The Hobbit

In October 1936, Stanley Unwin, chairman of British publishers George Allen & Unwin (later acquired by HarperCollins), received a children’s book submission. More

A Christmas Carol

Dickens’s beloved classic of the meaning of Christmas that has inspired countless adaptations. More

Tracy Chevalier

I read because I want to know what it’s like to look at the world through someone else’s eyes, and reading is a remarkably efficient and vigorous way of doing that. More

The Giving Tree

Poignant, game-changing picture book for readers of all ages that has been a favorite for generations. More

Blonde

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. More

The Corrections

Winner of the National Book Award in 2001 and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 2002. More

Yates’ Garden Guide

Now in its seventy-eighth edition, this book was initially written to answer gardeners’ questions. More

Wicked

Bestseller that is the basis for the hit Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. More

The Alchemist

An inspirational phenomenon; one of the bestselling books in history. More

Letter from “Padington”

Signed with a paw print, this letter from “Padington” (circa 1966) was sent to Australian booksellers and sales staff, encouraging them to sell the latest Paddington title. More

Wolf Hall

Winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. More

Monster

Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award and the Coretta Scott King Award. More

No Logo

International bestseller and one of the world’s most influential books on the alter-globalization movement. More

Little Bear

The very first I Can Read! book has sold more than one million copies. More