Friday, August 24, 2007

The Top 50 Books That Got Us Hooked on Reading!

The non-profit organization First Book has released its poll of the top 50 children's books that got us hooked on reading. I am happy to see Nancy Drew at number one as I wanted to be that powerhouse of a woman but I'm sorry to see no Roahld Dahl. Which leaves the question, what books got you hooked?

Here's First Book's results:
  1. Nancy Drew by Carolyn Keene
  2. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  3. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  4. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  5. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
  6. The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  7. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  8. The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey
  9. Go, Dog, Go! by P. D. Eastman
  10. Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman
  11. Curious George by Margret and H. A. Rey
  12. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  13. The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper and Loren Long
  14. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  15. Dick and Jane by William H. Elson
  16. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
  17. The Bobbsey Twins by Laura Lee Hope
  18. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  19. Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
  20. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  21. The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
  22. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  23. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  24. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  25. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
  26. Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling
  27. Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell
  28. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
  29. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
  30. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume
  31. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  32. The Hardy Boys by Franklin W. Dixon
  33. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
  34. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
  35. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
  36. Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
  37. The Baby-sitters Club by Ann M. Martin
  38. Horton Hears A Who by Dr. Seuss
  39. Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
  40. Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
  41. Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes and Nursery Songs
  42. Encyclopedia Brown by Donald J. Sobol
  43. Mrs. Piggle Wiggle by Betty MacDonald
  44. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  45. The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  46. Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
  47. The Bible
  48. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
  49. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  50. Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary


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午餐 said...

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