Friday, June 28, 2013

All-Time Favorites:

    This is a book list blog. I suppose it would be incomplete without a master list of what I consider the absolute basics. If there are any books in the following list that you have not read ( no matter WHO you are), go to the library and check them out. Right now.

 So here it is:

(Sorted by grade/reading level)

Picture Books: 

Go Dogs Go - P.D. Eastman
Danny the Dinosaur - Syd Hoff
Miss Nelson Is Missing - Harry G. Allard Jr.
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel -  Virginia Lee Burton
Corduroy - Don Freeman
The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Suess
If you Give a Mouse A Cookie - Laura Numeroff
Madeline - Ludwig Bemelmans
Curious George - H.A. Rey
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - Judi Barret

The Search for Delicious - Natalie Babbit
Ramona and her Father - Beverly Cleary 
Ginger Pye - Eleanore Estes
Wind in The Willows - Kenneth Graham
The View From Saturday - E.L. Konigsburg
Pippi Longstocking - Astrid Lingreen
The Trumpet of the Swan - E.B. White
Winnie the Pooh - A.A. Milne
The Phantom Tollbooth - Norton Juster
Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carol

Middle School:
Chronicles of Prydain - Lloyd Alexander
The Castaways series - Brian Jacques
The Westing Game - Ellen Raskin
The Ballad of Lucy Whipple - Karen Cushman
Roll of Thunder hear my Cry - Mildred. D. Taylor
Where the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawles
Harriet the Spy - Louise Fitzhugh
Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine Paterson
Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
Number the Stars - Lois Lowry

High school:
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
Hound of the Baskervilles- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Les Miserables- Victor Hugo
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain
Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
Diary of Anne Frank
Uncle Tom’s Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe
The Brothers Karamozov - Fydor Dhostovesky

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