Across Five Aprils – by Irene Hunt
Classic Civil War Story with scenes of both sorrow and compassion.
Adam of the Road – by Elizabeth Janet Gray
A compelling story of the Middle Ages. A must for any history buff!
Anne of Avonlea – by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne Shirley is now sixteen and settling down as a teacher on Prince Edward Island. This is the second volume in the Anne of Green Gables story.
Anne of Green Gables – by Lucy Maud Montgomery
After she is orphaned, Anne goes to live on Prince Edward Island in Canada. Her remarkable story, told in three volumes, will bring both tears and laughter.
Anne of the Island – by Lucy Maud Montgomery
This third volume in the Anne of Green Gables series finds Anne growing up and facing life changing decisions. Will she go to college, marry her love, or leave Green Gables forever?
April Morning – by Howard Fast
Set against the backdrop of the War for Independence, this historical novel creates great and unforgettable characters.
The Bad Beginning – by Lemony Snicket
The first book in “A Series of Unfortunate Events” helps prove that stories about sadness and badness can be both funny and popular.
Bridge to Terabithia – by Katherine Paterson
Catherine, Called Birdy – by Karen Cushman
A tale of courage and hope set in the medieval period.
Chasing Redbird – by Sharon Creech
The woodlands of Kentucky are the setting for this contemporary novel .
The Chronicles of Narnia – by C. S. Lewis
There are seven volumes in this collection, beginning with The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Four siblings have amazing and magical adventures that you will never forget.
Commodore Perry in the Land of the Shogun – by Rhoda Blumberg
A Country of Strangers – by Conrad Richter
A continued examination of Native American culture.
A Day No Pigs Would Die – by Robert Peck
This is the story of a Shaker family set in the 1920s in Vermont. The narrator is a 12-year-old boy who learns about responsibility and compassion.
Ella Enchanted – by Gail Carson Levin
This Newberry winner will keep you spellbound! Can Ella undo the magic spell? Read it and see!
Freak the Mighty – by Rodman Philbrick
This is an inspiring story of friendship and compassion.
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler – by E. L. Konigsburg
Themes of responsibility and integrity prevail in this adventure story set at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
A Gathering of Days – by Joan Blos
A Gift of Magic – by Lois Duncan
A young girl, gifted with magic, must decide if she will use her mind reading ability for good or for only herself.
The Giver – by Lois Lowry
This fascinating book explores the themes of freedom and justice. The setting of the story is the far distant future in a utopian society; the tale raises many questions about human responsibility and courage.
The Golden Compass – by Philip Pullman
A fast-paced fantasy adventure, with a main character who is a girl.
Guts: The True Stories Behind the Hatchet Books – by Gary Paulsen
Gary Paulsen explains his life growing up in Minnesota and Alaska.
Gutsy Girls: Young Women Who Dare – by Tina Schwager
A collection of stories by young women about how to break new ground and stay healthy and safe.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – by J. K. Rowling
Harry learns more about Hogwarts and its secrets.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – by J. K. Rowling
Potter and his friends compete for the golden goblet and learn much in doing so.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix – by J.K. Rowling
Due to be released on June 21, 2003, this will be the 5th book in the wildly popular Potter series.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – by J. K. Rowling
Harry and friends continue to explore at Hogwarts, and more puzzles emerge.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – by J. K. Rowling
The famous Mr. Potter begins his career at Hogwarts.
Iggie’s House – by Judy Blume
Incident at Hawk’s Hill – by Allan Eckert
An amazing story based on a true incident-a six year old is lost in a storm in Canada in 1870.
Izzy, Willy-Nilly – by Cynthia Voight
A serious book with streams of hope that exposes the tragedy that can result from drunk driving.
The Light in the Forest – by Conrad Richter
A young boy is captured by Indians; discover what he learns from his ordeal.
The Little Prince – by Antoine de Saint Exupery
Little Women – by Louisa May Alcott
Meet the March family-with daughters Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth. The Osbournes they are not—a classic story of a connected family, featuring love, romance, sadness and courage.
Lyddie – by Katherine Paterson
The Miracle Worker – by William Gibson
This famous play tells the story of the inspiring life of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan.
Peacebound Trains – by Haemi Balgassi
A young girl and her grandmother watch passing trains and lose themselves in a story of escape from Seoul during the Korean War while they await the return of the girlï¿½s mother from the army.
The Reptile Room – by Lemony Snicket
The second episode of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” continues the adventures.
Rimshots: Basketball Pix, Rolls, and Rhythms – by Charles Smith
Poems and pictures about basketball.
The River – by Gary Paulsen
Paulsen’s sequel to Hatchet continues the survival story of a young man stranded in the wilderness.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry – by Mildred Taylor
Winner of the 1977 Newberry Medal, this book recounts the courage and endurance of a family living in the South during the Depression.
Sing Down the Moon – by Scott O’Dell
Sounder – by William Armstrong
A sharecropper’s son must take on his father’s work when his father is mistakenly taken to jail.
The Summer of Swans – by Betsy Byars
Things Not Seen – by Andrew Clements
A very hip teen wakes up one morning to discover that he’s invisible. See what happens next.
The Watsons Go to Birmingham – by Christopher Paul Curtis
It is 1963 and an African American family from Michigan heads for Birmingham for a family visit. There they find hatred and more.
Where the Red Fern Grows – by Wilson Rawls
The experiences of a young boy growing up in the Ozarks. Many teens proclaim this “The best book I’ve ever read!”
The Wide Window – by Lemony Snicket
The third installment of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” that has young readers clamoring for more.
A Wrinkle in Time – by Madeleine L’Engle
A Year Down Under – by Richard Peck
Fifteen year-old Mary Alice must spend a year in a small town with her grandmother. Along the way, there are lots of interesting adventures. A Newbery award winner.