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Real Simple’s 50 Books that will Make You Want to Read

 

Recently, Real Simple polled it’s readers to find out which book made them in to a reader…whether it was as a child or as an adult. Over 4,000 Facebook fans answered the poll and these are the 50 titles that came up over and over again. A link to Real Simple’s list has been posted to our Facebook page and this is the breakdown of DB availability if you want a quick look.

 

white-charlotte_300Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

DB74950

 

 

 

 

bronte-eyre_300Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

DB47868

 

 

 

 

stevenson-verses_300A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

DB43675

 

 

 

 

warner-boxcar_300The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

DB63706

 

 

 

 

keene-clock_300The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keen

DB08739

 

 

 

 

wilder-woods_300Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

DB50921

 

 

 

 

odell-dolphins_300Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

DB62761

 

 

 

 

mitchell-gone_300Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

DB33082

 

 

 

 

rawls-fern_300Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

DB32449

 

 

 

 

montgomery-gables_300Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

DB56114

 

 

 

 

lengle-wrinkle_300A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

DB48972

 

 

 

sendak-wild_300

 

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

DB22906

 

 

rowling-potter_300Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

DB47260

 

 

 

 

dickens-cities_300A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

DB49497

 

 

 

 

williams-velveteen_300The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

DB24614

 

 

 

 

buck-earth_300The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

DB37294

 

 

 

 

alcott-women_300Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

DB58830

 

 

 

 

konigsburg-frankweiler_300From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

DB22914

 

 

 

 

paterson-terabithia_300Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

DB48732

 

 

 

 

burnett-garden_300The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

DB23638

 

 

 

 

spyri-heidi_300Heidi by Johanna Spyri

DB22936

 

 

 

 

hinton-outsiders_300The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

DB22433

 

 

 

 

blume-margaret_300Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. by Judy Blume

DB37405

 

 

 

 

seuss-cat_300Green Eggs and Ham,

The Lorax,

Horton Hears a Who,

and The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss

DB34056, DB31231, DB34058, and DB33062

 

tolkien-hobbit_300The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

DB48978

 

 

 

 

tree-grows-brooklyn-ictcrop_300A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

DB44769

 

 

 

 

blume-nothing_300Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume

DB39643

 

 

 

 

steinbeck-mice_300Of Mice and Men,

East of Eden,

and The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

DB48515, DB49676, and DB34258

 

 

fitzhugh-spy_300Harriet the Spy by Louis Fitzhugh

DB44768

 

 

 

 

dumaurier-rebecca_300Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

DB48914

 

 

 

 

lee-mockingbird_300To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

DB77672

 

 

 

 

lewis-narnia_300Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

DB50083

 

 

 

 

campbell-trixie_300Trixie Belden by Julie Campbell

DB72733

 

 

 

 

christie-none_300And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

DB11077

 

 

 

 

saintexupery-prince_300The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

DB44071

 

 

 

 

hope-twins_300Bobbsey Twins by Laura Lee Hope

DB31229

 

 

 

 

sewell-beauty_300Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

DB41291

 

 

 

 

bronte-heights_300Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

DB25178

 

 

 

 

baum-oz_300The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

DB51047

 

 

 

 

king-it_300It by Stephen King

DB28045

 

 

 

 

dahl-chocolate_300Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,

Matilda,

James and the Giant Peach,

and Big Friendly Giant by Roald Dahl

DB33498, DB31793, DB32548 and DB44101

 

frank-diary_300The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

DB57022

 

 

 

 

meyer-twilight_300Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

DB62066

 

 

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