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Starring Sally J. Freedman as herself
Starring Sally J. Freedman as herself

by Judy Blume (1977)

 


Love that dog Love that dog

by Sharon Creech (2001)

First book in the Love that dog series


The
              miraculous journey of Edward Tulane
The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane

by Kate DiCamillo (2006)

 


Because of
              Winn-Dixie
Because of Winn-Dixie

by Kate DiCamillo (2000)

 


Mockingbird
Mockingbird

by Kathryn Erskine (2010)

 


War game
War game

by Michael Foreman (1989)

 


Pictures
              of Hollis Woods
Pictures of Hollis Woods

by Patricia Reilly Giff (2002)

 


Old Yeller
Old Yeller

by Fred Gipson (1956)

First book in the Old Yeller series


Lexiland
Lexiland

by Suzi Moore (2013)

 


Born to run
Born to run

by
Michael Morpurgo (2007)

 


The
              butterfly lion
The butterfly lion

by
Michael Morpurgo (1996)

 


War horse
War horse

by Michael Morpurgo (1982)

First book in the War horse series


Roll of
              thunder, hear my cry
Roll of thunder, hear my cry

by Mildred D. Taylor (1976)

Second book in The Logan family saga series
Can be read & loved without having read any previous books in this series


Storm boy
Storm boy

by Colin
Thiele (1963)

 


Charlotte's web
Charlotte's web

by E.B. White (1952)

 


Cookie
Cookie

by Jacqueline Wilson (2008)

 


The story
              of Tracy Beaker
The story of Tracy Beaker

by Jacqueline Wilson (1991)

First book in the Tracy Beaker series



If you want more


Kezzie
Kezzie

by
Theresa Breslin (1993)

First book in the Kezzie series


Lily's
              crossing
Lily's crossing

by Patricia Reilly Giff (1997)

First book in the Lily's crossing series


When
              friendship followed me home
When friendship followed me home

by Paul Griffin (2016)

 


Onion tears
Onion tears

by Diana Kidd (1989)

 


Dear Olly
Dear Olly

by Michael Morpurgo (2000)

 


The dancing
              bear
The dancing bear

by
Michael Morpurgo (1994)

 


Dandelion
              clocks
Dandelion clocks

by Rebecca Westcott (2014)

 



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