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Suggestions for Girls of all Ages

3 to 5 Years Bubble Trouble * My Garden * A Kitten Tale 6 to 9 Years Pippi Longstocking * Swamp Angel * Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little Snoring Beauty Just Grace The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson 10 to 12 Years When You Reach Me * The Great Gilly Hopkins * Women Daredevils: Thrills, Chills, and Frills Igraine the Brave Keeping Score Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree Anne of Green Gables Ten Things I Hate about Me

This list comes from:
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli Are You There God, Its Me Margaret by Judy Blume Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan Hoot by Carl Hiaasen A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck The Giver by Lois Lowery Everything on A Waffle by Polly Horvath The Moorchild by Eloise McGraw The Lightening Thief series by Rick Riordan Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O Dell An American Childhood by Annie Dillard Mr. Poppers Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater Tale of Desperaux by Kate DiCamillo James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

Literacy Evening February 16, 2012

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink Harriet the Spy by Louis Fitzhugh Wendelin Van Draanen's Sammy Keyes mysteries Nancy Springer's Enola Holmes mysteries Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech Walk two moons by Sharon Creech The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder Little Women by Lousia May Alcott Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins Homecoming by Cynthia Voight Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voight The Goose Girl series by Shannon Hale Exiles by Hilary McKay Girls in Love, Girls in Tears, Secrets, and Lola Rose by Jacqueline Wilson Ida B by Katherine Hannigan Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen Me and the Blondes The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin Loser by Jerry Spinelli The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaimann Betsy, Tacy and Tib books by Maude Hart Lovelace The Mother Daughter Book Club Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of A Tree by Lauren Tarshis A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis Just as Long as We're Together by Judy Blume Number The Stars by Lois Lowry Blubber by Judy Blume The Wanderer by Sharon Creech Searching for Redbird by Sharon Creech Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli The Daring Book for Girls by Andrea J. Buchanan The Emily of New Moon trilogy by LM Montgomery Nobody's Princess by Esther Friesner

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Literacy Evening February 16, 2012