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Classics:

"Little Women."
"Black Beauty."
"What Katie did"/"What Katie did Next"
"The Railway Children."
"Little House on the Prairie" series.
"The Wind in the Willows."
"Chronicles of Narnia "series.
" Anne of Green Gables."
"Robin Hood."
"I am David" by Anne Holm.
"Charlotte’s Web" by E.B. White.
"The New Policeman" trilogy - Kate Thompson.
"Stig of the Dump" by Clive King.
"Ballet Shoes" by Noel Streatfield.
"The Peppermint Pig"/"Carrie’s War"/ "Granny the Pag" by Nina Bawden.
"Watership Down" by Richard Adams.
"Tom's Midnight Garden" by Philippa Pearce.
Any book for children by Marita Conlon-McKenna.
"Benny and Babe"/"Airman"/The "Artemis Fowl" and "Warp"series by Eoin Colfer.
"Inkheart" Trilogy by Cornelia Funke.
"The Summer of Lily and Esme" by John Quinn.
"Run with the Wind,"" Run to Earth," "Run Swift, Run Free" by Tom Mc Caughren.
"Melody for Nora" by Mark O’ Sullivan.
"The Third Pig Detective Agency" and other books in the series by Bob Burke
" Truckers"/"Diggers"/"Wings" (Book of the Nomes series ) by Terry Pratchett.
"Hounds of the Morrigan" by Pat O’Shea.
" The Wreck of Zanzibar," "Why the Whales came," "Toro," "The Nine lives of Montezuma" and other books by Michael Morpurgo.
"Bill and Fred" by John Quinn.
"Faraway Home," by Marilyn Taylor.
"Goodnight Mr. Tom," by Michelle Magorian.
"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" by Mildred Taylor.
"Spy Dog" by Andrew Cope.
"The Guns of Easter" by Gerard Whelan .
"The Strongbow Saga" by Judson Roberts.
"Riding Out the Hurricane" by Maeve Mc Mahon.
"Darren Shan" series (This series can be scary.)
"A Series of Unfortunate Events " by Daniel Handler.
"Stardancer,"" Cave of Secrets" by Morgan Llywelyn.
"The Secret Stag of Bunratty" by Eithne Massey.
"Point Blanc" and other books by Anthony Horrowitz .

If your child enjoys Anthony Horrowitz,they may also like the books listed here.

The "Just William" series by Richmal Crompton.
"Nancy Drew" series by Carolyn Keene.
"The Hardy Boys" series by Franklin W. Dixon.
" A Horse for Angel" by Sarah Lean.
"National Velvet" by Enid Bagold.
"The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel" and other books in the series by Michael Scott.

Some suggestions from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown library.