Even grown-up readers might be eager to reread a tale they loved in their childhood. So why not give them a title that was popular when their mom and dad, or even their grandparent, was also their age?
1920: ‘The Story of Doctor Dolittle’ by Hugh Lofting
The first in the series of “Doctor Dolittle” books introduces the titular physician who learns how to talk to animals and goes to Africa to deal with a monkey epidemic.
1923: ‘Emily of New Moon’ by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Lucy Maud Montgomery echoes the themes of orphanhood and adolescence from her earlier “Anne of Green Gables” series in “Emily of New Moon,” released in 1923.