Chapter Book Classics

By: Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.
By: Atwater, Richard.
The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.
By: Averill, Esther Holden.
After being given a home by a friendly sea-captain, the once orphaned cat, Jenny Linsky, lives a happy life in Greenwich Village, yet when she discovers the local Cat Club, Jenny becomes determined to show its established members, such as Madame Butterfly and Mr. President, that she is just as qualified as they to be included in the club.
By: Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.
After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas, in a collector's anniversary edition which includes the original illustrations, emerald-foil edging, and an emerald ribbon marker.
By: Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and an abandoned garden.
By: Cleary, Beverly.
Ramona Quimby's entry into kindergarten becomes an earth-shattering event for all concerned when she makes her irrepressible presence known.
By: Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.
By: Dahl, Roald
Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.
By: Du Bois, William Pène, 1916-1993.
Tells what happens to a bored old mathematician when he takes a trip across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.
By: Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932.
Presents the escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.
By: Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
An award-winning illustrator presents his interpretation of the adventures of Mowgli, a Man-Cub reared by a pack of wolves in the jungles of India, and includes other short stories by the author set in India.
By: Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter.
By: Lindgren, Astrid, 1907-2002
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.
By: Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947.
After being asked to save the monkeys of Africa from a deadly illness, Doctor Dolittle agrees to help, but in order to reach his destination, he and his companions must sail many miles, outwit a gang of pirates, and overcome great challenges along the way.
By: Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956.
Edward Bear acquires a new name and with it a new life of many good times and adventures.
By: Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942.
A young orphan struggles to adjust to the new experience of a permanent home on Prince Edward Island
By: Norton, Mary.
A family of miniature people who live in an old country house cleverly "borrow" the things which they need.
By: Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878.
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
By: Sharp, Margery, 1905-1991.
Miss Bianca, a white mouse of great beauty and self-confidence, travels with the ambassador's son to Norway on behalf of the Prisoner's Aid Society in a perilous mission to rescue a poet imprisoned in the dreadful Black Castle.
By: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, Jim Hawkins and his innkeeper mother find a treasure map that leads to a pirate's fortune.
By: Saint-Exupery, Antoine de, 1900-1944.
An aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert encounters a little prince from a small planet who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life.
By: Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
A new edition of a timeless American classic, often considered America's most important book, about Huck and his friend Jim and their trip down the big river features unique illustrations by the popular author-illustrator of Pecos Bill.
By: Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
Professor Arronax and his two companions, trapped aboard a fantastic submarine as prisoners of the deranged Captain Nemo, come face to face with exotic ocean creatures and strange sights hidden from the world above.
By: White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.
Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.
By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957.
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.