There is something for everyone in our third annual holiday list.

Ages 2-7

All Things Bright and Beautiful, Cecil Frances Alexander

Bubble Trouble, Margaret Mahy

Extra Yarn, Mac Barnett

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, William Joyce

For All Creatures, Glenda Millard

The Hairy Maclary Series, Lynley Dodd

A Lion in the Meadow, Margaret Mahy

Man Gave Names to All the Animals, Bob Dylan

Owl Babies, Martin Waddell

Pete the Cat Series, Eric Litwin

Press Here, Herve Tulle

The Rocket Series, Tad Hills

This Plus That: Life’s Little Equations, Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Today We Have No Plans, Jane Godwin

The Ugliest Dog in the World, Bruce Whatley

Ages 7-10

Cam Jansen Mysteries, David Adler

Charlotte’s Web, E. B. White

The Cryptic Casebook Series, Ursula Dubosarsky

Footsteps Through the Fog, Margaret Mahy

The Kingdom of Silk Series, Glenda Millard

Magical Monty, Johanna Hurwitz

My Animal Friends, Dick King-Smith

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why, Amy Shields

Roverandom, J.R.R. Tolkien

The Silver Nutmeg, Palmer Brown

The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams

Ages 9-12

Beyond This Point There Be Dragons, Robert Bresloff

Button Down, Anne Ylvisaker

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again, Frank Cottrell Boyce

The Dagger Chronicles, Brian Eames

The Flint Heart, Katherine and John Paterson

The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, Christopher Healey

The Little Bookroom, Eleanor Farjeon

Nightbirds on Nantucket, Joan Aiken

The Railway Children, E. Nesbit

The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Swallows and the Amazons Series, Arthur Ransome

The Three Doors Trilogy, Emily Rodda

Voyage of the Arctic Tern, Hugh Montgomery

The Willows and Beyond, William Horwood

Ages 11-14

Across Five Aprils, Irene Hunt

The Adventures of Richard Hannay, John Buchan

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had, Kristin Levine

The Brotherband Chronicles, John Flanagan

Captains Courageous, Rudyard Kipling

The Crispin Trilogy, Avi

Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card

Every Day After, Laura Golden

The Hittite Warrior, Joanne Williamson

Navigating Early, Clare Vanderpool

The Stamp Collector, Jennifer Lanthier

The Summer of Sundays, Lindsay Eland

Treasure Island, R.L. Stevenson

The Writing on the Hearth, Cynthia Harnett

Ages 13-16

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain

Between Shades of Gray, Rista Sepetys

Bright Island, Mabel L. Robinson

Call of the Wild, Jack London

Cinder, Marissa Meyer

Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

The Girl from Snowy River, Jackie French

The Obsidian Mirror, Catherine Fisher

Spindle’s End, Robin McKinley

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

Ages 15+

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain

Alone, Together, Sherry Turkle

A Distant Prospect, Annette Young

Do No Harm, Fiorella de Maria

Kon-Tiki, Thor Heyerdahl

Out of the Silent Planet, C.S. Lewis

The Rent Collector, Camron Wright

The Road to Gundagai, Jackie French

The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis

Secret Letters, Leah Scheier

So Brave, Young, and Handsome, Leif Enger

The Tales of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce

Jennifer Minicus

Jennifer Minicus lives in New Jersey with her husband and son. A former French, Latin and mathematics teacher, Jennifer currently enjoys the responsibilities of a "domestic engineer", particularly making...