Elementary Reading Level: 4-6


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4-6 Anthologies & Poetry

American Tall Tales by Adrien Stoutenburg
Beowulf, the Warrior by Ian Serraillier
Best-Loved Poems of the American People selected by Hazel Felleman
Blue Fairy Book and others by Andrew Lang, illustrated by H. J. Ford RA
Book of Americans by Rosemary & Stephen V. Benet
Book of Virtues by William Bennett
Cautionary Tales for Children by Hilaire Belloc
Child’s History of England by Charles Dickens
Child’s Geography of the World by V. M. Hillyer
Child’s History of Art by V. M. Hillyer
Child’s History of the World by V. M. Hillyer
Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Anderson RA
Favorite Poems Old and New by Helen Ferris
Hero Tales by Dave and Neta Jackson
Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Walter Crane RA
John Gilpin’s Ride by William Cowper
Little Bookroom by Eleanor Farjeon
LuLu’s Library and other short story anthologies by Louisa May Alcott
McGuffey’s Second and Third Reader by William McGuffey RA
Moral Compass by William Bennett
Myths of the World by Padraic Colum
Perrault’s Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault RA
Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning, illustrated by Kate Greenaway
Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich and others by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Sketch Book by Washington Irving
Song of Hiawatha and other poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Stories of Great Americans by Edward Eggleston
Story of the Greeks and others by H. A. Guerber
Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne RA
Treasury of Children’s Literature by Armand Eisen
Wonder Book by Nathaniel Hawthorne RA
Wonder Clock by Howard Pyle

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4-6 Holiday Books

Bells of Christmas by Virginia Hamilton
Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
Birds' Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Christmas Stories of George MacDonald by George MacDonald
Good King Wenceslas by John Mason Neale, illus. by Christopher Manson
Good King Wenceslas illustrated by John Wallner
Littlejim's Gift, An Appalachian Christmas Story by Gloria Houston
On That Night by Elizabeth Yates
One Wintry Night by Ruth Graham
Oxford Illustrated Dickens’ Christmas Books by Charles Dickens
Patricia St. John Christmas Book by Patricia St. John
Rembrandt: The Christmas Story published by Thomas Nelson

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4-6 Literature

Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Gray
Adventures of Mabel by Harry Thurston Peck
Adventures of Tintin by Herge
Adventures of Ulysses by Charles Lamb
Aeneid for Boys and Girls by Alfred J. Church
Aldo Applesauce by Johanna Hurwitz
Alexander the Great by John Gunther
Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll RA
All Sail Set and others by Armstrong Sperry
All-of-a-Kind Family and others by Sydney Taylor
America's Paul Revere by Esther Forbes
Arabian Nights translated by Edward Lane RA
Archimedes & the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick
Aristotle, Dean of Early Science by Glanville Downey & other Immortals of Science biographies
At the Back of the North Wind and others by George MacDonald RA
Augustus Caesar's World by Genevieve Foster
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare by Edith Nesbit
Beauty and the Beast by Charles Lamb RA
Behind Rebel Lines by Seymour V. Reit
Ben and Me by Robert Lawson
Bevis by Richard Jefferies
Big Day For Scepters by Stephen Krensky
Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard
Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck
Birth of Rome by Laura Orvieto
Black Beauty: the Autobiography of a Horse by Anna Sewell
Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff
Black Stallion and others by Walter Farley
Blue Willow by Doris Gates
Book of Cowboys by Will James
Book of Three and others by Lloyd Alexander
Borrowers and others by Mary Norton
Boy Apprenticed to an Enchanter by Padriac Colum
Boy's Life of Edison by William Meadowcroft
Brady by Jean Fritz
Bright April by Marguerite de Angeli
Brighty of the Grand Canyon by Marguerite Henry
Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
Buffalo Knife by William O. Steele
By Pike and Dike: a Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G. A. Henty
Cabin Faced West by Jean Fritz
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Brink
Calico Bush by Rachel Field
Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry
Call of the Wild by Jack London
Canterbury Tales retold by G. McCaughrean
Canyon Winter by Walt Morey
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
Cattle Brands by Andy Adams
Charlemagne and the Twelve Peers of France by Alfred J. Church
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth
Children of Odin by Padraic Colum
Children's Homer by Padraic Colum
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming
Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
Daniel Boone and other biographies by James Daugherty
Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
Destination Moon by James Irwin
Dobry by Monica Shannon
Doctor's Boy by Karin Anckarsvard
Dog on Barkham Street by Mary Stoltz
Doll's House by Rumer Godden
Door in the Wall by Marguerite de Angeli
Dragon Slayer by Rosemary Sutcliff
Dvora's Journey by Marge Blaine
Eagle of the Ninth and other historical fiction by Rosemary Sutcliff
Early Thunder and others by Jean Fritz
Episode of Sparrows by Rumer Godden
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
Far Frontier by William O. Steele
Five Children & It by Edith Nesbit
Five Little Peppers and How They Grew and others by Margaret Sidney
Follow My Leader by James B. Garfield
For the Temple: A Tale of the Fall of Jerusalem & others by G. A. Henty
Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
Freedom to Dream by Cynthia Blair
From Anna by Jean Little
Further Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlof
Gathering of Days by Joan Blos
Gentle Ben by Walt Morey
George Washington's World and other histories by Genevieve Foster
Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes
God Made Them Great by John Tallach
Golden Fleece by Padriac Colum
Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Golden Key by George MacDonald
Gone Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
Good Master by Kate Seredy
Grandfather's Chair by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Great Brain and others by John Fitzgerald
Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl
Guns for General Washington by Seymour Reit
Hakon of Rogen's Saga and others by Erik Christian Haugaard
Hannah by Gloria Whelan
Henry Huggins and other Henry books by Beverly Cleary
Henry Reed, Inc. by Keith Robertson
Heroes of Asgard by A. & E. Keary
Home of the Sailor by Rumer Godden
Homer Price by Robert McCloskey
House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne RA
House of Sixty Fathers by Meindert de Jong
Huguenot Garden: A Children's Story of Faith by Douglas Jones
Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith
I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth de Trevino
Iliad for Boys and Girls by Alfred J. Church
In Freedom's Cause: A Story of Wallace and Bruce by G. A. Henty
In Grandma's Attic & others by Arleta Richardson
Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
Ink on His Fingers & other hero tales of the Reformation by Louise Vernon
John Treegate's Musket and others in the series by Leonard Wibberley
Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes
Journey from Peppermint Street by Meindert de Jong
Journey to America by Sonia Levitin
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Jungle Doctor and others by Paul White
Justin Morgan Had a Horse by Marguerite Henry
Kateri Tekakwitha: Mohawk Maid by Evelyn Brown
Kildee House by Rutherford George Montgomery
King of the Golden River by John Ruskin
King of the Wind and others by Marguerite Henry
King Without a Shadow by R. C. Sproul
Lad: a Dog and others by Albert Payson Terhune
Landing of the Pilgrims by James Daugherty
Lassie Come Home by Eric Knight
Legend of the Cid by Robert Convoy Goldston
Little Britches: Father & I Were Ranchers and others by Ralph Moody
Little Fishes by Erik Christian Haugaard
Little House in the Big Woods and others by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Lame Prince by Dinah Maria Mulock
Little Lord Flauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Log of a Cowboy by Andy Adams
Lone Cowboy by Will James
Lone Journey by Jeanette Eaton
Lost Princess by George MacDonald
Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsey
Magic Summer by Noel Streatfeild
Magical Melons by Carol Brink
Many Moons by James Thurber
Mary Poppins and others by Pamela L. Travers
Master Cornhill by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Master Skylark by John Bennett
Medal of Honor Heroes by Colonel Red Reeder
Mine for Keeps by Jean Little
Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorensen
Miss Happiness and Miss Flower by Rumer Godden
Moffats by Eleanor Estes
Moth Manor by Martha Bacon
Mountain Born by Elizabeth Yates
Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
Mr. Revere and I by Robert Lawson
Mr. Small and others by Lois Lenski
Mrs. Frisby & the Rats of NIMH by Robert O'Brien
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle and others by Betty MacDonald
My Daniel by Pam Conrad
My Indian Boyhood by Luther Standing Bear
My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
Myths of the World by Padraic Colum
National Velvet by Enid Begnold
Niko, Sculptor's Apprentice by Isabelle Lawrence
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Odysseus the Wanderer by Aubrey De Selincourt
Odyssey for Boys and Girls by Alfred J. Church
Old Bones The Wonder Horse by Mildred Mastin Pace
Old Yeller by Fred Gipson
Outlet by Andy Adams
Owls in the Family by Farley Mowat
Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox by Wallace Wadsworth
Paul Bunyan by James Stevens
Peppermints in the Parlor by Barbara Wallace
Perilous Road by William O. Steele
Peter Pan by James Barrie
Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
Phoenix and the Carpet by Edith Nesbit
Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (children's version)
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
Pippi Longstocking and others by Astrid Lindgren
Pollyanna by Eleanor Porter
Prairie Boy's Summer by William Kurelek
Prairie Boy's Winter by William Kurelek
Prairie School by Lois Lenski
Princess and Curdie by George McDonald
Princess and the Goblin by George McDonald
Problem With Pulcifer by Florence Parry Heide
Proud Taste for Scarlet & Miniver by E. L. Konigsburg
Pushcart War by Jean Merrill
Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson
Railway Children by Edith Nesbit
Rainbow Garden by Patricia St. John
Rascal by Sterling North
Rescuers series by Margery Sharp
Return to Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright
Ride the West Wind by Barbara Chamberlain
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright
Secret at Pheasant Cottage by Patricia St. John
Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Seven Years From Home by Rose Blue
Seventeenth Swap by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Shadrack by Meindert de Jong
Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
Silver Chief: Dog of the North and others by Jack O'Brien
Singing Tree by Kate Seredy
Skylark by Patricia MacLachlan
Smoky the Cowhorse by Will James
Sounder by William Armstrong
Spiderweb for Two by Elizabeth Enright
Star of Light by Patricia St. John
Story of Dr. Doolittle and others by Hugh Lofting RA
Story of Holly and Ivy by Rumer Godden
Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow by Allen French
Strawberry Girl and others by Lois Lenski
Striped Ships by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Stuart Little by E. B. White
Swallows & Amazons and others by Arthur Ransome
Sword and the Sundial by Phyllis Prokop
Swords of the Vikings by Julia Davis Adams
Tales from Shakespeare by Charles & Mary Lamb RA
Tales from the Arabian Nights by H. J. Dawood
Tales of the Arabian Nights by Andrew Lang
Tales of Troy and Greece by Andrew Lang
Tales of Uncle Remus retold by Julius Lester
Tanglewood Secrets by Patricia St. John
Thee, Hannah by Marguerite de Angeli
Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
They Shall Be Mine by John Tallach
Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright
This Dear Bought Land by Jean Lee Latham
Three Children and Shakespeare by Anne Terry White
Three Go Searching by Patricia St. John
Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll RA
Time at the Top by Edward Ormondroyd
To Catch a Golden Ring by Marilyn Donahue
Tough Winter by Robert Lawson
Treasures of the Snow by Patricia St. John
Trial by Poison and other Trailblazer books by Dave and Neta Jackson
Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
Turn Homeward, Hannalee by Patricia Beatty
Twenty One Balloons by William Pene DuBois
Twice Freed by Patricia St. John
Uncle Remus and others by Joel Chandler Harris RA
Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Viking Tales by Jeannie Hall
Vinegar Boy by Alberta Hawse
Voyage to Freedom by David Gay
Way Things Work by David Macaulay
Wharton & the Castaways by Russell Erickson
What Katy Did and others by Susan Coolidge
Wheel on the School by Meindert de Jong
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
Where the River Begins by Patricia St. John
White Stag by Kate Seredy
Why the Chisholm Trail Forks by Andy Adams
Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame RA
Winged Watchman and others by Hilda Van Stockum
Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne RA
Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlof
Wonderful Wizard of Oz and others by Frank Baum
Yankee Doodle's Cousins by Anne Malcomson
Year of the Black Pony and others by Walt Morey
Young Carthaginian, A Story of the Times of Hannibal by G. A. Henty

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4-6 Advanced Literature

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Boy's King Arthur by Sidney Lanier
Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling
Complete Peterkin Papers by Lucretia Hale
Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens
Freckles by Gene Statton Porter
Girl of the Limberlost and others by Gene Statton Porter
Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates by Mary Mapes Dodge
Heidi by Joanna Spyri
Heroes by Charles Kingsley
Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates and others by Howard Pyle
Indispensible Information for Infants by Owen Wister
Jim Davis by John Masefield
Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling RA
Kidnapped and others by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Wyeth
Kim by Rudyard Kipling
Last of the Mohicans and others by James Fenimore Cooper
Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
Little Women and others by Louisa May Alcott
Main-Travelled Roads and others by Hamlin Garland
Masterman Ready by Frederick Marryat
Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat
Otto of the Silver Hand by Howard Pyle
Penrod and others by Booth Tarkington
Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle
Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, illustrated by Wyeth
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and others by Jules Verne
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Water Babies by Charles Kingsley RA
Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley
Willis the Pilot by Johann Wyss

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