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Resolve to Read These 7 Timeless Classics You May Have Missed

Still looking for the perfect New Year’s resolution? Just in time for the 40th Anniversary Special Edition of ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY, we suggest making 2016 the year you FINALLY read these 7 timeless classics that no one should miss: 

1. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

It’s been 40 years since the story of Cassie Logan’s transformative year at the height of the Depression hit shelves. Don’t miss the 40th Anniversary Special Edition, which includes cover art by Caldecott Honor winner Kadir Nelson and an introduction by Jacqueline Woodson!

2. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Widely considered the original YA, Ponyboy’s tale still resonates with its powerful portrait of the bonds and boundaries of friendship.

3. The BFG by Roald Dahl

Catch up on Sophie’s adventure with the BFG (Big Friendly Giant) before the movie hits theaters in July! Watch the trailer for The BFG movie here.

4. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

When Sam Gribley runs away from his family’s crowded New York City apartment to live in the mountains, his year alone will change his life forever.

5. The Puffin in Bloom Collection 

Four classic stories are given new life in these gorgeous editions designed by Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co.!

6. Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene

The summer Patty turns 12, she forms a friendship that jeopardizes her family, friends and freedom – but it’s a risk she has to take.

7. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

This Newbery Medal winner is a medley of illusions, aliases, and subterfuge guaranteed to keep you turning pages to figure out Sam Westing’s game.

Another BOND GIRLS Gallery

Madeline Smith - “LIVE AND LET DIE” (1973)



Britt Ekland - “THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN” (1974)



Barbara Bach - “THE SPY WHO LOVED ME” (1977)


Anna Noble - “THE SPY WHO LOVED ME” (1977)



Maud Adams - “OCTOPUSSY” (1983) & “THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN” (1974)



Kim Basinger - “NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN” (1983)



Tanya Roberts - “A VIEW TO A KILL” (1983)