Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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By Mildred Taylor
Dial Press, 1976. Newbery. 276 p.
A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.


By Scott O’Dell
Houghton Mifflin, 1960. Newbery, 184 p
The story of Karana, a 19th century Indian girl who becomes stranded on a remote island off the California coast.
 
By E. B. White
Harper Collins 1952, Fiction 184 p.
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.


By Laura Ingalls Wilder
Harper, 1953. Fiction. 237p.
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.
 
By A.A. Milne
Dutton Children’s Books, 1936. Fiction. 147 p.
Presents the adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends, in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey, Piglet meets a Heffalump, and Eeyore has a birthday.


By Frances Hodgson Burnett      
Candlewick, 1911. Fiction. 278 p.
A ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors where she discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
 
By Rudyard Kipling
Macmillan Publishers, 1894. Fiction. 305 p.
Presents the adventures of Mowgli, a boy reared by a pack of wolves, and the wild animals of the jungle. Also includes other short stories set in India.





By Jack London
Oxford Classics, 1903. Fiction. 110 p.
The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack.


By Lynne Reid Banks
Doubleday, 1980. Fiction. 181 p.
A nine-year-old boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life in the cupboard and befriends him.


By Audrey Penn
Child Welfare League of America, 1993. Picture Book
When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.
 
The Berenstain Bears (various titles)  
By Jan and Stan Berenstain
Random House, 1983. Picture Book
Brother and Sister Bear learn important life lessons through common and often funny experiences.


By Beatrix Potter
Frederick Warne, 1902, Picture Book
Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.