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My Favorite Children's Book
My Favorite Book--maybe

Wow! My favorite children's book? How is it possble to pick one book? As a former School Library Media Specialtist, I can't pick just one, so even though it's cheating, here is a list fo some of my favorites. A list of *all* my favorites would take too long<g>.

Young Adult

The Harry Potter Series  by J.K. Rowling

The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley

Beauty by Robin McKinley

Tamora Pierce's The Immortal's Quartet

Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

The Lives of Chistopher Chant by Diana Wynne Jones


Middle Grade

The Girl with Silver Eyes by Willo Davis Roberts

The Trial of Anna Cotman by Vivian Alcock

Hatchet by Gary Paulson

Singularity by William Sleator

Ghosts I have Been by Richard Peck

Eygypt Game by Zipha Keatley Snyder 

Wait Til Helen Comes Mary Downing Hahn


Picture Books

Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg

The Wretched Stone by Chris Van Allsburg

Rosie and the Rustlers by Roy Gerrard

A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban

 This list only brushes the surface, I see already, I've left off some of the best. Whre are the books by Roald Dahl? E.B. White? Lois Lowry? This task is impossible!  I hearby give-up.

I think I'll go read a book...