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A list of the best books for children from the National Education Association. These kid's books were the most popular and acclaimed in the year 1999. The year's most well-known children's books are timeless, and still perfect for the classroom or for your own children. This list of teacher-friendly books can be sorted by any column and can be copied to start your own children's books list . Source: National Education Association (NEA).

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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
E. B. White

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The Polar Express is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Chris Van Allsburg

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Green Eggs and Ham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Dr. Seuss

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The Cat in the Hat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Dr. Seuss

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Where the Wild Things Are is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Maurice Sendak

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Love You Forever is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Robert Munsch

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The Giving Tree is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Shel Silverstein

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Where the Red Fern Grows is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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The Mitten is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Alvin Tresselt

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Goodnight Moon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Margaret Wise Brown

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Hatchet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Gary Paulsen

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wa... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Where the Sidewalk Ends is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Shel Silverstein

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Bridge to Terabithia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Donna Diamond, Katherine Paterson

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Stellaluna (by Janell Cannon):... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Oh, the Places You'll Go! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Strega Nona is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Tomie dePaola

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Alexander and the Terrible, Ho... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What D... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Bill Martin, Jr., Eric Carle

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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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The Velveteen Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Margery Williams

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A Wrinkle in Time is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Madeleine L'Engle

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Shiloh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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How the Grinch stole Christmas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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The True Story of the Three Li... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Bill Martin, Jr., John Archambault

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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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The Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Frances Hodgson Burnett

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The Complete Tales of Winnie-T... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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The Boxcar Children is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Gertrude Chandler Warner

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Sarah, Plain and Tall is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Patricia MacLachlan

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The Indian in the Cupboard is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Lynne Reid Banks

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Island of the Blue Dolphins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Maniac Magee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Jerry Spinelli

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The BFG is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Roald Dahl

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The Giver is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Lois Lowry

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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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James and the Giant Peach is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Little House in the Big Woods is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Mildred D. Taylor

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The Hobbit is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
J. R. R. Tolkien

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The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Dr. Seuss

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Stone Fox is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
John Reynolds Gardiner

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Number the Stars is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Lois Lowry

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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NI... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children

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Little Women is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Louisa May Alcott

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The Rainbow Fish is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Toni W Linder

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Amazing Grace is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children
Mary Hoffman

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The Best Christmas Pageant Eve... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Children's Books: Teachers' Top 100 Books For Children