Charlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteWatership Down by Richard AdamsWinnie-the-Pooh by A.A. MilneThe Golden Compass by Philip PullmanThe Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Best Talking-Animal Books
524 books — 595 voters
Charlotte's Web by E.B. WhiteWinnie-the-Pooh by A.A. MilneA Light in the Attic by Shel SilversteinMatilda by Roald DahlThe BFG by Roald Dahl
Best Read-Aloud Chapter Books
559 books — 1,200 voters

The Wood Wife by Terri WindlingThe Bean Trees by Barbara KingsolverAnimal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver
Novels Set in Arizona
212 books — 83 voters
Winter Eyes by Douglas FlorianSadie and the Snowman by Allen MorganFroggy Gets Dressed by Jonathan London
Winter Children's Books
175 books — 52 voters

The Salamander Room by Anne MazerAlexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith ViorstHow I Became a Pirate by Melinda LongThe True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by Jon ScieszkaNo, David! by David Shannon
Boy Friendly Picture Books
189 books — 76 voters
Owl Moon by Jane YolenMatilda by Roald DahlThe Borrowers by Mary NortonMadeline by Ludwig BemelmansStellaluna by Janell Cannon
read aloud books for 5-7 year old girls
212 books — 122 voters

Mr. Putter & Tabby Pour the Tea by Cynthia RylantDinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope OsborneIn Aunt Lucy's Kitchen by Cynthia RylantMy Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles GannettAlexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Chapter books for six year olds
121 books — 127 voters
Harvey Penick's Little Red Book by Harvey PenickThe Mysterious Montague by Leigh MontvilleThe Greatest Game Ever Played by Mark FrostThe Kingdom of Shivas Irons by Michael MurphyThe Match by Mark Frost
Great golf books
108 books — 56 voters

Amos's Sweater by Janet LunnMr. Nick's Knitting by Margaret WildExtra Yarn by Mac BarnettShall I Knit You a Hat? by Kate KliseThe Mitten by Jan Brett
Knitting In Kids Books
23 books — 14 voters

Bark, George by Jules FeifferHarry the Dirty Dog by Gene ZionGood Dog, Carl by Alexandra DayDoggies by Sandra BoyntonRiptide by Frances Ward Weller
Best Picture Books About Dogs
125 books — 98 voters
Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise BrownClick, Clack, Moo by Doreen CroninBarnyard Dance by Sandra BoyntonBarnyard Banter by Denise Fleming
Farmyard Fun
131 books — 60 voters

Alligator Pie by Dennis LeeWhere the Sidewalk Ends by Shel SilversteinLove That Dog by Sharon CreechThe Bat-Poet by Randall JarrellJelly Belly by Dennis Lee
Best children's poetry books
181 books — 247 voters
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakNumber the Stars by Lois LowryThe Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John BoyneCode Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
YA Holocaust & WWII Novels
228 books — 512 voters

Keturah and Lord Death by Martine LeavittDragon's Blood by Jane YolenKit's Wilderness by David AlmondThe Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Hidden Gems: YA-Fantasy Novels
1,566 books — 3,595 voters
Functional Pottery by Robin HopperThe Complete Guide to High-Fire Glazes by John BrittJapanese Wood-Fired Ceramics by Marc Lancet
Best books on Ceramic Arts
50 books — 27 voters

The Book Thief by Markus ZusakThe Thief by Megan Whalen TurnerThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott LynchThe Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley
Thieves
505 books — 1,125 voters

Miss Rumphius by Barbara CooneyThe Gardener by Sarah StewartLinnea in Monet's Garden by Christina BjörkSeedfolks by Paul FleischmanThe Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
Picture Books About Gardens
176 books — 101 voters
The Giving Tree by Shel SilversteinThe Tree of Life by Peter SísIn the Forest by Edna O'Brien
Trees
88 books — 35 voters

13 Buildings Children Should Know by Annette RoederThe Brooklyn Bridge by Elizabeth MannThe Roman Colosseum by Elizabeth MannBuilding on Nature by Rachel Victoria RodriguezFantastic Feats and Failures by YES Mag
Architecture Books for Children
49 books — 12 voters
The Eagle of The Ninth by Rosemary SutcliffSadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor CoerrThe Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie PopeThe Dreamer by Pam Muñoz RyanIsland of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
Best Historical Fiction for Children
204 books — 123 voters

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by DuBose HeywardRechenka's Eggs by Patricia PolaccoChicken Sunday by Patricia PolaccoThe Easter Story by Brian WildsmithThe Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
Easter Books
179 books — 63 voters

A Color of His Own by Leo LionniThe Dot by Peter H. ReynoldsLittle Blue and Little Yellow by Leo LionniHarold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett JohnsonSeen Art? by Jon Scieszka
Children Books About Art
123 books — 103 voters

Emily Carr by Jo Ellen BogartTell Me a Picture by Quentin BlakeZero by Kathryn OtoshiSandy's Circus by Tanya Lee StoneOne by Kathryn Otoshi
Books to inspire creativity
56 books — 22 voters


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