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Elementary: Classics for Upper Elementary Students

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    Little women

    Alcott, Louisa May

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    Eight cousins, or, the Aunt-Hill

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    Eight cousins, or, the Aunt-Hill

    Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.

    Orphaned Rose Campbell finds it difficult to fit in when she goes to live with her six aunts and seven mischievous boy cousins.

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    Little men

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    Little men : life at Plumfield with Jo's boys

    Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.

    Follows the adventures of Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer as they try to make their school for boys a happy, comfortable, and stimulating place.

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    Sounder

    Armstrong, William Howard, 1914-

    Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and with the help of the devoted dog Sounder.

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    Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz / #4

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    Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz / #4

    Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919.

    During a California earthquake Dorothy falls into the underground Land of the Manaboos where she again meets the Wizard of Oz.

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    Caddie Woodlawn

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    Caddie Woodlawn

    Brink, Carol (Ryrie) 1895-

    The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteenth century.

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    Secret garden

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    Secret garden ; A little princess ; Little Lord Fauntleroy

    Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.

    A collection of three well-known works, telling of orphans or near orphans, both penniless and heirs to fortunes, struggling to find a place for themselves in Victorian England.

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    Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland

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    Lewis Carroll's Alice's adventures in Wonderland

    Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

    A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters.

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    Charlie and the chocolate factory

    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.

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    A Christmas carol

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    A Christmas carol

    Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

    A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

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    Oliver Twist

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    Oliver Twist

    Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

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    Hans Brinker

    Vogel, Malvina G.

    A Dutch boy and girl work toward two goals, finding the doctor who can restore their father's memory and winning the competition for the silver skates.

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    The twenty-one balloons

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    The twenty-one balloons

    Du Bois, William Pne, 1916-

    Three weeks after leaving San Francisco in a balloon to fly across the Pacific, Professor Sherman is picked up in the Atlantic clinging to wreckage.

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    The four-story mistake

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    The four-story mistake

    Enright, Elizabeth, 1909-1968.

    The Melendy family moves to a house in the country where a secret room, a cupola, a stable, and a brook provide Mona, Rush, Randy, and Oliver with adventures far different from the city life to which they are accustomed.

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    Ginger Pye

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    Ginger Pye

    Estes, Eleanor, 1906-

    The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger and the appearance of a mysterious man in a mustard yellow hat bring excitement into the lives of the Pye children.

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    Understood Betsy

    Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958.

    Timid and small for her age, nine-year-old Elizabeth Ann discovers her own abilities and gains a new perception of the world around her when she goes to live with relatives on a farm in Vermont.

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    The Great Brain

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    The Great Brain

    Fitzgerald, John Dennis.

    The exploits of the Great Brain of Adenville, Utah, are described by his younger brother, frequently the victim of the Great Brain's schemes for gaining prestige or money.

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    Johnny Tremain : a novel for old & young

    Forbes, Esther.

    After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice in Boston becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty in the days before the American Revolution.

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    My side of the mountain / #1

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    My side of the mountain / #1

    George, Jean Craighead, 1919-

    A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship.

    Due 08/30/19

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    The wind in the willows

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    The wind in the willows

    Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932.

    The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.

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    Misty of Chincoteague

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    Misty of Chincoteague

    Henry, Marguerite, 1902-1997.

    Two youngsters' determination to own a Chincoteague pony is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among those rounded up for the yearly auction.

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    King Matt the First

    Korczak, Janusz, 1878-1942.

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    The wonderful adventures of Nils & the further adventures of Nils

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    The wonderful adventures of Nils & the further adventures of Nils

    Lagerlšf, Selma, 1858-1940.

    Selfish little Nils learns kindness and wisdom when, bewitched into an elf-sized boy, he is carried off by a barnyard goose to join the migration of wild geese across Sweden to Lapland.

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    A Wrinkle in Time / Time Quintet / #1

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    A Wrinkle in Time / Time Quintet / #1

    L'Engle, Madeleine.

    Meg Murry and her friends become involved with unearthly strangers and a search for Meg's father, who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government.

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    The voyages of Doctor Dolittle

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    The voyages of Doctor Dolittle

    Lofting, Hugh, 1886-1947.

    When his colleague Long Arrow disappears, Dr. Dolittle sets off with his assistant, Tommy Stubbins, his dog, Jip, and Polynesia the parrot on an adventurous voyage over tropical seas to floating Spidermonkey Island.

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    The call of the wild

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    The call of the wild

    London, Jack, 1876-1916

    The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike goldfields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. Includes illustrations and extended captions providing background information on history, geography, social customs, animals, architecture, literature, and science pertinent to the story.

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    Homer Price

    McCloskey, Robert, 1914-

    Six episodes in the life of Homer Price including one in which he and his pet skunk capture four bandits and another about a donut machine on the rampage.

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    Anne of Avonlea

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    Anne of Avonlea : an Anne of Green Gables story

    Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942.

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    Anne of Green Gables

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    Anne of Green Gables

    Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942.

    Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.

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    Gentle Ben

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    Gentle Ben

    Morey, Walt.

    Traces the friendship between a boy and a bear in the rugged Alaskan Territory.

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    Wet magic

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    Wet magic

    Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924

    When Bernard, Mavis, Kathleen, and Francis journey to the seashore on vacation, they unknowingly summon a mermaid that must be rescued before she dies in captivity.

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    The enchanted castle

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    The enchanted castle

    Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924.

    Four English children find a wonderful world of magic through an enchanted wishing ring.

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    The magic city

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    The magic city

    Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924.

    An extremely unhappy 10-year-old magically escapes into a city he has built out of books, chessmen, candlesticks, and other household items.

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    Melisande

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    Melisande

    Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924.

    Cursed by an evil fairy at her christening, Princess Melisande grows up bald but finds herself facing another set of problems when her wish for golden hair is fulfilled.

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    My friend Flicka

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    My friend Flicka

    O'Hara, Mary.

    Through his intense devotion to the colt Flicka, a young boy, living on a Wyoming ranch, begins to learn about responsibility and gain a better understanding of his brusque father.

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    Pollyanna

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    Pollyanna

    Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman), 1868-1920.

    Unwanted and unloved, Pollyanna Whittier comes to her aunt's home without a warm welcome. Pollyanna's irrepressible spirits make punishments seem like treats and her cheerfulness brings happiness to her aunt and other members of the community.

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    The yearling

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    The bronze bow

    Speare, Elizabeth George.

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    The witch of Blackbird Pond

    Speare, Elizabeth George.

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    Heidi

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    Heidi

    Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901.

    A simplified retelling of the story of a Swiss orphan who is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.

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    Treasure Island

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    Treasure Island

    Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.

    While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

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    Gulliver's travels

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    Gulliver's travels

    Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.

    An Englishman's voyages carry him to Lilliput, a land of people six inches high, and to Brobdingnag, a land of giants.

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    Mary Poppins

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    Mary Poppins

    Travers, P. L. (Pamela L.), 1906-

    An extraordinary English nanny blows in on the East Wind with her parrot-headed umbrella and magic carpetbag and introduces her charges, Jane and Michael, to some delightful people and experiences.

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    The prince and the pauper

    Bogart, Shirley.

    Young Edward VI of England and a poor boy are the same age and share the same features. When chance brings the boys together, they decide for fun to switch clothes. Each learns something about the other's very different station in life.

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    Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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    Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    Twain, Mark

    Audio book, 7 hours, 42 min. Read by Patrick Fraley.

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    Trumpet of the swan

    White, E. B.

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    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

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    Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

    Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923.

    Talkative, ten-year-old Rebecca goes to live with her spinster aunts, one harsh and demanding, the other soft and sentimental, with whom she spends seven difficult but rewarding years growing up.

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    The Swiss family Robinson

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    The Swiss family Robinson

    Wyss, Johann David, 1743-1818.

    Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they adapt to life on an island with abundant animal and plant life.

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