having lasting significance or worth; enduring.


A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeline L’Engle
JPB L’Engle
The adventures in space and time of three children in search of their scientist father in space.

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret 

by Judy Blume
JF Blume
JPB Blume
Faced with the difficulties of growing up and choosing a religion, a twelve-year-old girl talks over her problems with her own private God.

Charlotte’s Web

by E.B. White
JPB White
A story about an unlikely friendship between a pig and a spider.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E.L. Koningsberg
JF Koningsberg
JPB Koningsberg
Mystery and adventure await Claudia and her brother inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

by Richard Atwater
JF Atwater
The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar Regions.

The Indian in the Cupboard

by Lynne Reid Banks
JF Banks
JPB Banks
Omri discovers that a cupboard he receives for his birthday can magically bring his toy action figures to life.

The Moffats

by Eleanor Estes
JPB Estes
A sweet, funny novel about the four Moffat kids, and their widowed mother, who live in small-town Connecticut in the 1910s.

The Wind in the Willows

by Kenneth Grahame
JF Grahame
JPB Grahame
The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside – Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.

Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson
JF Stevenson
YAPB Stevenson
JCD Stevenson
When Jim Hawkins discovers a dead man’s map it’s not long before he’s off in search. But trouble boarded the ship with him, in the shape of the ship’s cook and his mutinous band of pirates who decide they want the treasure for themselves – and will do anything to get it . . .