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Other books that I loved at your age (and still do!):
-"What Katy Did" and subsequent books by Susan Coolidge
-"Little Women" and subsequent books by Louisa May Alcott
-"The Secret Garden" and "A Little Princess" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
-"Black Beauty" by Anna Sewell
-"Heidi" by Johanna Spyri
-The "Little House on the Prarie" series by Laura Ingalls Wilder (the first one in the series I'm pretty sure is "Little House in the Big Woods")
-Mark Twain's books
-They may be hard to find outside of Australia, and maybe not have so much a significance where you live, but I'll mention it anyway. The "Billabong" series by Mary Grant Bruce (first one is "A Little Bush Maid")
-Enid Blyton: The Famous Five, Adventurous Four, Malory Towers, Willow Farm, Mr Galliano's Circus...
-The Nancy Drew books by Carolyn Keene
-Although I haven't read them myself, my now 13-year old sister has loved the "Trixie Beldon" series for years. I'm not sure of the author off the top of my head...
-"Robinson Crusoe" by Daniel Defoe
-"The Swiss Family Robinson" by Johann Rudolf Wyss
-"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
-"Pollyanna" by Eleanor Porter
-"Pippi Longstocking" by Astrid Lindgren
-The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis (starting with "The Magician's Nephew")
-Roald Dahl books! Easier to read for we 21st centurians than some of the older ones
If you can't tell, I'm a real classics girl. My mum has always said, all of the best stories have already been told.
-If you're looking for a bit more of a challenge, try some Dickens (Oliver Twist and David Copperfield are good places to start) or "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
Some of these books are a little more challenging to read because they were written so long ago, but it's well worth it. I've put in italics the easier ones you may like to start with.
Well, there's my childhood. Pretty much literally- this list having been made recalling my bookshelf upstairs. Hope I could help!