Lexile Reading List

Realistic Fiction
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Historical Fiction
Biography/Autobiography/Memoir
Traditional Literature
Informational

 

REALISTIC FICTION
Stories that can be true to life but are mostly from the author's imagination.


Big Nate: In a Class by Himself – Lincoln Peirce – J Comics 741.5 Pei - 500

Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery – T Mon – 560 (Classic)

Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson – J Ste – 630 (Adventure)

The Lemonade War – Jacqueline Davies – J Dav - 630

Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson – J Ste – 630 (Adventure)

Millions – Frank Cotrell Boyce – J Cot - 650

White Fang – Jack London – T Lon – 650 (Adventure)

Touching Spirit Bear – Ben Mikaelsen – T Mik – 670 (Adventure)

Beyond the Western Sea: The Escape from Home – Avi – T Avi – 690 (Adventure)

Robinson Crusoe – Daniel DeFoe – T DeF – 690 (Adventure)

Tex – S.E. Hinton – T Hin – 710

Thank You, Jackie Robinson – J Barbara Cohen – J Coh - 730 (Fictional Memoir)

Slam – Walter Dean Myers – YA Mye – 750 (Sports)

The Westing Game – Ellen Raskin – J Ras – 750 (Mystery)

Pop – Gordon Korman – YA Kor – 760

Pride and Prejudice (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 770

That was Then, This is Now – S.E. Hinton – T Hin – 780

Little Women (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 790

Three Musketeers (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 790 (Adventure)

Oliver Twist (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 800 (Classic)

The Penderwicks – Jeanne Birdsall – J Bir - 800

Sons from Afar – Cynthia Voigt – T Voi – 800

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 810

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain - Adult Fiction Twa and T Twa – 810 (Classic)

The Red Pony – John Steinbeck – Adult Fiction Ste – 810 (Classic)

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 810 (Thriller and Suspense)

Call of the Wild (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 820 (Adventure)

The Saturdays – Elizabeth Enright – J Enr - 820

Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 830

Count of Monte Cristo (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 830

David Copperfield (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 830

Frindle – Andrew Clements – J Cle - 830

Anne of Green Gables (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 850

Black Beauty (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 850 (Animals)

True Legend – Mike Lupica – T Lup – 850 (Sports)

Jack Plank Tells Tales – Natalie Babbit – J Bab - 860

Heidi (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 870

The Hundred Dresses – Eleanor Estes – J Est - 870

Treasure Island (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 870 (Adventure)

Great Expectations (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 880

Long Lankin – Lindsey Barraclough – T Bar – 890 (Horror)

Prince and the Pauper (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series – 890

Dear Mr. Henshaw – Beverly Cleary – J Cle - 910

Swiss Family Robinson (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 910 (Adventure)

Moby Dick (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 920 (Adventure)

The Mutiny on Board the H.M.S. Bounty (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 930 (Adventure)

Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain – T Fiction– 930 (Classic)

Hunchback of Notre Dame (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 950

Pigman – Paul Zindel – T Zin – 950

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 960 (Mystery)

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 960

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key – Jack Gantos – J Gan - 970

Mr. Chickee’s Messy Mission - Christopher Paul Curtis – J Cur – 990

Bucking the Sarge - Christopher Paul Curtis – YA Cur – 1000

The Miserable Mill (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1000 (Absurdist Humor)

Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens- Adult Fiction Dic – 1000 (Classic)

The Bad Beginning (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1010 (Absurdist Humor)

Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money - Christopher Paul Curtis – J Cur – 1010 (Realistic Fiction)

Hatchet – Gary Paulsen – T Pau – 1020 (Adventure)

The Reptile Room (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1040 (Absurdist Humor)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson – Adult Fiction Ste and T Ste – 1060 (Thriller and Suspense/Classic)

David Copperfield – Charles Dickens – Adult Fiction Dic – 1070 (Classic)

The Vile Village (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1080 (Absurdist Humor)

Hound of the Baskervilles – Arthur Conan Doyle –Adult Mystery Doy – 1090 (Mystery)

The Ersatz Elevator (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1110 (Absurdist Humor)

The Hostile Hospital (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1110 (Absurdist Humor)

The Austere Academy (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1120 (Absurdist Humor)

Call of the Wild – Jack London – T Lon – 1120 (Adventure)

The Carnivorous Carnival (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1120 (Absurdist Humor)

The Grim Grotto (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1120 (Absurdist Humor)

The Prince and the Pauper – Mark Twain – T Twa – 1120 (Classic)

Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton – Adult Fiction Wha – 1200 (Classic)

The Pickwick Papers – Charles Dickens – Adult Fiction Dic – 1210 (Classic)

The Slippery Slope (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1150 (Absurdist Humor)

The Wide Window (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1150 (Absurdist Humor)

Moby Dick – Herman Melville – T Mel – 1200 (Adventure/Classic)

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens – Adult Fiction Dic – 1230 (Classic)

Penultimate Peril (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1280 (Absurdist Humor)

Incredible Journey – Sheila Burnford – Adult Fiction Bur and T Bur – 1320 (Realistic Fiction/Animal Adventure)

The Deerslayer – James Fenimore Cooper – YA Coo– 1340 (Classic)

The End (Series of Unfortunate Events) – Lemony Snicket - J Sni – 1370 (Absurdist Humor)


FANTASY
Made-up stories that have some elements that could not be true or could not happen in this world (e.g. fairies, talking animals)


Dracula (Great Illustrated Classics) - J Series Gre – 590

Battle of the Labyrinth – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 590

Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer – T Col – 620

The Last Olympian – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 630

Demigod Files – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 630

Titan’s Curse – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 630

Son of Neptune – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 640

The Red Pyramid – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 650

The Lost Hero – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 660

The Wee Free Men – Terry Pratchett – T Pra – 680

Eragon – Christopher Paolini – T Pao – 710

Throne of Fire – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 710

City of Ashes – Cassandra Clare – T Cla – 720 (Urban Fantasy)

The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 740

Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan – T Rio – 740

Bloody Valentine (Blue Bloods novella) - Melissa de la Cruz – YA Del – 760 (Vampire)

The Riverman - Aaron Starmer - T Sta - 760

The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods series) - Melissa de la Cruz – YA Del – 770 (Vampire)

Revelations (Blue Bloods series) - Melissa de la Cruz – YA Del – 780 (Vampire)

Last Apprentice: Wrath of the Bloodeye – Joseph Delaney – T Del – 790

Faerie Wars – Herbie Brennan – T Bre – 800

Last Apprentice: Clash of the Demons – Joseph Delaney – T Del – 800

The Hound of Rowan - Henry H. Neff - J Nef - 810

Last Apprentice: The Attack of the Fiend – Joseph Delaney – T Del – 810

Last Apprentice: Night of the Soul Stealer – Joseph Delaney – T Del – 810

Last Apprentice: Rage of the Fallen – Joseph Delaney – T Del – 810

Last Apprentice: Rise of the Huntress – Joseph Delaney – T Del – 810

Misguided Angel (Blue Bloods series) - Melissa de la Cruz – YA Del – 810 (Vampire)

Two Towers – J.R.R. Tolkien – Adult Fiction Tol – 810

Blue Bloods – Melissa de la Cruz – YA Del – 820 (Vampires)

Masquerade (Blue Bloods series) - Melissa de la Cruz – YA Del – 830 (Vampires)

Tales of Mystery and Terror (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 840 (Supernatural)

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone– J.K. Rowling – T Row – 880

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban– J.K. Rowling – T Row – 880

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire– J.K. Rowling – T Row – 880

City of Fire – Laurence Yep – T Yep – 900 (Adventure Fantasy)

Fellowship of the Ring – J.R.R. Tolkien – Adult Fiction Tol – 920

Peter Pan  – James M. Barrie – J Bar – 920

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – J.K. Rowling – T Row – 940

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix– J.K. Rowling – T Row – 950

Eldest – Christopher Paolini – T Pao – 970

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll - J Car – 980

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows– J.K. Rowling – T Row – 980

Emerald City of Oz – L. Frank Baum – J Bau – 990

The Hobbit – J.R. R. Tolkien – Adult Fiction Tol and J Tol - 1000

Inheritance – Christopher Paolini – T Pao – 1010

The Overlord Protocol – Mark Walden – T Wal - 1010

Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz – L. Frank Baum – J Rio – 1020

Fire – Robin McKinley – T McK – 1020

The Blue Sword – Robin McKinley – T McK – 1030

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling – T Row – 1030

Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift – Adult Fiction Swi– 1040 (Adventure Fantasy/Classic)

Brisingr – Christopher Paolini – T Pao – 1050

Ozma of Oz – L. Frank Baum – J Bau – 1070

Pegasus – Robin McKinley – T McK – 1070

The Once and Future King – T.H. White – Adult Fiction Whi and T Whi- 1080

Gulliver’s Travels (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 1090 (Adventure Fantasy)

Tin Woodman of Oz – L. Frank Baum – J Bau – 1090

Keys to the Repository (Blue Bloods series) - Melissa de la Cruz – YA Del – 1100 (Vampire)

Magic of Oz – L. Frank Baum – J Bau – 1110

Hero and the Crown – Robin McKinley – T McK -1120

Glinda of Oz – L. Frank Baum – J Bau – 1130

Animal Farm – George Orwell – Adult Fiction Orw – 1170 (Dystopian Animal Fiction/Satire)

Water – Robin McKinley – T McK – 1180

Rose Daughter – Robin McKinley – T McK – 1210

Spindle’s End – Robin McKinley – T McK – 1230

Tales of Beedle the Bard- J.K. Rowling- T Row – 1290


SCIENCE FICTION
A type of fantasy book that uses science and technology (e.g. robots, time machines)


Around the World in Eighty Days – Jules Verne – Adult Science Fiction Ver – 550

No Passengers Beyond this Point – Gennifer Choldenko – T Cho - 620

House of the Scorpion – Nancy Farmer – T Far - 660

The Dangerous Days of Daniel X (Daniel X series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 680

Fang (Maximum Ride series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 680

Gathering Blue (The Giver quartet) Lois Lowry T Low – 680

Angel (Maximum Ride series) – James Patterson – T Pat – 700

The Final Warning (Maximum Ride series) – James Patterson – T Pat – 720

Messenger (The Giver quartet) Lois Lowry T Low – 720

Torn (The Missing series) – Magaret Peterson Haddix – T Had - 720

Caught (The Missing series) – Magaret Peterson Haddix – T Had - 730

Sabotaged (The Missing series) – Magaret Peterson Haddix – T Had - 730

Sent (The Missing series) – Magaret Peterson Haddix – T Had - 730

Max (Maximum Ride series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 740

Saving the World and other Extreme Sports (Maximum Ride series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 740

A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle – T LEn – 740

Found (The Missing series) – Magaret Peterson Haddix – T Had - 750

Glow – Amy Kathleen Ryan – T Rya - 750

The lost planet - Rachel Searles - J Sea - 750

The Giver – Lois Lowry – T Low – 760

Life as we Knew It – Susan Beth Pfeffer - 770

Maze Runner – James Dashner – T Col -770 (Dystopian Science Fiction)

Scorch Trials – James Dashner – T Col – 770 (Dystopian Science Fiction)

Uglies – Scott Westerfeld – T Wes - 770

Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card – Adult Science Fiction Car - 780

Demons and Druids (Daniel X series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 790

Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea – Jules Verne – Adult Science Fiction Ver and T Ver – 800 (Classic)

Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins - T Col– 800 (Dystopian Science Fiction)

The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins - T Col- 810 (Dystopian Science Fiction)

Journey to the Center of the Earth (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 810 (Science Fiction Adventure)

Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins - T Col – 820 (Dystopian Science Fiction)

Heir Apparent – Vivian Vande Velde – T Van - 820

Interworld – Neil Gaiman – T Gai - 830

Unwholly – Neal Shusterman – T Col – 860 (Dystopian Science Fiction)

The Time Machine (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 860

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley – Adult Science Fiction Hux – 870

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 870 (Science Fiction Adventure)

Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury - Adult Science Fiction Bra- 890 (Classic)

The Roar – Emma Clayton – T Cla - 910

The Invisible Man (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 920

Pathfinder – Orson Scott Card – YA Car - 920

Frankenstein (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 940 (Horror)

Journey to the Center of the Earth –Jules Verne – Adult Science Fiction Ver and T Ver– 960

George and the Big Bang - Lucy Hawking - J Haw - 960

Game Over (Daniel X series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 980

2001: A Space Odyssey – Arthur Clarke - Adult Science Fiction Cla – 990

Watch the Skies (Daniel X series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 1010

The Time Machine – H.G. Wells – Adult Fiction Wel – 1070

Dracula – Bram Stoker – Adult Fiction Sto – 1070 (Supernatural/Classic)

1984 – George Orwell – Adult Science Fiction Orw – 1090 (Dystopian Science Fiction)

HISTORICAL FICTION
Stories that take place in the past and are from the author's imagination. They have some truth in them.


Milkweed – Jerry Spinelli – T Spi – 510

Amelia’s War – Ann Rinaldi – T Rin – 580

Fever, 1793 – Laurie Halse Anderson – T And - 580

Eyes of the Emperor – Graham Salisbury – T Sal – 630

Behind the Bedroom Wall – Laura Williams – J Wil - 660

School’s Out – Forever (Maximum Ride series) – James Patterson – T Pat – 660

The Barn – Avi – J Avi – 670

Number the Stars – Lois Lowry – J Low – 670

The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride series) – James Patterson – T Pat - 700

Wicked Girls – Stephanie Hemphill – T Hem - 700 Five 4ths of July – Pat Raccio Hughes – T Hug - 710

Lost in America – Marilyn Sachs – T Sac – 720

On the Banks of Plum Creek – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 720

In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson – Bette Lord - J Lor – 730

Radical Red – James Duffy – J Duf - 730

The Mighty Miss Malone - Christopher Paul Curtis – J Cur – 750

The Boy who Dared – Susan Campbell Bartoletti – T Bar – 760

Heart of a Samurai – Margi Preus – T Pre – 760

Little House on the Prairie – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 760

Red Moon at Sharpsburg – Rosemary Wells – T Wel – 760

My Brother Sam is Dead – James Lincoln Collier – T Col - 770

Nightjohn – Gary Paulsen – T Pau – 770

Sign of the Beaver - Elizabeth George Speare – J Spe - 770

Chains – Laurie Halse Anderson – T And – 780

Soldier’s Secret – Shelia Solomon Klass – T Kla - 790

Countdown – Deborah Wiles – T Wil – 800

Shades of Gray – Carolyn Reeder – J Ree - 800

Summer of my German Soldier – Bette Green – T Gre – 800

Alchemy and Meggy Swan – Karen Cushman – T Cus – 810

By the Shores of Silver Lake – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 820

Farmer Boy – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 820

The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick - T Sel - 820

With Every Drop of Blood – James Lincoln Collier – T Col – 820

My name is not Easy - Debby Dahl Edwardson - T Edw - 830

These Happy Golden Years – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 840

Little Town on the Prairie – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 850

Woods runner - Gary Paulsen - T Pau - 870

Stay where you are and then leave - John Boyne - J Boy - 880

Forged in the Fire – Ann Turnbull - T Tur – 880

Red Badge of Courage – Stephen Crane – Adult Fiction Cra and T Cra – 900

Code Talker – Joseph Bruchac – T Bru – 910

Cleopatra Confesses – Carolyn Meyer – T Mey - 920

The Red Badge of Courage (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 920

Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry – Mildred Taylor – T Tay - 920

Little House in the Big Woods – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 930

Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul Curtis – J Cur - 950

The Watsons go to Birmingham 1963 - Christopher Paul Curtis – T Cur - 1000

Perilous Gard – Elizabeth Pope – T Pop – 1020

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple – Karen Cushman – J Cus - 1030

The First Four Years – Laura Ingalls Wilder – J Wil – 1030

Elijah of Buxton – Christopher Paul Curtis – J Cur - 1070

West to a Land of Plenty: The Diary of Teresa Angelino Viscardi – Jim Murphy – J Series Dea– 1070

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas – John Boyne – T Boy - 1080

The Scarlet Pimpernel – Emmuska Orczy – Adult Fiction Orc – 1140

Catherine, Called Birdy – Karen Cushman – T Cus- 1170

Down Sand Mountain – Steve Watkins – T Wat - 1200

Midwife’s Apprentice – Karen Cushman – T Cus – 1240

The Last of the Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper – Adult Fiction Coo – 1350

BIOGRAPHY/AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
Biography - The author tells the story of a real person's life
Autobiography - The person tells the story of his/her own life.
Memoir - The author tells about an experience or a part of his or her life.


A Shaman’s Nephew: A Life in the Far North – Simon Tookoome – J 571.9 Too – 610 (Autobiography)

Who was Anne Frank? – J-B Frank – 660

Who was Thomas Jefferson? –J-B Jefferson– 680

Who was Pablo Picasso? – J-B Picasso – 700

Harry Houdini: Master of Magic – J-B Houdini – 710

Who was Paul Revere? – J-B Revere – 710

I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing up in the Holocaust – Livia Bitton Jackson – T 940.53 Jac - 720 (Memoir)

Knucklehead – Jon Scieszka – J-B Scieszka – 750 (Memoir)

No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War – Anita Lobel - T-B Lobel – 750 (Memoir)

Who was Queen Elizabeth? – J-B Elizabeth – 750

Marley: A Dog Like no Other – John Grogan – J 636.752 Gro – 760 (Memoir)

The Story of Jackie Robinson, Bravest Man in Baseball – J-B Robinson – 760

Miles to go – Miley Cyrus – J-B Cyrus – 780 (Autobiography)

Who was Albert Einstein? – J-B Einstein – 810

Shoes for Everyone: A Story about Jan Matzeliger – J-B Matzelinger - 840

Small Steps: The Year I got Polio – Peg Kehret – J-B Kehret – 890 (Memoir)

John Paul Jones: The Pirate Patriot – Armstrong Sperry - J-B Jones – 900

Rosa – Nikki Giovanni – J-B Parks – 900

The Lost Childhood – Yehuda Nir – T-B Nir – 920 (Memoir)

Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany – Eleanor R. Garner – T 940.54 Gar – 940 (Memoir)

Knots in my Yo-Yo String – Jerry Spinelli – J-B Spinelli – 980 (Memoir)

The Notorious Benedict Arnold – Steve Sheinkin – J-B Arnold – 990

Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille – Russell Freedman – J-B Braille – 1000

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice – Phillip M. Hoose - T-B Colvin - 1000

The boy on the wooden box - Leon Leyson - T-B Leyson - 1000 (Memoir)

Geronimo: Wolf of the Warpath - T-B Geronimo – 1010

Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith – J-B Darwin – 1020

Anne Frank, Beyond the Diary – Ruud van der Rohl – J-B Fra – 1030

A Friend Called Anne – Jacqueline van Maarsen – J-B Frank – 1040

A Girl from Yamhill – Beverly Cleary – T-B Cleary – 1040 (Memoir)

Babe Didrikson Zaharias: The Making of a Champion - Russell Freedman – T-B Zaharias – 1060

Franklin Delano Roosevelt – Russell Freedman – J-B Roosevelt - 1070

Babe Ruth: Legendary Slugger – David Fischer – J-B Ruth – 1080

Confucius: The Golden Rule – Russell Freedman – J-B Confucius - 1080

Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank – Adult Bio Frank and T-B Frank – 1080 (Memoir)

General George Patton: Old Blood and Guts – Alden Hatch – J-B Patton – 1080

Boy – Roald Dahl – J-B Dahl – 1090 (Memoir)

Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery – Russell Freedman – T-B Roosevelt - 1100

Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt – Adult Bio McCourt – 1110 (Memoir)

My Own Two Feet – Beverly Cleary – T-B Cleary – 1110 (Memoir)

Martha Graham: A Dancer’s Life – Russell Freedman – T-B Graham - 1130

Rascal, a Memoir of a Better Era – Sterling North – Adult and T 599.7632 Nor – 1140 (Memoir)

The Story of My Life - Helen Keller - Adult Bio Keller - 1150 (Autobiography)

The Wright Brothers: How they Invented the Airplane – Russell Freedman – J-B Wright - 1160

Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant - Daniel Tammett – Adult Bio Tammett – 1170 (Memoir)

How Angel Peterson got his Name – Gary Paulsen – T-B Paulsen – 1180 (Memoir)

The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights – Russell Freedman – T-B Anderson - 1180

Chewing the Cud – Dick King-Smith – J-B King-Smith – 1200 (Memoir)

The Real Benedict Arnold – Jim Murphy – J–B Arnold – 1240

Puppies, Dogs, and Blue Northers: Reflections on Being Raised by a Pack of Sled Dogs – Gary Paulsen – T 798.8 Pau – 1280 (Memoir)

Up from Slavery – Booker T. Washington – Adult Bio Washington – 1320 (Autobiography)

TRADITIONAL LITERATURE
Stories that are passed down orally from one group to another in history. This includes folktales, fairy tales, fables, legends, and myths from different cultures. (This does not include Classics, per se.)


A Ring of Tricksters – Virginia Hamilton J 398.2 Ham - 540

In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World – Virginia Hamilton – J 291.2 Ham - 640

The Rainbow People – Laurence Yep – J 398.20951 Yep – 680

The One-Eyed Giant – Mary Pope Osborne – J Osb – 700

Aesop’s Fables – Jerry Pinkney – J 398.2 Aes – 760

Gray-Eyed Goddess – Mary Pope Osborne – J Osb – 760

Sirens and Sea Monsters – Mary Pope Osborne – J Osb - 760

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 770 (Ghost)

Tales from Shakespeare – Tina Packer – J 822.3 Pac – 770

Gilgamesh – Geraldine McCaughrean – J 398.22 McC - 780

Favorite Norse Myths – Mary Pope Osborne – J 293 Osb - 810

The Random House Book of Fairy Tales – Amy Erhlich – J 398.2 Erh – 810

The Final Battle – Mary Pope Osborne – J Osb – 840

Thor’s Wedding Day – Bruce Coville – J Cov - 850

Treasury of Greek Mythology – Donna Jo Napoli – J 292.13 Nap - 860

Return to Ithaca – Mary Pope Osborne – J Osb – 880

The Serpent Slayer and Other Stories of Strong Women – Katrin Tchana - J 398.2 Tch - 890

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 940

American Tall Tales – Mary Pope Osborne – J 398.20973 - 970

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 980

Ivanhoe (Great Illustrated Classics) – J Series Gre – 990

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp – Andrew Lang – J 398.2 Lan – 1020

D’Aulaires’ Book of Trolls – Ingi and Edgar D’Aulaire – J 293.13 DAu - 1020

The Outlaws of Sherwood – Robin McKinley – T 398.22 Rob – 1020

D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths – Ingi and Edgar D’Aulaire – J 292 DAu - 1070

The Sword in the Stone – Terrance White – Adult Fiction Whi - 1120

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood – Howard Pyle – J 398.22 Rob - 1260

Tales from Shakespeare – Charles and Mary Lamb – T 823 Lam - 1390

The Story of King Arthur and His Knights – Howard Pyle - J 398.22 Pyl – 1430


INFORMATIONAL
Texts that provide factual information to readers.


Pilgrims - Mary Pope Osborne – J 974.4 Osb - 550

Ancient Greece and the Olympics - Mary Pope Osborne – J 796.48 Osb - 590

Mummies and Pyramids - Mary Pope Osborne – J 932 Osb - 650

Pirates - Will Osborne – J Osb - 680

Twisters and other Terrible Storms - Will Osborne – J 551.55 Osb – 680

Tsunamis and other Natural Disasters – Mary Pope Osborne – J 551.47 Osb - 720

Dolphins and Sharks - Mary Pope Osborne – J 599.53 Osb - 730

The Moon – Seymour Simon – J 523.3 Sim – 730

Polar Bears and the Arctic - Mary Pope Osborne – J 599.786 Osb - 730

Ancient Rome and Pompeii - Mary Pope Osborne – J 937 Osb - 750

Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine and a Miracle – Brian Dennis – J 637.7 Den – 810

Greatest Moments in Sports – Len Berman – J 796 Ber – 820

Spiders – Nic Bishop – 595.44 Bis - 820

Stars – Seymour Simon – J 523.8 Sim - 830

Lizards – Nic Bishop – 597.95 Bis - 880

Frogs – Nic Bishop – 597.8 Bis – 890

Tarantula Scientist – Sy Montogomery – J 595.44 Mon - 890

Kids on Strike! – Susan Campbell Bartoletti – 331.892 Bar - 920

Owen and Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship – Isabella Hatkoff – J 599.635 Hat – 920

Lincoln's Grave Robbers - Steve Sheinkin - T 973.7 She - 930

Seymour Simon’s Book of Trains – Seymour Simon – J 625.1 Sim - 940

Global Warming – Seymour Simon – J 363.738 Sim - 980

Bridges – Seymour Simon – J 642.2 Sim - 1000

Children of the Wild West – Russell Freedman – J 978 Fre – 1010

Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 – Susan Campbell Bartoletti – T 941.5081 Bar - 1040

Black and White Airmen – John Fleischman – T 940.54 Fle – 1050

Hitler Youth – Susan Campbell Bartoletti – T 943.086 Bar - 1060

The Boy’s War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk about the Civil War– Jim Murphy – T 973.7 Mur– 1060

Building the Book Cathedral – David Macaulay – Adult 726.6 Mac – 1070

Give me Liberty! The Story of the Declaration of Independence – Russell Freedman – J 973.313 Fre - 1070

Long Road to Gettysburg – Jim Murphy – T 973.7 Mur– 1070

Blizzard: The Storm that Changed America – Jim Murphy – J 974.7 Mur – 1080

To Be a Slave – Julius Lester – T 973.7115 Les – 1080

The Crossing: How George Washington Saved the American Revolution- Jim Murphy – T 973.3 Mur – 1080

City : A Story of Roman Planning and Construction – David Macaulay – J 711 Mac – 1100

Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott – Russell Freedman – J 323.1196 – 1110

Growing up in Coal Country – Susan Campbell Bartoletti – J 331.3 Bar - 1110

An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 – Jim Murphy – T 614.5 Mur– 1130

The Great Fire – Jim Murphy – J 977.3 Mur– 1130

Young Patriot: the American Revolution as Experienced by one Boy – Jim Murphy –T 973.38 Mur -1140

Gone A-Whaling: The Lure of the Sea and the Hunt for the Great White Whale – Jim Murphy – T 639.28 Mur – 1150

An Indian Winter – Russell Freedman – J 917.804 Fre - 1150

Children of the Great Depression – Russell Freedman – J 973.917 Fre - 1170

Navajo Code Talkers – Nathan Aasang – T 940.54 Aas – 1170

Across America on an Emigrant Train – Jim Murphy – T 828 Mur– 1180

Castle – David Macaulay – T 623.19 Mac – 1180

The New Way Things Work – David MacAulay – Adult and T 600 Mac -1180

They Called Themselves the KKK – Susan Campbell Bartoletti – T 322.4 Bar - 1180

Washington at Valley Forge – Russell Freedman – J 973.3 Fre - 1210

The War to End All Wars: World War I – Russell Freedman – T 940.3 Fre – 1220

The Adventures of Marco Polo – Russell Freedman – T 915 Fre - 1270

In Defense of Liberty – Russell Freedman – T 342.73 Fre - 1270

Who was First? Discovering the Americas – Russell Freedman – J 970.01 Fre - 1310

Never Cry Wolf – Farley Mowat – Adult LP 559.7442 Mow - 1330