Recommended Kid Lit

Here are our favorite and recommended books for elementary and middle grade readers. We love to talk about books, so we welcome comments on the books, our list, or additional recommended reading.

The Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis
The Shakespeare Stealer; Shakespeare’s Scribe; and Shakespeare’s Spy, by Gary Blackwood
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place (series), by May Rose Wood
The Penderwicks (series), by Jeanne Birdsall
Tuesdays at the Castle, by Jessica Day George
Ever After High, by Shannon Hale
Alphabet of Dreams, by Susan Fletcher
The Dragon Chronicles, by Susan Fletcher
Little House on the Prairie (series), by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Cottage in the Woods, by Katherine Coville
The Story of Ruby Bridges, by Robert Coles
Through My Eyes, by Ruby Bridges and Margo Lundell
Moses: When Harriett Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, by Katherine Weatherford and Kadir Nelson
American Girl books, by various authors
Marcia Williams adaptations of Shakespeare, Dickens, and more
Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maude Montgomery
Going to School in India, by Lisa Heydlauff and Nitin Upadyhe
Shakespeare, by Peter Chrisp