These are lists of the children’s books on this site according to certain genres and themes and special pages about the connection between books and movies and other special topics.
All of the books and series on this site, sorted by the decade of publication.
A list of books that take place in different states in the United States.
This is the complete list of all the historical fiction on this site by period, including books that are not part of a series.
Books based on folk tales and fairy tales from around the world.
This is a list of books that read somewhat like fantasy or fairy tales, but no actual magic occurs or fantasy elements are left vague.
A list of books that are somewhat spooky or scary but do not have real ghosts (think Scooby-Doo-like stories). Most fall under the category of mystery, but not all.
Books with interesting boy characters.
Books with girls who have particular ambitions in life or who have to overcome obstacles to achieve their goals.
Stories that feature fathers as primary caregivers or that explore the relationships of fathers and their children.
Books and series with Christian themes.
Unintentionally horrifying children’s literature. Some things that were considered acceptable in older children’s literature are no longer acceptable today.
Some of the strangest books in children’s literature, that contain strange, improbable, or inexplicable happenings.
Books that demonstrate the power of imagination or that take place in the characters’ imaginations.
Books that I halfway remember but not completely. If anyone else recognizes them, please let me know what they are!
Books from Different Countries
A list of books that take place in different countries.
Children’s books written by German authors, sorted by time period.
Books and Movies
A list of picture books presented on the children’s television show Reading Rainbow.
A list of Disney movies that were based on books.
A list of books that were made into movies by Studio Ghibli.
Disney isn’t the only company that has used books for inspiration for movies.
Books that I wish would be made into movies.
Books With Similar Themes and Topics
If you’re looking for a book on a particular theme or one that resembles something that you’ve read, try here!
Girls and Their Dolls – Now with extra section about Boys and Their Dolls. New! Improved!
As of 8/18/2019:
Oldest Book by Original Publishing Date: Toby Tyler (1881)
Oldest Book by Printing Date: Mother Carey’s Chickens (1911)
Book with the Most Views: Magic Elizabeth (535)
Series with the Most Views: Elizabeth Gail Mysteries (523) (which is kind of a pity, because I’m having trouble finding these books now to review, I don’t have my old copies anymore)
Book with the Most Comments: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day and Imogene’s Antlers
*Most Underappreciated Book:
A young girl in 1914 wants to go visit her grandmother, but her family can’t afford the train ticket . . . until they realize that they can afford for her to travel as mail. Based on a true story. By Michael O. Tunnell.
* Not every book gets the attention it really deserves. When you tell people which books were viewed the most or liked the most, then the books that are already getting attention just get more attention. This part is for books that deserve to be noticed more. Basically, I’m just trying to even the score. Enjoy!