Marian's Favorite Children's Books

Children's Non-Fiction

Aesop's Fables

Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Random House Book of Poetry for Children by Jack Prelutsky

The Journey that Saved Curious George by Louise Borden


Children's Fiction

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Illyrian Adventure by Lloyd Alexander

Sounder by William H. Armstrong

The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Banks-Reid

Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

The Black Stallion by Walter Farley

Man O'War by Walter Farley

Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry

King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

Story of Doctor Dolittle by Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O'Brien

The Black Pearl by Scott O’Dell

The Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Stuart Little by E.B. White

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin