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The Journeys of John and Julia: Genesis (Book 1) by Aurelia
In this stunning debut that is the first of a series, two young teens deal with the aftermath of divorce, loss, and their conflicted feelings for each other--while being secretly guided by a collective of magical beings called The Twenty-Two.
1 / 5
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
In this oft-overlooked and most underrated of Austen's novels, naive seventeen-year-old Catherine Morland is invited to the exciting city of Bath, where she discovers the ups and downs of friendship, the path to self-knowledge, and the young man who may just turn out to be the love of her life. Catherine embodies the innocence and wonder of eternal youth. She may be unworldly, but she has much to teach us.
2 / 5
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Seeing the world through the eyes of Anne will make the colors and sounds of your own that much brighter. This is one of the most heart-opening characters ever written, and her story is pure delight.
3 / 5
The Velveteen Rabbit by Komako Sakai
A timeless story of the transformative power of love, this beautiful book never fails to require a box of Kleenex close at hand.
4 / 5
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
Brilliantly imagined and as thoughtful as they are whimsical, these are timeless stories for every age.
5 / 5