We asked you to share your favorite books from your childhood. At the top of your lists were these favorites:

  • Any book by Dr. Seuss
  • Good Night, Moon
  • A Wrinkle in Time
  • Nancy Drew
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Some of you remembered less well-known books, like Miss Suzy the Squirrel and Mr. Bear Squash-You-All Flat. These books were long out of print but are newly available for a new generation to discover.

Here’s the complete list:

Title              Author
A Child’s Garden of Verse Robert Louis Stevenson
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Judith Viorst
Anne of Green Gables Lucy Maud Montgomery
A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L’Engle
Bed-knobs and Broomsticks Mary Norton
Black Gold Marguerite Henry
Charlotte’s Web E.B. White
Cinderella Brothers Grimm
Frog and Toad Collection Boxset Arnold Lobel
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E.L. Konigsburg
Good Night Moon Margaret Wise Brown
Gypsy from Nowhere Sharon Wagner
Harry the Dirty Dog Gene Zion
Indian Paint Glenn Balch
Island of the Blue Dolphins Scott O’Dell
I Wish That I Had Duck Feet Dr. Seuss
Little Black, A Pony Walter Farley
Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers Ralph Moody
The Little House Virginia Lee Burton
Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Red Riding Hood Brothers Grimm
Miss Suzy the Squirrel Miriam Young
Misty of Chincoteague Marguerite Henry
Mr. Bear Squash-You-All-Flat Morrell Gipson
Mr. Pine’s Purple House Leonard Kessler
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Betty MacDonald
My Family and Other Animals Gerald Durrell
Ookpik in the City Barbara Hazen
The Adventures of Pippi Longstockings Astrid Lindgren
Shogun James Clavell
Sinbad and Me Kin Platt
Sue Barton, Student Nurse Helen Dore Boylston
The Bobbsey Twins Laura Lee
The Boxcar Children Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss
The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Dr. Seuss
The Giving Tree Shel Silverstein
The Hardy Boys Franklin W. Dixon
The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe C. S. Lewis
There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly Simms Taback
The Runaway Bunny Margaret Wise Brown
The Sleeping Beauty Brothers Grimm
The Velveteen Rabbit Margery Williams
The Velvet Room Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Trixie Belden Julie Campbell
Where the Red Fern Grows Wilson Rawls
Where the Sidewalk Ends Shel Silverstein
Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak
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