The 50 Best Books for Kids

In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday (he'd be 108 this year) and the NEA's Read Across America Day on Friday, March 2, we decided it was time to put together the definitive list of best books for children. The task wasn't easy: After all, children's books are among the most indelible sources of memory—and therefore... read more
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#1
Where the Wild Things Are
84% 73
#2
Charlotte's Web
84% 196
#3
Goodnight Moon
68% 5
#4
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
72% 145
#5
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
90% 40
#6
The Cat in the Hat
93% 41
#7
A Wrinkle in Time
40% 38
#8
The Snowy Day
40% 8
#9
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
75% 56
#10
Knuffle Bunny
17% 4
#11
The Secret Garden
64% 6
#12
Harriet the Spy
35% 38
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#13
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
71% 21
#14
Madeline
63% 33
#15
The Hobbit
55% 361
#16
Phantom Tollbooth
25% 42
#17
The Complete Adventures of Curious George
68% 10
#18
Holes
41% 131
#19
Ramona the Pest
48% 20
#20
Chicka Chicka BOOM BOOM!
49% 12
#21
The Arrival
5% 8
#22
Matilda
58% 142
#23
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
77% 34
#24
Bark, George
6% 2
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#25
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
11% 45
#26
Anna Hibiscus
2% 1
#27
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
21% 3
#28
A Light in the Attic
58% 26
#29
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
36% 5
#30
George and Martha
32% 0
#31
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963
10% 28
#32
Caps for Sale
36% 12
#33
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
20% 43
#34
The Paper Bag Princess
25% 18
#35
Number the Stars
26% 5
#36
Olivia
39% 11
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#37
Coraline
20% 71
#38
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11
2% 3
#39
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
12% 6
#40
Are You My Mother?
73% 17
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