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A guide by Ida Sperry

Products sampled from this guide:
Strega Nona.
The Secret Garden (HarperClassics).
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?.
Three Beloved Classics by E.B. White: Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan (Boxed Set).These are some of the greatest stories ever written. Allegory extremely well done by a true master.
Mike Mulligan and More: Four Classic Stories by Virginia Lee Burton.
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Crispin: The Cross of Lead (2003 John Newbery Medal Winner).
Counting Kisses: A Kiss & Read Book.Not many words but truly a treasure.
Holes (A Yearling Book).
Because of Winn-Dixie.
Sing Down the Moon.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.One of the greatest fantasy stories of all time, and so full of hope.
Wayside School Boxed Set: Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideway Stories from Wayside School.
Nutshell Library: Alligators all around / Chicken Soup With Rice / One was Johnny / Pierre.
Strawberry Girl 60th Anniversary Edition (Trophy Newbery).This was one of my favorites growing up. And it's still good for kids today.
A Single Shard.
The Classic Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales.
Where the Wild Things Are.
Happy Birthday to You!.The best ever birthday book. What a day!
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss).
The Chronicles of Narnia.
There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom.
James and the Giant Peach.I love the poetry in this book. Dahl was a genius.
Diary of a Spider.
Your Favorite Seuss (Classic Seuss).
Heaven's Jewel (The Time Entity Trilogy 1).Time travel adventure that is lots of fun.
The Important Book.
The Snowy Day Board Book.
Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books).
If You Give a Pig a Party.This is a charming series.
Edge Chronicles 1: Beyond the Deepwoods (The Edge Chronicles).
The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy].
Castle in the Air.Absolutely fantastic author, rich imagination and detail.
Howl's Moving Castle.

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4.  Three Beloved Classics by E.B. White: Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan (Boxed Set) [Box set]  by E. B. White
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5.  Mike Mulligan and More: Four Classic Stories by Virginia Lee Burton  by Virginia Lee Burton
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6.  Crispin: The Cross of Lead (2003 John Newbery Medal Winner)  by Avi
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7.  Counting Kisses: A Kiss & Read Book  by Karen Katz
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8.  Holes (A Yearling Book) [Student Edition]  by Louis Sachar
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9.  Because of Winn-Dixie  by Kate DiCamillo
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10.  Sing Down the Moon  by Scott O'Dell
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11.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  by Roald Dahl
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12.  Wayside School Boxed Set: Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger, Wayside School is Falling Down, Sideway Stories from Wayside School [Box set]  by Louis Sachar
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13.  Nutshell Library: Alligators all around / Chicken Soup With Rice / One was Johnny / Pierre [Box set]  by Maurice Sendak
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14.  Strawberry Girl 60th Anniversary Edition (Trophy Newbery)  by Lois Lenski
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15.  A Single Shard  by Linda Sue Park
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16.  The Classic Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales  by Brothers Grimm
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17.  Where the Wild Things Are  by Maurice Sendak
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18.  Happy Birthday to You!  by Dr. Seuss
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19.  Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss)  by Dr. Seuss
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20.  The Chronicles of Narnia  by C.S. Lewis
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21.  There's A Boy in the Girls' Bathroom  by Louis Sachar
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22.  James and the Giant Peach  by Roald Dahl
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23.  Diary of a Spider  by Doreen Cronin
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24.  Your Favorite Seuss (Classic Seuss)  by Dr. Seuss
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25.  Heaven's Jewel (The Time Entity Trilogy 1)  by J. H. Sweet
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26.  The Important Book  by Margaret Wise Brown
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28.  Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)  by Crockett Johnson
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30.  Edge Chronicles 1: Beyond the Deepwoods (The Edge Chronicles) [Deckle Edge]  by Paul Stewart
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31.  The Three Questions [Based on a story by Leo Tolstoy]  by Leo Tolstoy
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32.  Castle in the Air  by Diana Wynne Jones
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33.  Howl's Moving Castle  by Diana Wynne Jones
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