Books from the list in our person library: 

A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle (level four - pink)

When the Soldiers Were Gone, Vera W. Propp (level four - pink)

Number the Stars, Laurel - Leaf  (level four - pink)

Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson (level five - light blue)

The Chocolate Touch, Patrick Skene Catling (level three - orange)

Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine Paterson (level five - light blue)

Tale of Despereaux, Kate DiCamillo (level five - light blue)

Because of Winn - Dixie, Kate DiCamillo (level five - light blue)

The Giver, Lois Lowry (level five - light blue)

Brighty of the Grand Canyon, Marguerite Henry (level five - light blue)

Stuart Little, E.B White (level five - light blue)

Charlotte’s Web, E.B White (level five - light blue)

The Swiss Family Robinson, Johann Wyss (level five - light blue)

Hedi, Johanna Spyri (level five - light blue)

Misty of Chincoteague, Marguerite Henry

Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Babbitt (level five - light blue)

The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (level six - silver)

Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder (level six - silver)

Little Town on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder  (level six - silver)

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis (level five - light blue)

The Magician’s Nephew, C.S. Lewis (level five - light blue)

Animal Farm, George Orwell (level six - silver)

Shanghaied to China, Hudson Taylor (level six - silver)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain (level five - light blue)

The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (level six - silver)

The Lord of the Rings series, J.R.R. Tolkien (level six - silver)

The Time Machine, H.G Wells (level six - silver)

Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren (level four - pink)

The Sign of the Beaver, Elizabeth George Speare (level four - pink)

Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Richard and Florence Atwater (level four - pink)

Frog and Toad, (level two - purple)

The Borrower’s (level five - light blue)


Not in our personal library but also on the list:

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle

The Candymakers, Wendy Mass

James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl

Johnny Tremain, Esther Forbes

Maniac Magee, Jerry Spinelli

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, Robert C. O’Brien

My Side of the Mountain, Jean Craighead George

Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie

The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster

Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

The Trumpet of the Swans, E.B. White

The Wizard of Oz, Frank L. Baum

Alice and Wonderland

Anne Frank:  The Diary of a Young Girl

The Anne of Green Gables Series

A Christmas Carol

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Little Women

The Fire on the Mountain

The Magic Paintbrush

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

A Lion to Guard Us

Frog and Toad

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The Golden Fleece

The People Who Could Fly

Tales from Shakespeare

Gulliver’s Travel (Core Classic)

Hansel and Gretel


The Magic Brocade

The Hunting of the Great Bear


Aesop’s Fables

The Prince and the Pauper

The Ugly Duckling

Aladdin and Other Favorite Arabian Nights Stories

Jack and the Beanstalk


Rip Van Winkle

Where the Red Fern Grows

Beauty and the Beast

King Midas and the Golden Touch

Robin Hood (Core Classic)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow



Sarah Plain and Tall

The Wise Woman and Other Stories

Don Quixote (Core Classic)

The Little Match Girl

Pride and Prejudice

The Secret Garden

Black Beauty

The Black Stallion Series

The Hiding Place

Huckleberry Finn

Island of the Blue Dolphin

A Journey to the Center of the Earth

The Jungle Book

King Arthur and the Round Table

The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle


*Eagles may submit requests for a book to be a challenge book. To do so, Eagles must support a well written paragraph (for their level) explaining why a book of their choosing should be a challenge book. What makes it challenging? What makes it a deep read? Do you have to deeply think and consider some of the challenges the characters face within the text?