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Adler, Susan S., Meet Samantha, an American Girl

Beyond the Western Sea
Night Journeys
The Fighting Ground

Ayres, Katherine, North by Night

Bawden, Nina, Carrie’s War

Beatty, Patricia, The Nickel Plated Beauty

Bishop, Claire H., Twenty and Ten

Brady, Esther Wood, Toliver’s Secret

Brink, Carol, Caddie Woodlawn

Bruchac, Joseph, The Arrow Over the Door

Bulla, Clyde Robert, Old Charlie

Burchard, Peter, Day of Glory

Burnett, Frances Hodgson, A Little Princess

Collier, James, War Comes to Willy Freeman

Cushman, Karen
Catherine, Called Birdy
Lucy Whipple

Donnelly, Judy, Titanic, Lost— and Found

Drucker, Malka, Jacob’s Rescue

Fenton, Edward, Refugee Summer

Field, Rachel, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years

Fleischman, Sid, By the Great Horn Spoon!

Forbes, Esther, Johnny Tremain

Fritz, Jean, Early Thunder

Gardam, Jane, A Long Way from Verona

Gardiner, John Reynolds, Stone Fox

Garfield, Leon, The Apprentices

Gates, Doris, Blue Willow

Giff, Patricia Reilly, Lily’s Crossing

Greene, Bette, Summer of My German Soldier

Gregory, Kristiana, Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie

Griffin, Judith Berry, Phoebe the Spy

Hahn, Mary Downing, Stepping on the Cracks

Hale, Edward E., The Man Without a Country

Hansen, Joyce, I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl

Hesse, Karen
Letters from Rifka
Out of the Dust

Hest, Amy, Love You, Soldier

Hunt, Irene, Across Five Aprils

Kipling, Rudyard, Kim

Konigsburg, E.L., A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

Lasky, Kathryn
The Night Journey
Dreams in the Golden Country
Journey to the New World

Latham, Jean Lee, Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

Lawson, Robert, Ben and Me

Leavitt, Caroline and Brad Strickland, Be a Wolf! Adventures of Wishbone series

Lenski, Lois, The Indian Captive

Levoy, Myron, Alan and Naomi

Lowry, Lois
Number the Stars
The Orphan Children series

MacLachlan, Patricia
Sarah, Plain and Tall

Matcheck, Diane, The Sacrifice

McCutcheon, Elsie, The Summer of the Zeppelin

McSwigan, Marie, Snow Treasure

Meyer, Carolyn
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats
White Lilacs

Nixon, Joan Lowery, A Family Apart

O’Dell, Scott
Black Star, Bright Dawn
Island of the Blue Dolphins

Orlev, Uri, The Man from the Other Side

Peck, Richard, A Long Way from Chicago

Porter, Connie Rose, Happy Birthday, Addy!

Rosenblum, Richard, Journey to the Golden Land

Sandin, Joan, The Long Way to a New Land

Savin, Marcia, The Moon Bridge

Sawyer, Ruth, Roller Skates

Seredy, Kate, The Good Master

Shaw, Janet Beeler, Happy Birthday, Kirsten!

Spyri, Johanna, Heidi

Steele, Alexander, Adventures of Wishbone series

Sutcliff, Rosemary, The Shining Company

Taylor, Mildred D.
Let the Circle Be Unbroken
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Song of the Trees
The Gold Cadillac

Taylor, Sydney, All-of-a-Kind Family

Tripp, Valerie
Changes for Josefina
Happy Birthday, Felicity!
Happy Birthday, Molly!
Happy Birthday, Samantha!
Meet Josefina, an American Girl
Meet Molly, an American Girl

Uchida, Yoshiko, Journey Home

Van Stockum, Hilda, Complete Works

Warren, Andrea, Pioneer Girl: Growing Up on the Prairie

Welsh, Catherine A., Clouds of Terror

Whelan, Gloria, Goodbye, Vietnam

White, Ellen Emerson, The Voyage on the Great Titanic

Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Complete Works
Little House in the Big Woods
Little House on the Prairie
Little House series
On the Banks of Plum Creek
These Happy Golden Years

Williams, Laura E., Behind the Bedroom Wall

Yolen, Jane, The Devil’s Arithmetic