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Tuck Everlasting. Babbitt, Natalie.
What can the Tuck family do when their secret about a spring that confers immortality is found out by a ten year-old girl and a sinister stranger?

Indian in the Cupboard. Banks, Lynne Reid.
A nine year-old boy is befriended by a toy Indian brought to life in a magic cupboard.

Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe. Greene, Bette.
Beth finds that letting Philip Hall get first place in their class turns out not to be the best way to gain his affection.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Lewis, C.S.
Four English children, evacuated to the country during World War II, discover the way through an old wardrobe to the magical land of Narnia. A classic tale.

Hitty: Her First Hundred Years. Field, Rachel.
A wooden doll describes her adventures in America during the 1800s. A 1930 Newbery Award winner reissued.

James and the Giant Peach. Dahl, Roald.
A boy James escapes his cruel aunts by means of a peach grown to giant size through a magic potion.

The Boggart. Cooper, Susan.
From an old desk is unleashed the Boggart, a mischievious spirit who has lived in a Scottish castle for centuries.

Sarah Plain and Tall. MacLachlan Patricia.
Answering an ad for a mail-order bride, Sarah finds herself acting as stepmother for two children, Caleb and Anna, at their remote prairie home.

Ramona the Brave. Cleary, Beverly.
Young Ramona Quimby discovers the joys and challenges of being in first grade and in having a room of her own.

Where the Sidewalk Ends. Silverstein, Shel.
A collection of hysterical and memorable poems exploring a variety of subjects.

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