Old Yeller

Instantly acclaimed, it has become one of the most beloved children’s classics ever written. More

Red Scarf Girl

Searing memoir set during the height of the Cultural Revolution in China. More

Monster

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

Sounder

Newbery Award–winning book that became an influential children’s work on race and class. More

Tessa Duder

This week, I’ve been with Elena Ferrante in Naples, travelling The Silk Roads with Peter Frankopan... More

Charlotte’s Web

Considered a classic of children’s literature; a novel of friendship, love, life, and death. More

Divergent

First book in the Divergent trilogy, which has sold more than 32 million copies worldwide. More

Mary Karr

I read to save my life, to take communion, to enter a community of fellow sufferers and rejoicers. More

Cammie McGovern

As the younger sister of an adored (sometimes overly perfect) sister, discovering Ramona and Beezus and the gang on Klikitat Street was a life-changer for me. More

Henry Huggins

The debut novel from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary. More

Bridge to Terabithia

Newbery Medal–winning novel; a true modern classic and touchstone of children’s literature. More

Journey to Jo’burg

Groundbreaking book set in South Africa during the apartheid era and banned by its government. More

Freaky Friday

Classic comedic children’s novel that is so funny it has been adapted into film three times. More

Michael Morpurgo

I like above all to share the excitement of my dreams and discoveries, my doubts and fears, my joys and my sorrows, to take my readers on new journeys with me. More