100 Great Children’s Books
We will be launching our new Children’s Room blog this week – it will include themed lists of books, feature new items in the collection and highlight programs and services we offer.
But before we close our 100 Great Children’s Books Blog, here is the list of the books we wrote about and links to the original posts.
10 Minutes till Bedtime by Peggy Rathmann 1970
The Alphabet Room by Sara Pinto, 2003
The Baby Beebee Bird by Diane Redfield Massie, 1963, 2002
A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban, 1970
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr Seuss, 1958
A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams, 1982
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems, 2003
Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown Ups by Kay Thompson, 1955
The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth, 1956
Flotsam by David Wiesner, 2006
Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel, 1971
Herbert the Lion by Clare Turlay Newberry, 1931
A Hole is to Dig by Ruth Krauss, 1952
I am a Bunny by Ole Risom, 1963
In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak, 1970
Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber, 1972
The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, 1942
The Lost Lake by Allen Say, 1989.
Mama Provi and the Pot of Rice by Sylvia Rosa-Casanova, 1977
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney, 1982
Mr. Gumpy’s Outing by John Burningham, 1970
The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowery, 1942
The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, 1985
Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi, 1949
The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack, 1933
The Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff, 1933
The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf, 1963
The Story of Holly and Ivy by Rumer Godden, 1957, 1985
Truman’s Aunt Farm by Jama Kim Rattigan, 1994
The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams Bianco, 1922
Amanda Pig, School Girl by Jean Van Leeuwen, 1997.
The Animal Family by Randall Jarrell, 1965.
Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret by Judy Blume, 1970
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson, 1972.
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson, 1977.
Bunnicula by James Howe, 1979.
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson, 2008.
Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White, 1952.
A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote, 1956.
The Circuit by Francisco Jimenez, 1997.
Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede, 1990.
Down the Rabbit Hole by Peter Abrahams, 2005.
Dragonwings by Laurence Yep, 1975.
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, 1991.
Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson, 1958.
Five Get Into a Fix by Enid Blyton, 1958.
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg, 1967.
The Giver by Lois Lowry, 1993.
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman, 1996.
Grounded by Kate Klise, 2010.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling, 1997.
The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley, 1984.
The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne, 1928.
Kristy’s Great Idea by Ann M. Martin, 1988.
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, 2005.
Like the Willow Tree by Lois Lowry, 2011.
A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck, 1998.
The Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne (Dinosaurs Before Dark, 1992)
Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry, 1948.
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt, 2011.
Ook & Gluk by Dav Pilkey, 2010.
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster, 1961.
The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett, 1911.
Sisters of the Sword by Maya Snow, 2008.
So You Want to be a Wizard by Diane Duane, 1983.
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli, 2000.
A Summer to Die by Lois Lowry, 1977.
Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce, 1958.
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr, 1958.
The Wikkeling by Steven Arntson, 2011.
The Wild Girls by Pat Murphy, 2007.
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick, 2011.
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle, 1962.
Fudge-a-Mania by Jume Blume, 1990.
The Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall, 2011.
Just William by Richmal Compton, 1922.
Art for Children (series) by Ernest Lloyd Raboff
Celebritrees: Historic and Famous Trees of the World by Margi Preus, 2010
D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire, 1962
The Essential Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson, 1992
The Glow-in-the-Dark Night Sky Book by Clint Hatchett, 1988
Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman, 1989
Life-Size Zoo by Teruyuki Komiya, 2009
Magic Books and Paper Toys by Esther K. Smith, 2008
The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks by Joanna Cole, 1986
Titanic by Simon Adams, 2004
The War to End All Wars by Russell Freedman, 2010
“Where Did I Come From?” by Peter Mayle, 1973
Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice by Phillip Hoose, 2009.
Knucklehead by Jon Scieszka, 2008.
What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? by Jean Fritz, 1976.
The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barker, 2002
Mirror, Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer, 2010
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman, 1988
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble, 1978
Little Red Cap by The Brothers Grimm, 1983
The Mitten by Jan Brett, 1989
The Mitten by Jim Aylesworth, 2009
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe, 1987
The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Paul Galdone, 1973
The Three Robbers by Tomi Ungerer, 1962