Scholastic Revealed Their #1 Book on the Top 100 Greatest Books for Kids. Did Your Favorite Make the List?

I read about 12 books with my kids today. I will probably read even more with them tomorrow and many of them repeated through out the day. We love our books and since all four of us are learning French (with the kids being in French Immersion school), we have those books in our hands a lot more then we used to — just to fit in the new language.

I have been a big fan of reading since I was a little 4-year-old myself. Many of the books my kids love now are ones that I adored when I was a young one.  Many kid books stay classic through the times — the good ones do anyway.

Starting back in December the editors of Parent & Child Magazine compiled a list of the 100 greatest books for kids and revealed 10 a week on their website starting from book 100. Today, they revealed their #1 pick for the greatest books for kids. It could not have been an easy task!

Click through to view the top five in the list of 100!

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  • # 5 Pick: Where the Wild Things Are 1 of 5
    # 5 Pick: Where the Wild Things Are
    A classic book for any child, this story written by Maurice Sendak is a must have for any child's book collection.
    Photo Credit: Scholastic 100 Greatest Books
  • # 4 Pick: The Snowy Day 2 of 5
    # 4 Pick: The Snowy Day
    Written by Ezra Jack Keats this is not a book I have heard of but since it made the list, I will be sure to pick it up!
    Photo Credit: Scholastic 100 Greatest Books
  • # 3 Pick: A Wrinkle in Time 3 of 5
    # 3 Pick: A Wrinkle in Time
    A book for the 11-year-old and up crowd, this book written by Madeleine L'Engle has been a classic since 1962!
    Photo Credit: Scholastic 100 Greatest Books
  • #2 Pick: Good Night Moon 4 of 5
    #2 Pick: Good Night Moon
    Tell me one person who doesn't have this book for their child, or has not at least read it. The book written by Margaret Wise Brown is a total classic!
    Photo Credit: Scholastic 100 Greatest Books
  • # 1 Pick: Charlotte’s Web 5 of 5
    # 1 Pick: Charlotte's Web
    One of my personal all-time favorites this book written by E. B. White is the PERFECT book to top the 100 greatest books for kids.
    Photo Credit: Scholastic 100 Greatest Books

Be sure to head over to Scholastic to check out the entire 100 collection of greatest books for kids.

:: Did your favorite book make the list? ::

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