35 Childhood Books You May Have Forgotten About

Diary of Wimpy Kid has nothing on these classics.

1. The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

ID: 1459686

2. Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Clearly

ID: 1459530

3. In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Betty Bao Lord

ID: 1459544

4. Catwings by Ursula K. Le Guin

ID: 1460019

5. Homecoming by Cynthia Voight

ID: 1459993

6. Half Magic by Edward Eager

ID: 1459577

7. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

ID: 1459595

8. My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

ID: 1459581

9. The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden

ID: 1459592

10. The King’s Fifth by Scott O’Dell

ID: 1459612

11. Time Cat by Lloyd Alexander

ID: 1459648

12. Dealing With Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

ID: 1459683

13. The Great Gum Drop Robbery by Russell Hoban

ID: 1459656

14. Two-Minute Mysteries by Donald J. Sobol

ID: 1460048

15. Danny The Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

ID: 1459693

16. Sixth Grade Secrets by Louis Sachar

ID: 1459821

17. The Forgotten Door by Alexander Key

ID: 1459781

18. The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander

ID: 1459845

19. The House With A Clock In Its Walls by John Bellairs

ID: 1459874

20. The Art Lesson by Tomie dePaola

ID: 1460161

21. Juniper by Monica Furlong

ID: 1459924

22. The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

ID: 1460020

23. The Long Secret by Louise Fitzhugh

ID: 1459966

24. The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

ID: 1459976

25. E.T.: The Book of the Green Planet by William Kotzwinkle

ID: 1459978

26. Our Teacher Is Missing by Mary Francis Shura

ID: 1460000

27. The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White

ID: 1460001

28. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

ID: 1460030

29. Veronica the Show-Off by Nancy K. Robinson

ID: 1460033

30. Al(exandra) the Great by Constance C. Greene

ID: 1460042

31. Top Secert by John Reynolds Gardiner

ID: 1460047

32. Cam Jansen series by David A. Adler

ID: 1460085

33. The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney

ID: 1460111

34. On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer

ID: 1460175

35. Sweet Pickles series by Ruth Lerner Perle, Jacquelyn Reinach, and Richard Hefter

ID: 1460188

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