Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children

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From the National Education Association

This list was compiled from an online survey in 1999.

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  1. 1.
    Charlotte's Web
    by E. B. White

  2. 2.
    The Polar Express Twentieth Anniversary Edition
    by Chris Van Allsburg

  3. 3.
    Green Eggs and Ham Deluxe Edition (Classic Seuss)
    by Dr. Seuss

  4. 4.
    The Cat In The Hat
    by Dr. Seuss

  5. 5.
    Where the Wild Things Are
    by Maurice Sendak

  6. 6.
    Love You Forever (Gift Edition)
    by Robert N. Munsch

  7. 7.
    The Giving Tree with CD
    by Shel Silverstein

  8. 8.
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar
    by Eric Carle

  9. 9.
    Where the Red Fern Grows
    by Wilson Rawls

  10. 10.
    The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale
    by Jan Brett

  11. 11.
    Goodnight Moon
    by Margaret Wise Brown

  12. 12.
    by Gary Paulsen

  13. 14.
    A Where the Sidewalk Ends
    by Shel Silverstein

  14. 15.
    Bridge to Terabithia
    by Katherine Paterson

  15. 16.
    by pictorial endpapers Janell Cannon

  16. 18.
    Strega Nona
    by Tomie dePaola

  17. 20.
    Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
    by Bill Martin Jr.

  18. 21.
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    by Roald Dahl

  19. 22.
    The Velveteen Rabbit
    by Margery Williams

  20. 23.
    A Wrinkle In Time

  21. 24.
    by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

  22. 25.
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
    by Dr Suess

  23. 26.
    The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
    by Jon Scieszka

  24. 27.
    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
    by Bill Martin Jr.

  25. 28.
    Little House on the Prairie
    by Laura Ingalls Wilder

  26. 29.
    Secret Garden (Children's Classics)
    by Frances Hodgson Burnett

  27. 30.
    The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
    by A. A. Milne

  28. 31.
    The Boxcar Children (Boxcar Children Mysteries)
    by Gertrude Chandler Warner

  29. 32.
    Sarah, Plain and Tall
    by Patricia MacLachlan

  30. 33.
    Indian in the Cupboard

  31. 34.
    Island of the Blue Dolphins (Puffin Books)
    by Scott O'Dell

  32. 35.
    Maniac Magee
    by Jerry Spinelli

  33. 36.
    The BFG
    by Roald Dahl

  34. 37.
    The Giver
    by Lois Lowry

  35. 38.
    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (If You Give...)
    by Laura Joffe Numeroff

  36. 39.
    James and the Giant Peach
    by Roald Dahl

  37. 40.
    Little House in the Big Woods
    by Laura Ingalls Wilder

  38. 41.
    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
    by Mildred D. Taylor

  39. 42.
    The Hobbit
    by J.R.R. Tolkien

  40. 43.
    The Lorax (Classic Seuss)
    by Dr. Seuss

  41. 44.
    Stone Fox
    by John Reynolds Gardiner

  42. 45.
    Number the Stars
    by Lois Lowry

  43. 46.
    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
    by Robert C. O'Brien

  44. 47.
    Little Women (Signet Classics)
    by Louisa May Alcott

  45. 48.
    The Rainbow Fish Mini-Book
    by M. Pfister

  46. 49.
    Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Books)
    by Mary Hoffman

  47. 50.
    The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

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Created by pinkpollyanna on Aug 02, 2006.


Untitled — 7 years ago

I think I have spent far too much time reading to small people judging from this list — grin — and, just in case, you will be asked to leave a Walmart recruiting drive if some preverse imp incites you start reciting “Green Eggs and Ham” when they are talking “In Sam I Trust”; true story folks. Also why one should never go job hunting after being up for 96 hours straight — not when you were working a good 60 of them.

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