Journey to Jo’burg

Groundbreaking book set in South Africa during the apartheid era and banned by its government. More

Charlotte’s Web

Considered a classic of children’s literature; a novel of friendship, love, life, and death. More

Dodger

Michael L. Printz Honor Book from bestselling author Sir Terry Pratchett; rich with humor and wisdom. More

Howl’s Moving Castle

This popular novel stars one of the most beloved and charismatic characters in children’s literature. More

Sounder

Newbery Award–winning book that became an influential children’s work on race and class. More

A Light in the Attic

Classic collection of poems and illustrations by Shel Silverstein; ALA Notable Children’s Book. More

Michael Morpurgo

I like above all to share the excitement of my dreams and discoveries, my doubts and fears, my joys and my sorrows, to take my readers on new journeys with me. More

Bridge to Terabithia

Newbery Medal–winning novel; a true modern classic and touchstone of children’s literature. More

Old Yeller

Instantly acclaimed, it has become one of the most beloved children’s classics ever written. More

Freaky Friday

Classic comedic children’s novel that is so funny it has been adapted into film three times. More

Beezus and Ramona

Newbery Medal winner; humorous and beloved tale of the ups and downs of sisterhood. More

Flat Stanley

This series celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2014 and has sold more than one million copies. More

Red Scarf Girl

Searing memoir set during the height of the Cultural Revolution in China. More

Monster

Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award and the Coretta Scott King Award. More

Divergent

First book in the Divergent trilogy, which has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide. More