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Top 100 Favorite Books of Glendorans

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What are Glendora's favorite books?

As we celebrate
the beginnings of the Library
with the Woman's Club,
we wanted to know!

The results have been tabulated and are listed below:
100 titles for adults, 100 for youth,
in honor of our centennial!

Books for Adults
(alphabetical by title)

Books for Youth
(alphabetical by title)

 

Title

Author

Title

Author

1984

Orwell

Abner and Me

Gutman

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Doyle

Al Capone Does My Shirts

Choldenko

The Alchemist

Coelho

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Carroll

The Alibi

Brown

All-of-a-kind Family

Taylor

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier
and Clay

Chabon

Amelia Bedelia

Parish

Angela's Ashes

McCourt

The American Girls (series)

Adler

Animal Farm

Orwell

Animorphs (series)

Applegate

The Art of Racing in the Rain: A Novel

Stein

Anne of Green Gables

Montgomery

Atlas Shrugged

Rand

Are You My Mother?

Eastman

Aunt Dimity's Death

Atherton

Because of Winn Dixie

DiCamillo

Beautiful Glendora

Jackson

The Berenstain Bears (series)

Berenstain

Bel Canto: a novel

Patchett

The BFG

Dahl

Black Like Me

Griffin

Big Nate (series)

Pierce

Blink: The Power of Thinking without Thinking

Gladwell

Blood Ninja

Lake

The Bonfire of the Vanities

Wolfe

Books of Bayern

Hale

Catch-22

Heller

The Cat in the Hat

Seuss

The Catcher in the Rye

Salinger

The Cay

Taylor

A Child Called "It": One Child's Courage
to Survive

Pelzer

Charlotte's Web

White

Childhood's End

Clarke

The Chronicles of Narnia

Lewis

A Clockwork Orange

Burgess

The City of Ember

DuPrau

Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

Wooden

City of Glass

Clare

Cold Sassy Tree

Burns

The Complete Tales and Poems of
Winnie-the-Pooh

Milne

Confessions

Augustine

The Crook who Took the Book

Keene

The Count of Monte Cristo

Dumas

Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy

Carter

Cutting for Stone: A Novel

Verghese

Curious George

Rey

The Da Vinci Code

Brown

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Kinney

Deception Point

Brown

The Doll People

Martin

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Tyler

Dr. Seuss' ABC

Seuss

Dune

Herbert

Esperanza Rising

Ryan

Earth's Children (series)

Auel

Evermore

Noel

East of Eden

Steinbeck

Fancy Nancy (series)

O'Connor

The Elfstones of Shannara

Brooks

Frog and Toad

Lobel

False Memory

Koontz

The Frog Prince, Continued

Scieszka

The First 100 Years : Glendora
1887-1987 Centennial

Fudge-a-mania

Blume

The Girl Who Played with Fire

Larsson

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland
in a Ship of Her Own Making

Valente

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Larsson

The Giving Tree

Silverstein

The Godfather

Puzo

Goodnight Moon

Brown

Gone with the Wind

Mitchell

Goosebumps

Stine

The Good Earth

Buck

Green Eggs and Ham

Seuss

The Grapes of Wrath

Steinbeck

Gregor the Overlander

Collins

The Great Gatsby

Fitzgerald

The Grouchy Ladybug

Carle

The Help

Stockett

Harry Potter(series)

Rowling

The Hobbit, or, There and Back Again

Tolkien

Hatchet

Paulsen

The Holy Bible

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Adams

The Host

Meyer

Holes

Sachar

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Ford

Hop on Pop

Seuss

Hour Game

Baldacci

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Seuss

In Cold Blood: A True Account of a
Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

Capote

The Hunger Games

Collins

Jane Eyre

Bronte

If you give a … (series)

Numeroff

John Adams

McCullough

Island of the Blue Dolphins

O'Dell

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Verne

Jacob Have I Loved

Paterson

The Killer Angels

Shaara

Janice VanCleave's Math for Every Kid

VanCleave

Killing Lincoln:The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

O'Reilly

Just a Dream

Van Allsburg

The Ladies of Covington Send Their Love

Medlicott

Kiki Strike (series)

Miller

Les Misérables

Hugo

The Last Knight

Bell

Like Water for Chocolate

Esquivel

The Lightning Thief

Riordan

The Litigators

Grisham

Little Bear

Minarik

Little Britches

Moody

The Little House on the Prairie (series)

Wilder

The Lord of the Rings

Tolkien

Little Women

Alcott

Maisie Dobbs (series)

Winspear

Loser

Spinelli

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil:
A Savannah story

Berendt

The Magic Pumpkin

Martin

Moby Dick; or, The Whale

Melville

The Magic Tree House (series)

Osborne

Morning Glory

Spencer

Midnight Magic

Avi

My Antonia

Cather

Mister Seahorse

Carle

Night

Wiesel

Mr. Happy

Hargreaves

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

McCall Smith

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Atwater

The Notebook

Sparks

Music of Dolphins

Hesse

The Old Man and the Sea

Hemingway

My Weird School (series)

Gutman

One for the Money

Evanovich

The Napping House

Wood

Outlander (series)

Gabaldon

Number the Stars

Lowry

Paths of Glory

Archer

Oh Say can you Say?

Seuss

People of the Book

Brooks

Origami Yoda (series)

Angleberger

The Pilgrim's Progress

Bunyan

Out of My Mind

Draper

The Pillars of the Earth

Follett

The Outsiders

Hinton

The Poisonwood Bible: a novel

Kingsolver

Perelandra: a novel

Lewis

A Prayer for Owen Meany: a novel

Irving

Peter Pan

Barrie

Pride and Prejudice

Austen

Pokemon

various

The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

Goldman

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear

Martin

Redeeming Love: a novel

Rivers

The Polar Express

Van Allsburg

Sacred Hearts

Dunant

Rainbow Magic Fairies (series)

Meadows

Safe Haven

Sparks

The Runaway Bunny

Brown

The Secret Life of Bees

Kidd

The Secret Garden

Burnett

A Separate Peace

Knowles

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Snicket

Shanghai Girls: a novel

See

Sir Small and the Dragonfly

O'Connor

The Shipping News

Proulx

The Swiss Family Robinson

Wyss

The Silmarillion

Tolkien

Switched

Hocking

Slaughterhouse-five

Vonnegut

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Steig

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

Le Carre

Ten Apples up on Top

LeSieg

Steve Jobs

Isaacson

Things Not Seen

Clements

Sunset Western Garden Books

Twice Told: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork

Hunt

This Fabulous Century

Time-Life Books

The Twilight Saga

Meyer

To Kill a Mockingbird

Lee

Uncle Elephant

Lobel

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resiliance, and Redemption

Hillenbrand

What Happened to Goodbye

Dessen

Up Country:a novel

DeMille

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Silverstein

The Walk

Evans

Where the Wild Things Are

Sendak

Water For Elephants: A Novel

Gruen

Who will be my Friend?

Hoff

Water Like a Stone: a Novel

Crombie

The Wind in the Willows

Grahame

Watership Down

Adams

The World's Dumbest Criminals

Butler

World Without End

Follett

A Wrinkle in Time

L'Engle

Wuthering Heights

Bronte

Yertle the Turtle

Seuss