This list is not quite exhaustive.
But it certainly covers the books most frequently found or alluded to.

For a fuller – but still incomplete – bibliography see:

Battiscombe, Georgina and Laski, Marghanita (eds.)
A Chaplet for Charlotte Yonge, pp 204-216
(London: Cresset Press, 1965)


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Forewords and prefaces by CMY    Works by multiple authors including CMY  
  Translations by CMY       Edited by CMY

 

Abbeychurch, or, Self-Control and Self-Conceit (1844)   online text of this book available
The Apple of Discord, a Play (1864)        online text of this book available
The Armourer's 'Prentices (1883-4)   online text of this book available
Aunt Charlotte's Evenings at Home with the Poets:
         A collection of Poems for the Young, with conversations, arranged in twenty-five evenings
(1881)      online text of this book available
Aunt Charlotte's Scripture Readings (1876)
Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Bible History for the little ones (1875)           online text of this book available
     (also published as in USA under a range of titles including Young Folks’ Bible History)
Aunt Charlotte's Stories of English History for the little ones (1873)       online text of this book available
     (also published as in USA Young Folks' History of England and Popular History of England)
Aunt Charlotte's Stories of French History for the little ones (1874)
     (also published in USA as Young Folks' History of France, History of France,
      Popular History of France,
and Child's History of France)
Aunt Charlotte's Stories of German History for the little ones (1877-8)      online text of this book available
     (also published as Young Folks' History of Germany)
Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Greek History for the little ones (1876)
     (also published in USA as Young Folks' History of Greece and Popular History of Greece)
Aunt Charlotte's Stories of Roman History for the little ones (1877)      online text of this book available
     (also published in USA as Young Folks' History of Rome and Popular History of Rome)
Authorship (1893)

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Beechcroft at Rockstone (1888)   online text of this book available
Ben Sylvester's Word (1856)   online text of this book available
Biographies of Good Women (First Series - 1862)
Biographies of Good Women (Second Series - 1865))   online text of this book available
A Book of Golden Deeds of all Times and all Lands (1864)   online text of this book available
A Book of Worthies, gathered from the Old Histories and now written out anew (1869)     This book is available online free
Burnt Out: A Story for Mothers' Meetings (1879)
Bye-words: a Collection of Tales old and new (1880)      online text of this book available

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The Caged Lion (1868-9, 1870)         online text of this book available
Cameos from English History (1868-1899)    online text of this book available
The Carbonels (1895)       online text of this book available
The Castle Builders, or, The Deferred Confirmation (1854)      online text of this book available
Chantry House (1886)          online text of this book available
The Chaplet of Pearls, or, The White and Black Ribaumont (1868)    online text of this book available
Le Château de Melville, ou, Recréations du cabinet d'étude (1839)
Cheap Jack (1881)
Child's Bible Reader – Stories from the Old and New Testaments Told for 52 Sabbaths of the Year
Chimes for Mothers: A Reading for Each Week in the Year (1893)

The Chosen People: a Compendium of Sacred & church history for school-children (1862)       online text of this book available
The Christmas Mummers (1858)
The Clever Woman of the Family (1865)  online text of this book available
The Constable's Tower, or, The Times of Magna Carta (1891)    online text of this book available
The Cook and the Captive, or Attalus the Hostage (1894)
Countess Kate (1862)  online text of this book available
The Cross Roads, or, A Choice in Life (1892)
The Cunning Woman's Grandson: a Tale of Cheddar a Hundred Years Ago (1889)

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The Daisy Chain, or, Aspirations (1856)  online text of this book available
The Danvers Papers : An Invention (1867)     online text of this book available
The Disturbing Element, or, Chronicles of the Blue-bell Society (1878)    online text of this book available
The Dove In The Eagle's Nest (1866)  online text of this book available
Dynevor Terrace, or, The Clue of Life (1857)    online text of this book available

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Eighteen Centuries of Beginnings of Church History (1876)
English Church History, adapted for Use in Day and Sunday Schools (1883)     online text of this book available
English History, Reading Books, adapted to the requirements of the New Code (1881-3)

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Founded on Paper, or, Uphill and Downhill between the Two Jubilees (1898)    online text of this book available
Friarswood Post Office (1860)      online text of this book available

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The Girl's Little Book (1893)
Given to Hospitality (1882)
Grisly Grisell, or, The Laidly Lady of Whitburn: A Tale of the Wars of the Roses (1893)      online text of this book available

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Hannah More (1888)  online text of this book available
The Hanoverian Period, with Biographies of Leading Persons (1892)
Heartsease, or The Brother's Wife (1854)  online text of this book available
The Heir of Redclyffe (1853)  online text of this book available
Henrietta's Wish, or Domineering: A Tale (1850)  online text of this book available
The Herb of the Field (1853)        online text of this book available
The Herd-boy and His Hermit (1900)  online text of this book available
Historical Ballads: Arranged to meet the New Code of 1882, Schedule II, English (1882)
Historical Dramas (1864)
History of Christian Names (1863, 1884)   online text of this book available
History of France (1878)     online text of this book available
The History of the LIfe and Death of the Good Knight Sir Tom Thumb (1855)     online text of this book available
Hopes and Fears, or, Scenes from the Life of a Spinster (1860)     online text of this book available
How to teach the New Testament (1881)     online text of this book available


The Instructive Picture Book, or, Lessons from the Vegetable World (1857)

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John Keble's Parishes: A History of Hursley and Otterbourne (1898)    online text of this book available

Kenneth or, The Rear Guard of the Grand Army (1850)       online text of this book available 
Keynotes of the First Lessons for every Day of the Year (1869)
Kings of England: a History for Young Children (1848)

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Lads and Lasses of Langley (1881)
Lady Hester, or, Ursula’s Narrative (1874)    online text of this book available
The Lances of Lynwood (1855)    online text of this book available

Landmarks of History I. Ancient History from the Earliest Times to the Mahometan Conquest (1852)     online text of this book available
Landmarks of History II. Middle Ages: from the Reign of Charlemagne to that of Charles V (1853)     online text of this book available
Landmarks of History III. Modern History: from the Reformation to the Fall of Napoleon (1857)     online text of this book available
Landmarks of Recent History, 1770-1883 (1888)

Langley Adventures (1883)
Langley Little Ones : Six Stories (1882)    online text of this book available
Langley School (1850)   online text of this book available
A Langley Story (date ??)

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Leonard the Lion-Heart (1856)
Life of H.R.H. the Prince Consort (1890)
Life of John Coleridge Patteson, Missionary Bishop the Melanesian Islands (1873)   online text of this book available
The Little Duke, or Richard the Fearless (1854)   online text of this book available
Little Lucy's Wonderful Globe (1871)    online text of this book available
The Little Rick-Burners (1886)
The Long Vacation (1895)    online text of this book available
Love and Life: An Old Story in Eighteenth Century Costume (1880)     online text of this book available

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Magnum Bonum, or, Mother Carey's Brood (1879)     online text of this book available
The Making of a Missionary, or, Daydreams in Earnest (1900)          online text of this book available 
Modern Broods, or, Developments Unlooked For (1900)       online text of this book available
A Modern Telemachus     (1886)    online text of this book available
The Monthly Packet (1851-1899)     online text of this book available (some editions only)
More Bywords (1890)          online text of this book available
Musings over the “Christian Year” and “Lyra Innocentium” together with a few gleanings of Recollections of the Rev. J. Keble, gathered by several friends (1871)          online text of this book available
My Young Alcides: A Faded Photograph (1875)    online text of this book available

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New Ground: Kaffirland (1868)   online text of this book available
Nurse's Memories (1888)
Nuttie's Father (1885)    online text of this book available

Old Times at Otterbourne (1891)    online text of this book available
An Old Woman's Outlook in a Hampshire Village (1892)               online text of this book available  
Our New Mistress, or, Changes at Brookfield Earl (1888)

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A Parallel History of France and England, consisting of Outlines and Dates (1871)       online text of this book available
The Parent's Power: Address to the Conference of the Mother's Union (1889)
The Patriots of Palestine, a story of the Maccabees (1898)              
Pickle and his Page Boy, or, Unlooked For: A Story (1882)        online text of this book available
A Pictorial History of the World's Great Nations, from the Earliest Dates to the Present Time (1882)
The Pigeon Pie (1860)    online text of this book available
The Pilgrimage of the Ben Beriah (1897)       online text of this book available
The Pillars of the House, or, Under Wode, Under Rode (1873)      online text of this book available = volume 1 only
Pioneers and Founders, or, Recent Workers in the Mission Field (1871)       online text of this book available
Practical Work in Sunday Schools (1881)
Preparation of Prayer-Book Lessons (1888)
The Prince and the Page, A Story of the Last Crusade (1866)      online text of this book available  
P's and Q's, or, the Question of Putting Upon (1872)      online text of this book available
The Pupils of St. John the Divine (1868)        online text of this book available (    

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Questions on the Catechism (date ?)
Questions on the Collects (1874)
Questions on the Epistles (1874)
Questions on the Gospels (1874 - 1875)
Questions on the Prayer-Book (1872)
Questions on the Psalms (1881)

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The Railroad Children (1849)     online text of this book available
Reasons why I am a Catholic and not a Roman Catholic (1901)
Readings from Standard Authors (1864)
The Release, or, Caroline's French Kindred (1896)       online text of this book available
A Reputed Changeling, or, Three Seventh Years Two Centuries Ago (1889)       online text of this book available
The Rubies of St Lô (1894)

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Scenes and Characters, or, Eighteen Months at Beechcroft (1847)       online text of this book available
Scenes from 'Kenneth' (1899)
Scripture Readings (several series 1871 -1879)
Sea Spleenwort and Other Stories (1862)
The Seal, or, The Inward Spiritual Grace of Confirmation (1869)
Seven Heroines of Christendom (1891)
A Shilling Book of Golden Deeds (1867)       online text of this book available
Short English Grammar for Use in Schools (1879)
Simple Stories relating to English History (1891)
The Six Cushions (1867)       online text of this book available
Sowing and Sewing: A Sexagesima Story (1882)       online text of this book available
The Slaves of Sabinus, Jew & Gentile (1890)
The Stewart Period, with Biographies of Leading Persons (1892)
The Stokesley Secret (1861)        online text of this book available
A Storehouse of Stories (First series - 1870)           online text of this book available
A Storehouse of Stories (Second series - 1872)      online text of this book available
The Story of the Christians and the Moors in Spain (1878)       online text of this book available
The Story of Easter (1894)
Stray Pearls (1881-1883)        online text of this book available

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Teachings on the Catechism: for the little ones (1887)
That Stick (1892)       online text of this book available
Talks about the Laws we live under, or, At Langley Night-School (1882)           online text of this book available
The Apple of Discord (1864)      online text of this book available    
The Three Brides (1876)       online text of this book available
The Treasure in the Marshes (1893)   online text of this book available
The Trial, or, More Links of the Daisy Chain (1864)   online text of this book available
The Two Guardians, or, Home in this World (1852)    online text of this book available
The Two Sides of the Shield (1885)    online text of this book available
Two Penniless Princesses (1891)    online text of this book available

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Under the Storm, or, Steadfast's Charge (1887)     online text of this book available     
Unknown to History (1882)       online text of this book available

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The Victorian Half-Century: A Jubilee Book (1886, 1887)       online text of this book available
The Voyage of the Ben-Beriah

The Wardship of Steepcombe (1896)
The Wars of Wapsburgh (1864)       online text of this book available
What Books to Lend and What to Give   (1887)   online text of this book available
Willie's trouble and how he came out of it (1890 ?)
Wolf (1881)
Womankind (1876, 1878)      online text of this book available

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The Young Stepmother, or, A Chronicle of Mistakes (1861)    online text of this book available

   

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Forewords and prefaces by Charlotte Yonge

Gold Dust: A Collection of Golden Counsels for the Sanctification of Daily Life (1880)       online text of this book available
translated from the French by E.L.E.B.
Preface by Charlotte Yonge.

Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott.
Edited, with notes for schools, with a historical introduction by Charlotte M. Yonge.
(Boston 1886)

The History of the Universities' Mission to Central Africa, 1859-1896 (1897)       online text of this book available
by A. E. M. Anderson-Morshead, has a preface by Charlotte Yonge.


Journal of the Lady Beatrix Graham : sister of the Marquis of Montrose
by Jane Mary Fowler Smith, has a preface by Charlotte Yonge.
(1871)

Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott.
Edited, with a historical introduction by Charlotte M. Yonge.
(Boston 1890)

Sermons, by George Collyer Harris
With A Memoir by Charlotte Mary Yonge
(Macmillan, 1875)

Sintram and his companions (1896)   online text of this book available
by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, has a foreword by Charlotte M Yonge.

Spring Buds: counsels for the young.
Translated and abridged from the French, by E. L. E. B.
With a preface by Charlotte M. Yonge.
London : J. Masters & Co., 1883. (pp. 203. ; 16o.)

The Talisman
by Sir Walter Scott, has a preface by Charlotte Mary Yonge in an 1886 Boston digitised edition.     Click here to access an online text of this book available

Undine (1896)   online text of this book available
by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, has a foreword by Charlotte M Yonge.

Whispers of Love and Wisdom (1882)
by A. Cazanove, has a preface by Charlotte Yonge.

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Works by multiple authors including Charlotte Yonge

Astray: a tale of a country town.
Charlotte Mary Yonge, Mary Bramston, Christabel Coleridge, Esme Stuart
Hatchards, 1886.

The Child's Christian year : Hymns for every Sunday and Holy Day.
Yonge, C. M. F., D. Sedgwick, et al.
Oxford, London, John Henry Parker ; J.G.F. and J. Rivington (1841).

The Miz Maze, or the Winkworth Puzzle: a story in letters     
A story by nine authors:
Charlotte Mary Yonge, Frances Awdry, Mary Bramston, Christabel Rose Coleridge, A.E. Mary Anderson Morshead, Frances Mary Peard, Mary Susanna Lee, Eleanor C. Price, and Florence Wilford.
Macmillan 1883.

Strolling players : a harmony of contrasts       
Charlotte Mary Yonge and Christabel Coleridge.
Macmillan 1893.

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Translations by Charlotte Yonge

Behind the Hedges, or, War in the Vendée
by H. de Witt
Translated from the French by Charlotte Yonge (1882)

Catherine of Aragon and the Sources of the English Reformation
by Albert du Boys (1804-1889)
Edited from the French, with notes by Charlotte M. Yonge (1881).

Dames of High Estate
by H. de Witt
Translated from the French and edited by Charlotte Yonge (1882)

Life and Adventures of Count Beugnot, Minister of State under Napoleon I
by Count H. d'Ideville
Edited and translated from the French by Charlotte Yonge (1871)

A Man of Other Days. Recollections of the Marquis Henry Joseph Costa de Beauregard
Selected from his papers, by his grandson, the Marquis Costa de Beauregard.
Edited, from the French by Charlotte M Yonge (1877)

Marie Thérèse de Lamourous, foundress of the House of La Misericorde, at Bordeaux : a biography
by M. L'Abbé Pouget
abridged and translated from the French by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1858)     

Memoirs of Marshal Bugeaud
from his private correspondence and original documents 1784-1815
by the Count H. d'Ideville
Edited and translated from the French by Charlotte Yonge (1884)

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The population of an old pear-tree; or, Stories of insect life      
From the French of Ernest Jean van Bruyssel 1827-1914
French title: Clients d'un vieux poirier
Edited by the author of "The heir of Redclyffe" (London 1870)

Recollections of Colonel de Gonville         
Aymar Olivier le Harivel de Gonneville, 1783-1872.
Published by his daughter, the Countess of Mirabeau.
Edited and translated from the French by Charlotte Yonge (1875)

Recollections of a Page at the Court of Louis XVI.
By Felix Count of France d'Hézecques.
Edited and translated from the French by Charlotte Yonge (1873)

Sparks of Light for every day
by Henriette Elizabeth de Witt
Edited and translated from the French by Charlotte Yonge (1881)

The Youth of Queen Elizabeth, 1533-1558
La jeunesse d'Elisabeth d'Angleterre by Louis Wiesener (1878)
Edited and translated from the French by Charlotte Yonge (1879)

Two Years of School Life

by Madame Élise Françoise L. de Pressensé (London, Frederick Warne and Co. 1869)
[tr. from Deux ans au lycée].
Ed. by the author of the 'Heir of Redclyffe'.

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Edited by Charlotte Yonge


The Victoria Tales and Stories

Warne’s Victoria Tales and Stories series. Edited by the author of “The Heir of Redclyffe.
London: Frederick Warne and Co. Illustrated by the Dalziel Brothers.

A series stories published as short pamphets of 16 pages, and priced at 1 penny per pamphlet.

Titles in this series include the following – click on the links below to see and read specific stories in Florida University Library

Ella’s Dream    [1870]      » Click here for more on Ella's Dream
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary    [1870]
Cloudland
Esther Stanhope, or, The Crowning Delight
Lost in the Lebanon
The Knight of the Feathery Sword
Sarah Watkins, or, Crumbs for the Birds. By E. E. G. B.
Hasty Harry
A Bit of Fun
The Old School-room Piano
The Virtue of Patience
Alice's Watch
Wax Matches and Wooden Ones
Carrie's Two Victories    [1870]
Harry's Snow-shoes
Lost on the Line
Summer Arithmetic
The Flax Gatherers

The Monthly Packet (April 1871), 418, recommended Mrs Filby's Maria and Silvertongue from the same series. The former is referred to in a letter by CMY and may be by her correspondent Anne Mercier. Although neither of the latter has a separate entry in either COPAC or WorldCat, Cambridge University Library holds a group catalogued as 'Victoria Tales and Stories, Packet F', 12 volumes in paper wrapper, which consist of: A bit of fun, Cloudland, Found in the fog, Hasty Harry, Lost on the line, The flax gatherers, Wax matches and wooden ones, The old bottle,
Mrs. Filley's Maria, The hunt ribbon, The story of Dog Acis, Silver tongue and Responsibility. (From The Letters of Charlotte Mary Yonge)

It also holds a similar 'Packet N', consisting of Alice's watch, Carrie's two victories, Ella's dream, The old schoolroom piano, The knight of the feathery sword, A girl's adventure, To-morrow, The virtue of patience, Lost in the Lebanon, Henry's snow-shoes, Mary, Mary, quite contrary and Summer arithmeti

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Beneath the Cross: Readings for Children in Our Lord's Seven Sayings
by Florence Wilford, edited by Charlotte Yonge (1881)

Chips from the Royal Image: Being Fragments of the Eikon Basilike of Charles I
by A. E. M. Anderson Morshead, edited by Charlotte Yonge (1887)

European history, narrated in a series of historical selections from the best authorities
Edited and arranged by Elizabeth Missing Sewell (1815-1906) and C. M. Yonge.
London, Macmillan and Co., 1870

Mothers in Council (The Journal of the Mothers' Union)     items from this journal are online 
Edited by Charlotte Yonge in the 1880s –1890s

New national poetry cards. Standards 6 and 7
Edited. and annotated by C.M. Yonge
Westminster, National Society (1883)

Shakespeare's plays for schools, abridged and annotated by C.M. Yonge.
(Standards vi and vii).
5 parts:. Henry iv. pts. 1 and 2; Henry v; Richard ii and Julius Caesar (1883)

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