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									Experienced Listeners: Ages 6-12                            In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson J            CHILDREN’S BOOKLIST
                                                            Lord, Bette Bao
Tuck Everlasting                                       J    In 1947, a Chinese child comes to Brooklyn, where she
Babbitt, Natalie                                            becomes Americanized at school, in her apartment
The Tucks are fated to live forever, now Winnie and an      building and by her love for baseball.
evil stranger share their secret.
                                                            Shiloh                                               J
Frindle                                                J    Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Clements, Andrew                                            Marty saves a mistreated dog by standing on his
Fifth grader Nick Allen invents a new word that             principles against a bullying adult. (Series)
spreads throughout the world.
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
Coville, Bruce
                                                   J
                                                            The Borrowers
                                                            Norton, Mary
                                                            Miniature people who live in an old country house by
                                                                                                                 J
                                                                                                                       Read-Aloud
Twelve-year-old Jeremy unknowingly buys a dragon's
egg. (Series)
                                                            borrowing things from humans are forced to leave their
                                                            home under the clock. (Series)                               Books
The Watsons Go to Birmingham                        J       The Hoboken Chicken Emergency                        J
Curtis, Christopher Paul                                    Pinkwater, Daniel
An African-American family is changed by the racism         Arthur goes to pick up the turkey for Thanksgiving
encountered on a visit to Grandma's.                        dinner but comes back with a 260-pound chicken.
Inkheart                                                J   Sign of the Beaver                                   J
Funke, Cornelia                                             Speare, Elizabeth George
Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who          Left to guard the family's pioneer cabin, a boy's
repairs and binds books for a living, can "read"            survival depends on accepting help from Indians.
fictional characters to life when one of those characters
abducts them.                                               The Friendship                                       J
                                                            Taylor, Mildred D.
The Phantom Tollbooth                              J        Four children witness a confrontation between an
Juster, Norton                                              elderly black man and a white storekeeper in rural
A journey through a land where Milo learns the              Mississippi in the 1930s.
importance of words and numbers, and provides a cure
for his boredom.                                            Little House in the Big Woods                       J
                                                            Wilder, Laura Ingalls
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E.                    Spend a year with two young pioneer girls growing up
Frankweiler                                         J       on the prairie. (Series)
Konigsburg, E.L.
Twelve-year-old Claudia and her younger brother run         2/06
away to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New
York City.
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe                  J
Lewis, C.S.
Four English school children enter the magic land of
Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, in defeating
the White Witch who has cursed the land with eternal                                                                 TIMBERLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY
winter. (Chronicles of Narnia Series)                                                                                     www.trlib.org • 800-562-6022

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                                                            Jimmy Dabble                                            J   Twig                                                   J
          Read Together Every Day!                          Vischer, Frans                                              Jones, Elizabeth Orton
       Read • Sing • Tickle • Dance • Laugh                 A young boy, who talks to animals, suffers with conven-     After she is made tiny by magic, Twig finds friendship
       Imagine • Cuddle • Pretend • Touch                   tional parents until his grandmother arrives.               and adventure with Elf, the Fairy Queen, and the
                                                                                                                        Sparrow family.
                                                            The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by A. Wolf J
                                                            Scieszka, Jon                                               Babe: the Gallant Pig                                J
All books may be found in the Juvenile Fiction area,
                                                            The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what real-     King-Smith, Dick
                                                            ly happened when he tangled with the three little pigs      A piglet comes to Hogget's farm, where he is adopted
alphabetically by the author’s last name.
                                                                                                                        by an old sheepdog and accomplishes amazing things.
                                                            Intermediate Listeners: Ages 4-10
Beginning Listeners: Ages 3-8
                                                                                                                        Rabbit Hill                                        J
                                                            Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing                      J      Lawson, Robert
Mr. Popper’s Penguins                                  J
Atwater, Richard                                            Blume, Judy                                                 When new folks move into the Big House, the animals
                                                            Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever      worry about food for all.
Penguins are in the living room & refrigerator! This
                                                            increasing problem. (Series)
classic has entertained families for generations.
                                                                                                                        Pippi Longstocking                                      J
                                                            The Mouse and the Motorcycle                       J        Lindgren, Astrid
The Stories Julian Tells                                J
Cameron, Ann                                                Cleary, Beverly                                             Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse
                                                            A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends            and a monkey, but without any parents.
Julian's curiosity and desire to learn get him in and out
                                                            with a boy and discovers the joys of motorcycling.
of all kinds of scrapes. (Series)
                                                                                                                        Sarah, Plain and Tall                                   J
                                                            Charlie and the Chocolate Factory                     J     MacLachlan, Patricia
The Case of the Falling Sky                           J
Erickson, John R.                                           Dahl, Roald                                                 When their father invites a mail-order bride to come
                                                            A golden ticket leads to glorious adventures in Willy       live in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivat-
After Hank the Cowdog collects clues from the chick-
                                                            Wonka’s chocolate factory.                                  ed by their new mother and hope that she will stay.
ens and the cat indicating that the sky will fall, he
springs into action to keep the ranch safe. (Hank The       Because of Winn-Dixie                                   J   Fairy Rebel                                             J
Cowdog series)                                              DiCamillo, Kate                                             Reid Banks, Lynne
                                                            Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first sum-     A jean clad fairy risks the wrath of the Fairy Queen by
My Father’s Dragon                                    J
                                                            mer in Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that         helping a human.
Gannett, Ruth
                                                            happen because of her big, ugly dog, Winn-Dixie.
Bursting with fantasy and the adventures of helping a
                                                                                                                        Front Porch Stories at the One-Room School J
baby dragon. (Series)                                       A Hundred Dresses                                      J    Tate, Eleanora
Catwings                                                J
                                                            Estes, Eleanor                                              On a hot summer night in Missouri, Margie Carson’s
                                                            Teasing someone who is different takes its toll on two      daddy tells stories from his childhood.
Le Guin, Ursula
                                                            young schoolgirls.
The adventures of kittens born with wings! (Series)
                                                                                                                        The Boxcar Children                                  J
                                                            Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery                    J    Warner, Gertrude Chandler
Rats on the Roof and Other Stories                      J
Marshall, James                                             Howe, Deborah                                               Four orphaned children run away and live in a boxcar
                                                            Chester the Cat tries to warn his human family about the    until they are found by their grandfather. (Series)
Short, funny stories about a variety of animals.
                                                            vampire tendencies of their new bunny.
Winnie The Pooh                                       J                                                                 Charlotte’s Web                                        J
                                                            Shoebag                                               J     White, E. B.
Milne, A.A.
The adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends in
                                                            James, Mary                                                 Wilbur and Charlotte, pig and spider, universally
                                                            Shoebag, a young cockroach who finds himself sud-           acclaimed and loved.
which Pooh uses a balloon to get honey, Piglet meets a
                                                            denly changed into a boy, changes the lives of those
Heffalump and Eeeyore has a birthday.
                                                            around him before returning to his life as an insect.

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