Kate DiCamillo’s Because of Winn-Dixie is a heartwarming story, a delightful read, and offers valuable insights on life and love.
Tikki Tikki Tembo retells a popular Chinese folktale that has enchanted readers for generations—the adventures of a firstborn son and his younger brother.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a book that has everything a young avid reader could want. It’s an action-packed, whimsical adventure.
Tuck Everlasting is a compelling adventure story. Following the Tuck family gives you a unique perspective on the possibility of immortality.
The Story of Ferdinand is such an inspiration because of the way it highlights the importance of staying true to yourself and your beliefs.
Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for The Little House—the book is also a short animated film made by Disney in 1952.
Eleanor Estes wrote 19 children’s books and one novel for adults. The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print.
Come on now; it’s time to go crazy over One Crazy Summer—an excellent and moving book punctuated with humor in all the right places.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a completely absurd picture book; that’s why you’ll love it. The pages are as full as a banquet dinner.
Number the Stars won the 1990 Newbery Medal. Lois Lowry is the author of over forty books for young adults, for which she has won many awards.