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Suggested Reading List

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At least one of these books:
A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
Call of the Wild - Jack London
Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson

Other recommended titles for the year

All American Girl, Meg Cabot
The Book of Fred, Abby Bardi
Lord of the Flies, William Golding
Moby Dick, Herman Melville
The Chocolate War, Robert Cormier
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
That was Then, This is Now, S.E. Hinton
Bless the Beasts and the Children, Swarthout
Talisman, Sir Walter Scott
Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
Silas Marner, George Eliot
Speak, Laura Anderson
Travels in Africa, Mungo Park
Home Before Dark, Sue Ellen Bridgers
The Island, Gary Paulsen
Night, Elie Wiesel
Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck
Likely Lad, Gillian Avery
Lion's Paw, D.R. Sherman
Little White Horse, Elizabeth Goudge
Lord of the Rings Trilogy, J.R.R. Tolkein
Lost World, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Mama's Bank Account, Kathryn Forbes
Miracle Worker, William Gibson
Moonstone, Willie Collins
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
Sanders of the River, Edgar Wallace
Quatre-Vingt-Treize, Victor Hugo
Prince Otto, Robert Louis Stevenson
Middlemarch, George Eliot
Legends of the Alhambra, Washington Irving

Authors   (You may also read any book by these authors.)


Adler, David (Cam Jansen series)

Hurwitz, Joanna

Allard, Harry (Miss Nelson series)

Kline, Suzy (Herbie Jones)

Anderson, Hans Christian (Fairy Tales)

Osborne, Mary (Magic Tree House stories)

Brown, Marc (Arthur series)

Park, Barbara (Junie B. Jones series)

Cameron, Ann   (Julian)

Prelutsky, Jack (Poetry books)

Cole, Joanna (Magic School Bus)

Conford, Ellen (Jenny Archer)

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman (Nate the Great series)

Dadey, Debbie (Bailey School books)

Duffey (Cody books)

Warner, Gertrude Chandler (Boxcar series)

Yolen, Jane

Giff, Patricia (Polk Street School series)

Zion, Gene (Harry the Dog series)

Grimm Brothers (Fairy Tales)


(Thank you, Henrico County Public Schools for compiling this list)

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