Literature Suggestions


Group A

1. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg (4-8 years)

2. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

3. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

4. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (4/8 years)

5. Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch (4-8 years)

6. The Mitten by Jan Brett (4-8 years)

7. Stellaluna by Janell Cannon (4-8 years)

8. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

9. Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola (4-8 years)

10. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst (4-8 years)

11. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams (4-8 years)

12. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

13. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka (4-8 years0

14. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr., and John Archambault (4-8 years)

15. The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne (4-8 years)

16. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff (4-8 years)

17. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

18. Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman (4-8 years)

19. Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg (4-8 years)

20. Math Curse by Jon Scieszka (4-8 years)

21. Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman (4-8 years)

22. Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (4-8 years)

23. One Fish Tow Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

24. The Napping House by Audrey Wood (4-8 years)

25. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig (4-8 years)

26. The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter (4-8 years)

27. Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

28. Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus (4-8 years)

29. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper (4-8 years)

30. Curious George by H. A. Rey (4-8 years)

31. Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox (4-8 years)

32. Arthur Series by Marc Brown (4-8 years)

33. Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes (4-8 years)

34. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton (4-8 years)

35. Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish (4-8 years)

36. The Art Lesson by Tomie dePaola (4-8 years)

37. Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina (4-8 years)

38. Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Normal Bridwell (4-8 years)

39. Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss (4-8 years)

40. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch (4-8 years)

Group B

1. Charlotte's Web by E. B. White (9-12 years)

2. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (9-12-years)

3. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis (9-12 years)

4. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Patterson (9-12 years)

5. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (9-12 years)

6. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (9-12 years)

7. Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (9-12 years)

8. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (9-12 years)

9. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (9-12 years)

10. The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner (9-12 years)

11. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (9-12 years)

12. The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks (9-12 years)

13. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell (9-12 years)

14. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli (9-12 years)

15. The BFG by Roald Dahl (9-12 years)

16. The Giver by Lois Lowry (9-12 years)

17. James and the Giant Peach: A Chldren's Story by Roald Dahl (9-12 years)

18. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder (9-12 years)

19. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor (9-12 years)

20. Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner (9-12 years)

21. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (9-12 years)

22. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimb by Robert C. O'Brien (9-12 years)

23. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson (9-12 years)

24. Matilda by Roald Dahl (9-12 years)

25. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume (9-12 years)

26. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary (9-12 years)

27. The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White (9-12 years)

28. The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. L3wis (9-12 years)

29. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster (9-12 years)

30. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt (9-12 years)

31. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery (9-12 years)

32. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson (9-12 years)

33. Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder (9-12 years)

34. Sideways Stories From Wayside School by Louis Sachar (9-12 years)

35. Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh (9-12 years)

36. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein (9-12 years)

37. Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater (9-12 years)

38. My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett (9-12 years)

39. Stuart Little by E. G. White (9-12 years)

40. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (9-12 years)

41. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (9-12 years)

42. The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis (9-12 years)