Alpha by author; most are in juvenile fiction section unless otherwise noted. As with any list, feel free to check out the lists on “either end” of this age group depending on your child.
Atwater, Richard and Florence. Mr. Popper’s Penguins
Baum, Frank. The Wizard of Oz (series)
Bearn, Emily. Tumtum and Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall. 2009.
Birdsall, Jeanne. The Penderwicks. 2005.
Burch, Robert. Ida Early Comes Over the Mountain
Dahl, Roald. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Dahl, Roald. James and the Giant Peach
DiCamillo, Kate. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. 2009.
DiCamillo, Kate. The Tale of Despereaux
Dowell, Francis O’Roark. Dovey Coe
Enright, Elizabeth. Thimble Summer. 1938.
Fleischman, Sid. McBroom Tells the Truth
Kaye, M. M. The Ordinary Princess
Kennedy, Richard. Collected Stories
Lewis, C. S. Chronicles of Narnia
Lindgren, Astrid. Pippi Longstocking
Lofting, Hugh. The Story of Dr. Doolittle
Lowry, Lois. Number the Stars
MacDonald, Betty. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
MacLachlan, Patricia. Sarah, Plain and Tall
Opie, Iona. I Saw Esau (poetry; 398.8 section)
Sachar, Louis. Sideways Stories from Wayside School
Selden, George. The Cricket in Times Square
Selznik, Brian. Hugo Cabret. 2007.
Selznik, Brian. Wonderstruck. 2011.
Seuling, Barbara. You Can’t Eat Peanuts in Church…
Sobol, Donald J. Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
Spyri, Johanna. Heidi
Streatfield, Noel. The Magic Summer. 1966.
Taylor, Sydney All-of-a-Kind Family (series)
Thayer, Ernest Lawrence. Casey at the Bat
Travers, P. L. Mary Poppins
Wallace, Barbara Brooks. Peppermints in the Parlor
Willard, Nancy. Beauty and the Beast