Favorite Books by Grade Level


Billy and Blaze by C.W. Anderson

Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie by Peter and Connie Roop

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh

Two Times the Fun by Beverly Cleary

The King's Equal by Katherine Patterson

The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh

Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman

Lady Lollipop by Dick King-Smith

The Storm by Cynthia Rylant


Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Matilda by Roald Dahl 

The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

Babe by Dick King-Smith

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum



Indian in the Cupboard by Lynn Reid Banks

The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White

The Wheel on the School by Meindert DeJong

Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter

Abel’s Island by William Steig 

The Real Thief by William Steig

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell


A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Dragon: Hound of Honor by Julie Andrews Edwards

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

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

Masterpiece by Elise Broach

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis



Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomery

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

The Endless Steppe by Eleanor Hautzig

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling


The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Beowulf: A New Telling by Robert Nye

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card



Shane by Jack Shaefer

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

The Browning Version by Terence Rattigan


Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

Ninety-Three by Victor Hugo

Antigone by Sophocles

Othello by William Shakespeare

Boule de Suif  by Guy de Maupassant