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ReadHere are a few of the books we suggest you read, most of these can be found at your local library. Print this list out and take it with you.

KIDS: 4-to-8 Years Old

  1. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  2. Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
  3. Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
  4. Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Robert Sabuda
  5. Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book by Dr. Seuss
  6. Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  7. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  8. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
  9. Frog and Toad Are Friends: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) by Arnold Lobel
  10. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
  11. Flat Stanley 40th Anniversary Edition by Jeff Brown
  12. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Commemorative Pop-up (Oz Series #1) by L. Frank Baum
  13. Storybook Treasury of Dick and Jane and Friends by Grosset & Dunlap
  14. Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle
  15. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by Dr. Seuss
  16. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
  17. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  18. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  19. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin
  20. Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings: Fold-out Fun with Textures, Colors, Shapes, Animals by Matthew Van Fleet
  21. Richard Scarry's Best Storybook Ever by Richard Scarry
  22. Mouse Tales: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) by Arnold Lobel
  23. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Archambault
  24. Happy Birthday to You! (Pop-Up) by Dr. Seuss
  25. Corduroy by Don Freeman
  26. From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
  27. Danny and the Dinosaur: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 1) by Syd Hoff
  28. Frog and Toad Together: (I Can Read Book Series: Level 2) by Arnold Lobel
  29. The Very Lonely Firefly by Eric Carle
  30. Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring

KIDS: 9-to-12 Years Old

  1. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
  2. Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
  3. The Three Questions by Jon J. Muth
  4. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
  5. Complete Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
  6. Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy by Jenny Nimmo
  7. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  8. Illustory: Write and Illustrate Your Own Book! by Chimeric Inc
  9. Junie B., First Grader: Shipwrecked (Junie B. Jones Series) by Barbara Park
  10. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  11. What Are You So Grumpy About? by Tom Lichtenheld
  12. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  13. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  14. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1) by J. K. Rowling
  15. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J. K. Rowling
  16. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter #3) by J. K. Rowling
  17. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4) by J. K. Rowling
  18. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) by J. K. Rowling
  19. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6) by J.K. Rowling
  20. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter #7) by J.K. Rowling
  21. The Grim Grotto: Book the Eleventh (A Series of Unfortunate Events) by Lemony Snicket
  22. The Care and Keeping of Friends (American Girl Library Series) by Sally Seamans
  23. Re-Zoom by Istvan Banyai
  24. The Slippery Slope: Book the Tenth (A Series of Unfortunate Events) by Lemony Snicket
  25. Boy by Roald Dahl
  26. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
  27. Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quartet Boxed Set: A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, and Many Waters by Madeleine L'Engle
  28. Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House Series #3) by Mary Pope Osborne
  29. The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke


  1. Away Laughing on a Fast Camel: Even More Confessions of Georgia Nicolson by Louise Rennison
  2. Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  3. Shadowmancer by G. P. Taylor
  4. The Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares
  5. The Alchemist: A Fable about Following Your Dream by Paulo Coelho, Alan R. Clarke (Translator)
  6. Lord of the Flies by William Golding, Edmund L. Epstein
  7. Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  8. The Insiders by J. Minter
  9. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
  10. Heat (Buffy The Vampire and Angel Crossover Series) by Nancy Holder
  11. Gossip Girl Collection (Boxed Set) by Cecily von Ziegesar
  12. I Like It Like That by Cecily von Ziegesar
  13. Love, Ruby Lavender by Deborah Wiles, Deborah Halverson (Editor)
  14. Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  15. Glory Field by Walter Dean Myers
  16. The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls (American Girl Library Series) by Valorie Lee Schaefer, Norm Bendell (Illustrator)
  17. Princess in Pink (Princess Diaries #5) by Meg Cabot
  18. King and King and Family by Linda de Haan, Stern Nijland
  19. Summer Boys by Hailey Abbott
  20. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
  21. Code Name Cassandra (1-800-Where-R-You Series) by Jenny Carroll, Meg Cabot
  22. A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
  23. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  24. Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
  25. The City of Ember by Jeanne Duprau
  26. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  27. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Shattered Twilight, Vol. 2 by Yvonne Navarro, Based On Work by Joss Whedon
  28. Messenger by Lois Lowry
  29. The Insiders by J. Minter
  30. The Wish List by Eoin Colfer

Children's Storybooks Online also has many illustrated children's stories for kids of all ages.