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 House of Mirth by Edith WhartonThe Call of the Wild by Jack London
Best Books of the Decade: 1900's
221 books — 385 voters
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Grapes of Wrath by John SteinbeckThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerCatch-22 by Joseph Heller
Best Twentieth Century American Novels
178 books — 56 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 — 24 voters

Doctor Zhivago by Boris PasternakAll Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueMan in the Blue Moon by Michael  MorrisThe Cider House Rules by John IrvingLambs of Men by Charles Dodd White
Best 1900s Historical Fiction
43 books — 24 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 — 22 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 WoolfWhere Angels Fear to Tread by E.M. Forster
105 books — 20 voters
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson BurnettQueen Zixi of Ix by L. Frank BaumThe Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska OrczyThe Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle by Beatrix PotterThe Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
Best Books of 1905
15 books — 16 voters

The Tale of Tom Kitten by Beatrix PotterOzma of Oz by L. Frank BaumCautionary 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
25 books — 13 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

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 ConradSister Carrie by Theodore DreiserThe Oxford Book of English Verse by Christopher RicksThe Dance of Death by August Strindberg
Best Books of 1900
10 books — 11 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
12 books — 8 voters
A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix PotterAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryThe Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh LoftingThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Best Children's Books, 1900-1920
94 books — 7 voters

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean WebsterA Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-PorterAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryAn Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa May AlcottRose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott
Teen Girl Classics
47 books — 5 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
This Time of Dying by Reina JamesThe Ghost Road by Pat BarkerIn the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat WintersWickett's Remedy by Myla GoldbergA Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier
1918 Flu Epidemic
73 books — 3 voters

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
Lost by Jacqueline DaviesThreads and Flames by Esther M. FriesnerUprising by Margaret Peterson HaddixTouched by Fire by Irene N. WattsDreamland by Kevin Baker
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
51 books — 1 voter

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