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)

My Basmati Bat Mitzvah - Paula Freedman - T Fre - 690

Tex – S.E. Hinton – YA 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 – YA 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 – YA Bar – 890 (Horror)

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

Endangered! - Eliot Schrefer - T Sch - 900

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

I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have To Kill You - Ally Carter - T Car - 1000

Brief History of Montmaray - Michelle Cooper - T Coo - 1000

Whale Talk - Chris Crutcher - YA Cru - 1000

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)

Fortune of Carmen Navarro - Jen Bryant - YA Bry - 1010

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)

Haymeadow - Gary Paulsen - T Pau - 1010

The Pearl - John Steinbeck - Adult Fiction Ste - 1010 (Classic)

Siddhartha - Herman Hesse - Adult Fiction Hes - 1010

Under the Persimmon Tree – Suzanne Fisher Staples – T Sta - 1010

A Walk to Remember – Nicholas Sparks – Adult Fiction Spa - 1010

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

Sea Wolf – Jack London – Adult Fiction Lon - 1020

Second Chance Summer – Morgan Matson – YA Mat - 1020

That Summer – Sarah Dessen – YA Des - 1020

City of the Beasts – Isabel Allende – YA All - 1030

To the lighthouse – Virginia Wolf – Adult Fiction Wol- 1030

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

A Study in Scarlet – Arthur Conan Doyle – Adult Mystery Doy - 1050

Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens – Adult Fiction Dic - 1060

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)

Emma – Jane Austen – Adult Fiction Aus - 1070

Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson – T Ste - 1070

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court – Mark Twain – Adult Fiction Twa – 1080

How Ya Like Me Now – Brendan Halpin – T Hal – 1080

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

Buddha Boy – Kathe Koje – T Koj - 1090

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)

Lord Jim – Joseph Conrad – Adult Fiction Con - 1110

Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen – Adult Fiction Aus - 1110

Separate Peace – John Knowles – YA Kno - 1110

The Trap – John Smelcer – T Sme – 1110

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)

Pudd’nhead Wilson – Mark Twain – Adult Fiction Twa - 1130

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)

Death Comes for the Archbishop – Willa Cather – Adult Fiction Cat - 1150

River King – Alice Hoffman – Adult Fiction Hof - 1160

Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton – Adult Fiction Wha - 1170

The Jungle – Upton Sinclair – Adult Fiction Sin - 1170

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon - Adult Fiction - 1180

Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen – Adult Fiction - 1180

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

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

Jo’s Boys – Louisa May Alcott – T Alc – 1210

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

Little Women – Louisa May Alcott – T Alc - 1230

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

The Inheritance – Louisa May Alcott – Adult Fiction Alc – 1240

Swiss Family Robinson – Johann Wyss – J Wys - 1260

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)

Silas Marner – George Eliot – Adult Fiction Eli - 1330

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

Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe – Adult Fiction Def - 1360

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

Children of Hurin – J.R.R. Tolkein – Adult Fiction Tol - 1000

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

Inheritance – Christopher Paolini – T Pao – 1010

Outcast of Redwall – Brian Jacques – T Jac – 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)

Downsiders – Neal Shusterman – T Shu - 1110

Tales from Outer Suburbia – Shaun Tan – T Tan - 1110

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

Mists of Avalon – Marion Zimmer Bradley – Adult Fiction Bra - 1240

Sword of Shannara – Terry Brooks – Adult Science Fiction Bro - 1240

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

Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift – Adult Fiction Swi - 1330


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 – YA 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 – YA Shu – 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

Fever Crumb – Philip Reeve - T Ree – 1000

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams - Adult Science Fiction Ada - 1000

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

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne – T Ver - 1030

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson – T Ste and Adult Fiction Ste - 1040

2001: A Space Odyssey – Arthur C. Clarke – Adult Science Fiction Cla – 1060

2061: Odyssey Three - Arthur C. Clarke – Adult Science Fiction Cla – 1070

Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne – Adult Science Fiction Ver - 1070

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)

3001: The Final Odyssey - Arthur C. Clarke – Adult Science Fiction Cla – 1110

War of the Worlds – H.G. Wells – Adult Fiction Wel - 1170

Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess – Adult Fiction Bur - 1310



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 – YA 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 YA 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

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy – Gary D. Schmidt – T Sch - 1000

Under the Jolly Roger – L.A. Meyer – T Mey - 1000

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

My Antonia - Willa Cather - Adult Fiction Cat – 1010

April Morning – Howard Fast – Adult Fiction Fas - 1010

Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein – Adult Fiction Wei - 1020

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

In the Belly of the Bloodhound – L.A. Meyer – T Mey – 1040

Forgotten Fire – Adam Bagdasarian - T Bag – 1050

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

Year of Wonders – Geraldine Brooks – Adult Fiction Bro - 1080

Lake Wobegon Summer 1956 – Garrison Keillor – Adult Fiction Kei - 1110

Bloody Jack – L.A. Meyer – T Mey - 1120

Curse of the Blue Tattoo – L.A. Meyer – T Mey – 1120

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

Lake Wobegon Days – Garrison Keillor – Adult Fiction Kei – 1160

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

The Rifle - Gary Paulsen - T Pau – 1480



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

Going Solo – Roald Dahl – T-B Dahl – 1080 (Memoir)

The Story of my Life – Helen Keller – B Keller – 1090 (Autobiography)

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

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

Sole Survivor – Ruthanne Lum McCunn – Adult Nonfiction 910.453 McC - 1100

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

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

Andy Warhol: Prince of Pop - Jan Greenburg – T-B Warhol – 1120

Good Brother, Bad Brother – James Cross Giblin – T-B Booth - 1130

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)

King of the Mild Frontier – Chris Crutcher – T-B Crutcher - 1180 (Autobiography)

Unforgivable Blackness – Geoffrey C. Ward – Adult Biography Johnson - 1180

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

Autobiography of a Face – Lucy Grealy – Adult Biography Grealy - 1200 (Autobiography)

West with the Night – Beryl Markham – Adult Biography Markham - 1200 (Autobiography)

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

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

My Life in Dog Years – Gary Paulsen T-B Paulsen – 1250 (Autobiography)

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)

Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer – Adult Nonfiction 796.5 Kra - 1320 (Memoir)

Hour Before Daylight – Jimmy Carter – Adult Biography Car - 1360 (Memoir)

Stardust Melody – Richard M. Sudhalter – Adult Biography Carmichael - 1360

The English Governess at the Siamese Court – Anna Leonowens – Adult Biography Leonowens - 1450 (Memoir)

Thomas Jefferson, an Intimate History – Fawn Brodie – Adult Biography Jefferson - 1490

Galileo’s Daughter – Dava Sobel – Adult Nonfiction 520 Sob - 1530


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

Family Romanov – Candace Fleming – T 947.08 Fle- 950

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

Walk Across America – Peter Jenkins – Adult Nonfiction 917.305 Jen – 1020

Day of Infamy – Walter Lord - Adult Nonfiction 940.54 Lor - 1030

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia – Adult Nonfiction 305.42 Sas – 1030

Phineas Gage – John Fleischman – T 362.1 Fle - 1030

Walking with the Great Apes - Sy Montgomery – Adult Nonfiction 599.08 Mon - 1040

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

Secrets of a Civil War Submarine – Sally Walker – J 973.7 Wal – 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

The Power of Positive Thinking – Norman Vincent Peale – Adult Nonfiction 248 Pea – 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

Demon in the Freezer – Judith Bloom Fradin – Adult Nonfiction 616.912 Fra – 1110

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

Cathedral – David Macaulay – J 726 Mac – 1120

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

Men at Work: The Craft of Baseball – George Will – Adult Nonfiction 796.357 Wil – 1130

Winter Dance – Gary Paulsen – Adult Nonfiction - 798.8 Pau – 1140

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

In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle – Madeleine Blais - Adult Nonfiction 796.323 Bla – 1150

Emperors of Chocolate – Josell Glenn Brenner – Adult Nonfiction 338.7 Bre – 1160

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

Wouldn’t Take Nothing for my Journey Now – Maya Angelou – Adult Nonfiction 814.54 Ang – 1190

Why We Can’t Wait – Martin Luther King, Jr. – Adult Nonfiction 301.451 Kin – 1200

In the Heart of the Sea – Nathaniel Philbrick – Adult Nonfiction 910 – 1210

Walk in the Woods – Bill Bryson – Adult Nonfiction 917.404 Bry - 1210

10,000 Days of Thunder – Philip Caputo – Adult Nonfiction 959.704 Cap – 1210

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

Fast Food Nation – Eric Schlosser – Adult Nonfiction 641.5 Sch – 1240

Screwtape Letters – C.S. Lewis - Adult Nonfiction 244 Lew - 1250

Garbage Land – Elizabeth Royte – Adult Nonfiction 363.72 Roy - 1250

Friday Night Lights – H.G. Bissinger – Adult Nonfiction 796.332 Bis – 1260

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

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

Souls of Black Folk – W.E.B. DuBois - 305.8 DuB – 1280

Longitude – Dava Sobel – Adult Nonfiction 526.62 Sob – 1310

Kon-Tiki – Thor Heyerdahl – Adult Nonfiction 910 Hey – 1310

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

Day in Old Rome – William Stearns Davis - 937 Dav – 1320

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

Silent Spring – Rachel Carson – Adult Nonfiction 632 Car – 1340

Mosque – David Macaulay – J 726.2 Mac – 1340

Profiles in Courage – John F. Kennedy – Adult Nonfiction 920 Ken - 1420