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Children readingPlease note: This is a suggested list to read aloud or have your child read independently. Parents may wish to preview all content to ensure appropriateness for their children.

Listed by; Author, Title, Call Number

  • Ackerman, Karen; Song and Dance Man; E Ack (Caldecott)
  • Adler, David; Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones; JF Adl
  • Averill, Esther; Jenny and the Cat Club; JF Ave
  • Bemelmans, Ludwig; Madeline’s Rescue; E Bem (Caldecott)
  • Blume, Judy; Freckle Juice; JF Blu
  • Bonsall, Crosby; The Case of the Cat’s Meow; E Bon
  • Byars, Betsy; Trouble River; JF Bya
  • Cameron, Ann; The Stories Julian Tells; JF Cam
  • Cleary, Beverly; Ramona Quimby, Age 8; JF Cle
  • Cleary, Beverly; Henry Huggins; JF Cle
  • Coerr, Eleanor; The Josefina Story Quilt; E Coe
  • Coerr, Eleanor; Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes; J 362.1 Coe
  • Cole, Joanna; The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System; J 523 Col
  • Dahl, Roald; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; JF Dah
  • Dalgliesh, Alice; The Courage of Sarah Noble; JF Dal
  • Danziger, Paula; Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon; JF Dan
  • dePaola, Tomie; Strega Nona; E deP
  • Dillon, Barbara; The Teddy Bear Tree; JF Dil
  • Fleischman, Sid; The Whipping Boy; JF Fle (Newberry)
  • Flournoy, Valerie; The Patchwork Quilt; E Flo
  • Gardiner, John; Stone Fox; JF Gar
  • Haywood, Carolyn; Betsy and the Boys; JF Hay
  • Howe, Deborah; Bunnicula; JF How
  • Lindgren, Astrid; Pippi Longstocking; JF Lin
  • Lobel, Arnold; Ming Lo Moves the Mountain; E Lob
  • MacDonald, Betty; Mrs. Piggle Wiggle; JF Mac
  • MacLachlan, Patricia; Sarah Plain and Tall; JF Mac (Newberry)
  • McCloskey, Robert; Lentil; E McC
  • Miles, Miska; Annie and the Old One; JF Mil
  • Milne, A.A.; Winnie the Pooh; JF Mil
  • Monjo, F. N.; The Drinking Gourd; E Mon
  • O’Brien, Robert; Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh; JF O’Br (Newberry)
  • Osborne, Mary Pope; Magic Tree House (Series); JF Osb
  • Parish, Peggy; Amelia Bedelia; E Par
  • Polacco, Patricia; Mrs. Katz and Tush; E Pol
  • Prelutsky, Jack; The New Kid on the Block; Poems; J 811.54 Pre
  • Rockwell, Thomas; How to Eat Fried Worms; JF Roc
  • San Souci, Robert; The Talking Eggs; J 398.2 San
  • Scieszka, Jon; The True Story of the Three Little Pigs; E Sci
  • Selden, George; The Cricket in Times Square; JF Sel
  • Shreve, Susan; The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates; JF She
  • Silverstein, Shel; The Missing Piece; JF Sil
  • Sobol, Donald; Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective; JF Sob (series)
  • Steptoe, John; Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters; E Ste
  • Van Allsburg, Chris; The Polar Express; E Van (Caldecott)
  • Viorst, Judith; Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day; E Vio
  • Ward, Lynd; The Biggest Bear; E War (Caldecott)
  • Warner, Gertrude; The Boxcar Children; JF War (series)
  • Waters, Kate; Sarah Morton’s Day; J 974.4 Wat
  • White, E.B.; Stuart Little; JF Whi
  • White, E.B.; Charlotte’s Web; JF Whi
  • Wilder, Laura Ingalls; Little House In the Big Woods; JF Wil
  • Williams, Vera; A Chair for My Mother; E Wil
  • Zemach, Harve; Duffy and the Devil; J 398.2 Zem (Caldecott)