Category Archives: Top 100 Children’s Books

Chipping Away at the List

I’ve been chipping away at the list of Top 100 Children’s Books. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett Grade: B+ My Father’s Dragon is a cute story about a boy who rescues a dragon that is being exploited by … Continue reading

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Acquisitions

The Friends of the Library always have a small selection of used books for sale in the main library, just in case you miss their Thursday and Saturday sales, which I almost always do. I was at the library returning … Continue reading

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Time for Dahl

I didn’t forget about my Dahl reading challenge. I just got temporarily sidetracked by other things. On the bright side, the postponement improved the timing. You see, my husband, who picked up a bunch of Dahl books for me just … Continue reading

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Old Books and New Books

More recent reading… Shattered Silk and Search the Shadows by Barbara Michaels Grade: an A for each Barbara Michaels (a.k.a. Barbara Mertz and Elizabeth Peters) writes books in the genre of romantic suspense. But don’t judge her by her genre, … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I have read so many books lately, but I just haven’t had time to comment on them. Here are a few words on each of them. Tales from the Arabian Nights (A Whitman Teen Age Book), as told by Lee … Continue reading

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Three of Seven

I was in the middle of rereading C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia when I decided to do the new reading challenge, so I didn’t finish the series. I was looking forward to reading the others, too. Maybe I’ll come back … Continue reading

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Reading on the Web

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White Grade: A+ Charlotte’s Web is one of the most charming books I’ve ever read. No wonder it’s #1 on the list of top children’s books. I remembered enough from my last reading (some 20+ years … Continue reading

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New Reading Challenge

This is a list of top 100 children’s books from the School Library Journal and which I got from my friend’s blog. The titles with links are ones I have read since the start of my blog. 100. The Egypt … Continue reading

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