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Children's Literature List

July will be "Kiddie Lit" month, named for the nickname we gave the children's literature course in college. Please post or e-mail three books you would like to read in July. They can be books read by children or read to them, modern or classic.

aerodaze (Cari):
1. What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
2. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
3. Postcards from No Man's Land by Aidan Chambers

aisha (Leolady):
1. "Brians Return" by Gary Paulson
2. "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" by Judy Blume

alveralisabeth (Alvera):
1. Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
2. The Great Gilly Hopkins, by Katherine Paterson
3. Superfudge, by Judy Blume

a_soft_flower (Adri):
1. Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara
2. The Pigman by Paul Zindel
3. "The Book of Three" and "The Black Cauldron" by Lloyd Alexander (The Prydain Chronicles)

barbm1020 (Barbara Mater):
1. "Urn Burial" by Robert Westall

biglkak (Jen):
1. "Redwall" by Brian Jacques
2. "Holes" by Louis Sachar

blueeyesmeg (Meg):
1. When we Were Six by AA Milne
2. Adventures of the Wishing-Chair by Enid Blyton
3. Wind In the Willows by Kenneth Grahame 

blueearthnannie (Nannie/Wilma):
1. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
2. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

booksnbooksnbooks (Kimberly):
Rose Daughter or Beauty by Robin McKinley
Anything by E. Nesbit
The Ordinary Princess by M.M. Kaye

buckle_em223 (Emily Buckley):
1. The Borrowers by Mary Norton
2. The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
3. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
4. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

camouflageamy (Amy):
1. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

1. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Casitas Hillway (Cas):
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
The Education of Little tree by Forrest Carter
The School Mouse, Vol. 1 by Dick King-Smith

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

cobb1uk (Caroline):
1. "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" by J. K. Rowling
2. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" by J. K. Rowling

cofndonz (Terry):
1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2), by J. K. Rowling
2. Captain Underpants, by Dav Pilkey
3. Are You There God, It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume 

1. Dogsbody by Diana Wynne Jones

1. "The World According to Humphrey" by Betty Gl Birney

dmkid (Donna):
1. "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Dorothy (doraylong):
1. "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" by J. K. Rowling
2. anything Terry Pratchett

dzturtleshell (Shelly):
1. Matilda by Roald Dahl
2. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

earthgarnet13 (Judi):
1. "Tuck Everlasting" by Natalie Babbitt
2. "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and "The Marvelous Land of Oz" by L. Frank Baum

fidlerevelyn (Evelyn Fidler):
1. "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" by Judy Blume
2. "Tiger Eyes" by Judy Blume
3. "Iggie's House" by Judy Blume
4. "Then Again, Maybe I Won't" by Judy Blume

ginaprima (Mary-Louise):
1. "The Childrens Book of Virtues" by Willam Bennett
2. "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
3. "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens

greenize11725 (Anna):
1. Dicey by Cynthia Voight
2. Anee of Green Gables, by by Lucy Maud Montgomery
3. The Ransom of Red Chief, by O'Henry

humanoid5 (Catherine):
1. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

1. The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
2. Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
3. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George

Joseph Leivermann (Joe):
1. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, by Sijie Dai, Ina Rilke (Translator)

ka_bart (Kris Bart):
1. "House of the Scorpion" by Nancy Farmer
2. "Walk Two Moons" by Sharon Creech

Karen (froglamp):
1. "Tuck Everlasting" by Natalie Babbitt
2. "The Princess Bride" by William Goldman
3. "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum

Kathrin (oisec):
1. "Boy Meets Girl" by Meg Cabot
2. "The Princess Diaries" by Meg Cabot
3. "Nicola and the Viscount" by Meg Cabot
4. "Victoria and the Rogue" by Meg Cabot
5. "Teen Idol" by Meg Cabot

Kerry (irelandmiller):
1.  The Thief Lord - Cornelia Funke
2.  Gathering Blue - Lois Lowry
3.  Messenger - Lois Lowry

kfwilson4 (Kristie):
1. "Eragon" by Christopher Paolini
2. "Tale of Despereaux" by Kate DiCamillo

kravingkilkenny (Beatrice):
1. "The Bumblebee Flies Anyway" by Robert Cormier
3. "The Chocolate Wars" by Robert Cormier

kingwestn (Wes):
1. Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll

"A Series of Unfortunate Events" by Lemony Snicket

1. "Witch of Blackbird Pond" by Elizabeth George Speare
2. "Anne of Avonlea" by L.M. Montgomery
3. "Someone Dies, Someone Lives" by Lurlene McDaniel

Leenie (Rich Riddle):
1. The Wish Giver - Bill Brittain
2. Wolf Rider - Avi
3. Under the sun: Arthur Dorris

1. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien 

littleblueriver7 (Mary Beth Botts)
1. Fire Bringer by David Clement-Davies
2. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
3. Paper Towns by John Green

lizwaszkiewicz (Liz):
1. "The Chocolate War" by Robert Cormier
2. "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" by Judy Blume
3. "Superfudge" by Judy Blume

loftyannie (Anne):
1. Dogger by Shirley Hughes
2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (book 3), by JK Rowling
3. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

1. "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain

1. "Dr. Jones and Carolyn" by Carolyn Apel
2. "I Have a Problem" by Carolyn Apel

Mary B:
NIGHTJOHN...............Gary Paulsen
SPEED OF LIGHT........Sybil Rosen ( Svdnew Tayler book, Association of Jewish Library award winner) Do you know about this award?
ARABIAN NIGHTS.......? Scheherazade?

1. "The Princess Bride" by William Goldman

Megan (saoirse):
1) The Adventures of Charlotte Doyle -Avi
2) The Little Prince -Antoine de Saint Exupery
3) Tuck Everlasting -Natalie Babbitt

mhanane (Hanane):
1. Journey to America, by Sonia Levitin
2. Among the Hidden, by Margaret Peterson Haddix
3. Heidi, by Joanna Spyri

moonbeach03: **All the following titles are by C.S. Lewis**
1. "The Magician's Nephew"
2. "The Horse and His Boy"
3. "Prince Caspian
4. "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
5. "The Silver Chair"
6. "The Last Battle"

ok2bwild (Joy):
1. "Flush" by Carl Hiaasen
2. "Small Steps: The Year I got Polio" by Peg Kehret

polishsweetheart0911 (Amanda DelFemine):
1. Holes by Louis Sachar
2. Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks
3. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

raebo3 (Rae):
1. Flush by Carl Hiaasen
2. Phantom Toll Booth by Norton Juster

Railone_CC (Betty):
1. Winnie The Pooh, by A. A. Milne
2. The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg

1. "The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum
2. "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" by C.S. Lewis

sgscarcliff (Susan):
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Any of the Wizard of Oz books
Alice in Wonderland

ShadowTotton (Mary):
1. "Angus Thongs" by Louise Rennison
2. "Full Frontal Snogging" by Louise Rennison
3. "Watership Down" by Richard Adams

shalaigne (sha):
1. Izzy, Willy-Nilly, by Cynthia Voigt
2. The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
3. Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever, by Lurlene McDaniel

Sherry (birdsrus1959):
1. The Blue Nowhere by Jeffrey Deaver

Simms (hotstuff788):
1. "Eragon" by Christopher Paolini
2. "The Princess Bride" by William Goldman
3. "The Dragon in the Ghetto Caper" by E.L. Konigsburg

siren_song10 (Stephanie):
1. "Lariel" by Garth Nix
2. "Eragon" by Christopher Paolini

smh_xoxo (Stephanie Harris):
1. Tomorrow When the War Began by John Marsden
2. Deltora Quest: The Forests of Silence by Emily Rhodda

sumer.bell (Tiffany):
1. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" by J. K. Rowling
2. "The Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster
3. "The Bridge to Terabithia" by Katherine Paterson
4. "The Island of the Blue Dolphins" by Scott O'Dell

superstar905 (Andrea):
1. "The Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster
2. "The BFG" by Roald Dahl (or anything by him, really)
3. "Stargirl" by Jerry Spinelli

trinicapini (Trish):
1. "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
2. "Mary Poppins" by P.L. Travers

1. "The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth Grahame
2. "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O'Henry
3. "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien

tritter107 (Tracey):
1. "Among the Hidden" by Margaret Peterson Haddix
2. "Messenger" by Lois Lowry
3. "Eragon" by Christopher Paolini

twagg (Tara):
1. Holes by Louis Sachar
2. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
3. Silverwing Kenneth Opel

1. "Say Cheese and Die" by R. L. Stine
2. "The Haunted Mask" by R. L. Stine

Van (toutcajazz):
1. "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" by Ann Brashares
2. "The Second Summer of the Sisterhood" by Ann Brashares

Charlotte's Web by E.B.White
The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay
Milly Molly Mandy Stories by Joyce Lankester Brisley

1. "The Subtle Knife" by Philip Pullman (Book 2)
2. "The Amber Spy Glass" by Philip Pullman (Book 3)
3. "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" by J. K. Rowling
4. "Charlie and the Choclate Factory" by Roald Dahl
5. "Julie of the Wolves" by Jean Craighead George
6. "The Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster
7. "The Bad Beginning" by Lemony Snicket (A Series of Unfortunate Events)
8. "Little House in the Big Woods" by Laura Ingalls Wilder
9. "Little House on the Prairie" by Laura Ingalls Wilder
10. The Annotated Alice by Martin Gardner

1. "The Subtle Knife" (His Dark Materials, Book 2) by Philip Pullman
2. "The Amber Spyglass" (His Dark Materials, Book 3) by Philip Pullman
3. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis: "Prince Caspian," "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader," "The Silver Chair," "The Horse and His Boy," "The Magician's Nephew," and "The Last Battle"
4. "Mary Poppins" by P L Travers