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    a light in the attic

    This one includes recordings from the author.

    More Seuss. to for more great books

    I just finished reading this. I've been reading some of it to the Tumbleweed and laughing out loud.

    California Coast group - chapter book, young girl survival story Island of the Blue Dolphins: Scott ODell: 9780545289597: Books

    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH is one that I've read aloud to my own kids, but also got to read to a group of third-graders in Tribune, and they were entranced. The mystery of the rats in the rose-bush, the secret of NIMH and Mrs. Frisby's own connection to it — it's superb storytelling and wonderful to hear aloud.

    Love this one!

    A favorite of The Inspired Parent: A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet Book 1) by Madeleine L'Engle Another fabulous childhood favorite!

    Where the Wild Things Are

    @Danyelle Dillon Evans add this to your list - my favorite book from my pre-teen years (guess they call those tweens now)

    Otis. My son's current favorite.


    Leven Thumps!

    The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon:Amazon:Books