Book Recommendations

I’m always looking for new books to read, so feel free to leave some recommendations in the comments!

Series
The Penderwicks (Jeanne Birdsall)
Ranger’s Apprentice (John Flanagan)
The Ascendance Trilogy (Jennifer Nielsen)
Children of the Red King (aka Charlie Bone) (Jenny Nimmo)
Harry Potter (J.K. Rowling)
The Mysterious Benedict Society (Trenton Lee Stewart)

MG/YA Fiction
Jinx (Sage Blackwood)
Because of Mr. Terupt (Rob Buyea)
The Graveyard Book (Neil Gaiman)
Tuesdays at the Castle (Jessica Day George)
Icefall (Matthew J. Kirby)
Wonder (R.J. Palacio)
Maniac Magee (Jerry Spinelli)
Stargirl (Jerry Spinelli)
Flipped (Wendelin Van Draanen)

Historical Fiction
Al Capone Does My Shirts (Gennifer Choldenko)
Penny from Heaven (Jennifer L. Holm)
The Wednesday Wars (Gary D. Schmidt)
The Killer Angels (Michael Shaara)
The Witch of Blackbird Pond (Elizabeth George Speare)
Moon Over Manifest (Clare Vanderpool)
The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)

Classics
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)
Nicholas Nickleby (Charles Dickens)
A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens)
A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens)
The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas)
Les Miserables (Victor Hugo)

Picture Books
But Not the Hippopotamus (Sandra Boynton)
Skippyjon Jones (Judy Schachner)
Dinosaur vs. ________ (Bob Shea)
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed (Mo Willems)

Plays
A Man for All Seasons (Robert Bolt)
Hamlet (Shakespeare)
Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare)
The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde)

Other
The Boys in the Boat (Daniel James Brown)
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend (Matthew Dicks)
Cheaper by the Dozen (Frank Gilbreth Jr.)
All Creatures Great and Small (James Herriot)

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