Classic Books

Alcott, Louisa May Little Women

Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.

Gipson, Fred Old Yeller

In the late 1860’s in the Texas hill country, a big yellow dog and a fourteen-year-old boy form a close, loving relationship.

Hodgson Burnett, Frances The Secret Garden

Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

London, Jack The Call of the Wild

Buck, a dog hero, is stolen from his home and pressed into service as a sledge dog in the Klondike.

Rawls, Wilson Where the Red Fern Grows

A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart’s desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters.

Stevenson, Robert Treasure Island

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate’s fortune.

Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century.

White, E.B. Charlotte’s Web

Wilbur the pig is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer’s Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.

Wyss, Johann The Swiss Family Robinson

A shipwrecked family learns to live off the natural vegetation on their island and refuses to leave when a ship arrives to take them home.