Must-Read Children's Books

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Must-Read Children's Books

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Must-Read Children's Books
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Age groups 4-7

Where the Wild Things Are By Maurice Sendak Sent to bed without supper, Max goes on a journey to a magical island and becomes king of the wild things. Image Courtesy-1.bp.blogspot.com

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Age groups 4-7
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Age groups 4-7

The Cat in the Hat By Dr. Seuss This book has sold millions of copies worldwide because it is the classic "I can read" book, with only one occurrence of a three-syllable word (another) Image Courtesy-a4.mzstatic.com

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Age groups 4-7
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Age groups 4-7

Little Bear By Else Holmelund Minarik A sweet story that will have young ones excited to find out what happens next with Little Bear and Mother Bear. Image Courtesy-designshack.net

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Age groups 4-7
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Ages 8-12

Charlotte's Web By E.B. White Wilbur the pig learns about life and friendship from his spider friend, Charlotte, in this touching tale. Image Courtesy-media.smithsonianmag.com

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Ages 8-12
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Ages 8-12

Because of Winn-Dixie By Kate DiCamillo Published in 2000, this is a tale about a girl in a trailer park and her scruffy dog, Winn-Dixie. Through the antics of the wily mutt, she learns about life, love, and friendship. Image Courtesy-covers.openlibrary.org

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Ages 8-12
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Ages 8-12

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe By C.S. Lewis This first book of the Chronicles of Narnia series introduces your grandchildren to a fantasy world found in the back of an old wardrobe. The stories feature colorful characters and an epic battle of good versus evil. Image Courtesy-ourlibrarylovebites.files.wordpress.com

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Ages 8-12
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Ages 8-12

Little House in the Big Woods By Laura Ingalls Wilder The first book in the Little House series introduces you to pioneer life through the eyes of a young girl in a tale that all children will love. Image Courtesy-4.bp.blogspot.com

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Ages 8-12
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Ages 8-12

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone By J.K. Rowling The book that started the worldwide phenomenon: Millions of children (and adults) have read and reread these lively tales of a gifted young wizard. Image Courtesy-4.bp.blogspot.com

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Ages 8-12
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Ages 12-15

The Golden Compass By Philip Pullman A fantasy novel that is more nuanced and elaborate than the recent film adaptation. Lyra Belacqua treks northward to find her missing friend, free imprisoned Lord Asriel, and figure out the nature of the mysterious Dust. It is the first book in Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. Image Courtesy-getyourglasses.files.wordpress.com

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Ages 12-15
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Ages 12-15

A Wrinkle in Time By Madeleine L'Engle Children can't help getting swept up in this science-fantasy classic. A brother and sister try to rescue their father from a science experiment gone wrong. It is the first book in L'Engel's Time Quartet series. Image Courtesy-lazaruslair.files.wordpress.com

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Ages 12-15
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Ages 12-15

Holes By Louis Sachar Winner of the prestigious Newberry Medal and brought to the screen in a Disney movie, Holes is the story of an unlucky boy who learns valuable lessons about family at a boys' detention facility. Image Courtesy-edu.glogster.com

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Ages 12-15
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Ages 12-15

Maus: A Survivor's Tale By Art Spiegelman This graphic novel about the Holocaust has a strong theme, but Christine Jenkins, a literacy expert, notes that kids who are already studying the Holocaust in school will identify with the father-son dynamic in the story. The novel won a Pulitzer Prize Special Award in 1992. Image Courtesy-majorspoilers.com

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Ages 12-15
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Ages 12-15

The Catcher in the Rye J. D. Salinger Originally published for adults, it has since become popular with adolescent readers for its themes of teenage confusion, angst, alienation, language, and rebellion. Image Courtesy-assets.nydailynews.com

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Ages 12-15
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Ages 12-15

Malgudi Days R. K. Narayan It is a collection of short stories by R. K. Narayan published in 1943 by Indian Thought Publications. Image Courtesy-static.redditgifts.com

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Ages 12-15
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Ages 12-15

The Ruskin Bond Children’s Omnibus Author: Ruskin Bond Ruskin Bond’s works seldom fail to delight children and adults alike with the childlike innocence of his tales and his effortless talent for storytelling. His stories transcend all geographical and age boundaries, while still maintaining an aura of the years gone by. Image Courtesy-rupapublications.co.in

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Ages 12-15
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