My booklist

Parents, please check on what your child is reading.  

These are some of my favorite books, but they may or may not be appropriate for your child.  Please feel free to use them as suggestions.



A Night to Remember by Walter Lord

A Time Apart by Diane Stanley

Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop

The Frog Princess by E D Baker

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

Holes by Louis Sachar

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes

The Light in the Forest by Conrad Richter

Little House on the Prairie (series) by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Miss Hickory by Carolyn Bailey

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C O'Brien

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Redwall (series) by Brian Jacques

Sarah, Plain and Tall (series) by Patricia MacLachlan

The Scarlett Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy

Socks by Beverly Cleary

The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare


The following are recommendations from students and my own children.  

anything by author Gary Paulson

Percy Jackson series

Animal Ark

Warrior Cats

Geek Girl

Nancy Drew series

Girl Online

Flora and Ulysses

Class Dismissed

White Dolphin

Call It Courage

The Inventions of Hugo Labret

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Poison Apple series

A Wrinkle in Time

Divergent (and series)

Weird But True series

The Tale of Despereaux

I Survived series

A Night Divided

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

The 39 Clues series