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Genre Study Book List

Realistic Fiction
Anastasia Krupnik The Midnight Fox
...and now Miguel The Moves Make the Man
Bridge to Terabithia The One-Eyed Cat
Call It Courage Owls in the Family
Dear Mr. Henshaw Philip Hall Likes Me. I Reckon Maybe
Dicey’s The Pinballs
Different Dragons Ramona and Her Father
Felita A Room Made of Windows
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. The Secret Garden
Frankenweiler Song
The Great Gilly Hopkins The Summer of the Swans
Hatchet Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
The Hundred Dresses The Talking Earth
The Hundred Penny Box Where the Lilies Bloom
A Jar of Dreams Where the Red Fern Grows
M. C. Higgins, the Great The Young Landlords

Historical Fiction
Across Five Aprils Journey to Topaz
Adam of the Road The Light Beyond the Forest: The Quest for the
After the Dancing Days Holy Grail
Brady Little House on the Prairie
The Cabin Faced West My Brother Sam Is Dead
Caddie Woodlawn Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
The Courage of Sarah Noble Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
The Door in the Wall Sarah, Plain and Tall
Dragonwings The Sign of the Beaver
Edge of Two Worlds Sing Down the Moon
The Fighting Ground The Stronghold
The Friendship Time of the Bison
Hakon of Rogen’s Saga Tituba of Salem Village
Island of the Blue Dolphins Valley of the Broken Cherry Tree
The House of Sixty Fathers Viking Adventure
Johnny Tremain

Fantasy / Science Fiction


Abel’s Island The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
The Book of Three The Mouse and the Motorcycle
The Borrowers My Robot Buddy
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery Peter Pan
Charlotte’s Web Pippi Longstocking
The Children of Green Knowe A Stranger Came Ashore
The Cricket in Times Square Tuck Everlasting
Enchantress from the Stars The Twenty-One Balloons
The Enormous Egg The White Mountains
Fantastic Voyage The Wind in the Willows
Freaky Friday Winnie the Pooh
Half Magic The Wizard of Oz
The Hobbit A Wizard of Earthsea
James and the Giant Peach A Wrinkle in Time
Genre Study Book List

Mystery
Avi. Windcatcher
Berends, Polly. Case of the Elevator Duck
Byars, Betsy. The Dark Stairs
Cameron, Ann. Julian, Secret Agent
Clifford, Eth. Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Schoolhouse
George, Jean. Who Really Killed Cock Robin? an Ecological Mystery
Hahn, Mary Downing. Dead Man in Indian Creek
Hale, Bruce. The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse
Klise, Kate. Letters From Camp
Konigsburg, E.L. Silent to the Bone
Lennon, Joan. There's a Kangaroo in my Soup
Levy, Elizabeth. Dracula is a Pain in the Neck
Nixon, Joan Lowry. Search for the Shadowman
Raskin, Ellen. Westing Game
Roberts, Willo Davis. View From the Cherry Tree
Snyder, Zilpha Keatley. The Egypt Game
Sobol, Donald. Encyclopedia Brown Takes the Cake!: a Cook and Case Book
Stevenson, James. The Bones in the Cliff
Tate, Eleanora. Secret of Gumbo Grove
Van Allsburg, Chris. The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Van Draanen, Wendelin. Sammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief
Voigt, Cynthia. Vandemark Mummy
Wallace, Barbara Brooks. The Twin in the Tavern
Wright, Betty Ren. Dollhouse Murders
Yep, Laurence. Case of the Goblin Pearls

Mystery for Younger Readers


Adler, David A. Cam Jansen and the Triceratops Pops Mystery
Ahlberg, Janet. It was a Dark and Stormy Night
Auchs, Mary Jane. Eggs Mark the Spot
Bunting, Eve. Jane Martin, Dog Detective
Clement, Rod. Grandpa's Teeth
Cushman, Doug. Aunt Eater Loves a Mystery
Cushman, Doug. Inspector Hopper
Hayes, Geoffrey. The Curse of the Cobweb Queen
Hoban, Lillian. Case of the Two Masked Robbers
Kitamura, Satoshi. Sheep in Wolves' Clothing
Lawlor, Laurie. The Worst Kid Who Ever Lived on Eighth Avenue
Levy, Elizabeth. The Mystery of the Missing Dog
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Ducks Disappearing
Nixon, Joan Lowery. Gus & Gertie and the Missing Pearl
Rylant, Cynthia. The Case of the Missing Monkey
Sharmat, Marjorie. Nate the Great and the Tardy Tortoise
Skofield, James. Detective Dinosaur
Tashjian, Janet. Marty Frye, Private Eye.
Wick, Walter. I Spy: Mystery. Riddles by Jean Marzollo
Wisniewski, David. Tough Cookie
Yolen, Jane. Piggins

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