Catherine VS: where I look at a group of books and see how well (or not) I’ve been reading my way through them. Whether it’s top 100 YA books or pre-2005 YA vampire fiction or Hades/Persephone retellings, I indulge my curiosity regarding just how many

Little WomenLouisa May Alcott
The Chronicles of Prydain (series)Lloyd Alexander
Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianSherman AlexieRead
City of BeastsIsabel Allende
Feed M.T. Anderson
SpeakLaurie Halse AndersonRead
Tiger LilyJodi Lynn Anderson
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Frank L. BaumRead
Dangerous AngelsFrancesca Lia BlockRead
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Judy BlumeRead
Secrets (series)Pseudonymous Bosch
The Illustrated ManRay Bradbury
For FreedomKimberly Brubaker Bradley
Tarzan of the ApesEdgar Rice Burrows
Alice’s Adventures in WonderlandLewis CarrollRead
Boy Proof Cecil Castellucci
Beezus and RamonaBeverly ClearyRead
Frindle Andrew Clements
The Hunger Games Suzanne CollinsRead
The Grey KingSusan CooperWant to Read
The Chocolate War Robert Cormier
Whale TalkChris Crutcher
Matilda Roald DahlRead
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald DahlRead
Danny the Champion of the WorldRoald Dahl
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Kate DiCamillo
The Tiger RisingKate DiCamillo
A Northern LightJennifer Donnelly
Harriet the SpyLouise FitzhughRead
Johnny Tremain Esther Forbes
The Diary of a Young GirlAnne FrankWant to Read
The Thief Lord Cornelia FunkeWant to Read
The Graveyard Book Neil GaimanRead
Lord of the FliesWilliam Golding
The Princess BrideWilliam GoldmanRead
The Wind in the WillowsKenneth Grahame
Looking For AlaskaJohn GreenRead
The Fault in Our StarsJohn Green
A Wizard of EarthseaUrsula K. Le GuinRead
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeMark Haddon
The Lost ConspiracyFrances Hardinge
The OutsidersS.E. Hinton
A High Wind in JamaicaRichard Hughes
DogsbodyDiana Wynne JonesWant to Read
The Phantom TollboothNorton Juster
Alabama MoonWatt Key
A Separate PeaceJohn Knowles
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. FrankweilerE.L. Konigsburg
To Kill A MockingbirdHarper LeeRead
A Wrinkle In TimeMadeleine L’EngleWant to Read
Every DayDavid Levithan
The Chronicles of Narnia (series)C.S. LewisPartially Read
The Call of the WildJack London
The GiverLois LowryRead
Number the StarsLois Lowry
Saffy’s AngelHilary McKay
Twilight (series)Stephenie MeyerRead
Anne of Green GablesL.M. Montgomery
Private PeacefulMichael Morpugo
Monster Walter Dean Myers
Fallen AngelsWalter Dean Myers
A Wreath for Emmett TillMarilyn Nelson
A Monster CallsPatrick Ness
The Knife of Never Letting GoPatrick Ness
SabrielGarth NixRead
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMHRobert C. O’BrienRead
WonderR.J. Palacio
Bridge to TerabithiaKatherine PatersonRead
Jacob I Have Loved Katherine Paterson
HatchetGary Paulson
Tales of Mystery and ImaginationEdgar Allan Poe
The Golden CompassPhilip PullmanRead
The Westing GameEllen Raskin
The YearlingMarjorie Kinnan Rawlings
Percy Jackson and the Olympians (series)Rick RiordanPartially Read
Harry Potter (series) J.K. RowlingRead
Esperanza RisingPam Muñoz Ryan
Holes Louis SacharRead
The Catcher in the RyeJ.D. Salinger
The Alchemyst Michael Scott
The Invention of Hugo CabretBrian Selznick
The WallPeter Sís
A Series of Unfortunate Events (series)Lemony SnicketRead
The Witch of Blackbird PondElizabeth George Speare
When You Reach MeRebecca Stead
The Mysterious Benedict Society Trenton Lee Stewart
Roll of Thunder, Here My CryMildred D. Taylor
Blankets Craig Thompson
The HobbitJ.R.R. TolkeinRead
The Lord of the RingsJ.R.R. TolkeinPartially Read
Mary PoppinsP.L. TraversWant to Read
Huckleberry FinnMark Twain
Where Things Come BackJohn Corey Whaley
Charlotte’s WebE.B. WhiteRead
The Sword in the StoneT. H. White
Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingalls Wilder
Boxers and SaintsGene Luen Yang
American Born ChineseGene Luen Yang
The PigmanPaul Zindel
The Book Thief Marcus Zusak