Recommended Book List


Hey everyone! A couple months ago, Aeva, Elina, and I did an interview with Shelley Hitz (see below). During our interview, I promised to make a book list for kids. Here it is!

  1. Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea

  2. Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

  3. The Gollywhopper Games by Jody Feldman

  4. The Wide-Awake Princess by E. D. Baker- (contains fairy-tale magic)

  5. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

  6. The Black Stallion by Walter Farley

  7. The Island Stallion by Walter Farley

  8. Misty Of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry

  9. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

  10. Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper

  11. Wonder by R. J. Palacio

  12. Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary

  13. Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

  14. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon Hale

    (contains Thor, a Marvel Avengers character based of a Norse god)

  15. Paint the Wind by Pam Munoz Ryan

  16. Smile by Raina Telgemeier

  17. Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr- Now a Major motion picture

  18. The Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin

  19. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine- Contains fairy-tale magic

  20. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

  21. The World According to Humphrey by Betty G Birney

  22. Charlotte's Web by E. B. White- Now with 2 major motion pictures!

  23. The One and Only Ivan by K. A. Applegate

  24. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

  25. Charlie and the Chocolate by Roald Dahl

  26. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis- (has magic- an allegory- Now a major motion picture.)

  27. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

  28. Stuart Little by E. B. White- (now with 3 major motion pictures)

  29. The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White

  30. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

  31. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

  32. The BFG by Roald Dahl

  33. The Puppy Place Series by Ellen Miles

  34. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

  35. I Funny! By James Patterson

  36. House of Robots by James Patterson

  37. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

  38. The Candymakers by Wendy Mass

  39. The Babysitters Club by Ann M. Martin

  40. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

  41. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

  42. Riding Freedom by Pam Munoz Ryan

  43. The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

  44. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'engle

  45. The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

  46. War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

  47. The Hundred Year Old Secret by Tracy Barrett

  48. Saving Zasha by Randi Barrow

  49. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

  50. Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl

  51. Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes

  52. Mandie and the Secret Tunnel by Lois Gladys Leppard

  53. Road Trip by Gary Paulsen and Jim Paulsen

  54. Little Dog Lost by Marion Dane Bauer

  55. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

  56. Little Pilgrim's Progress by Helen L. Taylor

  57. Tales of the Kingdom by David R. Mains and Karen Burton Mains

  58. A Dog’s Life by Ann M. Martin

  59. White Stallion of Lipizza by Marguerite Henry

  60. Bambi/ Bambi’s Children by Felix Salten

  61. The Cay by Theodore Taylor

  62. The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

  63. Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

  64. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

  65. Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

  66. From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess by Meg Cabot

  67. Max by Jennifer Li Shotz- Now a Major Motion Picture


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