Marcia Brown

Ruth Brown

Jeff Brumbeau

Eve Bunting

Eric Carle

Kay Chorao

Joyce Dunbar

Marie Hall Ets

Candace Fleming

Denise Fleming


Mem Fox

Don Freeman

Nancy Price Graff

John Graham

Hardie Gramatky

Donald Hall

M.C. Hellendorfer

James Herriot

Angela Hunt

Karla Kuskin

Munroe Leaf

Jonathan London

Page McBrier

Edna Miller







A. A. Milne




Martha Sanders

Brinton Turkel

Susan Wojciechowski

Stone Soup

The Picnic

The Quilt Maker’s Gift

Flower Garden

House for Hermit Crab

Cathedral Mouse

Ten Little Mice

In the Forest

Gabriella’s Song

In the Small, Small Pond

In the Tall, Tall Grass

Time for Bed

A Rainbow of My Own

In the Hush of the Evening

I Love You, Mouse

Little Toot

Oxcart Man

Gather Up, Gather In

James Herriot’s Treasury for Children

The Tale of the Three Trees

James and the Rain

The Story of Ferdinand

Red Wolf Country

Beatrice’s Goat

Jumping Bean

Mousekin’s Christmas Eve

Mousekin’s Frosty Friend

Mousekin’s Golden House

Mousekin’s Thanksgiving

Mousekin’s Woodland Sleepers

Patches Finds a New Home

Now We Are Six

The House at Pooh Corner*

When We Were Very Young


Alexander and the Magic Mouse

Thy Friend, Obadiah

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey

Grades 2-3

Louisa May Alcott

David Birch

Carol Pyrie Brink

Robert Browning

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Dinah Craik

Alice Dagleish

Margaret Davidson

Russell Freedman

Jean Fritz



Marguerite Henry







Rudyard Kipling

David Macauley

Patricia MacLachlan

Mary Norton

Peter Spier (illustrator)

Sydney Taylor

Kate Waters


E.B. White


Laura Ingalls Wilder







Under the Lilacs

The King’s Chessboard

Caddie Woodlawn

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The Secret Garden*

The Little Lame Prince

The Courage of Sarah Noble*

Louis Braille

Out of Darkness

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?

What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?

Why Don’t You Get a Horse, Sam Adams?

Black Gold*

Born to Trot*

Brighty of the Grand Canyon*

Justin Morgan Had a Horse*

King of the Wind*

Misty of Chincoteague*

Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West*

The Jungle Books*


Sarah, Plain and Tall*

The Borrowers

The Star Spangled Banner

All-of-a-Kind Family*

Samuel Eaton’s Day

Sarah Morton’s Day

Stuart Little*

The Trumpet of the Swan*

By the Shores of Silver Lake*

Farmer Boy*

Little House on the Prairie*

Little Town on the Prairie*

On the Banks of Plum Creek*

The Long Winter*

These Happy Golden Years*

Grades 4-6

Louisa May Alcott




James Boyd

Sheila Burnford

Walter Farley

Rachel Field

Esther Forbes

Russell Freedman

Jean Craighead George

Fred Gipson

Elizabeth Janet Gray

Esther Hautzig

Norton Juster

Carolyn Keene


Rudyard Kipling

C.S. Lewis

Jack London


Gary Paulsen

Howard Pyle







Wilson Rawls

Antoine de Saint-Exupery


Ruth Sawyer

Elizabeth George Speare


Rosemary Sutcliff








Mark Twain

Jean Webster

Kate Douglas Wiggin

An Old-Fashioned Girl

Eight Cousins

Jo’s Boys

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle


The Incredible Journey

The Black Stallion

Calico Bush

Johnny Tremain*

The Wright Brothers: How They Invented the Airplane

My Side of the Mountain*

Old Yeller

Adam of the Road

The Endless Steppe*

The Phantom Tollbooth

Secret of the Old Clock

The Hidden Staircase

Captain Courageous

The Chronicles of Narnia

The Call of the Wild

White Fang


Men of Iron

Otto of the Silver Hand

The Story of King Arthur and

His Knights

The Story of Sir Lancelot and His Companions

The Story of the Champions of the Round Table

The Story of the Grail and the Passing of King Arthur

Where the Red Fern Grows*

The Little Prince*



The Sign of the Beaver*

The Bronze Bow*

The Shining Company

The Silver Branch

The Outcast

The Eagle of the Ninth

Tristan and Iseult

The Lantern Bearers

The Sword and the Circle

The Light Beyond the Forest

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn*


Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Grades 7-8

Richard Adams

Louisa May Alcott

William Armstrong

Jane Austen





Sheila Burnford

Miguel Cervantes

E. Christianson

Stephen Crane

Clarence Day

Charles Dickens

George Eliot

Anne Frank

Paul Gallico

William Gibson


Richard Harwell (Editor)


James Hilton

Victor Hugo

Washington Irving


Julius Lester

Cornelia Meigs

Jane Porter

Slavormir  Rawicz

Michael Shaara

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

C.A. Stephens

Robert Louis Stevenson

Gene Stratton-Porter

J.R.R Tolkien


Sojourner Truth

Mark Twain

Jules Verne




Charles Verral, ed.

Lew Wallace

Watership Down

Short Stories



Northanger Abbey

Sense and Sensibility


Pride and Prejudice

Bel Ria

Don Quixote (Translation by Burton Raffel)

Isaac Newton and the Scientific Revolution

Red Badge of Courage

Life with Father

David Copperfield

Silas Marner

The Diary of a Young Girl

The Snow Goose

The Miracle Worker

American Primitive

The Union Reader

The Confederate Reader

Goodbye, Mr. Chips

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Rip van Winkle

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

To Be a Slave

Invincible Louisa

Scottish Chiefs

The Long Walk

The Killer Angels

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Sailing on the Ice & Other Stories from Old Squire’s Farm


A Girl of the Limberlost

The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

The Hobbit*

The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

A Connecticut Yankee in King

Arthur’s Court

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

Journey to the Center of the Earth

Mysterious Island

True Stories of Great Escapes

Ben Hur

Grades 9-12

James Bradley

Robert Bolt

Joseph Conrad

James Fenimore Cooper

Charles Dickens



Alexander Dumas

George Eliot

E.M. Forster

Os Guinness

Edward Everett Hale

Victor Hugo

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Ernest Hemingway


C.S. Lewis


Richard Llewellyn

H.W. Longfellow

Marco Polo

Herman Melville


George Orwell

Alan Paton

Chaim Potok

Edmond Rostand

George Bernard Shaw

Upon Sinclair

John Steinbeck


Robert Louis Stevenson

Leo Tolstoy

Oscar Wilde

Elie Wiesel

Thornton Wilder

Flags of Our Fathers

A Man for All Seasons

Youth: A Narrative

The Last of the Mohicans

Hard Times

Our Mutual Friend

The Pickwick Players

The Count of Monte Cristo


Room with a View

The Gravedigger File

The Man Without a Country

Les Miserables

The House of the Seven Gables

The Old Man and the Sea

The Iliad

Mere Christianity

The Screwtape Letters*

How Green Was My Valley


The Travels of Marco Polo

Moby Dick

Paradise Lost

Animal Farm

Cry, The Beloved Country

The Chosen

Cyrano de Bergerac


The Jungle

The Grapes of Wrath

The Pearl

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde

A Confession

The Importance of Being Earnest


Our Town