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This list of teacher recommended books was compiled by the National Education Association from an online survey in 2007. 
  1. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  2. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  3. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  4. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
  5. Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  6. I Love You Forever by Robert N. Munsch
  7. Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
  8. Oh! The Places You Will Go by Dr. Seuss
  9. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
  10. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
  11. Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
  12. Thank You Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
  13. The Cat In The Hat by Dr. Seuss
  14. The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
  15. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
  16. The Mitten by Jan Brett
  17. Crunching Carrots, Not Candy by Judy Slack
  18. Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willlems
  19. Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
  20. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
  21. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
  22. Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
  23. Corduroy by Don Freeman
  24. Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
  25. Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  26. Tacky the Penquin by Helen Lester
  27. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  28. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  29. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr.
  30. Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin
  31. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
  32. Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss
  33. Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park
  34. Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  35. Make Way For Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
  36. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  37. Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini
  38. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
  39. The Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone
  40. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  41. A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon
  42. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett
  43. From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
  44. Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
  45. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
  46. Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann
  47. Olivia by Ian Falconer
  48. The BFG by Roald Dahl
  49. The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
  50. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  1. The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss
  2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  3. Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel
  4. A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  5. Bark, George by Jules Feiffer
  6. Bunnicula by James Howe
  7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  8. Charlie the Caterpillar by Dom DeLuise
  9. Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
  10. Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
  11. Frederick by Leo Lionni
  12. Frindle by Andrew Clements
  13. Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel
  14. Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
  15. Harris and Me by Gary Paulsen
  16. Harry the Dirty Dog by Gene Zion
  17. Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
  18. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
  19. I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt
  20. Is Your Mama A Llama? by Deborah Guarino
  21. Jan Brett’s books
  22. Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr.
  23. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  24. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
  25. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
  26. My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  27. My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
  28. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
  29. No David! by David Shannon
  30. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
  31. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
  32. Stephanie's Ponytail by Robert Munsch
  33. Swimmy by Leo Lionni
  34. The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes
  35. The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Warner
  36. The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper
  37. The Empty Pot by Demi
  38. The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop
  39. The Giver by Lois Lowr
  40. The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
  41. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  42. The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown
  43. The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew Clements
  44. The Napping House by Audrey Wood
  45. The Quiltmaker's Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
  46. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
  47. The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack
  48. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
  49. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  50. The Wide-Mouthed Frog: A Pop-Up Book by Keith Faulkner