Monday, August 3, 2009

Classic Kids Book List That EVERY Child Needs

I found my notebook with the promised book list! Tis the season for me to get back into my homeschooling life, so I will be better about posting. Promise. {smile}

Series Books:

Nurse Matilda Series (The move Nanny McPhee was based on these books)
The Happy Hollisters by Jerry West
Ramona Quimby by Beverly Clearly
The Wizard of Oz series by Baum
Dr. Dolittle Series by Hugh Lofting
Paddington by Michael Bond

Good Reading

Twig by Elizabeth Orton Jones
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel
The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull
Pedro's Journal by Pam Conrad
Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop
Miss Hickory by Carolyn Bailey
Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes
Pinky Pye by Eleanor Estes

Purely Educational

American History stories You Never Read in School But Should Have
A Child's Book of Art

Recommended Authors

All books by the following children's book authors:

Edith Nesbit
Holling C. Holling

Start buying books, there is much more to come! Happy reading!

See this cute video about the book The Candy Shop War:

1 comment:

~Dawn said...

We love the Happy Hollisters! Of course, our last name is Hollister, so that doesn't hurt. ;O) Love the blog, thanks for the list!