1. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
  2. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4
  3. The Boxcar Children Series by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  4. The Babysitters Club Series by Ann M. Martin
  5. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  6. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  7. Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
  8. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  9. Freckle Juice by Judy Blume
  10. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
  11. Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo