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J Fic   Alcott, Louisa May   Little Women; (gr. 5-8)
Jo, Beth, Meg and Amy March grow up in Civil War-era New England.

J Fic   Alcott, Louisa May  Little Men   (gr. 5-8)
Grown-up Jo, her husband and two sons run a school for twelve orphaned boys.

J Fic   Andersen, Hans C.   Tales   (gr. 3-6)
Contains some of the most well-known of Hans Christian Andersen's tales, including the Little Mermaid.

J Fic   Barrie, James M. Peter Pan   (gr. 5-8)
The three Darling children fly away from their nursery with Peter Pan and travel to Never-Never Land.

E  Baum, Frank L.  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz  (gr. 5-8)
Down the Yellow Brick Road go Dorothy and her dog Toto, trying to get back to Kansas.

J Fic   Burnett, Frances Little Lord Fauntleroy   (gr. 4-6)
An American boy goes to England to be with his grandfather.

J Fic   Burnett, Frances The Little Princess   (gr. 5-8)
Sara Crewe is treated badly in her private school when her father disappears in war and she is left penniless.

J Fic   Burnett, Frances The Secret Garden   (gr. 4-7)
Two lonely children find healing magic in a secret garden that had been closed for many years.

J Fic   Carroll, LewisAlice in Wonderland   (gr. 5-8)
Alice falls down the rabbit hole into a wonderland where she grows smaller and meets all manner of strange creatures.

J Fic  Collodi, CarloThe Adventures of Pinocchio  (gr. 4-7
A wooden puppet's struggle through many perils on his way to becoming a real boy.

J Fic; Milne, A.A.   Winnie-the-Pooh  (gr. 2-6)
The adventures of Christopher Robin and friends in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey and Eyeore has a birthday.

J Fic; Nesbit, E.   Five Children and It  (gr. 4-6)
English siblings come upon a Psammead, a fat, furry sand fairy, who can make wishes come true.

J Fic; Porter, Eleanor;   Polyanna   (gr. 4-7)
The "glad girl" cheers the life of her strict and glum aunt with whom she goes to live.

J Fic; Sewell, Anna Black Beauty  (gr. 4-6)
One handsome, strong-spirited horse is the center of on of the best loved animal stories.

J Fic; Sidney, Margaret  Five Little Peppers   (gr. 4-7)
The story of the Pepper family through the years.

J Fic; Spyri, Johanna; Heidi   (gr. 4-8)
   Heidi must leave her Swiss mountain home, her beloved grandfather and her friend Peter, to go to the city to school.

J Fic; St.Exupery, Antoine   The Little Prince   (gr. 2-5)
A tiny prince from a tiny planet pauses for a few days on earth with an aviator whose plane has crashed in the desert.

J Fic; Stevenson, Robert Louis  Kidnapped   (gr. 5-8)
David Balfour survives kidnapping, imprisonment, dangerous journeys and enemies in this exciting advenuture.

J Fic; Stevenson, Robert Louis  Treasure Island; (gr. 5-8)
Jim Hawkins' exploits in the 18th century involve the Admiral Benbow Inn, a parrot that sings about pieces of eight and a treasure map.

J Fic; Swift, Jonathan   Gulliver's Travels  (gr. 5-adult)
Originally written as a political satire, this is now read as an adventure about Gulliver and his meeting with miniature people, giants and other odd creatures.

J Fic; Travers, Pamela; Mary Poppins (gr. 4-7)
Mary Poppins, the most wonderful nursemaid, can slide up banisters and talk to animals, fostering love in the children for whom she cares.

J Fic; Twain, Mark   The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn  (gr. 4-adult)
Huck isn't really dead as some people think but is caught up in two journeys-one down the Mississippi with fugitive Jim and the other towards growing up.

J Fic; Twain, Mark   The Adventures of Tom Sawyer  & (gr. 4-adult)
Tom's Mississippi boyhood adventures involve an island, a graveyard and a cave.

J Fic; Verne, Jules  Around the World in 80 Days  (gr. 5-adult)
Phineas Fogg bets his friends he can travel the world in 80 days.

J Fic; Verne, Jules  Tweny Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (gr. 5-adult)
Nineteenth century science fiction story of Captain Nemo and his submarine, the Nautilus.

J Fic; Wiggin, Kate Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm  (gr. 4-6)
Ten-year-old Rebecca lives with her two aunts-- one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental.

J Fic; Wyss, Johann;   The Swiss Family Robinson   (gr. 5-8)
Sole survivors of a shipwreck, a family uses everything to build a home on a wild, tropical island.

J Fic; Milne, A.A.   Winnie-the-Pooh   (gr. 2-6)
The adventures of Christopher Robin and friends in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey and Eyeore has a birthday.

J Fic; Nesbit, E.   Five Children and It   (gr. 4-6)
English siblings come upon a Psammead, a fat, furry sand fairy, who can make wishes come true.

J Fic; Porter, EleanorPolyanna   (gr. 4-7)
The "glad girl" cheers the life of her strict and glum aunt with whom she goes to live.

J Fic; Sewell, Anna;   Black Beauty   (gr. 4-6)
One handsome, strong-spirited horse is the center of on of the best loved animal stories.

J Fic; Sidney, Margaret Five Little Peppers (gr. 4-7)
The story of the Pepper family through the years.

J Fic; Spyri, Johanna; Heidi; (gr. 4-8)
Heidi must leave her Swiss mountain home, her beloved grandfather and her friend Peter, to go to the city to school.

J Fic; St.Exupery, Antoine   The Little Prince; (gr. 2-5)
A tiny prince from a tiny planet pauses for a few days on earth with an aviator whose plane has crashed in the desert.

J Fic; Stevenson, Robert Louis Kidnapped  (gr. 5-8)
David Balfour survives kidnapping, imprisonment, dangerous journeys and enemies in this exciting advenuture.

J Fic; Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island;  (gr. 5-8)
Jim Hawkins' exploits in the 18th century involve the Admiral Benbow Inn, a parrot that sings about pieces of eight and a treasure map.

J Fic; Swift, Jonathan   Gulliver's Travels  (gr. 5-adult)
Originally written as a political satire, this is now read as an adventure about Gulliver and his meeting with miniature people, giants and other odd creatures.

J Fic; Travers, Pamela; Mary Poppins  (gr. 4-7)
Mary Poppins, the most wonderful nursemaid, can slide up banisters and talk to animals, fostering love in the children for whom she cares.

J Fic; Twain, Mark  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn  (gr. 4-adult)

J Fic; Twain, Mark  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer   (gr. 4-adult)
Tom's Mississippi boyhood adventures involve an island, a graveyard and a cave.

J Fic; Verne, Jules  Around the World in 80 Days (gr. 5-adult)
Phineas Fogg bets his friends he can travel the world in 80 days.

J Fic; Verne, Jules  Tweny Thousand Leagues Under the Sea  (gr. 5-adult)
Nineteenth century science fiction story of Captain Nemo and his submarine, the Nautilus.

J Fic; Wiggin, Kate;   Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm   (gr. 4-6)
Ten-year-old Rebecca lives with her two aunts-- one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental.

J Fic; Wyss, JohannThe Swiss Family Robinson; (gr. 5-8)
Sole survivors of a shipwreck, a family uses everything to build a home on a wild, tropical island.

 
   
 
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