Again gacked from Alvina and Fusenumber8. Only 78! I need to go bone up on my Seuss and Scieszka . . .

** Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
? The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
* Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
? The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
* Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

- Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
- The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

? The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
* Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
(the asterisk was my reaction in fifth grade -- I have no idea how I'd feel about it now)
The Mitten by Jan Brett
? Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown (this freaked me out when I was a kid)
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (one of those books all the boys read and I never did)
* The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
* Where the Sidewalk Ends: the Poems and Drawing of Shel Silverstein by Shel Silverstein
** Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
? Oh, The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss
* Strega Nona by Tomie De Paola
** Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
? Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Bill Martin, Jr.
* Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
** The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
** A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
(the first long book I remember reading quickly -- 211 pages in a weekend at my grandmother's when I was eight)
Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
? How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss (I have fonder memories of the TV show than the book)
* The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
? Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Archambault
* Little House on the Prarie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
** The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
* The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
* The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
* Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks (another "all the boys read this" book)
* Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
*Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

* The BFG by Roald Dahl
*The Giver by Lois Lowry
* If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
* Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
* Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
(read on the traumatic day we moved out of our house in Peculiar)
* The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
* Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
** Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O'Brien
* Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
* The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson (Barbara is a friend of my grandfather's, so this is our family's most common book Christmas present)
* Corduroy by Don Freeman
* Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
Math Curse by Jon Scieszka
*Matilda by Roald Dahl
Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
*Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
**Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
(loved Ramona madly)
The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White (have never finished this)
? Are You My Mother? by Philip D. Eastman
* The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis (six out of seven -- though what's up with having both this and Lion, Witch on the list? Same for the "Little House" books)
* Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (also loved this madly)
? One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
* The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
* The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
The Napping House by Audrey Wood
* Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig (and this, as well as Pete's A Pizza)
? The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
** Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
* The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
** Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
* Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss
Basil of Baker Street, by Eve Titus
? The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
The Cay by Theodore Taylor
* Curious George by Hans Augusto Rey
Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox
Arthur series by Marc Tolon Brown (keep your eye on his nose!)
* The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson
* Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
(Today I really wished I had a cool teacher to slip me a note that read "Today was a rough day. Tomorrow will be better.")
* Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
* The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
* The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown (best last line in children's literature)
* Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar
* Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
* Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
(read when I was 22; adored)
* A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
* Stuart Little by E. B. White
- Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (a cheat of a book, I still think)
* The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
The Art Lesson by Tomie De Paola
* Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
* Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell
* Heidi by Johanna Spyri
* Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
* The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
* Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch