Dinosaurs Before Dark
by Mary Pope Osborne
Eight-year-old Jack and his younger sister Annie find a magic treehouse, which whisks them back to an ancient time zone where they see live dinosaurs.
by Arnold Lobel
Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich.
by Julius Lester
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
by Megan McDonald
Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage. Lexile 530
by James Thurber
Though many try, only the court jester is able to fulfill Princess Lenore's wish for the moon.
by E.B. White
The adventures of the debonair mouse Stuart Little as he sets out in the world to seek out his dearest friend, a little bird who stayed a few days in his family's garden.
The Great Smelling Bee
by R.L. Stine
In order to hide a bulldog in his no-pets-allowed dorm, scheming fourth-grader Bernie Bridges enrolls his pet as a transfer student.
The Junkyard Wonders
by Patricia Polacco
Inspired by a teacher who believes each of them is a genius, a class of special-needs students invents something that could convince the whole school they are justifiably proud to be "Junkyard Wonders."
The Paper Crane
by Molly Bang
A mysterious man enters a restaurant and pays for his dinner with a paper crane that magically comes alive and dances.
The Velveteen Rabbit
by Margery Williams
By the time the Velveteen Rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real.