You Are Special by Max Lucado I didn't read this until I was an adult and fell in love with it. It has a great message about being special for who you are and not how other people (or Wemmicks in this case) perceive you.
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler -- a girl and her brother run away from home to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art with little idea of the mystery and adventure that awaits. One of my favorite books I'm elementary school!
Re-read of a favorite: Anne of Green Gables (Anne Shirley Series by L. This is the or time I've read Anne of Green Gables and I still love it as much as the first time when I was in the fourth grade. Still reading the same copy, too.
The BFG by Roald Dahl (Farrar, Straus, Kidsnatched from her orphange by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.
I received a Nook for Christmas from Tony and I have all the Chelsea Handler books on it. They are so funny. I love her. She reminds me of myself and of Samira, who is the one who recommended them to me. Thanks Sam!