Recommended Reading List

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Genre Key Code:

AM-Art Music B-Biography CL-Christian Literature ER-Easy Reading F-Fiction H-History

HF-Historical Fiction NF-Nonfiction PA-Poetry/Anthologies PPR-Parent Permission Required

R-Reference     AE-Anything by Author Approved

AuthorTitleGenreKindergartenClass 1 or 2Class 3 or 4Class 5 or 6Class 7 or 8AnnotationA.E.
McCullough, David 1776 H Y *
McCullough, David 1776 H Y *
Greenaway, Kate A Apple Pie PA Y Y
Ham, Ken and Mally A is for Adam ER Y Y
Tudor, Tasha A is for Annabelle: A Dolls Alphabet ER Y Y Y
Gauch, Patricia Aaron and the Green Mountain Boys HF Y Y
Sandburg, Carl Abe Lincoln B Y
Sandburg, Carl Abe Lincoln Grows Up B Y Y
Stevenson, Augusta Abe Lincoln: Frontier Boy (Childhood of Famous Americans) B Y Y
North, Sterling Abe Lincoln: Log Cabin to White House (Landmark book) B Y Y
Steig, William Abel's Island F Y
Hunt, L.J. Abernathy Boys, The HF Y Y
Wagoner, Jean Brown Abigail Adams : Girl of Colonial Days (Childhood of Famous Americans) B Y Y
Witter, Evelyn Abigail Adams (Sower Series) B Y Y
d'Aulaire, Ingri and d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin Abraham Lincoln B Y Y Y
Collins, David R. Abraham Lincoln (Sowers Series) B Y Y
Judson, Clara Ingram Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People B Y Y
Owens, Frederick O. Abraham Lincoln: The Man and His Faith B Y Y Y
Foster, Genevieve Abraham Lincoln's World H Y Y Y
Hunt, Irene Across Five Aprils HF Y Y Y
Leeuwen, Jean Van Across the Wide Dark Sea HF Y Y Small boy and his father on the Mayflower
Dalgliesh, Alice Adam and the Golden Cock F Y Y Y
Gray, Elizabeth Adam of the Road F Y
Forester, C. S. Admiral Hornblower in the West Indies F Y Y Y
Gire, Ken Adventures in the Big Thicket F Y Y
Abbot, John, S.C. Adventures of Davy Crockett, The H Y Y
Twain, Mark Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The F Y Y
Turkle, Brinton Adventures of Obadiah, The HF Y Y Y Y
Colum, Padraic Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy, The F Y Y
Burgess, Thornton W. Adventures of Old Man Coyote, The F Y Y Y Y
Burgess, Thornton W. Adventures of Paddy the Bear, The F Y Y Y Y
Collodi, Carlo Adventures of Pinocchio, The F Y Y
Williams, Ursula Moray Adventures of the Little Wooden Horse F Y Y Wooden horse goes to seek work to help ailing toymaker
Twain, Mark Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The F Y Y
Lamb, Charles Adventures of Ulysses F Y Y
Church, Alfred J. Aeneid for Boys and Girls F Y Y
Virgil Aeneid, The PA Y Y follows Trojan warrior Aeneas
Milo Winter (ill.) Aesop for Children F Y Y
Aesop Aesop's Fables F Y Y Y Y Y
Anderson, C. W. Afraid to Ride F Y Y Y
Wright, Sylvia Age of Chivalry, The H Y Y
Hammontree, Marie Albert Einstein : Young Thinker (Childhood of Famous Americans) B Y Y
Crouse, Anna and Russel Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr (Landmark) H Y Y
Carroll, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland F Y Y Y
Taylor, Sydney All of a Kind Family (1) F Y Jewish family in early 1900's New York
Sperry, Armstrong All Sail Set: A Romance of the Flying Cloud F Y Y Y Tale of a boy and the maiden, record-breaking voyage of the "Flying Cloud" around the Horn. Y
Taylor, Sydney All-of-a-kind Family Downtown (2) F Y
Taylor, Sydney All-of-a-kind Family Uptown (4) F Y
Leininger, Tracy, Michele Alone, Yet Not Alone HF Y Y
de Jong, Miendert Along came a Dog F Y Y
Leodhas, Soche Nic Always Room for One More AM Y Y
Leeuwen, Jean Van Amanda Pig and Her Big Brother F Y
Metaxas, Eric Amazing Grace B Y
Williams, Marcia Amazing Story of Noah's Ark, The H Y Y Y
Parish, Peggy Amelia Bedelia (series) ER Y Y Y
Gormley, Beatrice Amelia Earhart : Young Aviator (Childhood of Famous Americans) B Y Y
Dalgliesh, Alice America Begins H Y Y Y
Johnson, Gerald America Grows Up: A History for Peter H Y Y
Johnson, Gerald America is Born: A History for Peter H Y Y
Johnson, Gerald America Moves Forward H Y Y
Dalgliesh, Alice America Travels HF Y Y Y
Castor, Henry America's First World War: General Pershing and the Yanks (Landmark) H Y
Forbes, Esther America's Paul Revere B Y Y
Commager, Henry S. America's Robert E. Lee B Y
Petersham, Maud and Miska American ABC, An H Y Y
Holberg, Ruth L. American Bard: The Story of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, An B Y Y
McNeer, May American Indian Story, The H Y Y Y
Bliven, Bruce American Revolution, The (Landmark) H Y Y Y
Stoutenburg, Adrien American Tall Tales PA Y Y
Yates, Elizabeth Amos Fortune, Free Man B Y
White, Kathleen Amy Carmichael (Women of Faith series) B Y Y
Holmes, Efner Tudor Amy's Goose F Y Y
Latham, Jean Lee Anchors Aweigh: The Story of David Glasgow Farragut B Y Y Y
Cohen, Daniel Ancient Egypt H Y
Harris, Geraldine Ancient Egypt/Cultural Atlas for Young People H Y
Powell, Anton Ancient Greece H Y
Green, Roger L. Ancient Greece H Y
Corbishley, Mike Ancient Rome H Y Y
Tudor, Tasha And It Was So: Words from the Scripture CL Y Y Y
Fritz, Jean And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? B Y Y Y
Shippen, Katherine Andrew Carnegie and the Age of Steel (Landmark) B Y Y
Foster, Genevieve Andrew Jackson B Y Y
Judson, Clara Ingram Andrew Jackson B Y Y
Daugherty, James Andy and the Lion F Y Y Y
Stuart, Jesse Andy Finds a Way F Y Y
Flack, Marjorie Angus and the Ducks F Y Y
Flack, Marjorie Angus Lost F Y Y
Flack, Marjorie Angus the Cat F Y Y
Seton, Ernest T. Animal Heroes R Y
Hornblow, Leonora Animals Do the Strangest Things (Series) ER Y Y Y
Lenski, Lois Animals for Me PA Y Poems about animals Y
Scarry, Richard Animals of Farmer Jones F Y Y
Barrett, Judi Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing F Y
Urquhart, Jennifer C. Animals that Travel R Y
Carle, Eric Animals, Animals ER Y Y Y
Landon, Margaret Anna and the King of Siam F Y



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