Your Friday Five

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Your Friday Five

This weekend, enjoy some children's classics that are just as fun to re-read--or perhaps discover for the first time.
The Wednesday Wars
Gary Schmidt


Holling Hoodhood stays after school each Wednesday with a teacher he is convinced hates him! Great for older kids and even teens.
The Wednesday Wars
The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein


A boy and a tree play together, but as time passes the boy and the tree grow and change.
The Giving Tree
Jennie’s Hat
Eza Jack Keats


When Jennie  gets a hat it is so plain. But when she wears it, she gets a great surprise.
Jennie's Hat
Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson


A boy and his friend create a world together; they  create a Bridge to Terabitha.
Bridge to Terebithia
A Little Princess
Frances Hodgson Burnett


A girl's father dies, leaving her penniless. There are any twists and turns in the plot. At the end of the book a mystery is resolved.
A little Princess