Old Yeller

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

Gregory Maguire

One of the reasons HarperCollins has been my most frequent publisher for thirty-three years is that I admired three children’s books published by Harper & Row within a year of each other (the year I was turning nine). More

Henry Huggins

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

Stuart Little

White’s beloved classic about a small mouse on a big adventure is a perennial bestseller. More

Little Bear

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

The Boy in the Dress

The sharp and funny first novel for children from bestselling publishing phenomenon David Walliams. More

Flat Stanley

This series celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2014 and has sold more than one million copies. More

Sounder

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

A Light in the Attic

Classic collection of poems and illustrations by Shel Silverstein; ALA Notable Children’s Book. More

Red Scarf Girl

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

Tessa Duder

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

The Giving Tree

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

Bridge to Terabithia

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

Freaky Friday

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

Charlotte’s Web

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

Beezus and Ramona

Newbery Medal winner; humorous and beloved tale of the ups and downs of sisterhood. More

Harry the Dirty Dog

Classic dog story; childhood favorite that has charmed readers for more than fifty years. More

Amelia Bedelia

The first book featuring the now-classic, hilariously literal-minded character Amelia Bedelia. More