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“C” is for Cupcake Haywood, Carolyn 1974 “C” is for Cupcake is the adventures of Christie, who is a young first grader, her pet rabbit , Cupcake, and Christie’s class. The book chronicles Christie and Cupcake’s school…
3:16 Whiting, Anne 2016 Anne, Whiting, the author of the View Junkie’s Guide series, is back again, this time with a book about the 3:16s of the Bible. With 30 3:16s, this devotional-type book…
A Bear Called Paddington Bond, Michael 1960 Paddington is a bear from “Darkest Peru” who is discovered by the Brown Family in Paddington Station, London. They take him into their home, and the household is never the…
A Dangerous Promise Nixon, Joan Lowery 1994 In this fifth book in the Orphan Train Adventures, the oldest son goes to fight in the Civil War as a drummer boy. However, he finds out far more than…
A Family Apart Nixon, Joan Lowery 1987 A family of six children is sent west on an "Orphan Train". Although the children have escaped poverty and in the case of the oldest brother arrest, they face an…
A Family On Wheels: Further Adventures of the Trapp Family Singers Trapp, Maria Augusta 1955 This book continues the story of the von Trapp Family Singes in their many singing tours they made across the United States as well as Latin America and Europe.
A Little Princess Burnett, Frances Hodgson 1905 Young Sara Crew is sent to boarding school after her mother dies, and soon makes many friends among her schoolmates and the servants of the house. However, life takes a…
A Little Shopping Rylant, Cynthia 1998 In the second book in the Cobble Street Cousins series, the three cousins decide to make a replica of their aunt's flower shop, while building their relationships with friends and…
A Man Called Peter Marshall, Catherine 1951 In 1951 Catherine Marshall published a biography of her late husband's life as a minister, his life in Scotland, and the couple's courtship, marriage, and family life. It is the…
A Nurse in the Yukon Wilson, Amy 1965 In this autobiography, nurse Amy Wilson recalls the stories of how she went into the Yukon to become a nurse for the natives living there. A very good picture of…
A Place to Belong Nixon, Joan Lowery 1988 After being sent west on an "orphan train", a brother and sister face mystery, conflict, sadness, and joy in their new home. The fourth book in the Orphan Train Adventures.
A View Junkie’s Guide to Dayhiking Colorado Whiting, Anne 2014 Anne Whiting, an experienced hiker, takes you on a journey of some of the best hikes Colorado has to offer, all of which can be accessed on a dayhike. Many…
A View Junkie’s Guide to Dayhiking Washington Whiting, Anne 2015 Anne Whiting’s second book on dayhiking. In this book, she takes you on a journey to Washington State to many of her favorite hikes, all of which can be accessed…
A View Junkie’s Peak Identification Guide Whiting, Anne 2015 Anne Whiting’s second book on hiking Colorado identifies the peaks surrounding mountains that she’s climbed and describes in her first book, A View Junkie’s Guide to Dayhiking Colorado. A very…
A Weekend with Winslow Homer Beneduce, Ann Keay 1993 In an engaging style, the author leads the reader through the life of American artist Winslow Homer as told by Homer, himself. Subtle humor and images of Homer’s paintings keep…
Agathe von Trapp: Memoirs Before and After The Sound of Music Trapp, Agathe 2003 This book about the von Trapp family is written by George von Trapp's second child and oldest daughter, Agathe von Trapp. The main focus of her book is about their…
All Creatures Great and Small Herriot, James 1972 Originally published in Great Britain as If Only They Could Talk (1970) and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1972). This is the first book in the James Herriot series.…
All the Children Were Sent Away Garrigue, Sheila 1976 Eight-year-old Sara Warren, a British girl, is being evacuated from England to Canada during World War II. Because the friend that she is travelling with does not approve of the…
All Things Bright and Beautiful Herriot, James 1974 Originally published in Great Brittan as Let Sleeping Vets Lie (1973) and Vet in Harness (1974). This is the second book in the James Herriot series. This book continues the…
All Things Wise and Wonderful Herriot, James 1977 Originally published in Great Brittan as Vets Might Fly (1976) and Vet in a Spin (1977). The third in the James Herriot series. This book is mainly his recollections of…
All-of-a-Kind Family Taylor, Sydney 1951 Five Jewish girls live in the East Side of New York City in the days prior to WWI. They happily go about their adventures, from going shopping with their mother…
All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown Taylor, Sydney 1988 In this second book in the series, the family continues their adventures on New York's East Side. Ella plays the part of the court jester in a Purim play, Sara…
All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown Taylor, Sydney 1958 All-of-a-Kind Family has moved uptown, and, with WWI on the way, changes are brewing. Ella finds a boyfriend, Mama goes to the hospital, and the family finds their traditions all…
Anne of Green Gables Montgomery, Lucy Maud 1908 Imaginative Anne Shirley goes to live with an unimaginative brother and sister on Prince Edward Island in the early 1900s. Here she makes friends and has adventures, some of which…
Are You “Normal”? Shulman, Mark 2011 Just how “normal” are you? With this National Geographic book, rate yourself in terms of everyday happenings (eating, sleeping, hobbies, school, etc.) and see how you compare to the rest…
Around the World in 80 Days Vern, Jules 1873 Philieas Fog has taken a bet that he can travel around the world in less than 80 days. So, he and his personal valet set out, encountering incredible adventures, from…
Arthur and the Great Detective Coren, Alan 1979 Arthur the boy detective is back, this time crossing the Atlantic Ocean with the famed detective Sherlock Holmes. The two great minds must work together to solve a series of…
Arthur the Kid Coren, Alan 1978 A boy detective turns an outlaw gang upside down, and changes their lives forever.
Arthur’s Last Stand Coren, Alan 1979 In another hilarious adventure, Arthur the boy detective is called upon to help defend an army's fort—a task that looks hopeless.
Away Went the Balloons Haywood, Carolyn 1973 A group of school children put messages inside of balloons and then fill them with helium and let them fly away. This book chronicles the stories of the other children…
Baby Island Brink, Carol Ryrie 1937 Two sisters, Mary and Jean, are on a ship headed for Australia to meet their father. When the ship sinks, they must heroically and optimistically survive on a desert island…
Ballet Shoes Streatfield, Noel 1936 Three orphan girls—Pauline, Petrova, and Posy—are adopted by an old man and given to his kind grand-niece and her old nanny in London. They are determined to make a name…
Basil and the Lost Colony Titus, Eve 1964 Basil and his biographer, Doctor Dawson, go in search of a legendary colony of Swiss mice.
Basil and the Pygmy Cats Titus, Eve 1971 Basil and Doctor Dawson go in search of legendary cats that are said to be the size of mice.
Basil and the Wild West Titus, Eve 1982 Basil and Doctor Dawson visit the Wild West after their trip to Mexico. Here they encounter a stampede, bandits, and a strange creature that is scaring away guest from an…
Basil in Mexico Titus, Eve 1976 Basil and Doctor Dawson investigate the disappearance of a famous painting, The Mousa Lisa.
Basil of Baker Street Titus, Eve 1958 Two girls are mouse napped and Basil, the mouse version of Sherlock Holmes, is called on the case.
Betsy and Mr. Kilpatrick Haywood, Carolyn 1967 Betsy is very unhappy when she learns that Mr. Kilpatrick, the policeman who is the crossing guard for the school, is going to be promoted. She and the other children…
Betsy’s Play School Haywood, Carolyn 1977 Betsy decides that she wants to run a playschool (preschool) for the children of her neighborhood. Betsy’s Play School is quite successful with hilarious, as well as charming, results.
Big Red Kjelgaard, Jim 1945 A young man who has been raised in the woods, far from civilization, is hired to train the dog of his dreams which is owned by a rich man with…
Big Six Ransome, Arthur 1940 In this light-hearted mystery romp, the D's are surrounded in a real-life mystery that mirrors the pulp-fiction mystery book that Dorothea is attempting to write. The young Sherlock Holmes and…
Billy Graham, God’s Ambassador Busby, Russ 1999 A biography of Billy Graham, complete with numerous pictures taken by his personal photographer, plus a message from the amazing evangelist. It is amazing that God could use one man…
Blue Bay Mystery Warner, Gertrude Chandler 1961 There is something mysterious about the island that the Aldens are visiting. They are determined to find out who or what is on the island with them.
Born Again Colson, Charles W 1976 Autobiography that tells of the historical Watergate scandal and at the same time, the transformation of Nixon's "hatchet-man" Chuck Colson as he encounters Jesus. At times the Watergate details can…
Bound for Oregon Van Leeuwen, Jean 1994 A girl and her family travels west to Oregon, fighting hunger, Indians, sickness, and loss along the way. Based on a true story, the author weaves a story of love…
Buffalo Arthur Coren, Alan 1978 This time, Arthur, a boy detective, takes on cattle rustlers, in response to a newspaper advertisement.
By the Shores of Silver Lake Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1939 In this fifth book in the "Little House" books, Laura begins to take on more responsibilities, especially as Mary has become blind from scarlet fever and the family moves west…
Cabin on Trouble Creek Van Leeuwen, Jean 2004 Daniel and his brother Will and their Pa have built a cabin along Trouble Creek in unsettled Ohio. Now Pa has left Daniel and Will, ages 11 and 9, for…
Caddie Woodlawn Brink, Carol 1935 Caddie Woodlawn is historical fiction, based on the experiences of the author's grandmother growing up in the woods of Wisconsin. Caddie and her brothers run into many adventures—and sometimes into…
Cam Janson and the Barking Treasure Mystery Alder, David A. 1999 A young detective and her friend investigate the crime of a stolen dog.
Cam Janson and the Birthday Mystery Alder, David A. 2000 A young detective and her friend investigate a crime of stolen luggage.
Cam Janson and the Catnapping Mystery Alder, David A. 1998 A young detective and her friend assist a woman whose cat has been catnapped.
Cam Janson and the Chocolate Fudge Mystery Alder, David A. 1993 A young detective and her friend investigate mysterious happenings at a neighbor's house.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of Flight 54 Alder, David A. 1992 A young detective and her friend investigate a case of stolen luggage.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the Babe Ruth Baseball Alder, David A. 1982 A young detective and her friend investigate the theft of a baseball signed by Babe Ruth.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the Carnival Prize Alder, David A. 1992 A young detective and her friend investigate mysterious dealings at the school festival.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the Circus Clown Alder, David A. 1983 A young detective and her friend investigate reports of stolen items with their Aunt Molly.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones Alder, David A. 1981 A young detective and her friend investigate a case of a missing dinosaur bone that no one knows is missing.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the of the Gold Coins Alder, David A. 1982 A young detective and her friend investigate a crime of stolen golden coins.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the Stolen Corn Popper Alder, David A. 1986 A young detective and her friend investigate a crime of a stolen pop-corn popper.
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds Alder, David A. 1980 The young detective Cam Janson and her friend Eric Shelton investigate a crime of stolen diamonds with Eric’s baby brother. Can they find the thieves and alert the police in…
Cam Janson and the Mystery of the U.F.O. Alder, David A. 1980 A young detective and her friend investigate a mysterious report of a UFO.
Cam Janson and the Scary Snake Mystery Alder, David A. 1997 When her mother's camcorder is stolen, a young detective and her friend try to discern the motive of an unlikely theft.
Cam Janson and the Triceratops Pops Mystery Alder, David A. 1995 A young detective and her friend investigate a crime of stolen CD's.
Captains of the City Streets; A Story of the Cat Club Averill, Esther 1972 Two homeless cats are “captains of the city streets”. This book follows their escapades around New York City until they find friends with the Cat Club.
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch Latham, Jean Lee 1955 In this intriguing biography, Jean Lee Latham weaves the story of Nathanial Bowditch, from his childhood as an indentured servant, to the victory of publishing The Practical Navigator, a "book-sailing"…
Castle Macaulay, David 1977 David Macaulay, author of The Way Things Work, shows how a castle was built. The excellent illustrations bring the text to life.
Cathedral: the story of its construction Macaulay, David 1973 David Macaulay, author of The Way Things Work, tells the story of the building of a cathedral in France in story and excellent illustrations. The book covers several centuries, as…
Caught in the Act Nixon, Joan Lowery 1988 The second book in the Orphan Train Adventures. One of the boys is sent to live with a mysterious family. Although part of the series, I do not recommend this…
Centerburg Tales McClousky, Robert 1951 A great sequel to the original Homer Price as Homer and the citizens of his rural town take off on more zany adventures. Homer's uncle Hercules begins the book by…
Chester Cricket’s Pigeon Ride Selden, George 1981 In “Chester Cricket’s Pigeon Ride” Chester Cricket, the cricket from Cricket in Times Square is homesick for the country, particularly after his friend Mario takes him to the planetarium. Chester…
Chip, the Dam Builder Kjelgaard, Jim 1950 Chip, an old beaver, has to flee from his pond when poachers blow out his dam. The book documents his journey to a new home, and how Chip and his…
Christ’s Globetrotter Pollock, Ted 2005 Autobiography of a missionary architect to eastern Africa who worked in Sudan, Ethiopia, and Kenya with his family. An interesting though thick read.
Circle of Love Nixon, Joan Lowery 1997 A young woman, who once was sent west on an "orphan train", decides to travel east again and take another group of orphans west. Along the way she is faced…
Circus Shoes Streatfield, Noel 1938 Orphaned brother and sister facing separation in different orphanages run away to join their unknown uncle who is a circus clown. It's a story of working hard for a reasonable…
City; a story of Roman planning and construction Macaulay, David 1974 “City; a story of Roman planning and construction” is the story of the construction of the city of Rome, as told by David Macaulay, author of The Way Things Work.…
Coot Club Ransome, Arthur 1934 The D's spend a holiday on the Norfolk Broads of England where an upper-class boy is leading a bird-protection society which gets them all into trouble with the "Hullabaloos", a…
Costumes for Plays and Playing Haley, Gail E. 1978 Ever wanted to make costumes to play with or to use for a play or costume party? “Costumes for Plays and Playing” explains, in practical and affordable terms and excellent…
Crown and Jewel Massi, Jerri 1987 When an evil lord tries to seize the throne, Princess Rosewyn is forced to flee for her life. In exile she has barely settled before assassins force the Princess to…
Diary of an Early American Boy: Noah Blake 1805 Slone, Eric 1962 In 1805 Noah Blake is given a diary, which he faithfully keeps. This book is his journal of the happenings on his family's farm, as well as historical explanations of…
Drake, the Man They Called a Pirate Latham, Jean Lee 1960 The story of Sir Fransis Drake is told in classic Jean Lee Latham style. Drake was not a pirate; he simply had it out for the Spanish, which eventually led…
Eddie and the Fire Engine Haywood, Carolyn 1949 Eddie Wilson finds out that an old fire engine is going to be sold. He tries everything he can think of to make enough money to buy the fire engine…
Eddie Makes Music Haywood, Carolyn 1957 Eddie’s school is going to have an orchestra, and every child wants to be in it. Eddie tries several instruments before he finds he must use other talents when the…
Emily’s Runaway Imagination Cleary, Beverly 1961 Emily is a young girl growing up in a small town during the Great Depression. However, life doesn't get her down much, even through her adventures and mishaps, as she--and…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of Pablo’s Nose Sobol, Donald 1996 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Dead Eagles Sobol, Donald 1975 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Disgusting Sneakers Sobol, Donald 1990 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Jumping Frogs Sobol, Donald 2005 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Midnight Visitor Sobol, Donald 1977 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Mysterious Handprints Sobol, Donald 1985 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch Sobol, Donald 1965 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Sleeping Dog Sobol, Donald 1998 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Slippery Salamander Sobol, Donald 2000 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt Sobol, Donald 1988 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Two Spies Sobol, Donald 1995 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Carries On Sobol, Donald 1980 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Cracks the Case Sobol, Donald 2007 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues Sobol, Donald 1966 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man Sobol, Donald 1967 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace Sobol, Donald 1981 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Lends a Hand Sobol, Donald 1974 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Sets the Pace Sobol, Donald 1981 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Shows the Way Sobol, Donald 1972 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Solves them All Sobol, Donald 1968 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Cake! Sobol, Donald 1982 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Case Sobol, Donald 1973 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown Tracks them Down Sobol, Donald 1971 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Encyclopedia Brown’s Book of Strange but True Crimes Sobol, Donald 1991 Encyclopedia Brown, the boy detective, collects newspaper clippings in his spare time. On a rainy day he shares his scrap book of "strange but true" crimes with a couple of…
Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective Sobol, Donald 1963 Encyclopedia Brown is a boy detective, helping children in his neighborhood from bullies such as Bugs Meany and the fraudulent Wilford Wiggans. He also helps his father, Chief of Police,…
Every Living Thing Herriot, James 1992 Further stories involving James Herriot. This book has stories from his later years in the practice mixed with a few from his earlier years.
Fair Wind to Virginia Meigs, Cornelia 1955 The year is 1773 and Hal and Peggy Morrow are being whisked from their homeland in England to Virginia, a land they have only heard stories about. Their father has…
Far to Go Streatfield, Noel 1976 The story of a rising young star, Margaret Thursday continues to find her way in the world until troubles from her past catch up with her and she is threatened…
Farmer Boy Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1933 Farmer Boy is the second book in the "Little House" series. In it, Almanzo Wilder, Laura's future husband, grows and learns on his family's farm in upstate New York. It…
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew Sidney, Margaret 1881 There are five children in the Pepper family, and they all work together through hardship and laughter as they and their mother struggle to make a meager living for themselves.…
Forest Patrol Kjelgaard, Jim 1941 A young forest ranger encounters a variety of challenges in his first year of duty, including a wild fire, poachers, and unwelcoming townspeople.
Forever Liesl Carr, Charmian 2000 Memoir by the actress who played Liesl von Trapp. Provides details about the filming and recording of the classic movie, The Sound of Music. Her up-beat, no dirt-slinging approach is…
Further Doings of Milly-Molly-Mandy Brisley, Joyce Lankester 1932 Milly-Molly-Mandy is a little girl living on an English farm between the world wars. She and her friends have many adventures together, playing around the countryside, planning parties, and generally…
Ginger Pye Estes, Eleanor 1951 Jerry and Rachel Pye collaborate on buying a puppy. They share the task of dog-owning until the puppy is stolen.
God’s Smuggler Brother Andrew 1967 In this autobiography, Brother Andrew tells of his childhood in war-torn Holland, and his work smuggling Bibles behind the iron curtain. It is a story of God's faithfulness, a man…
God’s Printer for Poland Kapitaniuk, Bill and Smith, Halyna 1987 “God’s Printer for Poland” is the autobiography of a Polish-Canadian who turned his life over to God and to printing Bibles and Christian literature for the Polish people during the…
Gooseberry Park Rylant, Cynthia 1995 A humorous account of a bat and a fish taking care of a squirrel's babies while she is lost in a storm.
Great Northern? Ransome, Arthur 1947 Based on the wild coast of Scotland, book twelve centers around a desperate race to thwart the efforts of an insidious egg collector threatening the survival of a pair of…
Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates Dodge, Mary 1868 Hans Brinker and his sister are very poor, due to their father's strange illness and inability to work. The family struggles along through the cold Holland winter, until they seek…
Harriet Tubman, Conductor on the Underground Railroad Petry, Ann 1955 A well-written account that follows the life of Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave who used her new-found freedom to help other slaves travel north. The book does a good job…
Harry and the Sea Serpent Wilson, Gahan 1976 Again, the bumbling Harry the Fat Bear Spy is called upon, this time to investigate a mysterious sea serpent.
Harry, the Fat Bear Spy Wilson, Gahan 1973 Harry, a bumbling bear spy, is called upon to solve a puzzling case at a macaroon factory.
Hattie Big Sky Larson, Kirby 2006 In 1918, 16-year-old Hattie Brooks suddenly finds herself in the possession of her late uncle's homestead in Montana. After being shuttled from one relative to another all of her life,…
Heidi Spyri, Johanna 1880 After she is orphaned, young Heidi lives for a while in the care of her aunt, and then is shipped off to live with a strange and reclusive grandfather, who…
Henry Reed’s Baby Sitting Service Robertson, Keith 1966 Henry is back in the Princeton area and his market research has shown babysitting to be the only job he can find clients for. The children and mishaps he encounters…
Henry Reed’s Big Show Robertson, Keith 1970 Henry and Midge decide to produce a play. With unexpected results ranging from a rock band with a broken down car to Midge being given a horse, they find hilarious…
Henry Reed’s Journey Robertson, Keith 1963 Henry meets his Princeton friend Midge on the west coast and drives, along with her family, across the United States back home to New Jersey. From the Grand Canyon to…
Henry Reed’s Think Tank Robertson, Keith 1986 Henry is stranded in the Princeton area for the summer with his aunt and uncle. While he is there, he and his friend Midge decide to create a think tank…
Henry Reed, Inc. Robertson, Keith 1958 First in the Henry Reed series. Henry, a boy who's grown up overseas, visits his childless Aunt and Uncle in Princeton, NJ, and starts his own research business with humorous…
Here Comes the Bus! Haywood, Carolyn 1963 Jonathan is new to the country. In “Here Comes the Bus!” he finds that his country school is very different from the school he went to in the city, but…
Here’s a Penny Haywood, Carolyn 1944 Penny is a little boy with copper-colored hair. “Here’s a Penny” follows his escapades with his kittens and Patsy, the girl next door.
Hind’s Feet on High Places Hurnard, Hannah 1970 A brilliant allegory of the yearning of God's children to be led to new heights of His presence, His love, and His victory. This book can be enjoyed by children…
Homer Price McClousky, Robert 1943 A collection of six semi-related stories about a boy named Homer Price who lives in a small Ohio town. His confident and un-befuddled manner contrasts well with the "more responsible"…
House Calls and Hitching Posts Hoover, Dorcas Sharp 2004 "Doc", as he is simply known among his Amish patients, is a Mennonite who, after medical school, came back to help the Amish people he left behind in rural Ohio.…
House on a Cliff Stevenson, D.E. 1966 Actress Elfrida Ware discovers that she has been left the home where her mother grew up. She goes to visit planning to stay a few weeks at Mountain Cross, with…
Houseboat Mystery Warner, Gertrude Chandler 1967 As the title suggests, the Alden children (Henry 16, Jessie 14, Violet 12, and Benny 7) find a mystery on their Houseboat. Someone is following them, breaking into their houseboat,…
If I May Milne, A. A. 1921 The author of Winnie-the-Pooh muses over pondering questions. For example, how do you suppose the game of chess was created?
Imprisoned in the Golden City Jackson, Dave and Neta 1993 A semi-fictional account of two young Burmese girls who, because of their mentally insane mother, and their Christian father who is receiving threats from Buddhist relatives must go and live…
In Aunt Lucy’s Kitchen Rylant, Cynthia 1998 Three cousins are living with their aunt while their parents tour the world with the ballet. The three decide to start a cookie business, and end up meeting new friends.…
In My Father’s House Ten Boom, Corrie 1976 This pre-quel tells the story of life in the ten Boom household prier to Corrie's adventures in The Hiding Place. An intimate look at how one Christ-centered family lived and…
In the Face of Danger Nixon, Joan Lowery 1988 After being sent west on an "orphan train", a girl is faced with many dangers out on the prairie. The third book in the Orphan Train Adventures
Incredible Mission Leboucher, Fernande 1969 In the fall of 1942, Fernande Leboucher and her Jewish husband were trying to escape Nazi-occupied France. After several false-starts, her husband was arrested and Fernande sought out the help…
Invincible Louisa Meigs, Cornelia 1934 This is the biography of the woman who wrote Little Women, whose childhood is reflected in this classic book. It is well-written, although Louisa did not live an entirely happy…
It’s a Jungle Out There Snell, Ron 1995 The hilarious life-adventures of an MK (missionary kid) in Peru in the 1960's. There's never any doubt that Ron and his siblings are having the time of their lives, no…
Jenny Goes to Sea Averill, Esther 1957 Jenny Linsky and her two adopted brothers go with their master on a ship around the globe, making new friends and seeing faraway places. Some elements of this book are…
Journey Cake McMeekin, Isabella McLennan 1942 An old African American woman is given the responsibility of leading six children across the frontier of North Carolina to meet their father in Kentucky. A story of the frontier,…
Journey to the River Sea Ibbotson, Eva 2001 Brilliantly told, Journey to the River Sea is the story of young Maia, who is sent from her boarding school in England to live with her snobbish relatives on the…
Jungle Calls Snell, Ron 1997 After living for years in the jungle of Peru with their missionary parents, Ron and his brother are sent to the gulag…the USA for college, proving you can take the…
Just as I Am Graham, Billy 1997 Evangelist Billy Graham’s autobiography. It describes his early life, his commitment to Christ as a teenager, his college years, his days with Youth for Christ, all of his Crusades up…
Keeping Secrets Nixon, Joan Lowery 1995 A refugee woman, driven away from her home by the Civil War, comes to town, and comes to live with a young girl, who once came west on an "orphan…
Ken Bails Out Miller, Basil 1942 Teen-age Ken is flying with a pilot when the plane crashes, forcing the two of them to bail out of the airplane. Ken is then challenged to get himself and…
Life is a Jungle Snell, Ron 1997 After a stint surviving the tortures of living in the U.S., Ron and his siblings' adventures continue in the jungles of Peru, from one madcapped escapade to another. The natives…
Lincoln’s Little Girl: A True Story Trump, Fred 1993 “Lincoln's Little Girl” is the biography of the little girl who changed history by writing a simple letter to Abraham Lincoln. The letter suggested that he grow the distinctive beard…
Little House in the Big Woods Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1932 The first book in the "Little House" series, this story tells of Mary, Laura, Carrie, Ma, and Pa's life in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Laura goes to town for…
Little House on the Prairie Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1935 Again we visit Laura, Mary, Carrie, Ma and Pa in this third book in the "Little House" series. The family moves west from Wisconsin to the Indian lands of Kansas.…
Little Town on the Prairie Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1941 The seventh book in the "Little House" series takes the Ingalls family back out to the prairie, and then back to town for the next winter. Laura studies hard to…
M or N? Christie, Agatha 1941 Old and grown up now, Tommy and Tuppence are thrilled to be in the investigating scene again during WWII, this time tracking Nazi sympathizing spies. The third book in the…
Magical Melons Brink, Carol 1939 A continuation of Caddie Woodlawn, this book tells of the further adventures of Caddie and her brothers and sisters as they grow and mature, and face the realities of their…
Maria Trapp, Maria Augusta 1972 This autobiography of Maria Von Trapp tells what happened after The Sound of Music leaves off, especially Maria's work after The von Trapp Family Singers disbanded. Includes her career as…
Mascot of the Melroy Robertson, Keith 1953 The adventures of a sailor and his dog sailing together on a destroyer during WWII.
Mill Macaulay, David 1983 This is the story of three mills in a mill town in New England. David Macaulay’s illustrations and text brings history to life.
Milly-Molly-Mandy & Co. Brisley, Joyce Lankester 1955 Milly-Molly-Mandy is a little girl living on an English farm between the world wars. She and her friends have many adventures together, playing around the countryside, planning parties, and generally…
Milly-Molly-Mandy Again Brisley, Joyce Lankester 1948 Milly-Molly-Mandy is a little girl living on an English farm between the world wars. She and her friends have many adventures together, playing around the countryside, planning parties, and generally…
Milly-Molly-Mandy and Billy Blunt Brisley, Joyce Lankester 1967 Milly-Molly-Mandy is a little girl living on an English farm between the world wars. She and her friends have many adventures together, playing around the countryside, planning parties, and generally…
Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories Brisley, Joyce Lankester 1928 Milly-Molly-Mandy is a little girl living on an English farm between the world wars. She and her friends have many adventures together, playing around the countryside, planning parties, and generally…
Missee Lee Ransome, Arthur 1941 While sailing around the world with Capt. Flint, the Swallows and Amazon's are shipwrecked off the coast of pre-communist China in book number ten. They are "rescued" by a Cambridge-educated…
More All-of-a-Kind Family Taylor, Sydney 1954 The children in All-of-a-Kind Family are growing and changing in this third book in the series. The girls put on a May-day parade and go to the sea side, as…
More of Milly-Molly-Mandy Brisley, Joyce Lankester 1929 Milly-Molly-Mandy is a little girl living on an English farm between the world wars. She and her friends have many adventures together, playing around the countryside, planning parties, and generally…
Mosque Macaulay, David 2003 David Macaulay, author of The Way Things Work, shows in picture and text how a great mosque was built.
Mountains of Spices Hurnard, Hannah 1983 A sequel to Hind's Feet on High Places, the heroine now travels between the difficulties in her village of Much-Trembling to the High Places where she is instructed by the…
Mozart Mirsky, Reba Paeff 1960 The life of the composer Mozart, as told for children. This book keeps the pace moving without becoming dry with the details of Mozart’s life.
Mr. Popper’s Penguins Atwater, Richard and Florence 1938 A painter who corresponds with a famous South Pole explorer receives the unexpected gift of a set of penguins. Already unable to feed his family, Mr. Popper must contrive a…
Old Town in the Green Groves: The Lost Little House Years Rylant, Cynthia 2002 In Old Town in the Green Groves, Cynthia Rylant writes about the years that Laura Ingalls Wilder left out of her stories (the years between the books On the Banks…
On Stage, Mr. Jefferson! Latham, Jean Lee 1958 The life of actor Joseph Jefferson as he attempts to create a successful play about Rip van Winkle. The story is well-told in semi-fictional style by the author of Carry…
On the Banks of Plum Creek Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1937 After the family is sent away from their house on the Indian lands, the Ingalls move to Plum Creek, where Laura goes to school for the first time, attends a…
On the Way Home Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1962 Published by Rose Wilder Lane, the daughter of Laura and Almanzo Wilder, On the Way Home contains Laura's journal from the family's move to Missouri, and completes the stories in…
Once Upon a Time Milne, A. A. 1917 In this story, the author of Winnie-the-Pooh tells a fairy tale. The King of Barodia takes off in his seven-league boots, and interrupts the King of Euralia during his breakfast.…
Out of the Silent Planet Lewis, C. S. 1938 Ransom is whisked away into a space adventure of both astronomical and spiritual dimensions. The first book in the series.
Outlaws of the Sourlands Robertson, Keith 1953 Poachers and wild dogs plague John as he tries to raise sheep until a dog comes into his life. First in the Mudhen series.
Owls in the Family Farley, Mowat 1961 A series of short stories about a boy, two pet owls, and a dog as they combine humor and adventure on the great Canadian prairies.
Partners in Crime Christie, Agatha 1929 In the second book of the Tommy and Tuppence series, the two adventurers find themselves in the midst of international espionage as they run a small detective agency. A set…
Penny and Peter Haywood, Carolyn 1946 Penny’s mother and father have adopted Peter, from “Here’s a Penny”, and family has many adventures together, including going camping in the mountains and turning over a basket of crabs…
Perelandra Lewis, C. S. 1943 Ransom is sent to a just-created garden of Eden to battle with the evil which intends to bring sinfulness into this world as he has others, including earth. Book 2…
Peter Duck Ransome, Arthur 1932 The Swallows and Amazons race a notorious treasure pillager to the Caribbean with Nancy and Peggy's uncle, "Capt. Flint". There's disagreements to whether this book or Swallowdale is the second…
Pigeon Post Ransome, Arthur 1936 In their sixth adventure the S, A's, and D's" are prospecting for gold in an attempt to keep Capt. Flint from going to sea again. As prospectors they explore old…
Pilgrim’s Progress Bunyon, John 1678 In this allegory, John Bunyon describes the journey every Christian must take on their way to the "Celestial City". Christian, a man who has fled the City of Destruction to…
Pinkie Pye Estes, Eleanor 1958 A typewriting cat who is intent on writing her autobiography is adopted by the Pye family. The book centers on their adventures vacationing on Fire Island.
Primrose Day Haywood, Carolyn 1942 Merry Primrose is sent from London, England to America to stay with relatives during WWII. After the long ship ride, she finds herself with her aunt and uncle and cousin…
Prince Caspian : The Return to Narnia Lewis, C. S. 1951 Young Prince Caspian must claim his throne from his evil uncle with the help of the talking animals of Old Narnia and the ancient kings and queens Peter, Susan, Edmund,…
Pyramid Macaulay, David 1975 The story of the great pyramid in Egypt, as drawn and told by David Macaulay.
Railroad Arthur Coren, Alan 1978 A young boy detective brilliantly delivers a Midwestern town from its train-robbery woes in this hilarious saga.
Rilla of Ingleside Montgomery, Lucy Maud 1921 Rilla, Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blyth's youngest daughter, is growing up in the realities of the home front during WWI. Besides founding a junior red cross society to send items…
Robert Rows the River Haywood, Carolyn 1965 Robert, age 9, lives along the banks of the Thames River. To get to school, he must row across the river to get to school. During the summer Robert has…
Rufus M Estes, Eleanor 1943 Rufus's is the youngest child in the Moffat family. Using ingenuity and imagination, he keeps his older siblings' lives from ever being dull. Book 3 about the Moffats.
Sarah Plain and Tall MacLachlan, Patricia 1985 Anna and Caleb have had no mother since she died after Caleb was born. They are dubious about a new mail order Mother, Sarah, from Maine, but when she comes…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Baffling Bigfoot Christian, Mary Blount 1974 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. In another exciting adventure, the duo investigates reports of Bigfoot haunting a lodge in…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Bone to Pick Mystery Christian, Mary Blount 1983 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. The local museum has had a break-in, and while investigating the case, Sebastian realizes…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Clumsy Cowboy Christian, Mary Blount 1985 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. When John is suspended from the police department, he decides to spend some time…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Copycat Crime Christian, Mary Blount 1993 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. In this adventure, the inseparable duo is asked to keep an eye on a…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Egyptian Connection Christian, Mary Blount 1988 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. When John's Egyptian friend from detective training school comes to visit, John is delighted—even…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Impossible Crime Christian, Mary Blount 1992 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. This time, John and Sebastian must investigate the theft of a painting—a theft that…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Mystery Patient Christian, Mary Blount 1991 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. When a mysterious patient is admitted to the local hospital, Sebastian and John are…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Purloined Sirloin Christian, Mary Blount 1988 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. Detective Jones finally buys a new sports car to replace his old rattletrap. But,…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Secret of the Skewered Skier Christian, Mary Blount 1984 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. John has won a trip to the Frozen Dreams Resort, and he and Sebastian…
Sebastian (Super Sleuth) and the Stars-In-His-Eyes-Mystery Christian, Mary Blount 1987 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. In this mystery, Sebastian and John must find a stolen show-dog.
Sebastian, (Super Sleuth) and the Crummy Yummies Caper Christian, Mary Blount 1983 Sebastian (Super Sleuth) is a dog detective, and the helper of John Jones, his detective master. Sebastian is used to donning different costumes to get into places he never could…
Secret Water Ransome, Arthur 1939 "Adventure" may not quite be the right genre for the eighth Swallows and Amazons book. Written in the backdrop of WW2, the Swallows are determined to complete their father's (British…
Skippack School De Angeli, Marguerite 1939 Eli Shrawder, a mischievous 18th century boy, tries to adjust to his new life in Pennsylvania and especially to his new schoolteacher.
Snowbound with Betsy Haywood, Carolyn 1962 In “Snowbound with Betsy”, a winter storm keeps Betsy and her sister Star indoors, but a woman and her two children who their father found snowbound in their car keep…
Some Good News Rylant, Cynthia 1999 The Cobble Street Cousins have decided to start their very own newspaper. Lily writes poetry, Tess tells jokes, and Rosie interviews a botany student about his plants. The third book…
Special Delivery : How We Are Raising America’s Only Sextuplets—And Loving It Dilley, Becki and Keith with Stall, Sam 1995 Keith and Becki Dilley were desperate to have children—so desperate, in fact, that when they finally did get pregnant they had sextuplets! This is their story, from their marriage through…
Special Gifts Rylant, Cynthia 1999 In the fourth book in the Cobble Street Cousin series, each of the three girls – Lily, Rosie and Tess – is making a special gift while learning to sew…
Still More Two-Minute Mysteries Sobol, Donald 1986 Like the Encyclopedia Brown series, Still More Two-Minute Mysteries contains several short solve-it-yourself mystery stories.
Summer Party Rylant, Cynthia 2001 To the joy and sadness of the Cobble Street Cousins, their parents are returning home, and each will begin to live a very long way from Cobble Street. However, they…
Surprise Island Warner, Gertrude Chandler 1949 The Aldan children camp on an island for the summer. This is the second book in the Boxcar Children series, but except for reading The Boxcar Children first, it doesn't…
Swallowdale Ransome, Arthur 1931 Land-bound by the wreck of their ship, the Swallows spend part of a summer in the hills around the Lake District. Not the best in the series in our opinion.…
Swallows and Amazons Ransome, Arthur 1930 Siblings, John, Susan, Titty, and Roger are vacationing on an island in the English Lake District and find themselves under attack by local "pirate" sisters, Nancy and Peggy. Quality children's…
Taffy and Melissa Molasses Haywood, Carolyn 1969 Taffy and Melissa live on a farm in the country. “Taffy and Melissa Molasses” follows their adventures one summer, from putting up a flag in front of their house to…
Take me Back to the Beginning DK Publishing 2008 Take me Back to the Beginning chronicles events and people in world history from the stone age to modern times. Using a variety of creative mediums – King Louis XIV…
That Hideous Strength Lewis, C. S. 1945 Departing from the genre a little, this thriller explores what happens when knowledge corrupts, and an ancient magician, Merlin, returns to modern England. This third book in the series may…
The Alley Estes, Eleanor 1964 A story about a group of children who live in the same neighborhood and all play together in the alley that is attached to all their houses. When the house…
The Alligator Case Du Bois, William Pene 1965 In typical du Bois style, this hilarious romp takes a young detective all over his hometown chasing down crooks who wear alligator suits.
The Baker Street Irregulars in Case of the Missing Masterpiece Dicks, Terrance 1978 Dan, the leader of the Baker Street Irregulars, is challenged by a classmate to solve the theft of an expensive painting during school vacation. With the help of three of…
The Baker Street Irregulars in the Case of the Cinema Swindle Dicks, Terrance 1980 When Mickey's favorite movie theater is the target of attempted arson, the Baker Street Irregulars are onto another case: one that may be the death of them all!
The Baker Street Irregulars in the Case of the Cop Catchers Dicks, Terrance 1981 The Baker Street Irregulars, four children who solve mysteries together, are caught up in a mystery involving a jewel theft, a series of truck hijackings, a missing person, a traffic…
The Baker Street Irregulars in The Case of the Crooked Kids Dicks, Terrance 1978 The Baker Street Irregulars, four British children who live in London, find themselves in another mystery, this time involving a gang of teenage thieves, whose real mastermind is a gang…
The Big Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook Brisley, Joyce Lankester 2000 Milly-Molly-Mandy is a little girl living on an English farm between the world wars. She and her friends have many adventures together, playing around the countryside, planning parties, and generally…
The Borrowed House van Stockum, Hilda 1975 Janna, a young German girl, is a zealous member of the Hitler Youth movement during WW2. When her family is relocated to occupied Holland she is delighted by the elegant…
The Boxcar Children Warner, Gertrude Chandler 1942 In this first book in the Boxcar Children Series, four siblings live in a boxcar after their parents die. An easier reader. The first several books in the Boxcar Children's…
The Bridge Massi, Jerri 1986 Princess Rosalynn is left alone and in danger when her kingdom is invaded. While searching for her father she finds the Bridge and crosses it into the enemy kingdom. There…
The British Bear Caper Morgan, Stacy 1996 Hope and Annie, two sisters, travel with their grandparents to visit Oxford, England while their father is on a business trip in London. While there, they befriend the granddaughters of…
The Case of the Baker Street Irregular Newman, Robert 1978 To a boy who has grown up in the country, London is a large and terrifying place. Suddenly he finds himself on his own and perused by the evil-looking cab…
The cat club; or, The life and times of Jenny Linsky Averill, Esther 1944 Jenny Linsky is a young cat living with her master in New York City. A club of cats meet each night in the garden outside her house, but Jenny is…
The Courage of Sarah Noble Dalgliesh, Alice 1954 Young Sarah Noble travels with her father to the frontier. While her father goes back to bring the rest of the family, she must stay with the Indians who inhabit…
The Covered Bridge Meigs, Cornelia 1936 A young girl goes to live in New England, and experiences the hardy life of a New Englander not long after the Revolutionary War.
The Crow and the Castle Robertson, Keith 1957 Sequel to Three Stuffed Owls, the Carson Street Detective Agency, comprised of Neil Lambert and Swede Larson, find their lives filled with eccentric birds, chess fanatics, and thieves all searching…
The Door in the Wall De Angeli, Marguerite 1950 Robin is the son of a knight, destined to become a knight until he becomes lame in both legs. He finds help and encouragement in a community of monks during…
The Dragonfly Pool Ibbotson, Eva 2008 A young girl is sent to a progressive school, where she volunteers her classmates to go to a fictional European country to take part in a cultural festival. Here they…
The English Air Stevenson, D.E. 1940 Franz von Heidon comes to England as the son of a Nazi German to visit his mother’s English relatives—and find out what the British think about Germany for the Nazi…
The Fellowship of the Ring Tolkien, J. R. R. 1954 Frodo Baggins is given the task of destroying his Uncle Bilbo's ring before it is used to destroy Middle Earth. This first book in the series gives an account of…
The First Four Years Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1971 The ninth and final book in the "Little House" series tells of the first four years of Laura and Almanzo's marriage, the birth of their daughter, and their struggle to…
The Five Silent Years of Corrie Ten Boom Moore, Pamela Rosewell 1986 Biography of Corrie Ten Boom by her personal assistant, Pamela Rosewell Moore. Pamela describes the last few years of Corrie’s life including the last five years where, due to a…
The Good Master Seredy, Kate 1935 Humor reigns when Kate comes to live on her Uncle's farm; she is spoiled and uncontrollable. The assimilation of her relatives' into her heart and their reception of her, wrinkles-and-all,…
The Great Divorce: A Dream Lewis, C. S. 1946 With author George McDonald as his guide, Lewis travels by bus to heaven and hell. There he discovers the complexity of pride and self-deception as he faces the consequences of…
The Harvey Girls: The Women Who Civilized the West Morris, Juddi 1994 This book engagingly tells the tale of Fred Harvey and his chain of restaurants that followed the railroad across the west before the turn of the last century. Fred Harvey…
The Hawk that Dare Not Hunt By Day O'Dell, Scott 1975 Tom Barton and his uncle own a smuggling ship. When Tom meets William Tyndale, who is translating the Bible into English, they make a deal to transport Tyndale's Bibles. Problem…
The Hiding Place Ten Boom, Corrie with Sherrill, John and Elizabeth 1971 Classic autobiography of how Corrie and her family hid Jews in their house during WW2, their capture by the Nazi's, and her confinement in a German prison camp. Her faith…
The Hobbit Tolkien, J. R. R. 1937 Bilbo Baggins has lived comfortably until he takes a journey and comes into possession of a ring that will change his life forever—and the course of the history of Middle…
The Horse and His Boy Lewis, C. S. 1954 A talking horse and a boy must journey through conspiracy and danger to reach freedom, only to find that they must rescue their new country from the enslavement that follows…
The Hotel Cat Averill, Esther 1969 In “The Hotel Cat”, Tom is a homeless stray until he is welcomed into a small hotel in New York City. Here he finds he can be helpful to the…
The House at Pooh Corner Milne, A. A. 1928 Winnie-the-Pooh (a bear of very little brain, he says) and his friends in the forest continue to discover new things and have adventures together. In this volume, they build a…
The Journey that Saved Curious George Borden, Louise 2005 This is the story behind the Curious George books, as well as the story of his creators, Margret and H. A. Rey, as they met in Brazil and escaped Paris…
The King’s Fifth O'Dell, Scott 1966 This book is set in 1541 and describes the adventures of a cartographer for an expedition led by Mendoza who is in search of the Seven Golden Cities.
The Last Battle Lewis, C. S. 1956 When evil comes to Narnia, Jill and Eustace help fight the great last battle of Narnia, and Aslan leads his people to a glorious new paradise. The seventh and last…
The Lighthouse Family: The Eagle Rylant, Cynthia 2004 Near the lighthouse is a forest which intrigues young Whistler and Lila. They get permission to go exploring, but accidently lose their compass and get lost. Whistler and Lila make…
The Lighthouse Family: The Octopus Rylant, Cynthia 2005 While exploring, the lighthouse children find another friend for their family. This time it is an octopus who can change color and moods very quickly. The octopus finds the lighthouse…
The Lighthouse Family: The Storm Rylant Cynthia 2003 Pandora, a cat, is a lighthouse keeper, a job she enjoys although it is lonely. After saving a dog by the name of Seabold, the two live happily ever after…
The Lighthouse Family: The Turtle Rylant, Cynthia 2005 This time, Pandora, Seabold, Whistler, Lila, and Tiny find a great sea turtle who has come all the way to their lonely lighthouse and must be taken back to warmer…
The Lighthouse Family: The Whale Rylant Cynthia 2003 When Whistler and Lila hear the cries of a baby beluga whale who has lost his mother, the entire Lighthouse Family (along with a cormorant) work together to get the…
The Lion in the Box De Angeli, Marguerite 1975 While their mother is out, four siblings receive a huge, mysterious box. With fun and feeling the reader is given the true account of a special Christmas for a poor…
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Lewis, C. S. 1950 Four siblings suddenly find themselves in Narnia, a country ruled by a wicked queen where it is always winter. They soon learn that they are considered the answer to an…
The Lone Arthur Coren, Alan 1978 A young boy detective travels out west to help the owners of a restaurant who are plagued by thieves.
The Long Winter Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1940 The Ingalls family is settled on a claim in Dakota Territory, but a terrible winter settles in, cutting off the entire town from food and supplies. This is a story…
The Lord God Made them All Herriot, James 1981 The forth book in the James Herriot series. This book contains more stores of his life as a vet. It seems to be a group of stories that he had…
The Magician’s Nephew Lewis, C. S. 1955 The Creation of Narnia is part of the adventure of boy and girl neighbors who find themselves tricked into other worlds by the boy's cowardly uncle. Book 2.
The Middle Moffat Estes, Eleanor 1942 Being in the middle is a lot harder than it looks, but Jane Moffat pulls it off in this second book about the Moffat family. This book chronicles her musings…
The Minstrel in the Tower Skurzynski, Gloria 1988 Taking place in the 1100s, after their father has not returned from the Crusades, eleven-year-old Roger and his eight-year-old sister Alice must travel through the French countryside in search of…
The Moffat Museum Estes, Eleanor 1983 Joe, Jane, and Rufus Moffat start the first museum in their town of Cranberry, placing old toys and children's artwork on display to preserve their memories as time is changing…
The Moffats Estes, Eleanor 1941 The adventures of four children and their widowed mother prior to WW1. Between their house being sold, scarlet fever, and dancing with a dog, the Moffat children keep busy in…
The Money Machine Robertson, Keith 1969 Neil and Swede are back, this time on the trail of a group of counterfeiters to prove that they are not making money, themselves. They get themselves into plenty of…
The Mystery of Burnt Hill Robertson, Keith 1952 Neil and Swede start the Carson Street Detective Agency in their small town in New Jersey. Events spiral out of control when they are given a real detective job to…
The Picts And The Martyrs: Or Not Welcome At All Ransome, Arthur 1943 The D's have come stay in the home of the Amazons, but the unexpected arrival of the A's very proper and intimidating great aunt changes all that and finds the…
The Pinto Deer Robertson, Keith 1956 John and his friend are hired to catch a rare pinto dear before poachers kill it. Meanwhile, he is forced by obligation to babysit a mischievous girl whose mother is…
The Real James Herriot Wight, Jim 1999 Biography of James Herriet written by his son. Long but very informative.
The Return of the King Tolkien, J. R. R. 1955 In the concluding book in the series, Frodo comes within reach of the place where the ring can be destroyed. But by now the ring owns him. Will he still…
The Screwtape Letters Lewis, C. S. 1942 Screwtape, is an experienced demon, helping dozens of people to hell. His nephew, Wormwood, is trying to tempt a man. Screwtape’s letters to his novice nephew as to how to…
The Secret Adversary Christie, Agatha 1922 In the first book in Agatha Christie's Tommy and Tuppence series, the two adventurers discover a mystery that will jeopardize England's freedom and liberty.
The Secret Garden Burnett, Frances Hodgson 1909 Mary Lennox is a selfish, spoiled child when she orphaned and sent to live with a mysterious uncle in England. Here she begins to discover who she really is, and…
The Secret of the Lodge Streatfield, Noel 1940 This is a thriller about four brothers and sisters who are sent to Cornwall against their wishes. Their uncle to whom they are sent is no happier about the arrangement.…
The Silver Chair Lewis, C. S. 1953 A miserable boy and a girl are transported to another world where they must take a long and terrifying journey to rescue a missing prince. Book 6. Note: The children…
The Singing Tree Seredy, Kate 1939 A Sequel to The Good Master, Kate and the relatives she lives with must cope with the hardships of WWI in Hungary. It is historical fiction from the from the…
The Spy Game Warner, Gertrude Chandler 2009 The Alden’s housekeeper’s friend tells them that the woman she is housekeeper for has twisted her ankle on her stone walkway. The Aldens offer to remove the hazardous stones. While…
The Story of the Trapp Family Singers Trapp, Maria Augusta 1949 The true story of the von Trapp Family. This book, written by the real Maria von Trapp, describes how she came to become the mother of the von Trapp children…
The Swiss Family Robinson Wyss, Johann David 1812 In this adventuresome tale, a Swiss family is cast upon a desert island, where they learn to survive and thrive together in a happy community. Note: There have been many…
The Tales of Myrtle the Turtle Robertson, Keith 1974 The outlandish biography of an intrepid and ingenious turtle as told by his aggrandizing wife to her gullible niece and nephew. Note: One chapter deals with witchcraft. We usually skip…
The Teddy Robinson Storybook Robinson, Joan 1964 In the tradition of Winnie-the-Pooh, Teddy Robinson, a toy teddy bear, has many adventures with his friend Deborah. The two give parties, go to the hospital, go to the seaside,…
The Three Policemen, or, Young Bottsford of Farbe Island Du Bois, William Pene 1938 Three bumbling policemen, after never having to do any police work in their lives on the quiet island Farbe, must suddenly and cleverly solve a case of a terrible sea…
The Twenty-one Balloons Du Bois, William Pene 1947 A professor decides to go on a journey around the world on a balloon. He is discovered a while later, having landed in the ocean on a craft that was…
The Village that Slept De Ladebat, Monique Peyrouton 1963 Two children awake in unknown mountains with amnesia find themselves alone. After finding a baby, they fight to survive through the long, hard winter high up in the mountains. During…
The Voyage of the Dawn Tredder Lewis, C. S. 1952 Three children are swept into a painting for an incredible sea adventure. Two of them have been to Narnia before, but the other has been raised on rationalism and modern…
The Winged Watchman van Stockum, Hilda 1962 A young Dutch boy finds he can help in resistance efforts against the Nazis, although this will lead him through danger and adventure. Based on letters from the author's relatives,…
The World of the Trapps Anderson, William 1998 The life of the von Trapp family in pictures. This book has a never-ending supply of pictures from the lives of von Trapp Family before and after they fled to…
The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk Sobol, Donald J. 1961 In 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first motor-powered plane through the air. However, it took years of planning and triumph and failure for this success, and Donald Sobol spins…
Then Sings My Soul Shea, George Beverly and Baur, Fred 1968 “Then Sings My Soul” is the autobiography of George Beverly Shea—his childhood as a “preacher’s kid”, his enjoyment of music, and his ministry with evangelist Billy Graham.
These Happy Golden Years Wilder, Laura Ingalls 1943 The eighth book in the “Little House” series dawns with Laura teaching school twelve miles from home in the dead of winter. She also continues her own schooling. The book…
This Boy Cody and His Friends Wilson, Leon 1952 Cody is an energetic, optimistic young boy who lives in rural Kentucky. After seeing a neighbor's fiddle, he decides to make his own, in hopes that he will win the…
This Present Darkness Peretti, Frank E. 1986 In this thrilling and well-written novel, two journalists race to save a small town from being taken over by an evil entity—unknowing that they are being helped by angelic beings,…
Three Stuffed Owls Robertson, Keith 1954 What do you get when you cross a taxidermist, barn owls, diamond smugglers, and a pig named Mildred? The Carson Street detectives up to their ears in trouble. Second in…
Thursday’s Child Streatfield, Noel 1970 Left in a church as a baby with a note pinned to her, Margaret Thursday faces with spirit the terrible conditions of an early twentieth-century British orphanage, along with two…
Trail Blazer of the Seas Latham, Jean Lee 1956 Told as a story, this is the tale of Matthew Murray, who paved the way to lay the trans-Atlantic cable, linking North America and Europe by telegraph.
Tramp for the Lord Ten Boom, Corrie 1974 Sequel to The Hiding Place, this book chronicles Corrie's life after WW2. From destitute days in postwar New York City to hair-raising encounters in Africa, Corrie's fascinating life of faith…
Twenty and Ten Bishop, Claire Huchet 1952 Twenty French children find themselves hiding ten Jewish children in their boarding school in the mountains of France. Then their teacher is arrested and they are faced with Nazi soldiers…
Two Collars Massi, Jerri 1988 Krea is a 7-year-old slave with a cruel master. When she becomes sick her master sells her to an old woman, and suddenly her world changes as she is thrust…
Two Towers Tolkien, J. R. R. 1954 In this second book in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the fellowship of the ring splits up and readers are carried from one group's experiences to another's.
Two-Minute Mysteries Sobol, Donald 1967 Like the Encyclopedia Brown series, Two-Minute Mysteries contains several short solve-it-yourself mystery stories.
Unbuilding Macaulay, David 1980 In this humorous fictional adventure, the Empire State Building is taken apart, piece by piece, to be shipped to a prince overseas. The demolition of the building shows how it…
Underground Macaulay, David 1976 In “Underground”, David Macaulay (author of The Way Things Work) shows what goes on underneath a city—from the pipes to the foundations of sky scrapers. His humorous illustrations add to…
Understood Betsy Fisher, Dorothy Canfield 1916 Nine-year-old Betsy is whisked away from her over-doted-upon town-life with her proper and cultured Great-Aunt Harriet to live with "those horrid Putney cousins" who live on a farm in Vermont.…
We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea Ransome, Arthur 1937 The title tells it all. In book six, a few days of inland sailing turn into danger and adventure when the Swallows find themselves in an unmoored boat absent of…
Wedding Flowers Rylant, Cynthia 2002 Aunt Lucy and the cousins' botanist friend, Michael, are getting married! And the cousins, though miles away, are helping to plan the wedding! This is the sixth and last book…
When the Siren Wailed Streatfield, Noel 1974 Three young siblings from London are sent out to the country during the air raids of WW2. Wartime Britain is vividly portrayed as the children are dislodged again and return…
Why Not, Lafayette? Fritz, Jean 1999 Biography of Lafayette, the French general who helped the Americans win the Revolutionary War only to return to his own country and be imprisoned during the French Revolution for being…
Wind in the Chimney Meigs, Cornelia 1934 A family moves into an abandoned house in colonial America, only to find that the only way that they will be able to stay in the house is to make…
Winnie-the-Pooh Milne, A. A. 1926 Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends have many adventures in their home of the One Hundred Acre Wood, including climbing a honey tree, tracking a Woozle, and surviving a flood.
Winter Holiday Ransome, Arthur 1933 An arctic expedition is formed by the Swallows, Amazons, and newcomers, "the D's". All is well until Nancy contracts mumps. Forth in the Swallows and Amazons series.
Yellow House Mystery Warner, Gertrude Chandler 1953 The Aldens and their cousin Joe and his wife Alice go on a camping trip in Maine with canoes hoping to find a man who has been missing for many…