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Fiction Classics (Authors A - K)

Identified by J on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Juvenile Fiction section.

Little Women

Alcott, Louisa May

Historical Fiction

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Atwater, Richard


Tuck Everlasting

Babbitt, Natalie

Fantasy Fiction

Peter Pan

Barrie, J.M.

Fantasy Fiction

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Baum, L. Frank

Fantasy Fiction

The Velveteen Rabbit

Bianco, Margery Williams

Animal Stories

The Secret Garden

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

The Incredible Journey

Burnford, Sheila Every

Animal Stories

A Bear Called Paddington

Bond, Michael

Animal Stories

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

Carroll, Lewis

Fantasy Fiction

Ramona the Pest

Cleary, Beverly

Realistic Fiction

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Dahl, Roald


Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

Dodge, Mary Mapes

Sports Fiction

The Hundred Dresses

Estes, Eleanor

Historical Fiction

The Black Stallion

Farley, Walter

Animal Stories

Harriet the Spy

Fitzhugh, Louise


My Side of the Mountain

George, Jean Craighead

Adventure Fiction

Old Yeller

Gipson, Fred

Animal Stories

The Wind in the Willows

Grahame, Kenneth

Animal Stories

B is for Betsy

Haywood, Carolyn

Realistic Fiction

Misty of Chincoteague

Henry, Marguerite

Animal Stories


Howe, Deborah
Animal Stories

Rip Van Winkle

Irving, Washington

Fairy Tales

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Irving, Washington

Supernatural Fiction

The Phantom Tollbooth

Juster, Norton

Fantasy Fiction

The Jungle Book

Kipling, Rudyard

Adventure Fiction

Fiction Classics (Authors L - Z)

Identified by J on the spine and shelved alphabetically by author's last name in the Juvenile Fiction section.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Lewis, C.S.

The adventure continues in the Chronicles of Narnia!

Fantasy Fiction

The Story of Doctor Dolittle

Lofting, Hugh

Don't miss the sequel: The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle.

Fantasy Fiction


Lovelace, Maud Hart

Find more Betsy Tacy books to enjoy!

Realistic Fiction

Homer Price

McCloskey, Robert


Miss Pickerell Goes on a Dig

MacGregor, Ellen

Try the other Miss Pickerell mysteries!


Anne of Green Gables

Montgomery, L.M.

Anne's story continues in the Anne of Green Gables Novels.

Historical Fiction

The Borrowers

Norton, Mary

Like this book? Try other Borrowers stories!

Fantasy Fiction

Island of the Blue Dolphin

O'Dell, Scott

Adventure Fiction

Where the Red Fern Grows

Rawls, Wilson

Animal Stories

Henry Reed's Journey

Robertson, Keith

There's more Henry Reed to enjoy!

Realistic Fiction

The Little Prince

Saint-Exupery, Antoine

Fairy Tales

Bambi: A Life in the Woods

Salten, Felix

Animal Stories

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

Sidney, Margaret

Want more Five Little Peppers?

Historical Fiction

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

Sobol, Donald

Crack the case with Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries!



Spyri, Johanna

Historical Fiction

All-of-a-Kind Family

Taylor, Sydney

Try other All-of-a-Kind Family books!

Historical Fiction

The Hobbit

Tolkien, J.R.R.

Fantasy Fiction

Mary Poppins

Travers, P.L.

The magic continues in the Mary Poppins series!

Fantasy Fiction

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Twain, Mark

Historical Fiction
Adventure Fiction

The Boxcar Children

Warner, Gertrude Chandler

Find more Boxcar Children Mysteries!


Charlotte's Web

White, E.B.

Animal Stories


Non-Fiction Classics

Identified by J or JJ on the spine and shelved by call number in the Juvenile Non-Fiction section.

J 398.245 BRER

Jump! The Adventures of Brer Rabbit

Harris, Joel Chandler


A Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen

Andersen, H.C.

JJ 398.245 AESOP

Aesop's fables

Pinkney, Jerry

J 811.54 S587

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Silverstein, Shel

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