• Reading List

    Written by renowned and award-winning authors, the literature in Junior Great Books® Series 3-5 captures students' imagination and engages the best of their thinking.

    Thank You, M'am Langston Hughes

    The Gold Coin Alma Flor Ada

    Tuesday of the Other June Norma Fox Mazer

    Prot and Krot Polish folktale as told by Agnes Szudek

    Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat Jennifer Armstrong

    The Nightingale Hans Christian Andersen

    Fresh Philippa Pearce

    Thunder, Elephant, and Dorobo African folktale as told by Humphrey Harman

    All Summer in a Day Ray Bradbury

    Beauty and the Beast Madame de Villeneuve


    Series 4, Book Two 

    Shrewd Todie and Lyzer the Miser Ukrainian folktale as told by Isaac Bashevis Singer

    The Goldfish Eleanor Farjeon

    The Great Blackberry Pick Philippa Pearce

    The Story of Wang Li Elizabeth Coatsworth

    The Hemulen Who Loved Silence Tove Jansson

    The Enchanted Sticks Steven J. Myers

    The Elephant's Child Rudyard Kipling

    Mr. Singer's Nicknames James Krüss

    The Little Humpbacked Horse Russian folktale as told by Post Wheeler

    Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves from The Arabian Nights