Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park

(photo by Sonya Sones)

I have about a million favorite books. 

Those below are listed because I’ve read each of them over and over and over…and I never get tired of them. (I also like making lists!)

What Then Raman?

Ten of My Favorite Books When I Was a Child

What Then, Raman? by Shirley Arora

Tales of a Korean Grandmother, by Frances Carpenter

Half Magic, by Edward Eager

The Four-Story Mistake, by Elizabeth Enright

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler,
by E.L. Konigsburg

The Borrowers, by Mary Norton

Roosevelt Grady, by Louise Shotwell

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith

All-of-a-Kind Family, by Sydney Taylor

The Long Winter, by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Man with the Purple Eyes, by Charlotte Zolotow

(Okay, so that’s eleven …
I couldn’t bear to leave any of them off the list…)

An Omelet and a Glass of Wine

A Few More Favorites

Some of my favorite writers for adults include Robertson Davies and James Joyce. I also like mysteries by Elizabeth George, Stephen Greenleaf, and P.D. James.

My favorite food books are An Omelette and a Glass of Wine by Elizabeth David, The Art of Eating by M.F.K. Fisher, and Outlaw Cook by John Thorne.

Over and Over

Two Especially Loved Picture Books

Rain Makes Applesauce, by Julian Scheer

Over and Over, by Charlotte Zolotow