Pirateology by Captain William Lubber

    The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

    The Canning Season by Polly Horvath 

    The Black Stallion by Walter Farley 

    The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper 

    Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor 

    Babe, the Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith 

    Kate Shelley: Bound for Legend by Robert D. San Souci 

    The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History by Jennifer Armstrong 

    The Alchemyst by Michael Scott 

    Inkheart series by Cornelia Funke 

    The Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart 

    Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett 

    Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick 

    The Call of the Wild by Jack London 

    Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls 

    The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams 

    Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan 

    Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin 

    The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis 

    Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt 

    Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan 

    Number the Stars by Lois Lowry 

    Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis 

    Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo 

    Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli 

    Holes by Louis Sachar 

    The Giver by Lois Lowry 

    Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson 

    Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 

    The Lost Hero: The Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan 

    My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George 

    Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastsis 

    Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper 

    Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo 

    The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles series by John Flanagan 

    Smile by Raina Telgemeier 

    The Unwanteds series by Lisa McMann 

    Al Capone Does My Shirts series by Gennifer Choldenko 

    Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank 

    The Apothecary by Maile Meloy 

    Wonder by R.J. Palacio 

    The Hobbit series by J.R.R. Tolkien 

    The Lightning Thief series by Rick Riordan 

    The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin 

    Black Beauty by Anna Sewell 

    The Borrowers by Mary Norton 

    The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden 

    Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective series by Donald J. Sobol 

    Fudge series by Judy Blume 

    From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg 

    A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle 

    The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White 

    The Indian in the Cupboard series by Lynne Reid Banks 

    The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary 

    Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder 

    Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry 

    The Forgotten Door by Alexander Key 

    In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord 

    Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell 

    Hardy Boys series by Franklin W. Dixon 

    Chess Rumble by G. Neri 

    A View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg 

    Cam Jansen series by David Adler 

    Ramona series by Beverly Cleary 

    The Secret Garden by F.H. Burnett 

    Frindle by Andrew Clements 

    Schooled by Gordon Korman 

    A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck 

    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo 

    The City of Ember series by Jeanne DuPrau 

    Shiloh series by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor 

    Redwall series by Brian Jacques 

    The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis