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The favorite thing to do in our house is read, and these are some of the best books out there these days for kids. We have a nice little library going, and I rarely hear a peep when any of these books are in hand.

Island of the Blue Dolphins.Absolutely beautiful story, and not just for girls.
The Black Pearl (Newberry Honor Book).
How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food?.
It's Hard to Be Five: Learning How to Work My Control Panel.
The Complete Adventures of Curious George, Anniversary Edition.
Where the Wild Things Are.
Original Mother Goose.
Officer Buckle & Gloria (Caldecott Medal Book).
The Velveteen Rabbit.
The Story of Ferdinand.
The Complete Tales and Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh.
Stuart Little.Stuart’s adventures are wonderful.
Tikki Tikki Tembo.
Because of Winn-Dixie.
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread.
The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set.One of the greatest fantasy series of all time.
The Paper Bag Princess (Classic Munsch).
Ish (Creatrilogy).
If You Give a Pig a Party.
Goodnight Moon.
Watership Down.This is really for all ages, of course, and is a lovely allegory.
Chrysanthemum.
The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales.Wonderful collection.
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss).
Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories.
Little House Nine-Book Box Set.
The Five Chinese Brothers (Paperstar).
The Message in the Transom (Cassie Kingston Mysteries).Great mystery book that begins with a stained glass window.
The Candlewick Inn Mystery (Cassie Kingston Mysteries).In this one they look for a treasure at an inn.
Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business.
Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.
The Little Engine That Could (Original Classic Edition).Completely classic. I never tire of this story.
Just So Stories (Books of Wonder Classics).
Hardy Boys Starter Set (The Tower Treasure / The House on the Cliff / The Secret of the Old Mill / The Missing Chums / Hunting for Hidden Gold / The Shore Road Mystery).
Harriet the Spy.
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.
Tuck Everlasting (A Sunburst book).
Edge Chronicles 6: Vox (The Edge Chronicles).
Edge Chronicles 1: Beyond the Deepwoods (The Edge Chronicles).
Nancy Drew Starter Set (6 Volumes).Fantastic fun and not just for girls. My nephew likes these stories too.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?.
Big Red Barn.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.Charlie is one of the greatest characters ever written.
James and the Giant Peach.
A Little Princess.
The Secret Garden (HarperClassics).
Max (Maximum Ride, Book 5).Great to see him writing kids books.

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8.  Officer Buckle & Gloria (Caldecott Medal Book)  by Peggy Rathmann
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10.  The Story of Ferdinand  by Munro Leaf
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31.  Rikki-Tikki-Tavi  by Jerry Pinkney
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33.  Just So Stories (Books of Wonder Classics)  by Rudyard Kipling
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34.  Hardy Boys Starter Set (The Tower Treasure / The House on the Cliff / The Secret of the Old Mill / The Missing Chums / Hunting for Hidden Gold / The Shore Road Mystery) [Box set]  by Franklin W. Dixon
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36.  From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler  by E. L. Konigsburg
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37.  Tuck Everlasting (A Sunburst book)  by Natalie Babbitt
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38.  Edge Chronicles 6: Vox (The Edge Chronicles) [Deckle Edge]  by Paul Stewart
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42.  Big Red Barn  by Margaret Wise Brown
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43.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  by Roald Dahl
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47.  Max (Maximum Ride, Book 5)  by James Patterson
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