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Something for every reader in your house! Not really sure of the age range of some of these but I gave *warning* when I could remember any teen sex in the story. These books were all mine so if I could remember what age I read them, I noted that as well. I was a fairly advanced reader but also enjoyed simpler stories. Make an offer if you see anything!

Encyclopedia Brown (rec ages 4-8) printed around the year 1980
*Saves the Day
*Tracks them Down
*Shows the Way
*and the case of the Midnight Visitor
*Second Book of Puzzles and Games (Not used)

Pre & Young Teen titles- I had these in 4th grade through 8th grade
The Mouse and the Motorcycle- Beverly Cleary
Wren- Marie Killilea
The Luckiest Girl- Beverly Cleary
And This is Laura- Ellen Conford
Sister of the Bride- Beverly Cleary
It's not the end of the World- Judy Blume
To Be a Dancer- Lurlene McDaniel
The Stone Pony- Patricia Calvert
My Mom, The Money Nut- Betty Bates
Taking Terri Mueller- Norma Fox Mazer
Zia- Scott O'Dell
13 Is Too Young to Die- Isaacsen-Bright
Remember Me when I am Dead- Carol Beach York
If I should Die Before I wake- Lurlene McDaniel
Michelle- Carolyn E Phillips
Don'tHurt Laurie!- Willo Davis Roberts
Video War- Stephen Manes (Teen sex)
More than a Summer Love- Jeanette Eyerly

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang- Ian Fleming
The Shaggy DA- Vic Crume
Benji- Joe Camp
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again- Poole
The Mystery of Moaning Cave- William Arden
The Monster of Loch Ness- James Cornell
The Legend of Sleepy Hollw- Irving
Old Yeller- Fred Gipson
Thunder, The Mighty Stallion to the Rescue- Make Jahn
Midnight Fright, A collection of ghost stories
Tex- SE Hinton
That Was Then, This Is Now- SE Hinton
Kavik the Wolf Dog- Walt Morey
Irish Red- Jim Kjelgaard
Great Ghost Stories of the Old West- Betty Baker
Rider by Night- Karin Anckarsvard

Teen & adult
Steppenwolf- Hesse
Demian- Hesse
Narcissus and Goldmund- Hesse
Flowers for Algernon- Daniel Keyes
Childhood's End- Arthur C Clark
Dune Messiah- Herbert
Children of Dune- Herbert

Le Petit Prince- Antoine de Saint Exupery (has some notes in it)
Living Language Freench/English Dictionary

Robinson Crusoe- a retelling for very young readers
Treasure Island (easy read 4th -6th grade?)- Stevenson
Animal Farm
Looking Backward- Bellamy
Lord of the Flies- Golding
Lord Jim- Conrad
Of Mice and Men- Steinbeck
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn- Twain
The Shorter Novels of Herman Mellville(Benito Cereno, Bartleby the Scrivener, Enchanted Isles, Billy Budd)
Four Classic American Novels (The scarlett Letter, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Red Badge of Color, Billy Budd)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich- Solzhenitsyn
Vanity Fair- Thackery
Gone With the Wind- Mitchell

Rosencrantz & Guidenstern are Dead- Tom Stoppard
Galileo- A play by Bertolt Brecht
Hamlet- Shakespeare
Stories from Shakespeare- The complete plays of William Shakespeare (*note- these are not the actual plays but narrative written to follow the onstage action)
Romeo and Juliet & West Side Story
Greek Drama- includes Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes)
Jean Anouilh- Five Plays (Antigone, Eurydice, The Ermine, The Rehersal, Romeo and Jeanette)
Eugene O'Neill- Three Plays (Desire under the Elms, Strange Interlude, Mourning Becomes Electra)
Two Plays by Edward Albee (The American Dream, The Zoo Story)
No Exit- by Jean-Paul Sartre

Misc Novels
The Stranger- Albert Camus
Alive- Piers Paul Read
Devil Child- Dawkins & Higgins
Curtain- Agatha Christie
Aztec- Gary Jennings

Stephen King
Danse Macabre
Night Shift
'Salem's Lot
Skeleton Crew
The Bachman Books
The Dead Zone
The Eyes of the Dragon
The Shining
The Talisman
The Tommyknockers

Misc Books
The Guiness Book of World Records 1982 edition
That's Incredible! Vol 4 (based on the TV series)
Donkeys Can't Sleep in Bathtubs! and other crazy laws (easy read)
Our Mysterious World (Strange but true stories) (easy read)
Tongue Twisters and Tricky Tanglers (easy read)

Teen Romance- probably most appropriate for high school age.
*Follow Your Heart Romance*
Summer in the Sun- Jan Gelman
The Summer Kenny Fell in Love- Barbara Conklin
Forbidden Love- Marian Woodruff

*Sweet Dreams*
The Problem with Love- Rosemary Vernon

A New Love for Lisa- Harriet S Abels

*First Love from Silhouette*
Free as a Bird-Josephine Wunsch
The Look of Love- Veronica Ladd
Call of the Wild- Carrie Lewis
Snap Judgement- Marilyn Youngblood
Side by Side- Martha Humphreys
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