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A Wrinkle in Time

Award-winning science fiction about good versus evil

Because of Winn-Dixie

With help from a dog, a girl expands her world.

Bridge to Terabithia

A dramatic preteen novel about friendship, death and loss

Bud, Not Buddy

A 10-year-old searches for family during the Great Depression.

Caddie Woodlawn book cover

Caddie Woodlawn

Fiction inspired by an 1860s tomboy

Charlotte’s Web

The spider Charlotte saves a life by writing with her web.

Dear Mr. Henshaw

An introspective book about a boy writing to an author

Flora & Ulysses

A squirrel gets superpowers in this comedic story by Kate DiCamillo.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

A sister and brother live secretly in NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Left behind by her fleeing tribe, Karana survives alone on an island.

Julie of the Wolves

A lost Inuk girl befriends wolves in the Arctic.

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

A famous 1971 novel featuring talking animals in a hidden community

Number the Stars

A family joins the Danish resistance against Nazis during World War II. 


An 11-year-old boy works to rescue an abused beagle in West Virginia. 

The Family Under the Bridge

A heartwarming story about finding family by chance

The One and Only Ivan

A gorilla named Ivan plans escape from a sad zoo

The Twenty-One Balloons

A hot air balloon crashes on a peculiar island in this old-fashioned adventure novel.

Walk Two Moons

A tragic story of searching for a lost mother and self-identity

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