+ Educators’ Top 100 Kids’ Books

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from a teacher’s handout; sheet says “Ohio Schools January/February 2008”.  A great miscellany, but mixed as to reading levels.

  1.  Charlotte’s Web… EB White
  2.  Where the Wild Things Are… Maurice Sendak
  3.  The Giving Tree… Shel Silverstein
  4.  Green Eggs and Ham… Dr Seuss
  5.  Good Night Moon… Margaret Wise Brown
  6.  I Love You Forever… Robert N Munsch
  7.  Because of Winn Dixie… Kate DiCamillo
  8.  Oh! The Places You’ll Go… Dr Seuss
  9.  The Little House… Virginia Lee Burton
  10.  The Polar Express… Chris Van Allsburg
  11.  Skippyjon Jones… Judy Schachner
  12.  Thank You Mr Falker… Patricia Palacco
  13.  The Cat in the Hat… Dr Seuss
  14.  The Lorax… Dr Seuss
  15.  The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane… Kate DiCamillo
  16.  The Mitten… Jan Brett
  17.  Crunching Carrots, Not Candy… Judy Slack
  18.  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus… Mo Willems
  19.  Harry Potter series… J K Rowling
  20.  A Wrinkle in Time… Madeleine L’Engle
  21.  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day…  Judith Viorst
  22.  Are You My Mother?… PD Eastman
  23.  Corduroy… Don Freeman
  24.  Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse… Kevin Henkes
  25.  Stellaluna… Janell Cannon
  26.  Tacky the Penguin… Helen Lester
  27.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe… CS Lewis
  28.  The Velveteen Rabbit… Margery Williams
  29.  Chika Chika Boom Boom… Bill Martin Jr
  30.  Click Clack Moo Cows That Type… Doreen Cronin
  31.  Harold and the Purple Crayon… Crockett Johnson
  32.  Horton Hatches the Egg… Dr Seuss
  33.  Junie B Jones… Barbara Park
  34.  Little House in the Big Woods… Laura Ingalls Wilder
  35.  Make Way for Ducklings… Robert McCloskey
  36.  The Phantom Tollbooth… Norton Justice
  37.  Piggy Pie… Margie Palatini
  38.  The Little Engine the Could… Watty Piper
  39.  The Monster at the End of This Book… Jon Stone
  40.  The Tale of Despereaux… Kate DiCamillo
  41.  A Bad Case of Stripes… David Shannon
  42.  Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs… Judi Barrett
  43.  From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankwiler… EL Konigsburg
  44.  Inkheart… Cornelia Funke
  45.  Maniac Magee… Jerry Spinelli
  46.  Officer Buckle and Gloria… Peggy Rathmann
  47.  Olivia… Ian Falconer
  48.  The BFG… Roald Dahl
  49.  The Kissing Hand… Audrey Penn
  50.  The Secret Garden… Frances Hodgson Burnett
  51.  The Sneetches… Dr Seuss
  52.  The Very Hungry Caterpiller… Eric  Carle
  53.  Tiki Tiki Tembo… Arlene Mosel
  54.  A Little Princess… Frances Hodgson Burnett
  55.  Bark, George… Jules Feiffer
  56.  Bunnicula… James Howe
  57.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory… Roald Dahl
  58.  Charlie the Caterpiller… Dom DeLuise
  59.  Chrysanthemum… Kevin Henkes 
  60.  Dear Mr Henshaw… Beverly Cleary
  61.  Frederick… Leo Lionni
  62.  Frindle… Andrew Clements
  63.  Frog and Toad… Arnold Lobel
  64.  Guess How Much I Love You… Sam McBratney
  65.  Harris and Me… Gary Paulsen
  66.  Harry and the Dirty Dog… Gene Zion
  67.  Hop on Pop… Dr Seuss
  68.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas… Dr Seuss
  69.  I Love You, Stinky Face…  Lisa McCourt
  70.  Is Your Mama a Llama?… Deborah Guarino
  71.  Jan Brett’s books
  72.  Knots on a Counting Rope… Bill Martin Jr
  73.  Little Women… Louisa May Alcott
  74.  Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel… Virginia Lee Burton
  75.  Miss Rumphius… Barbara Cooney
  76.  My Father’s Dragon… Ruth Stiles Gannett
  77.  My Many Colored Days… Dr Seuss
  78.  My Side of the Mountain… Jean Craighead George
  79.  No David!… David Shannon
  80.  One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish… Dr Seuss
  81.  Where the Sidewalk Ends… Shel Silverstein
  82.  Stephanie’s Ponytail… Robert Munsch
  83.  Swimmy… Leo Lionni
  84.  The Hundred Dresses… Elenor Estes
  85.  The Boxcar Children… Gertrude Warner
  86.  The Dark is Rising… Susan Cooper
  87.  The Empty Pot… Demi
  88.  The Five Chinese Brothers… Claire Huchet Bishop
  89.  The Giver… Lois Lowr
  90.  The Grouchy Ladybug… Eric Carle
  91.  The Hobbit… JRR Tolkien
  92.  The Important Book… Margaret Wise Brown
  93.  The Last Holiday Concert… Andrew Clements
  94.  The Napping House… Audrey Wood
  95.  The Quiltmaker’s Gift… Jeff Brumbeau
  96.  The Snowy Day… Ezra Jack Keats
  97.  The Story About Ping… Marjorie Flack
  98.  The True Story of the Three Little Pigs… Jon Scieszka
  99.  Tuck Everlasting… Natalie Babbit
  100.  The Wide-Mouthed Frog: A Pop-Up Book… Keith Faulkner

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