• Tina Gateley

20 Girl Classics That She'll Love

Choosing gifts for young people can be a challenge. It's hard to know what they're into, what's popular, or what will catch their interest. A classic book is always a great option!

Here's our list of classic books any young girl will cherish:

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Behind Rebel Lines: The Incredible Story of Emma Edmonds, Civil War Spa by Seymour Reit

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Caddie Woodlawn (and the sequel, Magical Melons) by Carol Ryrie Brink

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

The Famous Five, a series by Enid Blyton

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

Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

The Illyrian Adventure series by Lloyd Alexander

The Little Princess (and the Secret Garden) by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Keep Climbing, Girls by Beah H. Richards

Little Women and Jo’s Boys by Louisa May Alcott

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Lizzie Bright (and the Buckminster Boy) by Gary Schmidt

Mandy by Julie Andrews

Matilda (and The BFG) by Roald Dahl, and anything else he wrote

Miss Happiness and Miss Flower by Rumer Godden

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Ramona By Beverly Cleary (a series)

Drop us a line or swing by The Bookworm in Perth to chat about which book would be the perfect fit in terms of age or interest. We love helping people find the books they're looking for, and we might even have a used copy for you!

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