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100 Childrens Books to Read in Your Lifetime

The top 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime as chosen by Goodreads readers and Amazon editors. Children's books were defined as those for kids age 12 or younger but enjoyed by all ages and readers. Books listed in a series have been combined.
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avg. score: 33 of 100 (33%)
required scores: 1, 18, 26, 35, 47 

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Harry Potter
Harry Potter
2
Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
3
Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
Chronicles of Narnia – CS Lewis
4
Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon
5
A Wrinkle in Time
A Wrinkle in Time
6
Where the Wild Things Are
Where the Wild Things Are
7
The Giver
The Giver
8
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
Little Women (Louisa May Alcott)
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9
The Secret Garden
The Secret Garden
10
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl)
11
The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)
The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)
12
The House at Pooh Corner (A.A.Milne)
The House at Pooh Corner (A.A.Milne)
13
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
14
Where the Sidewalk Ends (Shel Silverstein)
Where the Sidewalk Ends (Shel Silverstein)
15
Madeline
Madeline
16
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
17
The Hobbit
The Hobbit
18
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
19
The Story of Ferdinand
The Story of Ferdinand
20
Little House on the Prairie
Little House on the Prairie
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21
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
22
Green Eggs and Ham (Dr. Seuss)
Green Eggs and Ham (Dr. Seuss)
23
Black Beauty
Black Beauty
24
Pippi Longstocking
Pippi Longstocking
25
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Grimm's Fairy Tales
26
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
27
Nancy Drew
Nancy Drew
28
Press Here
Press Here
29
Phantom Tollbooth
Phantom Tollbooth
30
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
31
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Island of the Blue Dolphins
32
Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site
Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site
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33
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
34
The Westing Game
The Westing Game
35
Peter Pan
Peter Pan
36
Number the Stars
Number the Stars
37
Holes
Holes
38
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
39
Wonder
Wonder
40
The Book Thief
The Book Thief
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