Books that don't necessarily belong in the historical fiction section. i.e. Charlotte's Web

The Boxcar Children
Gertrude Warner

Charlotte's Web
E. B. White

McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm
Sid Fleischman
funny; great read-aloud for the whole family
My Father's Dragon
Elmer and the Dragon
The Dragons of Blueland
Ruth Stiles Gannett
This series can also be found as one book called
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon.