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Classics Stories Young Readers Might Enjoy

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Although the following books are older, they still appeal to our avid readers. Here are some to consider:

Adams-Watership Down
Aiken- The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
Alexander-The Chronicles of Prydain and other titles
Atwater- Mr. Popper's Penguins
Banks- The Indian in the Cupboard
Barrie- Peter Pan
Baum-The Wizard of Oz books
Blume- the Fudge stories and other titles
Blyton- The Famous Five and other titles
Bond- Paddington Bear stories
Brink-Caddie Woodlawn and Baby Island
Burnett- The Secret Garden
Carroll- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Cleary- Beezus and Ramona stories and other titles
Dodge- Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates
Doyle-The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Dahl- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and several other titles
de Saint-Exupery- The Little Prince
Eager- Half Magic and other titles
Enright- Thimble Summer
Edwards- The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles
Estes- The Moffats
Farley- The Black Stallion series
Fitzhugh- Harriet the Spy
Gates- Blue Willow
George- Julie and the Wolves
Gipson- Old Yeller
Grahame- Wind in the Willows
Goldman- The Princess Bride
Hamilton- House of Dies Drear and other titles
Henry- Brighty of the Grand Canyon and other titles
Juster- The Phantom Tollbooth
Kaye- The Ordinary Princess
Kipling-Just So Stories; The Jungle Book
Kjelgaard- Big Red
Konigsburg- From the Mixed Up Files...and other titles
L'Engle- Wrinkle in Time books
Lewis- The Chronicles of Narnia books
Lindgren- Pippi Longstockings
London- Call of the Wild
Milne- Winnie the Pooh
Norton- The Borrowers
O'Dell- Island of the Blue Dolphins and other titles
O'Brien- Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Porter- Pollyanna
Potter- Peter Rabbit and other stories
Ransome- Swallows and Amazons series
Rawls- Where the Red Fern Grows
Selden- Cricket in Times Square and other titles
Silverstein- Where the Sidewalk Ends
Speare- The Sign of the Beaver
Spyri- Heidi
Taylor- All-of-a-Kind Family
Taylor- Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Tolkien -The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Travers- Mary Poppins
White, E.B.- Charlotte's Web; Stuart Little
White, T.H.- The Sword in the Stone
Wilder- Little House on the Prairie books
Williams- The Velveteen Rabbit


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