100 Children’s Books

Slide1 I am working on reading each of Amazon’s 100 Children’s Books to Read in a Lifetime!  See my post about my challenge and my plan.

On this page I will keep a full list of the challenge books.  I will update the page each Monday with what I have read.  You can see my full reviews by looking at the It’s Monday tag on the main site.

The Books

Books I Have Read This Semester

  1. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, by Mo Willems
  2. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, by William Steig
  3. The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznic
  4. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak
  5. Jumangi, by Chris Van Allsburg
  6. Harold and the Purple Crayon, by Crockett Johnson
  7. Wonder, by R.J. Palacio
  8. Press Here, by Herve Tullet
  9. Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, by Sherri Duskey Rinker
  10. Coraline, by Neil Gaiman
  11. The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis
  12. Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection, by Dr. Seuss
  13. The Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum
  14. Are You There God?  It’s Me, Margaret, by Judy Bloom
  15. The Mouse and the Motorcycle, by Beverly Cleary
  16. Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, by Judi Barett
  17. The Little Prince, by Antoine de Sait-Exupery
  18. The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt
  19. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling
  20. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, by William Joyce
  21. Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli
  22. Olivia, by Ian Falconer
  23. A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle
  24. Llama Llama Red Pajama, by Anna Dewdney
  25. Mr. Popper’s Penguins, by Richard Atwater
  26. Pat the Bunny, by Dorothy Kunhardt
  27. The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster
  28. Corduroy, by Don Freeman
  29. Caps for Sale, by Esphyr Slobodkina
  30. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E.L. Konigsburg
  31. The Complete Adventures of Curious George, by H.A. Rey

 Books New to Me

  • The Classic Treasury of Aesop’s Fables, by Don Daily
  • And Tango Makes Three, by Justin Richardson
  • Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery
  • The Complete Tales (Pet Rabbit), by Beatrix Potter
  • Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell
  • Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell Hoban
  • Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson
  • Betsy-Tacy, by Maud Hart Lovelace
  • Book of Greek Myths, by Ingri d”Aulaire
  • Esperanza Rising, by  Pam Munoz Ryan
  • Harriett the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh
  • Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
  • Little House on the Prairie, by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Guess How Much I Love You, by Sam McBratney
  • Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey
  • My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead George
  • Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, by Virginia Lee Burton
  • Paddle-to-the-Sea, by Holling C. Colling
  • The Borrowers, by Mary Norton
  • Owen, by Kevin Henkes
  • The Call of the Wild, Jack London
  • The Cricket in Times Square, George Selden
  • The Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling
  • The New Way Things Work, by David Macaluay
  • The Real Mother Goose, by Blanche Fisher Wright
  • The Little Engine that Could, by Watty Piper
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis
  • The Paper Bag Princess, by Robert Munsch
  • The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats
  • The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant, by Jean De Brunhoff
  • The Story of Ferdinand the Bull, by Munro Leaf
  • The Wednesday Wars, by Gary D. Schmidt
  • The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin
  • The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo
  • The Tower Treasure (The Hardy  Boys #1), Franklin W. Dixon
  • The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
  • Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbit
  • Walk Two Moons, by Sharon Creech
  • Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by Grace Lin

Old FavoritesSlide2

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid, by Jeff Kinney
  • Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective,  by Donald J. Sobol
  • Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown
  • Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales, by Jacob Grimm
  • Holes, by Louis Sachar
  • Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O’Dell
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH, by Robert C. O’Brien
  • Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, by Betty MacDonald
  • Pippy Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren
  • Peter Pan, by J.M. Barrie
  • The Boxcar Children, by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • The Bad Beginning, by Lemony Snickett
  • The Giver, by Lois Lowry
  • The House at Pooh Corner, by A.A. Milne
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1:  The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan
  • The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew #1), by Carolyn Keene
  • The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle
  • Watership Down, by Richard Adams
  • Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends, by Shel Silverstein