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20th Century Classics (Oldies but Goodies) to Read Aloud

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Babe: The Gallant Pig
by Dick King-Smith Details
A piglet comes to Farmer Hogget's farm, where he is adopted by an old sheepdog and accomplishes amazing things.
Bridge to Terabithia
by Katherine Paterson Details
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
Charlotte's Web
by E.B. White Details
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.
Encyclopedia Brown Cracks the Case
by Donald J. Sobol Details
Ten brief cases allow the reader to match wits with ten-year-old crime-buster, Encyclopedia Brown, as he locates stolen jewels, retrieves a stuffed tiger, and more. Solutions are included at the back of the book.
Ramona the Pest
by Beverly Cleary Details
Ramona works hard at being noticed in kindergarten
Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself
by Judy Blume Details
While spending the winter of 1947-48 in Miami Beach with her family, ten-year-old Sally makes up stories, casts herself in starring roles in movies, and encounters a sinister stranger.
The BFG
by Roald Dahl Details
Kidsnatched from her orphanage by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.
Updated 08/26/2013
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