Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans. (Classic)
This book, the first of a series, is a wonderful story poem about 12 little girls who live in an old Parisian house covered with vines. The smallest girl is Madeline, who always gets into trouble.
Iberia by James A. Michener. (Adult Fiction)
The author's Spanish travels and reflections.
Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska. (Newbery Medal winner)