Friday, April 9, 2010

Non-Fantasy Children's Books

Non-Fantasy Children's Books
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) by Harper Lee
CLASSIC Animal Drama
Tarka the Otter (1927) Henry Williamson
The Yearling Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan (1938)
Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater  (1938)

Rascal by Sterling North (1963)
Where the Red Fern Grows (1961)
Gentle Ben (1965) Walt Morey
Summer of the Monkeys (1976)
Classic Children Authors

Judy Blume
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret (1970)

1. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (1972)
2. Superfudge (1980)
3. Fudge-a-mania (1990)
4. Double Fudge (2002)
A Box of Fudge! (1992)

Robert McCloskey
Homer Price (1943)
Centerburg Tales (1951)

Robert Newton Peck
A Day No Pigs Would Die, (1973)
Clunie, (1979)
Extra Innings (2001)

Soup (1974)
Soup and Me (1975)
Soup for President (1978)
Soup's Drum (1980)
Soup on Wheels (1981)
Soup in the Saddle (1983)
Soup's Goat (1984)
Soup on Ice (1985)
Soup on Fire (1987)
Soup's Uncle (1988)
Soup's Hoop (1990)
Soup for the President (1991) by Richard Peck
Soup in Love (1992)
Soup Ahoy (1994)
Soup 1776 (1995)

Little Soup series
A series for younger readers.
Little Soup's Birthday (Dell, 1991)
Little Soup's Turkey (Dell, 1992)
Little Soup's Bunny (Dell, 1993)

Thomas Rockwell
How to....

How to Eat Fried Worms (1973)
How to Fight a Girl (1987)
How to Get Fabulously Rich (1990)

Classic Coming of Age/Tough Issues
The Bridge of San Luis Rey   (1927) Thornton Wilder
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith (1943)
The Pushcart War by Jean Merrill (1964)
I Capture the Castle (1948) Dodie Smith
A Child's Christmas in Wales   (1954) Dylan Thomas
The Goalkeeper's Revenge (1967) Bill Naughton HARD TO FIND
Lassie come home by Eric Knight (1940)
Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard (1945)
Old Yeller- by Frederick Benjamin Gipson (1956) ,
The Incredible Journey Sheila Burnford (1961)
The Fox and the Hound by Daniel Pratt Mannix IV (1967

Dodie Smith
The Hundred and One Dalmatians, or the Great Dog Robbery (1956)
The Starlight Barking (1967)

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Shiloh (1991)
Shiloh Season (1996)
Saving Shiloh (1997)
Classical Families
Eve Garnett
One End Street
1. The Family from One End Street (1937)
2. Further Adventures of the Family from One End Street (1956)
3. Holiday At the Dew Drop Inn (1962)
Sydney Taylor (1904 - 1978)
All-of-a-kind Family
1. All-of-a-Kind Family (1951)
2. More All-of-a-kind Family (1954)
3. All-of-a-kind Family Uptown (1958)
4. All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown (1972)
5. Ella of All-of-a-kind Family (1978)
A Papa Like Everyone Else (1966)
Classic Girl Tales
Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories (1928) Series (1928 -1967) Joyce Lankester Brisley
Ballet Shoes (1936) Noel Streatfeild
The Circus is Coming (1938) aka Circus Shoes Noel Streatfeild
Rosanna of the Amish (1940) Joseph Yoder
Rosanna's Boys: A Sequel to Rosanna of the Amish (1948)
Betsy-Tacy series (1940 -1955) Maud Hart Lovelace
Christy by Catherine Marshall (1967)
Classical History Tales
Cue For Treason (1940) Geoffrey Trease
We Couldn't leave Dinah  (1941) Mary Treadgold HARD TO FIND
Snow Treasure (1942) Marie McSwigan
The Otterbury Incident (1948) Cecil Day-Lewis
The Light in the Forest (1953) Conrad Richter
The silver sword (1956) Ian Serraillier
 The Warden’s Niece (1957)  Gillian Avery
China Court: The Hours of a Country House (1961) Rumer Godden
The Winged Watchman (1962) Hilda van Stockum  HARD TO FIND
The White Stone (1964) Gunnel Linde HARD TO FIND
The Cay (1969) Theodore Taylor
Gypsy Girl (2002) Rumer Godden
Black Beauty-- by Anna Sewell (1877)
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold, (1935)
The Red Pony by John Steinbeck (1937)
The Black Stallion,, Walter Farley (1941 - 1983)
My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara (1941)

Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1945) Marguerite Henry, Rand McNally
King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry (1949)

Frank Richards
Billy Bunter (1947 -1980's) Available on Audio Book
Hurrah for St Trinian's (1948) HARD TO FIND
 The Female Approach (1950)
 Back to the Slaughterhouse (1952)
 The Terror of St Trinians or Angela's Prince Charming (1952 - text by Timothy Shy, pen-name for D. B. Wyndham-Lewis)
 Souls in Torment (1953)
Anthony Buckeridge
Jennings (1950 -1994) ON AUDIO
Jennings & Darbishire by Anthony Buckeridge (
Spike Milligan
The Little Pot Boiler: A Book Based Freely On His Seasonal Overdraft (1963)
A Children's Treasury of Milligan: Classic Stories And Poems (1999)
The Magical World of Milligan (2009)
Robert Kimmel Smith
Chocolate Fever (1972)
Barbara Robinson  (1927 - )
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (1972)
Best School Year Ever: The Worst Kids in the World (1994)
The Best Halloween Ever (2004)
My Brother Louis Measures Worms: And Other Louis Stories (1988)
Paula Danziger
Marcy Lewis books
The Cat Ate My Gymsuit (1974)
There's a Bat in Bunk Five (1980)
Kendra Kaye books
Remember Me to Harold Square (1987)
Thames Doesn't Rhyme With James (1994)
Classic Mystery and Adventure
Erich Kästner (1899–1974)
 Emil and the Detectives
1. Emil and the Detectives (1929)
2. Emil and the Three Twins (1935)
The Flying Classroom (1934)
Lisa and Lottie (1950) In English
Little Man (1966) In English
The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, book 1) (1930) Carolyn Keene

The Black Riders (1939) Violet Needham HARD TO FIND
The Woods of Windri (1944) Violet Needham
The Lion's Paw (1946) Robb White
Eilís Dillon
The Lost Island  (1952)
The Island of Horses (1956)
The Fort of Gold (1961)
Paul Berna
A Hundred Million Francs  aka The horse without a head (1955) HARD TO FIND
Stig of the Dump (1962) Clive King
 Jexium Island     (1957) ) Grattan, Madeleine HARD TO FIND
John Verney
Fridays Tunnel (1959) HARD TO FIND
February's Road (1961)
Joan Aiken (1924 - 2004)
Wolves of Willoughby Chase
The Whispering Mountain (1968) a prequel to the series
1. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1962) Series 1 of 12 including a prequal
Alan Garner
The Owl Services (1967)
Leon Garfield
Smith    (1967)

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