Favorite Books ... my ever-shifting list:

Books for young persons:
Crockett Johnson, Harold and the Purple Crayon
E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web
Margot Austin, Peter Churchmouse
A.A. Milne, the Pooh books and the poetry books
Istvan Banyai, Zoom
Brian Pinkney, Max Found Two Sticks
Vera B. Williams, Scooter
E.L. Konigsberg, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler
Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting
Jane Yolen, The Devil’s Arithmetic
Katherine Paterson, The Bridge to Terabithia
Tim Wynne-Jones, Rex Zero, King of Nothing
Barbara Robinson, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising
Kathi Appelt, The Underneath
Terry Pratchett, Nation
Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Books for older persons:
Alice Munro, any and all of her short stories
Naomi Shihab Nye, Words Under the Words
Louise Erdrich, Love Medicine
J.D. Salinger, “For Esmé, with Love and Squalor”
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
Charles Dickens, David Copperfield
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre
Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge

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