Book Recommendations



An Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Call it Courage by Armstrong Sperry

Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

My Antonia by Willa Cather

Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson 

The Call of the Wild by Jack London 

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien 

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett 

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame 

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings 

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls 

General Fiction

Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff

Blue Willow by Doris Gates

Johnny Tremain by Esther Hoskins Forbes

Letters from Rifka byKaren Hesse

Lyddie by Katherine Paterson

Men of Iron by Howard Pyle

Mr. Tucket by Gary Paulsen

Rascal by Sterling North

Redwallby Brian Jacques

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

Sounder by William H. Armstrong

Steal Away by Jennifer Armstrong

The Borrowers by Mary Norton 

The House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert DeJong

The Miracle Worker by Willian Gibson 

The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo 

Tree Castle Island by Jean Craighead George

The Cay by Theodore Taylor

The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell 

Watership Down by Richard Adams 

Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb


America's Paul Revere by Esther Hoskins Forbes 

Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates 

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham 

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman 

Joni: An Unforgettable Story by Joni Eareckson Tada 

Not a Tame Lion: The Spiritual Legacy of C.S. Lewis and the Chronicles of Narnia by Terry Glaspey 

The Diary of a Young Girl by Ann Frank 

Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington

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