1. More Appetizing Alphabet Books:
A is for Abigail, by Lynne Cheney (Simon & Schuster, 2003)
The Alphazeds, by Shirley Glazer (Hyperion, 2003)
B is for Buckaroo: A Cowboy Alphabet, by Louise Doak Whitney and
Gleaves Whitney (Sleeping Bear, 2003)
Capital!: Washington D.C. from A to Z, by Laura Krauss Melmed (HarperCollins, 2003)
M is for Music, by Kathleen Krull (Harcourt, 2003)
The Skull Alphabet Book, by Jerry Pallota (Charlesbridge, 2002)
Alphabet City, by Stephen T. Johnson (Puffin, 1999)
G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet Book, by David Schwartz (Ten Speed, 1998)
I Spy: An Alphabet in Art, by Lucy Micklethwait (HarperCollins, 1992)
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by Bill Martin Jr. (Simon & Schuster, 1989)
Z Was Zapped: A Play in 26 Acts, by Chris Van Allsburg (Turtleback, 1987)
2. More Books with Spicy Characters:
Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism, by Georgia Byng (HarperCollins, 2003)
Bad Boy: A Memoir, by Walter Dean Myers (HarperCollins, 2002)
Princess Backwards, by Jane Gray (Second Story, 2002)
The Great Brain, by John D. Fitzgerald (Dial, 2000)
Irving and Muktuk: Two Bad Bears, by Daniel Pinkwater (Houghton Mifflin, 2001)
Matilda, by Roald Dahl (Viking, 1988)
Anastasia Krupnik, by Lois Lowry (Houghton Mifflin, 1979)
Eloise, by Kay Thompson (Simon & Schuster, 1969)
Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak (HarperCollins, 1964)
3. More Refreshing Books about Courage:
A Band of Angels: A Story Inspired by the Jubilee Singers, by Deborah Hopkinson (Atheneum, 2000)
The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Adventure, by Caroline Alexander (Knopf, 2000)
Life Doesn't Frighten Me, by Maya Angelou (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1993)
Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry (Houghton Mifflin, 1989)
Sheila Rae, the Brave, by Kevin Henkes (HarperCollins, 1987)
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, by Linda Williams (HarperCollins, 1986)
Homesick: My Own Story, by Jean Fritz (Putnam, 1983)
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank (Simon & Schuster, 1982)
The Amazing Bone, by William Steig (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1977)
The Courage of Sarah Noble, by Alice Dalgliesh (Scribner, 1955)
4. More Cool Comic Books:
The Princess and the Frog, by Will Eisner (NBM, 2003)
Alison Dare, Little Miss Adventures, by J. Torres (Oni, 2002)
Amy Unbounded: Belondweg Blossoming, by Rachel Hartman (Pug House, 2002)
Charles Dickens and Friends, by Marcia Williams (Candlewick, 2002)
Magic Pickle, by Scott Morse (Oni, 2002)
Clan Apis, by Jay Hosler (Active Synapse, 2000)
Little Lit: Folklore & Fairy Tale Funnies, by Art Spiegelman (HarperCollins, 2000)
Regarding the Fountain, by Kate Klise (Avon, 1999)
City of Light, City of Dark, by Avi (Scholastic, 1995)
Black and White, by David Macaulay (Houghton Mifflin, 1990)
5. More “Olden Day” Books:
The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle, by Hugh Lofting (Random House, 1988)
Swallows and Amazons, by Arthur Ransome (Puffin, 1962)
The Biggest Bear, by Lynd Ward (Houghton Mifflin, 1953)
Minn of the Mississippi, by Holling C. Holling (Houghton Mifflin, 1951)
Pippi Longstocking, by Astrid Lindgren (Penguin, 1950)
Strawberry Girl, by Lois Lenski (HarperCollins, 1945)
Anne of Green Gables series, by L.M. Montgomery (Starfire)
The Boxcar Children series, by Gertrude Chandler Warner (Albert Whitman)
The Happy Hollisters series, by Jerry West (Putnam)
The Nancy Drew series, by Carolyn Keene (Grosset & Dunlap)
6. More Eye-Popping Picture Books:
Alphabeasts, by Wallace Edwards (Kids Can Press, 2002)
Hondo & Fabian, by Peter McCarty (Henry Holt, 2000)
Zoom!, by Istvan Banyai (Puffin, 1998)
How are You Peeling?: Foods with Moods, by Saxon Freeman and Joost Elfers (Scholastic, 1995)
Looking Down, by Steve Jenkins (Houghton Mifflin, 1995)
A Chair for My Mother, by Vera B. Williams (Putnam, 1983)
Jumanji, by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton, 1982)
• The I Spy series (Scholastic)
7. More Pop-up Surprises:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Pop-Up Adaptation, by Lewis Carroll (Simon & Schuster, 2003)
The Moon Book: A Lunar Pop-Up Celebration, by Arlene Seymour (Rizzoli, 2003)
The Amazing Pull-Out Pop-Up T-Rex Book, by David Hawcock (DK, 2001)
Robert Crowther's Amazing Pop-Up House of Inventions: Hundreds of Fabulous Facts About Where You Live, by Robert Crowther (Candlewick, 2000)
The Amazing Pop-Up Music Book, by Kate Petty (Dutton, 1999)
The Amazing Pull-Out Pop-Up Space Shuttle, by David Hawcock (DK, 1998)
• Black Cat, White Cat: A Pop-Up Book of Opposites, by Chuck Murphy (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
The Amazing Pull-Out Pop-Up Body Book, by David Hawcock (DK, 1997)
Color Surprises: A Pop-Up Book, by Chuck Murphy (Simon & Schuster, 1997)
The Paper Dragon, by Marguerite Davol (Atheneum, 1997)
The Amazing Pop-Up Grammar Book, by Kate Petty (Dutton, 1996)
8. More Really Real Books:
Born Confused, by Tanuja Desai Hidier (Scholastic, 2003)
Amber was Brave, Essie Was Smart, by Vera B. Williams (Greenwillow, 2002)
Joey Pigza Loses Control, by Jack Gantos (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2000)
The Amazing True Story of a Teenage Single Mom, by Katherine Arnoldi (Hyperion, 1998)
My Two Uncles, by Judith Vigna (Albert Whitman, 1995)
Izzy, Willy-Nilly, by Cynthia Voigt (Simon & Schuster, 1986)
I Am the Cheese, by Robert Cormier (Random House, 1977)
The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier (Knopf, 1974)
The Pigman, by Paul Zindel (HarperCollins, 1968)
9. More Cliffhanger Books:
A Girl Named Disaster, by Nancy Farmer (Scholastic, 1996)
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by Avi (Morrow, 1992)
The Half-a-Moon Inn, by Paul Fleischman (HarperCollins, 1991)
Hatchet, by Gary Paulson (Macmillan, 1986)
Far North, by Will Hobbs (HarperCollins, 1996)
Homecoming, by Cynthia Voigt (Simon & Schuster, 1981)
Julie of the Wolves, by Jean Craighead George (HarperCollins, 1972)
10. More Sorta Spooky Stories:
Coraline, by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins, 2002)
Beware!, edited by R. L. Stine (HarperCollins, 2002)
The Spider and the Fly, by Mary Howitt (Simon & Schuster, 2002)
Clockwork, by Phillip Pullman (Scholastic, 1998)
The Gashlycrumb Tinies, by Edward Gorey (Harcourt, 1997)
Time for Andrew, by Mary Downing Hahn (Houghton Mifflin, 1994)
The Face on the Milk Carton, by Caroline B. Cooney (Random House, 1991)
Wait Til Helen Comes, by Mary Downing Hahn (Houghton Mifflin, 1986)
Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery, by Deborah Howe (Simon & Schuster, 1979)
The Westing Game, by Ellen Raskin (Penguin, 1978)
11. More Fascinating Fact Books: 
Guinness Book of World Records, 2004 (Time, 2003)
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, by Mordicai Gerstein (Millbrook, 2003)
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey, by Maira Kalman (Putnam, 2002)
Zzz… The Most Interesting Book You'll Ever Read About Sleep, by Trudee Romanek (Kids Can Press, 2002)
Angels of Mercy: The Army Nurses of WWII, by Betsy Kuhn (Simon & Schuster, 2000)
The New Way Things Work, by David Macaulay (Houghton Mifflin, 1998)
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story, by Andrea Warren (Scholastic, 1996)
• If You Lived (at the time) series, such as If You Lived at the Time of Martin Luther King, by Ellen Levine (Scholastic, 1994)
Ice Cream, by Jules Older (Charlesbridge, 1984)
12. More Switch on Your Feelings Books:
I Love You Because You're You, by Liza Baker (Scholastic, 2001)
Today I Feel Sillly and Other Moods That Make My Day, by Jaime Lee Curtis (HarperCollins, 1998)
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, by Kevin Henkes (HarperCollins, 1996)
How to Lose All Your Friends, by Nancy Carlson (Penguin, 1994)
Missing May, by Cynthia Rylant (Scholastic, 1992)
Dear Mom, You're Ruining My Life, by Jean Van Leeuwen (Bantam, 1990)
Christina Katerina and the Time She Quit the Family, by Patricia Lee Gauch (Putnam, 1987)
I Like You, by Sandol Stoddard (Houghton Mifflin, 1965)
The Story of Ferdinand, by Munro Leaf (Penguin, 1936)
13. More I Can't Believe I Read the Whole Thing! Books:
• The Amber Brown series, by Paula Danziger (Scholastic)
Frog and Toad series, by Arnold Lobel (HarperCollins)
• The Horrible Harry series, by Suzy Kline (Puffin)
• The Junie B. Jones series, by Barbara Park (Random House)
• The Littles series, by John Peterson (Scholastic)
• The Marvin Redpost series, by Louis Sachar (Random House)
My Friend Flicka series, by Mary O'Hara (HarperCollins)
• The Nate the Great series, by Marjorie Sharmat
• The Ramona series, by Beverly Cleary (HarperCollins)
• The Zack Files series, by Dan Greenburg (Grosset)
14. More Just Jokin' Books:
The Everything Kids' Joke Book, by Michael Dahl (Adams Media, 2003)
Giggle Fit: School Jokes, by Joseph Rosenbloom (Sterling, 2003)
Kids' Silliest Jokes, by Jacqueline Horsfall (Sterling, 2003)
You Must Be Joking!: Lots of Cool Jokes, Plus 17 1/2 Tips for Remembering, Telling, and Making Up Your Own Jokes, by Paul Brewer (Cricket, 2003)
Giggle Fit: Silly Knock-Knocks, by Joseph Rosenbloom (Sterling, 2001)
Jokelopedia, by Ilana Weitzman et al (Workman, 2000)
Keep 'Em Laughing: Jokes to Amuse and Annoy Your Friends, by Louis Phillips (Viking, 1996)
15. More Poems to Remember Books:
19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East, by Naomi Shihab Nye (Greenwillow, 2003)
Hey You! C'mere!: A Poetry Slam, by Elizabeth Swados (Scholastic, 2002)
Hoofbeats, Claws & Rippled Fins: Creature Poems, edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins (HarperCollins, 2002)
Poke in the I: A Collection of Concrete Poems, by Paul Janeczko (Candlewick, 2002)
Scranimals, by Jack Prelutsky (HarperCollins, 2002)
Mrs. Cole on an Onion Roll and Other School Poems, by Kalli Dakos (Simon & Schuster, 1995)
Now We Are Six, by A. A. Milne (Penguin, 1988)
Ride a Purple Pelican, by Jack Prelutsky (HarperCollins, 1986)
A Light in the Attic, by Shel Silverstein (HarperCollins, 1981)
Beastly Boys and Ghastly Girls, by William Cole (Putnam, 1964)
16. More Vocabulary S-t-r-e-t-c-h-i-n-g Books:
There's a Frog In My Throat: 440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird Told Me, by Loreen Leedy (Holiday House, 2003)
Baloney (Henry P.), by Jon Scieszka (Viking, 2001)
Bug Off!: A Swarm of Insect Words, by Cathi Hepworth (Putnam, 1998)
Frindle, by Andrew Clements (Simon & Schuster, 1996)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl (Penguin, 1983)
• The Amelia Bedelia series, by Peggy Parish (HarperTrophy)
Dreadful Acts: The Eddie Dickens Trilogy, by Philip Ardagh (Scholastic)
Unfortunate Series of Events series, by Lemony Snicket (HarperCollins)
17. More Marvelous Multicultural Books:
Wee Winni Witch's Skinny: An Original African-American Scare Tale, by Virginia Hamilton (Scholastic, 2004)
The Magic Gourd, by Baba Wague Diakite (Scholastic, 2003)
Millicent Min, Girl Genius, by Lisa Yee (Scholastic, 2003)
Stone Soup, by Jon Muth (Scholastic, 2003)
Tanuki's Gift: A Japanese Tale, by Tim Myers (Marshall Cavendish, 2003)
Ruby's Wish, by Shirin Yim Bridges (Chronicle, 2002)
The Shark God, by Rafe Martin (Scholastic, 2002)
Anansi the Spider: A Tale From the Ashanti, by Gerald McDermott (Henry Holt, 1973)
Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O'Dell (Random House, 1971)
18. More Mega Fun Math Books:
One Hundred Ways to Get to 100, by Jerry Pallotta (Scholastic, 2003)
The Best of Times, by Greg Tang (Scholastic, 2002)
Chimp Math: Learning About Time from a Baby Chimpanzee, by Ann Nagda (Henry Holt, 2002)
Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi, by Cindy Neuschwander (Charlesbridge, 2002)
Inchworm and a Half, by Elinor J. Pinczes (Houghton Mifflin, 2001)
Among the Odds and Evens: A Tale of Adventure, by Priscilla Turner (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1999)
Arlene Alda's 1, 2, 3, by Arlene Alda (Tricycle, 1999)
Solve It!, by J.E. Osborne (Newbridge, 1999)
The Greedy Triangle, by Marilyn Burns (Scholastic, 1995)
Math Curse, by Jon Scieszka (Viking, 1995)
How Much is a Million: 20th Anniversary Edition, by David M. Schwartz (HarperTrophy, 1993)
19. More Short Reads for Tall Kids:
The Dragon Machine, by Helen Ward (Dutton, 2003)
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: An Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer, by Barbara Kerley (Scholastic, 2001)
Snowflake Bentley, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin (Houghton Mifflin, 1998)
The Empty Pot, by Demi (Henry Holt, 1996)
Pink and Say, by Patricia Polacco (Philomel, 1994)
The Big Orange Splot, by Daniel Pinkwater (Scholastic, 1993)
A Penny a Look: An Old Story, by Harve and Margot Zemach (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1982)
The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein (HarperCollins, 1964)
The Sneeches and Other Stories, by Dr. Seuss (Random House, 1961)
20. More Off-Kilter Fairy Tales:
Big Bad Wolf, by Claire Masurel (Scholastic, 2002)
The Princess and the Pizza, by Mary Jane Auch (Holiday House, 2002)
Kate and the Beanstalk, by Mary Pope Osborne (Atheneum, 2001)
The Emperor's Old Clothes, by Kathryn Lasky (Harcourt, 1999)
The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza, by Philomel Sturges (Penguin, 1999)
Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella, by Robert D. San Souci (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter, by Diane Stanley (HarperCollins, 1997)
Sleeping Ugly, by Jane Yolen (Houghton Mifflin, 1995)
The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, by Jon Scieszka (Viking, 1992)
Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China, by Ed Young (Penguin, 1989)
21. More History Gives Me Goosebumps Books:
Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888, by Ernest Lawrence Thayer (Handprint, 2001)
Out of the Dust, by Karen Hesse (Scholastic, 1999)
Through My Eyes, by Ruby Bridges (Scholastic, 1999)
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963, by Christopher Paul Curtis (Random House, 1995)
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor (Puffin, 1991)
Sarah, Plain and Tall, by Patricia MacLachlan (HarperTrophy, 1987)
Starring Sally J. Freeman as Herself, by Judy Blume (Yearling, 1986)
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson, by Bette Bao Lord (HarperCollins, 1984)
Summer of My German Soldier, by Bette Greene (Puffin, 1977)
• The Dear America series (Scholastic)
22. More Let's Talk About the Ending Books:
Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke (Scholastic, 2003)
The Giver, by Lois Lowry (Laure Leaf, 2002)
The Thief Lord, by Cornelia Funke (Scholastic, 2002)
Among the Hidden, by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Simon & Schuster, 1998)
Walk Two Moons, by Sharon Creech (HarperCollins, 1994)
Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975)
23. More Please Pass the Kleenex Books:
The Velveteen Rabbit, by Margery Williams (Atheneum, 2002)
Old Yeller, by Fred Gipson (HarperTrophy, 1990)
After the Rain, by Norma Fox Mazer (Morrow, 1988)
A Little Princess, by Frances H. Burnett (HarperCollins, 1987)
The Secret Garden, by Frances H. Burnett (Viking, 1986)
Karen, by Marie Killilea (Dell, 1985)
Stone Fox, by John Reynolds Gardiner (HarperTrophy, 1983)
The Secret of NIMH, by Robert C. O'Brien (Scholastic, 1971)
Charlotte's Web, by E. B. White (HarperCollins, 1952)
24. More Knock-Your-Socks-Off Funny Books
What Color is Your Underwear?, by Sam Hoyd (Scholastic, 2004)
Don't Eat the Teacher, by Nick Ward (Scholastic, 2002)
Man on the Moon: A Day in the Life of Bob, by Simon Bartram (Candlewick, 2002)
The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups, by David Wisniewski (HarperCollins, 2001)
The Giggler Treatment, by Roddy Doyle (Scholastic, 2000)
Judy Moody, by Megan McDonald (Candlewick, 2000)
There's a Hair in My Dirt!: A Worm's Story, by Gary Larson (HarperCollins, 1998)
The Chocolate Touch, by Patrick Skene Catling (Random House, 1995)
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash, by Trinka Hakes Noble (Penguin, 1980)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, by Judith Barrett (Atheneum, 1978)
How to Eat Fried Worms, by Thomas Rockwell (Random House, 1953)
25. More Spill-Free Science Books:
Polar Explorers for Kids: Historic Expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic, by Maxine Snowden (Chicago Review, 2004)
Darwin and Evolution for Kids: His Life and Ideas, by Kristan Lawson (Chicago Review, 2003)
Exploring Our Solar System, by Sally Ride and Tam O'Shaughnessy (Random House, 2003)
Journey into the Arctic, by Bryan and Cherry Alexander (Oxford, 2003)
Voyages Through Time: The Beginning, by Peter Ackroyd (DK, 2003)
What's Up, What's Down?, by Lola M. Schaefer (HarperCollins, 2002)
Bet You Can't!: Science Impossibilities to Fool You, by Vicki Cobb (Bt. Bound, 1999)
How Come?: Planet Earth, by Kathy Wollard (Workman, 1999)
Bet You Can!: Science Possibilities to Fool You, by Vicki Cobb (Avon, 1989)
Secret Worlds series (DK)
26. More Whodunit Books:
Chasing Vermeer, by Blue Balliett (Scholastic, 2004)
Olivia…and the Missing Toy, by Ian Falconer (Atheneum, 2003)
The Dollhouse Murders, by Betty Ren Wright (Scholastic, 1995)
Miss Nelson is Missing!, by Harry G. Allard (Houghton Mifflin, 1985)
The Egypt Game, by Zilpha Keatley Snyder (Econo-clad, 1968)
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E. L. Konigsburg (Atheneum, 1968)
A to Z Mysteries series, by Ron Roy (Random House)
Chet Gecko series, by Bruce Hale (Harcourt)
Zeke Armstrong series, by Daniel J. Hale (Top Publications)
27. More X-Ray Specs Books:
Rome: In Spectacular Cross-Section, by Stephen Biesty (Scholastic, 2003)
Incredible Cross-Sections (Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones), by Curtis Saxton (DK, 2002)
Incredible Body: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections (DK, 1998)
Incredible Explosions: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections, by Stephen Biesty (DK, 1996)
Look Inside Cross-Sections: Cars, by Alan Austin (DK, 1995)
Look Inside Cross-Sections: Space, by Moira Butterfield (DK, 1995)
Castle: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections (DK, 1994)
Man-of-War: Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections, by Stephen Biesty (DK, 1993)
Underground, by David Macaulay (Houghton Mifflin, 1983)
Nature Cross-Sections, by Richard Orr (DK, 1977)
28. More Gross-out Books:
Gross Universe: Your Guide to All Disgusting Things Under the Sun, by Jeff Szpirglas (Maple Tree, 2004)
It's Disgusting and We Ate It!: True Food Facts From Around the World and Throughout History, by James Solheim (Aladdin, 2001)
Walter, the Farting Dog, by William Kotzwinkle (North Atlantic, 2001)
Oh Yuck: The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty, by Joy Masoff (Workman, 2000)
Grossology: The Science of Really Gross Things, by Sylvia Branzei (Penguin, 1998)
Kids' Book of Gross Facts and Feats, by Todd Strasser (Troll, 1998)
Animal Grossology: The Science of Creatures Gross and Disgusting, by Sylvia Branzei (Penguin, 1996)
29. More Down the Rabbit Hole Books:
Leon and the Spitting Image, by Allen Kurzweil (HarperCollins, 2003)
A Day With Wilbur Robinson, by William Joyce (Bt. Bound, 2001)
James and the Giant Peach, by Roald Dahl (Puffin, 2001)
The Indian in the Cupboard, by Lynne Reid Banks (HarperTrophy, 1999)
Holes, by Louis Sachar (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998)
Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang, by Mordechai Richler (Tundra, 1997)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll (Morrow, 1992)
The Wish Giver: Three Tales of Coven Tree, by Bill Brittain (HarperCollins, 1986)
30. More Shhh...I'm Reading a Movie Books:
Cheaper by the Dozen, by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey (HarperTrophy, 2003)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, by Ian Fleming (Puffin, 2001)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by Frank L. Baum (HarperCollins, 2001)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azakban, by J. K. Rowling (Scholastic, 1999)
Shrek!, by William Steig (Sunburst, 1993)
The Black Stallion, by Walter Farley (Random House, 1991)
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott (Penguin, 1989)
Black Beauty, by Anna Sewell (Random House, 1988)
Bambi: A Life in the Woods (Simon & Schuster, 1982)
31. More Zapped to Another World Books
Dinotopia: The World Beneath, by James Gurney (HarperCollins, 2003)
Abarat, by Clive Barker (HarperCollins, 2002)
Artemis Fowl, by Eoin Colfer (Hyperion, 2001)
The Golden Compass, Book 1: His Dark Materials, by Philip Pullman (Knopf, 1996)
The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame (Aladdin, 1989)
The Book of Three, by Lloyd Alexander (Henry Holt, 1964)
A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1962)
The Chronicles of Narnia series, by C. S. Lewis (HarperCollins)
The Circle Opens sequence, by Tamora Pierce (Scholastic)
The Dark is Rising sequence, by Susan Cooper (Simon Pulse)
The Earthsea Trilogy, by Ursula K. LeGuin (Bantam)