Children’s Books Meme

I saw this over at My Domestic Church, and though I wasn’t tagged, I decided to give it a whirl.

How many have you read? (bolded are ones I’ve read, + and – denote exceptional feelings about the books one way or the other)

1. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White (Well, I’m in the middle of it now, anyway.)

2. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg +

3. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss +

4. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss +

5. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

6. Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch —– (This book creeps me out!!)

7. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein +++++

8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

9. Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

10. The Mitten by Jan Brett

11. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown +

12. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

13. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis +

14. Where the Sidewalk Ends: the Poems and Drawing of Shel Silverstein by Shel Silverstein

15. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

16. Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

17. Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

18. Strega Nona by Tomie De Paola

19. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst +

20. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Bill Martin, Jr.

21. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

22. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams +

23. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle +

24. Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

25. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss +

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

27. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by John Archambault

28. Little House on the Prarie by Laura Ingalls Wilder +

29. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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

31. The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

32. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan

33. Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

34. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

35. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

36. The BFG by Roald Dahl

37. The Giver by Lois Lowry

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

39. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

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

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

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

43. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

44. Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner

45. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry +

46. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh by Robert C. O’Brien

47. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

48. The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister –

49. Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

50. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson ++

51. Corduroy by Don Freeman

52. Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

53. Math Curse by Jon Scieszka

54. Matilda by Roald Dahl

55. Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls

56. Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

57. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary

58. The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White

59. Are You My Mother? by Philip D. Eastman

60. The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

61. Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

62. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss

63. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

64. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

65. The Napping House by Audrey Wood (**Maybe??**)

66. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

67. The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter +

68. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

69. The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

70. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

71. Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss

72. Basil of Baker Street, by Eve Titus

73. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper

74. The Cay by Theodore Taylor

75. Curious George by Hans Augusto Rey

76. Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox

77. Arthur series by Marc Tolon Brown

78. The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

79. Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes

80. Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder

81. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

82. The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown +++ (My favorite picture in this book is the one where she is the tree that he comes home to.)

83. Sideways Storiesfrom Wayside School by Louis Sachar

84. Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

85. Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

86. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein

87. Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater

88. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

89. Stuart Little by E. B. White

90. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

91. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

92. The Art Lesson by Tomie De Paola

93. Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina

94. Clifford, the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell

95. Heidi by Johanna Spyri

96. Horton Hears a Who by Dr. Seuss

97. The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

98. The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

99. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney +

100. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch

That’s quite a few, huh? And I actually own a couple of books on that list that I haven’t read yet.

2 thoughts on “Children’s Books Meme

  1. I’m GOING to do this meme 🙂 The English major in me will not allow me to avoid it!But I must tell you, RUN, DO NOT WALK, and get your hands on a copy of “The Phantom Tollbooth.” It’s really an adults’ book, written in children’s book style. And it’s fabulous.


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