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FICTION FOR BOYS:

Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt.
The Black Pearl by Scott O'Dell.
The Cay by Theodore Taylor.
Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol.
The Great Brain by John F. Fitzgerald.
Henry Reed, Inc. by Keith Robertson.
Indian in the Cupboard by Lynn Reid Banks.
King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry.
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli.
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson.
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume.

FICTION FOR GIRLS:

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Cadie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink.
Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott.
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell.
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George.
Letters From a Slave Girl by Mary E. Lyons.
Meet the Austins by Madeline L'Engle.
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor.
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.
Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt.
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare.

GREAT READ-TO-ME'S FOR PRE-K READERS:

Are You My Mother by P.D. Eastman.
Arthur's Family Vacation by Marc Tolon Brown.
Big Brown Bear by David McPhail.
Blueberries for Sal by Rober McCloskey.
Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell.
Curious George Goes Camping by Margret Rey.
Eyes, Nose, Fingers & Toes: A First Book All About You by Judy Hindley.
Froggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London.
How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight by Jane Yolen.
Jamberry by Bruce Degen.
McDuff Moves In by Rosemary Wells.
Olivia by Ian Falconer.
Quack & Count Keith Baker.
Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy Shaw.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

BEGINNING CHAPTER BOOKS:

Aliens For Breakfast by Jonathan Etra.
Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith.
The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden.
The Great Brain by John Fitzgerald.
I, Amber Brown by Paula Danziger.
Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks.
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl.
My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannet.
Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great by Judy Blume.
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren.
Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary.
Sarah, Plain & Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.
Soup by Robert Newton Peck.
Wanted -- Mud Blossom by Betsy Byars.
Wonder Kid Meets the Evil Lunch Snatcher by Lois Duncan.

SERIES BOOKS FOR AGES 5-8:

Adventures of the Bailey School Kids by Debbie Dadey.
Adventures of Wishbone (various authors).
American Girl (various authors).
Babysitters Club by Ann Martin.
Boxcar Children Mysteries by Gertrude Warner
Cam Jansen Mysteries by David Adler.
Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey.
Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries by Donald Sobol .
Hank the Cow Dog by John Erickson.
Magic Tree House Mysteries by Mary Pope Osborne.
Mandie Mysteries by Lois Gladys Leppard.
Paddington Books by Michale Bond.
Pony Pals by Jeanne Betancourt.
Saddle Club by Bonnie Bryant.

LINKS:

Blue Bonnet Awards Official Site
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Page
Children's Literature Web Guide
Children's Book Watch
Historical Fiction -- from Boulder Public Library
Just For Kids Who Love Books
"On-Lion" Recommends -- from the New York Public Library
Texas 2x2 Awards -- for readers age 2 through 2nd grade

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