Favorite Books?

[Note: This page is still a work in progress…]

I have too many favorite books to mention, and it’s hard to narrow them down especially when I have to consider the books I am reading now vs. the books I grew up on. However, here is a short list of some of my favorites in case you are looking for recommendations! I’m going to leave off the obvious ones like Harry Potter and The Hunger Games (though I love them!) in hopes that you may find your new favorite waiting for you in the list below…

Picture Books

  • Tico and the Golden Wings by Leo Lionni
  • Little Elliot, Big City by Mike Curato
  • Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Sean Taylor
  • The Halloween Play by Felicia Bond
  • The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
  • Extra Yarn by Mac Barnet
  • I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
  • The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
  • Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton
  • The Empty Pot by Demi

Middle Grade

  • The Truth about Twinkie Pie by Kat Yeh
  • The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
  • The Thickety by J.A. White
  • Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
  • The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
  • The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series by Maryrose Wood
  • A Tale Dark & Grimm series by Adam Gidwitz
  • Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

YA Novels

  • Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce (ok, let’s be honest: ANYTHING by Tamora Pierce…)
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  • Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
  • American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
  • Graceling by Kristin Cashore
  • Another Day by David Levithan
  • Sabriel by Garth Nix
  • Princeless by Jeremy Whitley

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