This week, May 13-19 is Children's Book Week. The annual celebration of children's literacy 1919. This year, official events are happening in all 50 states. In Illinois, Magic Tree Bookstore of Oak Park is hosting two YA events on May 17 and 18.
In honor of Children's Book Week, we asked around the office and on Facebook to find out what our staff and readers' favorite books were growing up. Here are some of their answers:
"There's something about it that grabbed my attention. This house is being devoured by the city but is towed back to the country."
Dan Haley, Publisher