Sunday, April 12, 2009

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK (April 12-19)

It's time to celebrate one of the best places in the world to visit.

So in honor of libraries, I thought we'd start with a list of favorite books and blog readers have included a list of their favorite books of all time, here they are:

Pride and Prej.
Lord of the Rings.
The Shades, by Betty Brock.
Lord of the Ring
The Robe.
Call of the Wild
Any of the Oz books
The Cat in the Hat
Eloise
The World of Pooh
A Child's Garden of Verses
The Dirt by the members of Motley Crue
Favorite YA Harry Potter series (I miss Harry!)
Favorite picture book- The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
I also love the June B. Jones books
Little Women
Anne of Green Gables
anything by Judy Blume.
Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck;
My Sister's Keeper, Judy Picoult
The Pleasure of My Company, Steve Martin.
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
Twas the Night Before Christmas
Twilight.
The House at Pooh Corner.
The Giving Tree Shel Silverstein
The Fudge books by Judy Blume
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
The Wise Woman by George MacDonald
The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis
From the Mixed-Up Files of Ms Basil E. Frankweiler:
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Outsiders by SE Hinton
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Summer of the Monkeys:
The Chosen by Chaim Potok
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
Wuthering Heights
Rebecca Daphne du Maurier
Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
The Time Traveler's by Wife Audrey Niffenegger
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
Salem's Lot by Stephen King
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
Suffer The Children by John Saul
All the Oz stories by L. Frank Baum
All of Poe's Stories
The Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss's

(Let me know if any of these are your favorites and if I've forgotten any, please include them in the comments section.)

And, make sure to come back tomorrow for a book give-away.

2 comments:

Martha Flynn said...

How could I have forgotten The Giving Tree??? GREAT LIST!

Kim Kasch said...

Oh that's a good one Martha.