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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Top 100 Books (Educators vs Kids)

Top 100 (educators vs. kids)

Educators’ Top 100 Children’s Books
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The following list was compiled from an online survey in 2007. Parents, teachers, day care & after school programs, etc. will find this list useful in selecting quality literature for children.
1.  Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
2.  Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
3.  The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
4.  Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
5.  Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
6.   I Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
7.   Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
8.   Oh! The Places You Will Go by Dr. Seuss
9.   The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
10. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
11.  Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
12.  Thank You Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
13.  The Cat In The Hat by Dr. Seuss
14.  The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
15.  The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
16.  The Mitten by Jan Brett
17.  Crunching Carrots, Not Candy by Judy Slack
18.  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willlems
19.  Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
20.  A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
21.  Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
22.  Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
23.  Corduroy by Don Freeman
24.  Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
25.  Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
26.  Tacky the Penquin by Helen Lester
27.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
28.  The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
29.  Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
30.  Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type Doreen Cronin
31.  Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
32.  Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss
33.  Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park
34.  Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
35.  Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
36.  The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
37.  Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini
38.  The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
39.  The Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone
40.  The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
41.  A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon
42.  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
43.  From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
44.  Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
45.  Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
46.  Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann
47.  Olivia by Ian Falconer
48.  The BFG by Roald Dahl
49.  The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
50.  The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnettworried_owl-778394.jpg
51.  The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss
52.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
53.  Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel
54.  A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
55.  Bark, George by Jules Feiffer
56.  Bunnicula by James Howe
57.  The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
58.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
59.  Charlie the Caterpillar by Dom DeLuise
60.  Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
61.  Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
62.  Frederick by Leo Lionni
63.  Frindle by Andrew Clements
64.  Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel
65.  Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
66.  Harris and Me by Gary Paulsen
67.  Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion
68.  Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
69.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
70.  I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
71.  Is Your Mama A Llama? by Deborah Guarino
72.  Jan Brett’s books
73.  Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr.
74.  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
75.  Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
76.  Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
77.  My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
78.  My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
79.  My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
80.  No David! by David Shannon
81.  One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
82.  Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
83.  Stephanie’s Ponytail by Robert Munsch
84.  Swimmy by Leo Lionni
85.  The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
86.  The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Warner
87.  The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper
88.  The Empty Pot by Demi
89.  The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop
90.  The Giver by Lois Lowr
91.  The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
92.  The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
93.  The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown
94.  The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements
95.  The Napping House by Audrey Wood
96.  The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
97.  The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
98.  The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack
99.   The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
100. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
     Kids’ top 100 books
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This list was tabulated from an online survey – November 1, 1999 through February 1, 2000.
1.   Harry Potter (series) by J. K. Rowling
2.   Goosebumps (series) by R. L. Stine
3.   Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
4.   The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
5.   Arthur (series) by Marc Brown
6.   Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
7.   Shiloh (trilogy) by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
8.   Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
9.   Holes by Louis Sachar
10.  The Giver by Lois Lowry
11.  The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis
12.  Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing (series) by Judy Blume
13.  Sideways Stories from Wayside School (series) by Louis Sachar
14.  The BFG by Roald Dahl
15.  The Boxcar Children (series) by Gertrude Chandler Warner
16.  One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
17.  Ramona Quimby, Age 8 (series) by Beverly Cleary
18.  Pokemon (series) by Tracey West, Maria S. Barbo
19.  The Babysitters Club (series) by Ann M. Martin
20.  Ralph S. Mouse (series) by Beverly Cleary
21.  Little House on the Prairie (series) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
22.  Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
23.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
24.  The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
25.  Clifford the Big Red Dog (series) by Norman Bridwell
26.  Stuart Little by E. B. White
27.  Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
28.  The Adventures of Captain Underpants (series) by Dav Pilkey
29.  The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
30.  The Berenstain Bears (series) by Jan and Stan Berenstain
31.  Animorphs (series) by K. A. Applegate
32.  The Witches by Roald Dahl
33.  Nancy Drew Mystery Stories by Carolyn Keene
34.  The Hobbit (series) by J. R. R. Tolkien
35.  American Girls (series) by Susan Adler, Valerie Tripp, Connie Porter, Janet Shaw, et al
36.  Matilda by Roald Dahl
37.  The Call of the Wild by Jack London
38.  The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss
39.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
40.  James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
41.  Junie B. Jones (series) by Barbara Park
42.  Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
43.  Falling Up by Shel Silverstein
44.  A Wrinkle in Time (series) by Madeleine L’Engle
45.  Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen
46.  Amber Brown (series) by Paula Danziger
47.  The North Star by Peter H. Reynolds
48.  Have a Nice Day: A Tale of Blood and Sweatsocks by Mick Foley (Mankind)
49.  Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
50.  The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
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51.  A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
52.  Chicken Soup for the Soul (series) by various authors
53.  Curious George (series) by Margret and Hans Augusto Rey
54.  The Teacher from the Black Lagoon (series) by Mike Thaler
55.  If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff
56.  The Bailey School Kids (series) by Debbie Dadey, et al
57.  The Hardy Boys (series) by Franklin W. Dixon
58.  The Mitten by Jan Brett
59.  Amelia Bedelia (series) by Peggy Parish
60.  Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
61.  Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
62.  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
63.  Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard Atwater
64.  The River by Gary Paulsen
65.  Magic Tree House (series) by Mary Pope Osborne
66.  The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by John Scieszka
67.  Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
68.  Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
69.  The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
70.  Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
71.  Redwall by Brian Jacques
72.  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson
73.  Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
74.  Wringer by Jerry Spinelli
75.  Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
76.  Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
77.  Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
78.  Sweet Valley High (series) by Francine Pascal
79.  The Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley (series) by Judy Katschke, Cathy Dobowski, Lisa Eisenberg, Nancy E. Krulik, Nina Alexander, Frances Lin Lantz, et al
80.  Garfield (series) by Jim Davis
81.  Magic School Bus (series) by Joanna Cole
82.  Math Curse by John Scieszka
83.  White Fang by Jack London
84.  I Spy (series) by Walter Wick, Jean Marzollo, Diana Noonan, et al
85.  Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
86.  My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
87.  The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White
88.  Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
89.  Draw 50 Airplanes, Aircraft and Spacecraft (series) by Lee J. Ames
90.  Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
91.  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
92.  The Rock Says by Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
93.  Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel
94.  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
95.  All About Sam by Lois Lowry
96.  Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
97.  Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
98.  Hank the Cow Dog (series) by John R. Erickson
99.  Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini
100. Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
 

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