Anne of Green Gables: Circle of Moms member Laura W. reaches for "the classics" from her own youth to inspire her daughters with positive female role models. Her favorite feisty feminine heroine is the leading lady of Anne of Green Gables: Anne Shirley.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Baynes
Mommy Lessons Summer Reading List: Top 50 chapter books for Upper Elementary Children from a grader's point of view. Not all the summary information is correct (City of Orphans, for example), but it's a good resource. Lots of fantasy recommendations.
Richard Scarry's Best Rainy Day Book Ever (1974) by Richard Scarry - Vintage Childrens Book