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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the last novel written by Charles Dickens. The novel was not finished at the time of Dickenss death and his ending for it is unknown.

                                               

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist; or, The Parish Boys Progress is Charles Dickenss second novel. It was first published as a book by Richard Bentley in 1838. It tells the story of an orphan boy and his adventures among Londons slums. Oliver is captured by, and force ...

                                               

Ragged Dick

Ragged Dick; or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks is a boys book by Horatio Alger, Jr. It was published in parts in the magazine Student and Schoolmate in 1867. It was then published as a book in 1868 by A. K. Loring of Boston, Massac ...

                                               

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is a childrens novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It was published in parts in The American Magazine in 1910. It was published in book form in 1911. The story is about three children whose lives are changed while tending a neglec ...

                                               

The Story of a Bad Boy

The Story of a Bad Boy is a book by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. It is based in part on his life as a boy in New Hampshire. The book is considered the first in the "bad boy" genre of literature. The story was first published in parts in 1869 in the mag ...

                                               

The Young Acrobat

The Young Acrobat of the Great North American Circus is a boys book by Horatio Alger, Jr. It was first published in parts in the magazine Golden Argosy in 1887. It was published as a book in 1888 by Frank A. Munsey of New York. The setting of the ...

                                               

Toby Tyler

Toby Tyler; or, Ten Weeks with a Circus is a childrens novel. It was written by James Otis. It was first published in parts in the magazine Harpers Young People in 1877. It was then published as a book by Harper & Brothers in 1881. A sequel calle ...

                                               

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

After The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Huck was adopted by the widow Douglas who wants to" civilize” him and so he joined Tom’s band of robbers. One day, Huck’s father Pap, a violent drunkard, appears in St. Petersburg. When a new judge arrives, Pap ...

                                               

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is a book written by Mark Twain, published in 1876. There is also a sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. It is the story about the boy Tom Sawyer who lives in America in the first half of the 19th century, and ...

                                               

Alices Adventures in Wonderland

Alices Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is an 1865 childrens’ story written by Charles Dodgson and illustrated by John Tenniel. Dodgson used Lewis Carroll as a pen name when writing poetry and fiction. The story is more well known as Ali ...

                                               

American Girl

The American Girl series is a series of books and accompanying dolls about fictional girls who live in different time periods in Americas history. The American Girl series was first created by The Pleasant Company in 1986, founded by Pleasant T. ...

                                               

Bambis Children

Bambis Children, The Story of a Forest Family is a book written by Felix Salten, first printed and translated from German to English in 1939. It is a sequel to Saltens book Bambi, A Life in the Woods. It was first published in German only in the ...

                                               

Bambi, A Life in the Woods

Bambi, A Life in the Woods is a novel by Austrian author Felix Salten. It was published in 1923. The story is about a Roe Deer and his life as he grows up.

                                               

Bartje

Bartje Bartels is the main character in a series of Dutch books written by Anne de Vries at the beginning of the 20th century. The stories are about a boy who grows up in a poor family in the countryside in Drenthe in the north-east of the Nether ...

                                               

Black Beauty

Black Beauty is the name given to a childrens book by Anna Sewell. A horse named Black Beauty is the main character in the book. In this book, the horse tells a story about his own life and experiences. The story begins with Black Beauty being a ...

                                               

Bomba, the Jungle Boy

Bomba, the Jungle Boy is a series of adventure books for boys. There are 20 books in the series. The books were made by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, and were written under the pen name Roy Rockwood. They were first published by Cupples and Leon beg ...

                                               

The Boxcar Children

The Boxcar Children is a childrens story. It was written by Gertrude Chandler Warner. It was published by Rand McNally in 1924. Warner wrote 19 other books about the boxcar children and their adventures. Other people wrote more stories. There are ...

                                               

Brave and Bold

Brave and Bold is a boys book written by Horatio Alger, Jr. It was serialized beginning on August 5, 1872 in the New York Weekly. Also published in the same issue was Algers poem "Friar Anselmo". Brave and Bold was then published in book form by ...

                                               

Bridge to Terabithia (novel)

Bridge to Terabithia is about two children who create a fictional kingdom in a forest. The two main characters are Leslie Burke and Jess Aarons. The author thought of writing this book after her son David L. Patersons friend Lisa Hill died from b ...

                                               

Captain Underpants

Heidi Hutchins - Harolds sister Henry Hutchins - Harolds grandfather George Beard - the 9 3/4-year-old boy with a flat head. He wears a neck tie. Ingrid Ashley and Larry Zarrow - The local TV reporters for Eyewitness News Channel 4. Ms. Ribble - ...

                                               

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a childrens book by British author Roald Dahl. This story of the adventures of young Charlie Bucket inside the chocolate factory of eccentric candymaker Willy Wonka is often considered one of the most beloved ...

                                               

Dik Trom

Dik Trom is the main character in a series of five children’s books written in the Dutch language. The author, C.Joh. Kieviet wrote the first book in 1891. It was called" Uit het leven van Dik Trom”. The books became extremely popular and they co ...

                                               

Dolphin Song

Dophin Song is a childrens novel by Lauren St. John. It is the second in the Legend of the Animal Healer series. The other books in the series are The White Giraffe, The Last Leopard, and The Elephants Tale. Dophin Song was first published on Aug ...

                                               

Elissas Quest

Elissas Quest is a childrens fantasy novel written by Erica Verillo. The book was first published on June 26, 2007 and has been printed again twice since then on June 24, 2008 and March 12, 2009. The novel is the first in Verillos The Phoenix Ris ...

                                               

Flanimals

Flanimals is a childrens and adults book written by comedian Ricky Gervais. The book was illustrated by Rob Steen. It has 35 different characters described as species of animal which form an imaginary world.

                                               

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler is a novel by E. L. Konigsburg that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American childrens literature in 1968.

                                               

The Giver

The Giver is a novel by Lois Lowry. It is science fiction. Bantam Books published the book in 1993. It won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American literature for children in 1994. The Giver has sold more than 5 million copies. People have be ...

                                               

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles

The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles is a childrens book. It was written by Padraic Colum. Willy Pogany drew the pictures. This book uses English words to tell a lot of stories that were told in the Greek language before. Th ...

                                               

Goody Two-Shoes

The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes is a childrens book. It was published in London in 1765 by John Newbery. The story is about a poor orphan girl who has only one shoe. A rich man gives her a pair of shoes. She is then known as Goody Two Shoes ...

                                               

Goosebumps

Goosebumps is a collection of childrens horror fiction books written by R. L. Stine. The Goosebumps series sometimes contained too much violence, so some American libraries disagreed with having the books there; the novels were fifteenth on the A ...

                                               

The Great Quest

The Great Quest by Charles Hawes is an adventure story for children. It was a Newbery Honor book in 1922. George Varian drew the pictures. The Atlantic Monthly Press was its publisher.

                                               

The Hardy Boys

The Hardy Boys are two American fictional teenage brothers and the main characters in a series of mystery books for children and teens launched in 1927. Edward Stratemeyer, the founder of the book-packaging Stratemeyer Syndicate, created the conc ...

                                               

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is the third book in the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling. The book was released on 8 July 1999. It covers Harry Potters third year at Hogwarts. A movie based on the book was released on 31 May 2004. T ...

                                               

Heidi

Heidi is a book written by Johanna Spyri, published between 1880 and 1881. It is about a young orphan girl who grows up in the Swiss Alps with her grandfather.

                                               

The Heroes of Olympus

The Heroes of Olympus is a series of five adventure and fantasy novels written by Rick Riordan, an American author. It follows the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series and is followed by The Trials of Apollo series. The stories are based around G ...

                                               

Holes

Holes is a novel written by Louis Sachar. It was published on August 20, 1998 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, with cover art by Vladimir Radunsky. It won the Newbery Medal in 1999. The novel is about Stanley Yelnats, a 15-year old boy who is sent b ...

                                               

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book is a collection of stories written by Rudyard Kipling. It was published by Macmillan & Co. in 1894. The stories tell about life and legends of the Indian jungle. Parts of The Jungle Book have been adapted to television, movies, th ...

                                               

Kate Greenaway Medal

The Kate Greenaway Medal is an award that was created in the United Kingdom in 1955. It was named after the childrens illustrator, Kate Greenaway. The medal is given every year to an extremely good work of illustration in childrens literature. It ...

                                               

Kim (book)

The book is set after the Second Anglo-Afghan War which ended in 1881, but before the Third, probably in the period 1893–98 The novel is notable for its detailed picture of the people, culture, and varied religions of India.

                                               

The Land of Stories

The Land of Stories is a series of childrens books written by American author, actor and singer Chris Colfer. The first book, The Wishing Spell, was released on July 17, 2012. The sixth and final book was published in July 2017. Colfer said the b ...

                                               

Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie is a childrens novel. It was written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. It was published in 1935. It is the third book in Wilders Little House series. The book and the series are based on Wilders memories of her familys time in ...

                                               

The Little Prince

The Little Prince is a childrens book by the French author Antoine de Saint-Exupery. It was first published in the United States in English and French in 1943. It was published in France after Saint-Exupery went missing in 1944. The story is abou ...

                                               

Little Women

Little Women, or Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy is a book by Louisa May Alcott. Alcott drew on her own childhood experiences with her three sisters when writing the book. They lived in Concord, Massachusetts at Orchard House. Little Women was the book th ...

                                               

Madeline

Madeline is a popular childrens book series. It was written by American author Ludwig Bemelmans. The first book in the series, Madeline, was published in 1939. The book was very successful. In the 1940s and 1950s, Bemelmans wrote many more sequel ...

                                               

Matilda (novel)

Matilda is a novel by Roald Dahl. Matilda is a very small girl, only four years old. At the end of the novel Matilda is five years old. Matilda’s parents are not kind to her. Many times, Matilda’s parents ignore her. When Matilda goes to school, ...

                                               

Midnight (Warriors)

Midnight is a fantasy novel, the first book in Erin Hunters Warriors: The New Prophecy series. Following The Darkest Hour and Firestars Quest, and preceding Moonrise, it was released May 10, 2005. The novel centers on a group of feral cats living ...

                                               

Misery Guts

Misery Guts is a book by the award winning Australian author Morris Gleitzman. This is a story about a kid named Keith who lives in London and his parents who own a fish and chip shop. This parents for a long time have not had many customers. Kei ...

                                               

Mog (Judith Kerr)

Mog, is the main character in a series of books for children. The author is Judith Kerr. In the series Mog was well loved by Mr and Mrs Thomas and their two children Nicky and Debbie. In the books Mog, a cat, would often get into a difficult situ ...

                                               

Mr. Men

Mr. Men is a series of 52 childrens books by Roger Hargreaves started in 1971. Little Miss was another series of 39 books by the same author with female characters that started in 1981. After Hargreaves died in 1988, his son, Adam Hargreaves, beg ...

                                               

The Old Tobacco Shop

The Old Tobacco Shop: A True Account of What Befell a Little Boy in Search of Adventure is a book for children by William Bowen. It is a fantasy story. It was published by Macmillan in 1921. Reginald Birch drew the pictures. It was made a Newbery ...