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Bethel AIS Library Program


We need to increase the size of our library. Below are a list of books we are specifically looking for.

This is by no means a complete list, but rather a compilation of recommendations from a multitude of sources. Can you help us find some of these titles, or others you know are great? They don’t have to be new, we just need to expand our library. We have a couple students who read nearly every book we owned last session.

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Title Author Title Author
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Adams, Douglas The Phantom Tollbooth Juster, Norton
Watership Down Adams, Richard Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam Kadohata, Cynthia
Born Free Adamson, Joy Rifles For Watie Keith, Harold
Jo’s Boys Alcott, Louisa May The Story Of My Life Keller, Helen
Little Men Alcott, Louisa May Captains Courageous Kipling, Rudyard
Little Women Alcott, Louisa May The Jungle Book Kipling, Rudyard
Nothing is Impossible Aldis, Dorothy The Man who would be King Kipling, Rudyard
A Lantern In Her Hand Aldrich, Bess Streeter Big Red: The Story of a Champion Irish Setter Kjelgaard, Jim
Chronicles Of Pyridine Alexander, Lloyd From The Mixed-Up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Konigsburg, E. L.
Coll And His White Pig Alexander, Lloyd The View from Saturday Konigsburg, E. L.
Taran Wanderer Alexander, Lloyd No More Dead Dogs Korman, Gordon
The Black Cauldron Alexander, Lloyd Schooled Korman, Gordon
The Book Of Three Alexander, Lloyd The Storyteller’s Beads Kurtz, Jane
The Castle Of Llyr Alexander, Lloyd A Ring of Endless Light L’Engle, Madeleine
The High King Alexander, Lloyd A Wrinkle In Time L’Engle, Madeline
The Illyrian Adventure Alexander, Lloyd Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage Lansing, Alfred
The Truthful Harp Alexander, Lloyd The Boy who Loved Music Lasker, David
The Westmark Trilogy Alexander, Lloyd True North Lasky, Kathryn
Fever 1793 Anderson, Laurie Halse Carry On, Mr.Bowditch Latham, Jean Lee
The Little Prince Antoine de Saint-Exupery To Kill A Mockingbird Lee, Harper
Sounder Armstrong, William H. The Chronicles of Narnia Lewis, C. S.
Emma Austen, Jane Mere Christianity Lewis, C. S.
Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane Screwtape Letters Lewis, C. S.
Nothing But the Truth Avi King Arthur London, Jack
Tuck Everlasting Babbitt, Natalie The Call Of The Wild London, Jack
National Velvet Bagnold, Enid Number The Stars Lowry, Lois
The Wright 3 Balliet, Blue A Summer to Die Lowry, Lois
Chasing Vermeer Balliet, Blue The Giver (and series) Lowry, Lois
Squashed Bauer, Joan Christy Marshall, Catherine
The Lost Princess Of Oz Baum, Frank L. A Dog’s Life: Autobiography of a Stray Martin, Ann
The Wizard Of Oz Baum, Frank L. Kristy’s Great Idea Martin, Ann M.
Turn Homeward, Hannalee Beatty, Patricia Dragonsinger McCaffrey, Anne
Lorne Doone Blackmore, R.D. Ripple Effect McCusker, Paul
Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of All Ages Bloom, Harold John Wesley McNeer, May and Lynd Ward
The Best Poems of the English Language: From Chaucer through Frost Bloom, Harold Shadow In The Pines Meader, Stephen
Tangerine Bloor, Edward Moby Dick Melville, Herman
Fahrenheit 451 Bradbury, Ray Gone with the Wind Mitchell, Margaret
Caddie Woodlawn Brink, Carol R. Anne Of Green Gables Series Montgomery, L.M.
Jane Eyre Bronte, Charlotte Touch of Light: The Story of Louis Braille Neimark, Anne E
Wuthering Heights Bronte, Emily Bringing the Boy Home Nelson, N. A.
God’s Smuggler Brother Andrew And One for All Nelson, Theresa
The Good Earth Buck, Pearl S. If I Should Die Before I Wake Nolan, Han
Pilgrim’s Progress Bunyan, John Rascal North, Sterling
The Secret Garden Burnett, Frances Hodgson The Borrowers Norton, Mary
The Incredible Journey Burnford, Sheila “Z” for Zachariah O’Brien, Robert
Ender’s Game Card, Orson Scott Mrs. Frisby And The Rats Of Nimh O’Brien, Robert C.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass Carroll, Lewis Island Of The Blue Dolphins O’dell, Scott
My Antonia Cather, Willa Sing Down The Moon O’dell, Scott
O Pioneers! Cather, Willa The Hawk That Dare Not Hunt By Day O’Dell, Scott
Song of the Lark Cather, Willa My Friend Flicka O’Hara, Mary
The Canterbury Tales Chaucer, Geoffrey 1984 Orwell, George
The Year of Impossible Goodbyes Choi, Sook Nyul Animal Farm Orwell, George
Where The Lilies Bloom Cleaver, Bill And Vera Common Sense Paine, Thomas
Things Not Seen Clements, Andrew Bridge To Terabithia Paterson, Katherine
My Brother Sam Is Dead Collier, James And Christopher Jacob Have I Loved Paterson, Katherine
Charles Lindbergh: Hero Pilot Collins, David R Frederick Douglas: Freedom Fighter Patterson, Lillie
Hunger Games Series Collins, Suzanne The Haymeadow Paulsen, Gary
Last of the Mohicans Cooper, James Fenimore How Angel Peterson Got His Name Paulson, Gary
The Deerslayer Cooper, James Fenimore Transall Saga Paulson, Gary
The Last Of The Mohicans Cooper, James Fenimore Cooper Kids Adventure Series Peretti, Frank
Getting Near to Baby Couloumbis, Audrey Pollyanna Porter, Elizabeth
The Red Badge Of Courage Crane, Stephen Men Of Iron Pyle, Howard
Walk Two Moons Creech, Sharon The Yearling Rawlings, Marjorie
Chasing Redbird Creech, Sharon The Indian In The Cupboard Reid Banks, Lynne
Bud, Not Buddy Curtis, Christopher Paul The Light In The Forest Richter, Conrad
James and the Giant Peach Dahl, Roald Cast Two Shadows Rinaldi, Ann
Daniel Boone Daugherty, James The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Robinson, Barbara
The Door In The Wall De Angeli, Marguerite How to Disappear Completely & Never Be Found Sara Nickerson and Sally Comport
Say Goodnight Gracie Deaver, Julie Shane Schaefer, Jack
Robinson Crusoe Defoe, Daniel Ivanhoe Scott, Sir Walter
A Christmas Carol Dickens, Charles The Good Master Seredy, Kate
A Tale Of Two Cities Dickens, Charles Beowulf Serraillier
David Copperfield Dickens, Charles Black Beauty Sewell, Anna
Great Expectations Dickens, Charles A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare, William
Oliver Twist Dickens, Charles Any Shakespeare Works Shakespeare, William
Hans Brinker, Or The Silver Skates Dodge, Mary Mapes In His Steps Sheldon, Charles
Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Peak Smith, Roland
Flipped Draanen, Wendelin Van Drums, Girls and Dangerous Pie Sonnenblick, Jordan
Man in the Iron Mask Dumas, Alexandre Miracles On Maple Hill Sorensen, Virginia
The Count Of Monte Cristo Dumas, Alexandre The Bronze Bow Speare, Elizabeth George
The Three Musketeers Dumas, Alexandre The Sign Of The Beaver Speare, Elizabeth George
Thimble Summer Enright, Elizabeth The Witch Of Blackbird Pond Speare, Elizabeth George
The Story of My Life: an Afghan Girl on the Other Side of the Sky Farah Ahmedi, with Tamim Ansary Call It Courage Sperry, Armstrong
Black Stallion Farley, Walter Loser Spinelli, Jerry
Hitty—Her First Hundred Years Field, Rachael Stargirl Spinelli, Jerry
The Great Gatsby Fitzgerald, F. Scott Heidi Spyria, Johanna H.
Apprentice: Ruins of Gorlan Flanagan, John Star Of Light St. John, Patricia
Ranger’s Apprentice: Ruins of Gorlan Flanagan, John Tanglewood Secrets St. John, Patricia
Johnny Tremain Forbes, Esther Of Mice and Men Steinbeck, John
Slave Dancer Fox, Paula The Grapes of Wrath Steinbeck, John
The Diary Of A Young Girl Frank, Ann The Pearl Steinbeck, John
Perfect Friend, Natasha The Red Pony Steinbeck, John
Arabian Nights Galland, Antony Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman Sterling, Dorothy
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key Gantos, Jack Kidnapped Stevenson, Robert Louis
Blue Willow Gates, Doris Treasure Island Stevenson, Robert Louis
Julie Of The Wolves George, Jean Craighead Famous Mathematicians Stoneaker, Frances Benson
My Side Of The Mountain George, Jean Craighead Uncle Tom’s Cabin Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Cheaper By The Dozen Gilbreth, Frank B. And Ernestine Gulliver’s Travels Swift, Jonathan
Old Yeller Gipson, Fred Magellan: First Around the World Syme, Ronald
Lord of the Flies Golding, William Joni’s Story Tada, Joni Eareckson
Princess Bride Goldman, William Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry Taylor, Mildred
The Mayo Brothers Goodsell, Jane The Cay Taylor, Theodore
Helen Keller Graff, Steward and Polly Anne The Hiding Place Ten Boom, Corrie
The Wind In The Willows Grahame, Kenneth Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Tolkien, J.R.R
Summer Of My German Soldier Green, Bette The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Tolkien, J.R.R
The Books of Bayern Series (4 books) Hale, Shannon The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Twain, Mark
Tess of the d’Urbervilles Hardy, Thomas The Prince And The Pauper Twain, Mark
The Endless Steppe Hautzig, Esther Around the World in 80 Days Verne, Jules
The Trouble with Lemons Hayes, Daniel Journey To The Centre Of The Earth Verne, Jules
The Old Man and the Sea Hemingway, Earnest Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Verne, Jules
King Of The Wind Henry, Marquerite Adam of the Road Vining, Elizabeth Gray
Dragon and the Raven Henty Ben Hur Wallace, Lew
A Father’s Promise Hess, Donna Lynn War Of The Worlds Wells, H.G.
Out of the Dust Hesse, Karen The Uglies Westerfeld, Scott
Flush Hiaasen, Carl Homeless Bird Whelan, Gloria
The Clay Marble Ho, Minfong The Picture of Dorian Gray Wilde, Oscar
Far North Hobbs, Will On the Way Home Wilder, Laura Ingalls
Crossing the Wire Hobbs, Will Little House on the Prairie Series Wilder, Laura Ingles
North To Freedom Holm, Ann Swiss Family Robinson Wyss, Johann D.
Iliad & Odyssey Homer Amos Fortune, Free Man Yates, Elizabeth
Les Miserables (abridged by James Robinson) Hugo, Victor Millicent Min Yee, Lisa
Across Five Aprils Hunt, Irene The Devil’s Arithmetic Yolen, Jane
Up The Road Slowly Hunt, Irene Poetry books Poe, Tennyson, Longfellow, Silverstein
No Promises in the Wind Hunt, Irene Autobiography or Biography
Secret of Platform 13 Ibbotson, Eva Non-Fiction, Reference books
Mossflower Jacques, Brian Bible study books
Red Scarf Girl Jiang, Ji-Li Teen Devotions

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