1900s Book Lists

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank BaumThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleThe Call of the Wild by Jack LondonPeter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Best Books of the Decade: 1900's
242 books — 456 voters
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George SpeareMara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGrawDaddy-Long-Legs by Jean WebsterTime Enough for Drums by Ann RinaldiThe Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Old-School Teen Historical Romance
210 books — 69 voters

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueLambs of Men by Charles Dodd WhiteMan in the Blue Moon by Michael  MorrisDoctor Zhivago by Boris PasternakThe Cider House Rules by John Irving
Best 1900s Historical Fiction
48 books — 29 voters
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryThe Wind in the Willows by Kenneth GrahameA Room with a View by E.M. ForsterDorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank BaumThe Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck by Beatrix Potter
Best Books of 1908
19 books — 25 voters

A Room with a View by E.M. ForsterHowards End by E.M. ForsterA Passage to India by E.M. ForsterA Room of One's Own by Virginia WoolfMrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
106 books — 25 voters
Peter Pan by J.M. BarrieThe Cherry Orchard by Anton ChekhovThe Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank BaumThe Tale of Benjamin Bunny by Beatrix PotterThe Sea Wolf by Jack London
Best of 1904
22 books — 25 voters

When Marnie Was There by Joan G. RobinsonJane-Emily by Patricia ClappMarianne Dreams by Catherine StorrThursday's Child by Noel StreatfeildThe House of Arden by E. Nesbit
Obscure Children's Vintage Gems
223 books — 22 voters
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska OrczyQueen Zixi of Ix by L. Frank BaumThe Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle by Beatrix PotterThe Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Best Books of 1905
15 books — 17 voters

Anne of Avonlea by L.M. MontgomeryThe Road to Oz by L. Frank BaumA Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-PorterThe Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies by Beatrix PotterThe Old Man in the Corner by Emmuska Orczy
Best Books of 1909
14 books — 14 voters
The Jungle by Upton SinclairThe Railway Children by E. NesbitPeter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. BarrieThe Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher by Beatrix PotterThe Four Million by O. Henry
Best Books of 1906
13 books — 13 voters

Ozma of Oz by L. Frank BaumThe Tale of Tom Kitten by Beatrix PotterCautionary Tales for Children by Hilaire BellocThe Longest Journey by E.M. ForsterThe Playboy of the Western World by J.M. Synge
Best Books of 1907
24 books — 13 voters
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix PotterJust So Stories by Rudyard KiplingThe Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan DoyleFive Children and It by E. NesbitThe Immoralist by André Gide
Best Books of 1902
14 books — 12 voters

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank BaumLord Jim by Joseph ConradUncle Vanya by Anton ChekhovSister Carrie by Theodore DreiserThe Oxford Book of English Verse by Christopher Ricks
Best Books of 1900
10 books — 12 voters
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson BurnettAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix PotterThe Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Best Children's Books, 1900-1920
94 books — 10 voters

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas WigginThe Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix PotterThe Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix PotterThe Riddle of the Sands by Erskine ChildersThe Magical Monarch of Mo by L. Frank Baum
Best Books of 1903
13 books — 9 voters
In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat WintersA Death-Struck Year by Makiia LucierWickett's Remedy by Myla GoldbergThis Time of Dying by Reina JamesAn Unmarked Grave by Charles Todd
1918 Flu Epidemic
75 books — 9 voters

A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs WallerA Northern Light by Jennifer DonnellyUprising by Margaret Peterson HaddixThe Dark Between by Sonia GenslerForgiven by Janet Fox
YA set in the 1900s
35 books — 9 voters
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank BaumFive Children and It by E. NesbitThe Phoenix and the Carpet by E. NesbitThe Enchanted Castle by E. NesbitThe Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
Children's Fantasy of the 1900s
17 books — 7 voters

Kim by Rudyard KiplingThe Three Sisters by Anton ChekhovMy Brilliant Career by Miles FranklinUp from Slavery by Booker T. WashingtonThe City and the Mountains by Eça de Queirós
Best Books of 1901
7 books — 4 voters
Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria HoltDragonwyck by Anya SetonTregaron's Daughter by Madeleine BrentWatch the Wall, My Darling by Jane Aiken HodgeOn the Night of the Seventh Moon by Victoria Holt
20th Century Gothic Romances
98 books — 4 voters

Lost by Jacqueline DaviesDreamland by Kevin BakerThreads and Flames by Esther M. FriesnerThe Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice HoffmanTriangle by Katharine Weber
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
53 books — 2 voters
The Case of the Cottingley Fairies by Joe CooperThe Fairy Ring by Mary LosureReflections on the Cottingley Fairies by Frances  GriffithsThe Coming of the Fairies by Arthur Conan DoyleFairy Tale by Monica Kulling
Cottingley Fairies
6 books — 1 voter

Bread and Roses, Too by Katherine PatersonCity in Amber by Jay AtkinsonThe Cry of the Street by Mabel FarnumFighting for Bread and Roses by Lynn A. ColemanBread and Roses by Bruce Watson
Bread and Roses
12 books — 1 voter

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