Excellent for students able to read anything you hand them, but whom you'd like to protect from the grittier "realities of life" that more-advanced books often deal with.
Adam has had his heart set on getting a mountain bike. When his mother buys a llama to start a Vermont Trekking company instead, Adam discovers that his dreams may be too small. Heartwarming, humorous...
The heartwarming story of a kindly dog's courage in the face of misunderstanding and false accusation. A story you won't want to put down.
A six-year-old goes to school and experiences the kinds of things a city girl in 1910s America would enjoy. Delightful period piece.
Set in early 20th Century Minnesota, and written in the early '40s, this is a story about three girls who discover that "different culture" doesn't mean stupid or evil. At the same time, they also com...
A charming story about a lovable girl in small-town Oregon in the mid-1920s whose creative ideas place her in humorous and sometimes mildly embarrassing situations.
A thoroughly likable boy detective uses his encyclopedic knowledge and unerring deductive abilities to solve ten mysteries.
Fifth grader Nick Allen decides to test his language arts teacher's commitment to dictionaries by creating a new word—frindle. The ensuing battle of wills provides a delightful backdrop for a yo...
Delightful tale of intrigue about an exceptionally intelligent dog and his devoted human owners.
Beloved adventures of an all-American average boy and his dog. Set about 1950.
When Ruby's beloved father dies in a logging accident, she must leave school—and her dream of teaching—to care for her 10 siblings.
Illustrations and readable text provide a fascinating introduction to one of the world's great explorers, a man who befriended one of history's great leaders: Kublai Khan.
Three tall tales by a Newbery award-winning author. Will tickle your child's funny bone.
Fictional account of a true story about an "uncatchable" mare named Phantom and her colt, Misty. Engaging.
16 inspiring stories of a childhood in midwest North America 80 years ago.
True story of "Wild Horse Annie" who fought to protect the wild mustangs of the western United States from ruthless slaughter and extinction.
Fed up with life at the Mountain View Inn, Ralph persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school.
Socks, a beloved, pampered cat is the center of his human family's universe—until he is displaced by a new baby. Can he ever regain his position? Rollicking fun.
Journey through a year of traditions and fun with this timeless story of six children on country farms in Sweden.
An arrogant young king sets out to find a queen as beautiful, intelligent and wealthy as he is. Will he mature along the way? Simply told and gripping.
A resourceful and scrupulously honest 12-year old makes a million dollars by selling toothpaste at no more than 15 cents a tube.
A prince who has to learn the hard way what makes for true character.