What Books Should We Buy?

These are lists that have been created of the most popular children’s book titles.  This is a great starting place if you aren’t sure what types of books to buy.

Rock Hill District Suggested Titles (based on input from community agencies and local educators):

  1. Guess How Much I love You –   Sam McBratney
  2. Corduroy – Don Feeman
  3. Dr. Seuess Books
  4. Little Critters – Mercer Mayer
  5. Ruby and Max –  Rosemary Wells
  6. The Bear Went Over the Mountain –  Rosemary Wells
  7. Big Red Barn – Margaret Wise Brown
  8. Clap Your Hands – Lorinda Bryan Cauley
  9. Clifford the Big Red Dog books – Norman Bridwell
  10. Five Little Monkeys (Collection) – Eileen Christelow
  11. From Head to Toe (and other Eric Carle Books)  – Eric Carle
  12. Goodnight Moon – Margaret Wise Brown
  13. I Am Water – Jean Marzollo
  14. If You Give a Mouse a Coookie (collection) – Laura Jeoffe Numeroff
  15. Ten, Nine, Eight – Molly Bang
  16. Chicka, Chicka Boom Boom – Bill Martin Jr.
  17. Cookie’s week – Cindy Ward
  18. The Doorbell Rang – Pat Hutchings
  19. Goodnight Gorilla – Peggy Rathmann
  20. Have You Seen my Duckling? – Nancy Tafuri
  21. I Went Walking – Sue Williams
  22. I’m A Little Teapot – Iza Trapani
  23. It Looked Like Spilt Milk – Charles G. Shaw
  24. Is Your Mama a Llama – Deborah Guarino
  25. Peter’s Chair (Collection) – Ezra Jack Keats
  26. Pumpkin, Pumpkin – Jeanne Titherington
  27. Quick as a Cricket – Audrey Wood
  28. Rainbow Fish – Marcus Pfister
  29. The Snowy Day (Collection) – Ezra Jack Keats
  30. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury
  31. Wheels on the Bus – Dana Reagan
  32. Alphabears – Kathleen Hague
  33. Bear Shadow (collection) – Frank Asch
  34. Caps for Sale – Esphyr Slobodkina
  35. The Caterpillar and the Polliwog – Jack Kent
  36. Froggy Gets Dressed (Collection) – Jonathan London
  37. Giant Jam Sandwich – John Vernon Lord
  38. I Was Walking Down the Road – Sarah Barchas
  39. Inch by Inch (Collection) – Leo Lionni
  40. It Begins With A – Stephanie Calmenson
  41. It’s Mine – Leo Lionni
  42. Jesse Bear What Will You Wear –  Nancy White Carlstrom
  43. Leon the Late Bloomer – Roger Kraus
  44. Little Blue and Little Yellow – Leo Lionni
  45. The Little Engine that Could – Watty Piper
  46. Make Way for Ducklings – Robert McCloskey
  47. The Mitten (Collection) – Jan Brett
  48. Mouse Count (Collection) – Ellen Stoll Walsh
  49. Pancakes for Breakfast – Tomie De Paola
  50. Swimmy –  Leo Lionni
  51. Time for Bed  – Mem Fox
  52. Pete the Cat (Collection) – Kimberley and James Dean
  53. Junie B. Jones (Collection) – Barbara Park
  54. Magic Tree House (Collection) – Mary Pope Osborne
  55. Dear Zoo – Rod Campbell
  56. Sheep in a Jeep – Nancy Shaw
  57. Bark, George – Julies Feiffer
  58. Wheels on the Bus – Raffi
  59. In the Tall, Tall Grass (Collection) – Denise Fleming
  60. Dinosaur Roar – Paul Strickland
  61. Color Zoo – Lois Ehlert
  62. Llama, llama (Collection) Anne Dewdney
  63. All The World – Elizabeth Garton Scanlon
  64. Back of the Bus – Aaron Reynolds
  65. We’re All in the Same Boat – Zachary Shapiro
  66. All the Water in the World – George Ella Lyon
  67. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
  68. Seabiscuit the Wonder Horse – Meghan McCarthy
  69. Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale
  70. Nic Bishop Frogs – Nic Bishop
  71. Dogku – Andrew Clements
  72. Grace for President – Kelly DiPucchio
  73. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
  74. Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
  75. Manic Magee – Jerry Spinelli
  76. Island of the Blue Dolphins – Scott O’Dell
  77. Number the Stars – Lois Lowry
  78. Ink Heart – Cornelia Funke
  79. The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson-Burnett
  80. Harry Potter Series
  81. Holes – Louis Sachar
  82. Tuck Everlasting – Natalie Babbit
  83. The Kids Guide to Money: Earning Saving It, Spending It, Growing It, Sharing it – Steven Otfinoski
  84. Judy Blume Series
  85. I Spy Series by Walter Wick and Jean Marzolo
  86. Magic School Bus Series
  87. Horrible Harry Series
  88. Ramona Series
  89. The Magic Tree House Series – Mary Pope Osborne
  90. The Box Car Children – Gertrude Chandler Warner
  91. My America Series
  92. Captain Underpants – Dave Pilkey
  93. Goosebumps Series
  94. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  95. James and the Giant Peach – Ronald Dahl
  96. Charlotte’s Web – EB White
  97. The Quilt Makers Gift – Jeff Brumbea
  98. Frindle – Andrew Clements
  99. Geronimo Stilton Series
  100. A Drop of Water – Walter Wick
  101. What’s the Most Beautiful Thing You  Know About Horses? – R. Van Camp
  102. The Trail of Tears – J Bruchac
  103. Mama, Do you Love Me? – B. Josse
  104. Cricket and Corn:  Five Stories about Native American Children Grades 1 – 6 – P. Black

 

SC Conference Suggested Titles

SC Conference Gender & Racially Inclusive Titles

SC Conference Native American Titles