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Good Books

by Zuriah Meacham

(These are all books I have read)




The Bear Nobody Wanted by Janet & Allen Ahlberg

Coll and his White Pig by Lloyd Alexander

The Cat Who Wished to be a Man by Lloyd Alexander

The Fortune Tellers by Lloyd Alexander

The Tale of Four Donkeys by Lloyd Alexander

The Truthful Harp by Lloyd Alexander

Mandy by Julie Andrews Edwards

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards




1) Griffin and Sabine by Nick Bantock

2) Sabine’s Notebook by Nick Bantock

3) The Golden Mean by Nick Bantock

4) The Gryphon by Nick Bantock

5) Alexandria by Nick Bantock

Abarat by Clive Barker

The Thief of Always by Clive Barker

I Houdini by Lynne Reid Banks

Superfudge by Judy Bloom

A String in the Harp by Nancy Bond

Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink

The Increadable Journey by Sheila Burnford

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Hermit Thrush Sings by Susan Butler




The Princess Diaries By Meg Cabot

1) Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Caroll

2) Though the Lookingglass by Lewis Caroll

1) Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary

2) Strider by Beverly Cleary

A Girl From Yamhill by Beverly Cleary

Socks by Beverly Cleary

Ribsy by Beverly Cleary

The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth

Staying Nine by Pam Conrad

The Secret of Turkeyfoot Mountan by Eda & Richard Crist




James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Matilda by Roald Dahl

The Twits by Roald Dahl

The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong

Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arther Conan Doyle

The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene Dubois

My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell




Half Magic by Edward Eager

The Wind Boy by Ethel Cook Eliot




Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field

Mama’s Bank Account by Kathryn Forbes




Too Many Ghosts by Paul Gallico

Blue Willow by Doris Gates

1) Miss Happiness and Miss Flower by Rumer Godden

2) Little Plum by Rumer Godden

Four Dolls by Rumer Godden

The Doll’s House by Rumer Godden

I Saw Three Ships by Elizabeth Goudge

The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Gouge

Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame




The Making of a Woman Vet by Sally Hadock

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry

The Gift of the Deer by Helen Hoover

Bunnicula by James Howe

1) Bunnicula

2) Howliday Inn

3) The Celery Stalks at Midnight

4) Nighty Nightmere

5) Return to Howliday Inn




The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson




The Dalemark Quartet by Dianna Wynne Jones

1) Cart and Cwidder

2) Drowned Ammet

3) The Spellcoats

4) The Crown of Dalemark

The Chronicles of Chrestomanci by Dianna Wynne Jones

1) Charmed Life

2) The Lives of Christopher Chant

3) The Magicians of Caprona

4) Witch Week

Howl’s Moving Castle by Dianna Wynne Jones





The Ordinary Princess by M. M. Kaye

Replica series by Marilyn Kaye

The Gammage Cup by Caroll Kendall

Onion John by Joseph Krumgold




The Great Wheel by Robert Lawson

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Catwings by Ursula K. Le Guin

1) Catwings

2) Catwings Return

3) Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings

4) Jane On Her Own

The Cronicals of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle

The Lampfish of Twill by Janet Taylor Lisle

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry




Mrs. Piggle-wiggle by Betty MacDonald

1) Mrs. Piggle-wiggle

2) Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Magic

3) Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle

4) Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Farm

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

The Cruel Painter by George MacDonald

The Light Princess by George MacDonald

The Giants Heart by George MacDonald

Uncle Corneleus, His Story by George MacDonald

Baby by Patricia MacLachlen

Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlen

1) Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey

2) Dragonsinger by Anne McCaffrey

The Day Dreamer by Ian McEwen

Beauty: a Retelling of the Story Beauty & the Beast by Robin McKinley

1) Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne

2) The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne

Hero by Walt Morey

1) Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

2) Anne of Avonlea by L. M. Montgomery

3) Anne of the Island by L. M. Montgomery




1) Five Children and It by E. Nesbit

2) The Pheonix and the Carpet by E. Nesbit

3) The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit

The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit

The Last of the Dragons and some others by E. Nesbit

The Magic World by E. Nesbit

The Railway Children by E. Nesbit

1) A Family Apart by Joan Lowery Nixon

2) Caught in the Act by Joan Lowery Nixon

3) In the Face of Danger by Joan Lowery Nixon

4) A Place to Belong by Joan Lowery Nixon

5) A Dangerous Promise by Joan Lowery Nixon

6) Keeping Secrets by Joan Lowery Nixon

7) Circle of Love by Joan Lowery Nixon

The Secret Language by Ursula Nordstrom

Rascal by Stirling North

The Borrowers by Mary Norton



The Hounds of the Morrigan by Pat O'Shea



The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

The Littles by John Peterson

Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philipa Pearce

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

1) The Golden Compass

2) The Subtle Knife

3) The Amber Spyglass

Song of the Lioness Quartet By Tamora Pierce

1) Alanna, the First Adventure

2) In the Hand of the Goddess

3) The Woman Who Rides Like a Man

4) Lioness Rampant




Swallows and Amazons by Arther Ransome

The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin




The Moon Bridge by Marcia Savin

A Rat’s Tale by Tor Seidler

Whalesong by Robert Siegel

1) The Cricket in Times Square by George Seldan

2) Chester Cricket’s Pigeon Ride by George Seldan

3) Chester Cricket’s New Home by George Seldan

The Rescuers by Margery Sharp

A Mouse Called Wolf by Dick King Smith

Babe the Gallant Pig by Dick King Smith

Martin’s Mice by Dick King Smith

The School Mouse by Dick King Smith

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

1) The Bad Beginning

2) The Reptile Room

3) The Wide Window

4) The Miserable Mill

5) The Austere Academy

6) The Ersatz Elevator

7) The Vile Village

8) The Hostile Hospital

9) The Carnivorous Carnival

10) The Slippery Slope

The Unauthorized Autobiography by Lemony Snicket

Shabanu by Suzanne Fisher Staples

Dominic by William Steig

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Kersti and Saint Nicholas by Hilda Van Stockum




1) All-of-a-Kind Family by Sidny Taylor

2) All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown by Sidny Taylor

3) All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown by Sidny Taylor

4) More All-of-a-Kind Family by Sidny Taylor

5) Ella of All-of-a-Kind Family by Sidny Taylor

The Wonderful O by James Thurber

1) The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

2) The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien

Farmer Giles of Ham by J. R. R. Tolkien

Smith of Wootton Major by J. R. R. Tolkien

Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers

Puppy Love by Kate Tym




Banner in the Sky by James Ramsey Ullman




The Callendar Papers by Cynthia Voigt




The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

1) Dealing With Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

2) Searching for Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

3) Calling on Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

4) Talking to Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede



1) Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brian

2) Racso and the Rats of NIMH by Jane Leslie Conly

3) R-T, Mararet, and the Rats of NIMH by Jane Leslie Conly