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    37 Children's Books That Changed Your Life

    To celebrate the 95th Children's Book Week (May 12 to 18), we asked our fans and followers to tell us what children's book changed their lives. We received HUNDREDS of responses on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Tumblr. What follows is a compilation of some of our favorites.

    The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

    From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg

    Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

    The Little House Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

    Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

    Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

    Ronia, The Robber's Daughter by Astrid Lindgren

    The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint Exupery

    A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

    Go Dog. Go! by P. D. Eastman

    The Giver by Lois Lowry

    Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

    The Redwall Series by Brian Jacques

    Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

    Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Burton

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

    The Ramona Books by Beverly Cleary

    Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

    Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

    The Harry Potter Series by J. K. Rowling

    Charlotte's Web by E B White

    The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

    Matilda by Roald Dahl

    The Paper Bag Princess by Robert N. Munsch

    The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

    My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

    The Stranger by Chris Van Allsburg

    The Brothers Lionheart by Astrid Lindgren

    The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

    Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien

    Are You There God? It's Me Margaret. by Judy Blume

    The Nancy Drew Books by Carolyn Keene

    Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson