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  The Cricket in Times Square (Paperback) 

The Cricket in Times Square

George Selden, Garth Williams (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Animal Fantasy

The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden and Garth Williams is a charming animal fantasy book about Chester Cricket's adventure in New York City. At the start of this classic children' book, the country cricket arrives at the Times Square subway station by accident. Mario Bellini, whose parents own a newsstand, finds him and lets him stay in the newsstand. The cricket goes on to make friends with the boy, Tucker Mouse and Harry Cat. With interesting characters and an imaginative story, The Cricket in Times Square is a great chapter book for children in 4th grade through 7th grade.


  Charlotte's Web (Paperback) 

Charlotte's Web

E. B. White, Garth Williams (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Animal Fantasy; Book Themes: Animals, Insects and Spiders, Friendship, Farm Life

"Charlotte's Web" by beloved author E. B. White, with illustrations by Garth Williams, is one of the best children's books ever written. In this Newbery award-winning chapter book, a pig named Wilbur forms a strong friendship with a spider named Charlotte, who also lives on the farm. Charlotte saves the pig's life by spinning words on her web. E. B. White creates a very memorable character in Charlotte. Children in second grade through seventh grade will enjoy this fascinating story and great classic children's book. "Charlotte's Web" is also a good animal fantasy book to read aloud to children.


  Little House on the Prairie (Paperback) 

Little House on the Prairie (Little House Series: The Laura Years #2)

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Historical Fiction; Book Themes: Family, Frontier and Pioneer Life

"Little House on the Prairie" is a classic children's book about pioneer life on the wide-open Kansas prairie. Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family are faced with everything from malaria to prairie fire. Laura's vivid descriptions bring to life what the pioneers had to go through many years ago. "Little House on the Prairie", an ALA Notable Children's Books award-winning book, is one of the favorite chapter books for children in the genre of historic fiction. Kids in grade 3 and up will enjoy this charming story.


  Stuart Little (Paperback) 

Stuart Little

E. B. White, Garth Williams (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Adventure Books; Book Theme: Animals

"Stuart Little" by E. B. White is a classic chapter book that has delighted generations of children. A mouse born into a human family, Stuart Little goes through many adventures. His biggest adventures occur when he leaves home in search of a lovely bird named Margalo. "Stuart Little" is one of our favorite children's books. Kids in second grade through seventh grade will enjoy this fun adventure story.