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KCLS Recommends: Children's - Classics

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Twain, Mark, 1835-1910 (Book - 2004 ) J TWAIN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 31 copies

Annotation:The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town during the nineteenth century. Ages 11 and older

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 (Book - 1992 ) J CARROLL Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 30 copies

Annotation:A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters. Ages 8 and up

All-of-a-kind Family
All-of-a-kind Family By Taylor, Sydney, 1904- (Book - 1989 ) J TAYLOR Available in some locations

Annotation:The adventures of five sisters growing up in a Jewish family on New York City's Lower East Side during the early twentieth century. Ages 8-12

Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables By Montgomery, L. M., 1874-1942 (Book - 2004 ) J MONTGOMERY Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 44 copies

Annotation:Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her. Ages 10 and up

A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington By Bond, Michael (Book - 1998 ) J BOND All copies in use Availability details Holds: 5 on 24 copies

Annotation:A very small bear found by Mr. and Mrs. Brown at Paddington station becomes one of the family. Ages: 6-11

The Boxcar Children
The Boxcar Children By Warner, Gertrude Chandler, 1890-1979 (Book - 1977 ) J BOXCARCHILD V.1 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 22 on 24 copies

Annotation:Four orphaned children, afraid to go live with their grandfather, set up housekeeping in an abandoned boxcar and are doing fine until one of them becomes ill. Ages 8-10. J BoxCarChildren v.1

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory By Dahl, Roald (Book - 2004 ) J DAHL Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 77 copies

Annotation:Charlie Bucket receives one of five coveted “Golden Tickets”, which grant a tour to Willy Wonka’s extraordinary chocolate factory. Ages 8-12

Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web By White, E. B., 1899-1985 (Book - 1952 ) J WHITE Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 124 copies

Annotation: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. Ages 6-12

Gone-Away Lake
Gone-Away Lake By Enright, Elizabeth, 1909-1968 (Book - 2000 ) J ENRIGHT Available in some locations

Annotation:Two children discover a number of abandoned houses by a dried up lake with two odd inhabitants. Ages 8-12

The Great Brain
The Great Brain By Fitzgerald, John Dennis (Book - 2000 ) J FITZGERALD Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 40 copies

Annotation:The exploits of the Great Brain of Adenville, Utah are described by his younger brother, frequently the victim of the Great Brain's schemes for gaining prestige or money. Ages 8-12

Heidi
Heidi By Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901 (Book - 2006 ) J SPYRI Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 24 copies

Annotation:A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to care for an invalid girl and go to school in the city. Ages 10 and up

The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again
The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again By Tolkien, J. R. R., 1892-1973 (Book - 1997 ) J TOLKIEN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 41 copies

Annotation:Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until a wandering wizard chooses him to take part in an adventure from which he may never return. Ages 12 and up

How to Eat Fried Worms
How to Eat Fried Worms By Rockwell, Thomas, 1933- (Book - 2006 ) J ROCKWELL Available in some locations

Annotation:Two boys set out to prove that worms can make a delicious meal. Ages 7-10

The Incredible Journey
The Incredible Journey By Burnford, Sheila Every (Book - 1996 ) J BURNFORD Available in some locations

Annotation:A Siamese cat, an old bull terrier, and a young Labrador retriever travel together 250 miles through the Canadian wilderness to find their family. Ages 8-12

The King's Stilts
The King's Stilts By Seuss (Book - 1939 ) E SEUSS Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 79 copies

Annotation:When the King's stilts are stolen and hidden, and he can no longer enjoy his play hour, the whole kingdom is threatened with destruction until a page boy bravely saves the day. Ages 5-10

Little House in the Big Woods
Little House in the Big Woods By Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 (Book - 1953 ) J WILDER Available in some locations Holds: 5 on 107 copies

Annotation:A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier. Ages 9-12

Little Women
Little Women By Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888 (Book - 2004 ) J ALCOTT Available in some locations Holds: 3 on 34 copies

Annotation:Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England. Ages 12 and up

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh By O'Brien, Robert C. (Book - 1971 ) J O'BRIEN Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 77 copies

Annotation:Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived. Ages 8-12

My Side of the Mountain
My Side of the Mountain By George, Jean Craighead, 1919- (Book - 1988 ) J GEORGE Available in some locations Holds: 6 on 50 copies

Annotation: A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship. Ages 10 and up

Peter Pan
Peter Pan By Barrie, J. M., 1860-1937 (Book - 2008 ) J BARRIE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 25 copies

Annotation:The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up. Ages 8-12

Sarah, Plain and Tall
Sarah, Plain and Tall By MacLachlan, Patricia (Book - 1985 ) J MACLACHLAN Available in some locations

Annotation:When their father invites a mail-order bride to come live with them in their prairie home, Caleb and Anna are captivated by their new mother and hope that she will stay. Ages 8-12

Sounder
Sounder By Armstrong, William Howard, 1914- (Book - 1969 ) J ARMSTRONG Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 49 copies

Annotation:A young man must struggle to survive poverty and the loss of his father to jail using his courage and strong relationship with his dog, Sounder. Ages 10 and up

The Sword in the Stone
The Sword in the Stone By White, T. H., 1906-1964 (Book - 1993 ) J WHITE Available in some locations

Annotation:The story of King Arthur's boyhood, growing up in Sir Hector's castle, tutored by the magician Merlin, and how he came to be proclaimed King of the Britons. Ages 10 and up

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
The Tale of Peter Rabbit By Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943 (Book - 2002 ) E POTTER Available in some locations

Annotation:Peter is a mischievous rabbit who risks his life raiding Mr. McGregor's garden. Ages 4-8

The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows By Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932 (Book - 2007 ) J GRAHAME Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 17 copies

Annotation:An adventurous mole discovers new friends and a new life by the riverbank. Ages 6-12

Winnie-the-Pooh
Winnie-the-Pooh By Milne, A. A., 1882-1956 (Book - 1961 ) J MILNE Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 47 copies

Annotation:The adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey, Piglet meets a Heffalump, and Eeyore has a birthday. Ages 6-12

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz By Baum, L. Frank, 1856-1919 (Book - 2013 ) J BAUM Available in some locations

Annotation:After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas. Ages 8-12


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