a crime, hunts for pirates' treasure, and becomes lost in a cave.
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Aug 17, 2011
Alice's adventures in Wonderland Cover
Lewis Carroll
Helen Oxenbury
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
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Aug 17, 2011
All-of-a-kind family Cover
Sydney Taylor
It's the turn of the century in New York's Lower East Side and a sense of adventure and excitement abounds for five young sisters -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte and Gertie. Follow along as they search for hidden buttons while dusting Mama's front parlor, or explore the basement warehouse of Papa's peddler's shop on rainy days. The five girls enjoy doing everything together, especially when it involves holidays and surprises. But no one could have prepared them for the biggest surprise of all!
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Aug 17, 2011
Anastasia Krupnik Cover
Lois Lowry
Diane De Groat
Anastasia's 10th year has some good things like falling in love and really getting to know her grandmother and some bad things like finding out about an impending baby brother.
J FIC Low
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Aug 17, 2011
Anne of Green Gables Cover
L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery
Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.
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Aug 17, 2011
Bambi : a life in the woods Cover
Felix Salten
Barbara Cooney
The classic tale of a young deer and his animal friends.
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Aug 17, 2011
Beezus and Ramona Cover
Beverly Cleary
Louis Darling
Beezus' biggest problem was her 4-year-old sister Ramona. Even though Beezus knew sisters were supposed to love each other, with a sister like Ramona, it seemed impossible.
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Aug 17, 2011
Ben and me Cover
Robert Lawson
Benjamin Franklin's companion, Amos the mouse, recounts how he was responsible for Franklin's inventions and discoveries.
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Aug 17, 2011
Betsy-Tacy Cover
Maud Hart Lovelace
Lois Lenski
After Betsy Ray moves into the house across the street from Tacy Kelly, the five-year-olds become inseparable friends. The Betsy Tacy series is classic juvenile fiction.
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Aug 17, 2011
Big Red Cover
Jim Kjelgaard
Bob Kuhn
From the moment Danny sees the beautiful Irish setter, he knows Red is the dog for him. Fast and smart, strong and noble, Red is the only dog Danny wants by his side. Soon, neither boy nor dog can stand to be apart.
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Aug 17, 2011
Black Beauty Cover
Anna Sewell
A horse tells the story of his life in nineteenth-century England, and his treatment under many different masters, from a kind country squire to all kinds of drivers when he was let out for hire.
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Aug 17, 2011
Caddie Woodlawn Cover
Carol Ryrie Brink
Trina Schart Hyman
The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.
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Aug 17, 2011
Charlie and the chocolate factory Cover
Roald Dahl
Quentin Blake
Charlie and five others draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy factory that no outsider has seen in 15 years. Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world.
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Aug 17, 2011
Charlotte's web Cover
E. B. White
Garth Williams
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him. This is the best -- don't miss it.
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May 31, 2011
Chocolate fever Cover
Robert Kimmel Smith
Gioia Fiammenghi
You've heard of too much of a good thing? You've never heard of it the way it happens to Henry Green. Henry's a chocolate maven, first class. No, that's too mild. Henry's absolutely freaky over chocolate, loco over cocoa. He can't get enough, until--aarrrfh! Brown spots, brown bumps all over Henry!
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Aug 17, 2011
Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective Cover
Donald J. Sobol
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Nov 18, 2011
From the mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, written and illustrated by E. L. Konigsburg Cover
E. L Konigsburg
Having carefully planned how and to where they will run away, Claudia and her little brother, James (and his money), board a bus, head to New York City, and go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There they hide in washrooms, sleep on ancient beds, and get involved in solving an exciting mystery.
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Aug 17, 2011
Gentle Ben Cover
Walt Morey
John Schoenherr
Traces the friendship between a boy and a bear in the rugged Alaskan Territory.
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Aug 17, 2011
Half magic Cover
Edward Eager
N. M. Bodecker
Four children looking forward to an ordinary summer enjoy a series of fantastic adventures by double-wishing on an ancient coin.
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Nov 18, 2011
Harriet, the spy Cover
Louise Fitzhugh
Eleven-year-old Harriet keeps notes on her classmates and neighbors in a secret notebook, but when some of the students read the notebook, they seek revenge.
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Aug 17, 2011
Hatchet Cover
Gary Paulsen
After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.
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Aug 17, 2011
Heidi Cover
Johanna Spyri
Helen B Dole
William Sharp
A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.
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Aug 17, 2011
Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Cover
Betty Bard MacDonald
Hilary Knight
A woman with a magic way of curing children's bad habits tries her hand with a bully, a whisperer, and a slowpoke and formulates cures for a show-off and a crybaby.
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Aug 17, 2011
Homer Price Cover
Robert McCloskey
Six episodes in the life of Homer Price including one in which he and his pet skunk capture four bandits and another about a donut machine on the rampage.
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Aug 17, 2011
How to eat fried worms Cover
Thomas Rockwell
Emily Arnold McCully
Two boys set out to prove that worms can make a delicious meal.
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Aug 17, 2011
Humbug Mountain Cover
Sid Fleischman
Eric Von Schmidt
<p>A young boy and his wandering family foil villains and rout nasty varmints as they make a home for themselves in a beached boat on the banks of the Missouri.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Cover
Bette Lord
Marc Simont
<p>In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn where she becomes Americanized at school, in her apartment building, and by her love for baseball.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
Island of the Blue Dolphins Cover
Scott O'Dell
Accidentally left behind when her tribe flees, Karana spends eighteen years alone on an island off the coast of California. Her courage and resourcefulness help her to survive and to fill her life with moments of beauty and happiness.
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Aug 17, 2011
Jeremy Thatcher, dragon hatcher Cover
Bruce Coville
Gary A. Lippincott
Small for his age but artistically talented, twelve-year-old Jeremy Thatcher unknowingly buys a dragon's egg.
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Aug 17, 2011
Jim Dale performs A Christmas carol: y Charles Dickens Cover
Charles Dickens
Jim Dale
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
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Aug 17, 2011
Johnny Tremain Cover
Esther Forbes
Lynd Ward
The story of a young Boston apprentice and the events leading up to the Revolutionary War.
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Aug 17, 2011
Lassie come-home Cover
Eric Knight
<p>A collie undertakes a thousand-mile journey in order to once again meet her former master at the school gate.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
Little house in the big woods Cover
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Garth Williams
Laura Ingalls's story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Four-year-old Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog, Jack.
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Aug 17, 2011
Little women Cover
Louisa May Alcott
James Prunier
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in nineteenth-century New England. Includes illustrated notes throughout the text explaining the historical background of the story.
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Aug 17, 2011
Mary Poppins Cover
P. L. (Pamela Lyndon) Travers
Mary Shepard
An extraordinary English nanny blows in on the East Wind with her parrot-headed umbrella and magic carpetbag and introduces her charges, Jane and Michael, to some delightful people and experiences.
J FIC Tra
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Aug 17, 2011
Miss Pickerell goes to Mars Cover
Ellen MacGregor
Paul Galdone
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Nov 18, 2011
Mr. Popper's penguins Cover
Richard Tupper Atwater
Florence Atwater
undefined Lawson
From the moment he is given a penguin as a pet, Mr. popper's life starts changing. Her converts his basement into an ice rink, finds a friend for his lonely bird, and suddenly has twelve penguins to feed instead of one.
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Aug 17, 2011
My father's dragon Cover
Ruth Stiles Gannett
Ruth Chrisman Gannett
<p>An old alley cat convinces the narrator&#39;s father to rescue a baby dragon being used as a ferry by the animals of faraway Wild Island. With chewing gum, toothpaste, lollypops, and ribbons, the little boy keeps lions and tigers from eating him as he tries to rescue the little dragon.</p>
J FIC Gan
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Nov 18, 2011
My friend Flicka Cover
Mary O'Hara
Through his intense devotion to the colt, Flicka, a young boy, living on a Wyoming ranch, begins to learn about responsibility and gain a better understanding of his brusque father.
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Aug 17, 2011
My side of the mountain Cover
Jean Craighead George
Tired of living in a crowded city apartment, Sam Gribley runs away from home and heads for his Grandpa Gribley's long-lost homestead in the Catskill mountains. For a year he stays alone, learning to live off the land, hollowing out a tree for a home, taming a falcon, and using every bit of ingenuity and resourcefulness he has to survive.
J FIC Geo
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Aug 17, 2011
National Velvet Cover
Enid Bagnold
<p>A fourteen-year-old English girl wins a horse in a raffle, trains it, and rides it in the Grand National steeplechase.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
Old Yeller Cover
Fred Gipson
Carl Burger
Left to help care for the homestead while his father takes their cattle to Kansas, fourteen-year-old Travis initially resents the intrusion of the big yellow dog. The dog proves his worth by rescuing little Arliss from a bear and Travis from wild hogs, guaranteeing himself a home.
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Aug 17, 2011
Peter Pan Cover
J. M. (James Matthew) Barrie
Greg Hildebrandt
The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up
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Aug 17, 2011
Pippi Longstocking Cover
Astrid Lindgren
Florence Lamborn
Louis S. Glanzman
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.
J FIC Lin
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Aug 17, 2011
Pollyanna Cover
Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
When orphaned eleven-year-old Pollyanna comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly, her philosophy of gladness brings happiness to her aunt and other unhappy members of the community.
J FIC Por
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Aug 17, 2011
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Cover
Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
This classic story of a young girl growing up in the American state of Maine at the end of the l9th century follows Rebecca's life, education and escapades through the next seven years until the day, as the new mistress of her aunts' old brick house, she begins her adult life.
J FIC Wig
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Aug 17, 2011
Robinson Crusoe Cover
Daniel Defoe
During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600's an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island.
J FIC Def
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Aug 17, 2011
Sounder Cover
William Howard Armstrong
James Barkley
The great coon dog, Sounder, has a great loyalty to the black sharecropper and his family. But not even Sounder can save his master when hunger drives the man to steal food.
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Aug 17, 2011
Stone Fox Cover
John Reynolds Gardiner
Marcia Sewall
Little Willie hopes to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm with the purse from a dog sled race he enters.
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Aug 17, 2011
Strawberry girl Cover
Lois Lenski
Birdie's family wants to make a good living growing strawberries and oranges in turn-of-the-century Florida. Unfortunately their shiftless neighbors, the Slaters, fight them every step of the way.
J FIC Len
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Aug 17, 2011
Summer of my German soldier Cover
Bette Greene
Sheltering an escaped German prisoner of war is the beginning of some shattering experiences for a 12-year-old Jewish girl in Arkansas.
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Aug 17, 2011
Superfudge Cover
Judy Blume
Peter describes the highs and lows of life with his younger brother Fudge.
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Aug 17, 2011
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn Cover
Mark Twain
The adventures of Huck Finn and the runaway slave, Jim, as they travel down the Mississippi River on a raft toward freedom, meeting along the way an entertaining assortment of characters, challenging adventures, and danger.
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Aug 17, 2011
The black stallion Cover
Walter Farley
Pulled to a desert island by a wild black stallion he has freed during a shipwreck at sea, then rescued by a southbound freighter, a seventeen-year-old boy befriends the horse, trains him by night, and rides him to victory in a match race.
J FIC
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Aug 17, 2011
The book of three Cover
Lloyd Alexander
Taran, the assistant pig-keeper, longs to be a hero. He begins his journey with a strange assortment of companions on a dangerous mission to save his beloved land, Prydain.
J FIC Ale
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Aug 17, 2011
The Borrowers Cover
Mary Norton
Beth Krush
Joe Krush
Miniature people who live in an old country house by borrowing things from the humans are forced to emigrate from their home under the clock.
J FIC Nor
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Mar 27, 2012
The boxcar children Cover
Gertrude Chandler Warner
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny are orphans. Determined to make it on their own, they set out to find a safe place to live. They discover an old, red boxcar that provides shelter from a storm. Against all odds, they make it into their home--and become The Boxcar Children. Any of the books in this series are a great choice!
J FIC War
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Aug 17, 2011
The cabin faced west Cover
Jean Fritz
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Nov 18, 2011
The cay Cover
Theodore Taylor
When the freighter on which they are traveling is torpedoed by a German submarine during World War II, a twelve-year-old white boy, blinded by a blow on the head, and an old Negro are stranded on a small desert island in the Caribbean where the boy acquires a new kind of vision, courage, and love from his old companion.
J FIC Tay
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Aug 17, 2011
The complete tales of Winnie-the-Pooh Cover
A. A. (Alan Alexander) Milne
Ernest H. Shepard
This deluxe volume brings all of the Pooh stories together in one full-color, large-format book with complete and unabridged text and illustrations.
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Aug 17, 2011
The courage of Sarah Noble Cover
Alice Dalgliesh
Leonard Weisgard
<p>An eight-year-old girl finds courage to go alone with her father to build a new home in the Connecticut wilderness, and to stay with the Indians when her father goes back to bring the rest of the family.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
The cricket in Times Square Cover
George Selden
Garth Williams
The adventures of a country cricket who unintentionally arrives in New York and is befriended by Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat.
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Aug 17, 2011
The dark is rising Cover
Susan Cooper
Alan E. Cober
On his eleventh birthday Will Stanton discovers that he is the last of the Old Ones, destined to seek the six magical Signs that will enable the Old Ones to triumph over the evil forces of the Dark.
J FIC Coo
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Aug 17, 2011
The door in the wall Cover
Marguerite De Angeli
Crippled by a strange disease, Robin is ready to give up since he knows he will never be a knight. Then the monks help him to find ways to gain strength and courage and ultimately to play an important role in saving his medieval city.
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Aug 17, 2011
The Egypt game Cover
Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Alton Raible
A group of children, entranced with the study of Egypt, play their own Egypt game, are visited by a secret oracle, become involved in a murder, and befriend the Professor before they move on to new interests, such as Gypsies.
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Aug 17, 2011
The enormous egg Cover
Oliver Butterworth
Illustrated by Louis Darling. A young boy finds a giant egg on his family farm which hatches into a baby triceratops.
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Aug 17, 2011
The ghost belonged to me Cover
Richard Peck
<p>In 1913 in the Midwest a quartet of characters share adventures from exploding steamboats to &quot;exorcizing&quot; a ghost.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe Cover
Penelope Lively
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Nov 18, 2011
The great brain Cover
John Dennis Fitzgerald
Mercer Mayer
<p>In a small town in turn-of-the-century Utah, a precocious boy hatches scheme after scheme to gain prestige and money.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
The hobbit ; or, There and back again Cover
J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien
The adventures of the well-to-do hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, who lived happily in his comfortable home until a wandering wizard granted his wish. Continue on with the Lord of the Rings trilogy for further reading!
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Aug 17, 2011
The house of Dies Drear. Cover
Virginia Hamilton
A family tries to unravel the secrets of their new home which was once a stop on the Underground Railroad.
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Aug 17, 2011
The house with a clock in its walls Cover
John Bellairs
A boy goes to live with his magician uncle in a mansion that has a clock hidden in the walls which is ticking off the minutes until doomsday.
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Nov 18, 2011
The incredible journey Cover
Sheila Every Burnford
A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family.
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Aug 17, 2011
The Indian in the cupboard Cover
Lynne Reid Banks
Brock Cole
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him.
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Aug 17, 2011
The jungle book Cover
Rudyard Kipling
Presents the adventures of Mowgli, the "man-cub," abandoned as a baby by his parents and raised by the wolves in the wilds of the jungle.
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Aug 17, 2011
The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe Cover
C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis
Pauline Baynes
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter. Check out additional books from this series for more fun reading!
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Aug 17, 2011
The little prince Cover
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Katherine Woods, translator
An aviator, whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert, encounters a little man from a small planet who describes his adventures in the universe, seeking the secret of what is really important in life.
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Mar 26, 2014
The merry adventures of Robin Hood of great renown in Nottinghamshire Cover
Howard Pyle
Recounts the adventures of Robin Hood, who slew a deer on a wager, became an outlaw in Sherwood Forest, and collected around him a merry band, including Little John, Allan a Dale, Friar Tuck, and Will Stutely.
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Aug 17, 2011
The midnight fox Cover
Betsy Cromer Byars
Ann Grifalconi
<p>Tony dislikes spending the summer on his aunt&#39;s farm until he discovers a black fox in the forest and tracks her to her den.</p>
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Nov 18, 2011
The midwife's apprentice Cover
Karen Cushman
In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl is taken in by a sharp-tempered midwife, and in spite of obstacles and hardship, eventually gains the three things she most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world.
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Aug 17, 2011
The Moffats Cover
Eleanor Estes
Louis Slobodkin
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Aug 17, 2011
The phantom tollbooth Cover
Norton Juster
Jules Feiffer
A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and numbers that provides a cure for his boredom.
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Aug 17, 2011
The pushcart war Cover
Jean Merrill
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Nov 18, 2011
The rescuers Cover
Margery Sharp
Garth Williams
Two enterprising mice rescue a Norwegian poet from the dungeon of the Black Castle.
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Aug 17, 2011
The secret garden Cover
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Tasha Tudor
Ten-year old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and mysteries of a locked garden.
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Aug 17, 2011
The sign of the beaver Cover
Elizabeth George Speare
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills.
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Aug 17, 2011
The story of Doctor Dolittle, Cover
Hugh Lofting
The adventures of a kind-hearted doctor, who is fond of animals and understands their language, as he travels to Africa with some of his favorite pets to cure the monkeys of a terrible sickness.
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Aug 17, 2011
The Swiss Family Robinson Cover
Johann David Wyss
William Henry Giles Kingston
Lynd Ward
When a Swiss couple and their four sons are shipwrecked on an isolated island, they adapt to their "New Switzerland" using many imaginative methods of farming and animal taming.
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Aug 17, 2011
The true confessions of Charlotte Doyle Cover
1937- Avi
As the lone "young lady" on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, Charlotte learns that the captain is murderous and the crew rebellious.
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Aug 17, 2011
The twenty-one balloons Cover
William Pène Du Bois
Professor Sherman leaves San Francisco in one hot air balloon and three weeks later is found in the Atlantic Ocean, clinging to the remains of twenty balloons and refusing to tell how he got there.
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Aug 17, 2011
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 Cover
Christopher Paul Curtis
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.
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Aug 17, 2011
The white stag Cover
Kate Seredy
Based on legends about the founding of Hungary, this stirring story begins with Nimrod receiving a prophesy from God. He tells his people to follow the White Stag and Nimrod's sons to the west. During their long and dangerous journey, the people move valiantly westward until the birth of Attila, who one day leads them heroically into what becomes Hungary.
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Aug 17, 2011
The wolves of Willoughby Chase. Illustrated by Pat Marriott Cover
Joan Aiken
When her parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage, Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia are left in the cruel care of Miss Slighcarp. Together with Simon the Gooseboy, they make a daring escape, but they must find a way to wrest Willoughby Chase from Miss Slighcarp's evil clutches
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Aug 17, 2011
The wonderful flight to the Mushroom Planet Cover
Eleanor Cameron
Robert Henneberger
A mystery man inspires two boys to build a space ship which takes them to the planet of Basidium to help the Mushroom people.
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Aug 17, 2011
The wonderful Wizard of Oz Cover
L. Frank (Lyman Frank) Baum
undefined Denslow
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.
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Aug 17, 2011
The yearling Cover
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
undefined Wyeth
A young boy living in the Florida backwoods is forced to decide the fate of a fawn he has lovingly raised as a pet.
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Aug 17, 2011
Tom's midnight garden Cover
Philippa Pearce
Susan Einzig
Tom is shipped off to live with his aunt and uncle when his brother, Peter, gets the measles.
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Aug 17, 2011
Tuck everlasting Cover
Natalie Babbitt
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing any older.
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Aug 17, 2011
Wait till Helen comes : a ghost story Cover
Mary Downing Hahn
Molly and Michael dislike their spooky new stepsister Heather but realize that they must try to save her when she seems ready to follow a ghost child to her doom.
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Aug 17, 2011
Wayside School is falling down Cover
Louis Sachar
Joel Schick
More humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, where students learn to tango, face the cafeteria's dreaded Mushroom Surprise, and study a hobo during Show and Tell. Sequel to "Sideways Stories from Wayside School."
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Aug 17, 2011
Where the lilies bloom Cover
Vera Cleaver
In the Great Smoky Mountains region, a fourteen-year-old girl struggles to keep her family together after their father dies.
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Nov 18, 2011
Where the red fern grows : the story of two dogs and a boy Cover
Wilson Rawls
Boy in Southern U.S.A. mountains trains two hunting dogs, who defend him to the death from danger.
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Aug 17, 2011
White Fang Cover
Jack London
Philippe Munch
The adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man.
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Aug 17, 2011
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Michael Bond
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