The best books of my childhood (and my not-quite-grown-up-hood). This is the canon, an ever-growing list of the books I would stock in my hypothetical child's library. Needless to say, I recommend all of these books for your child's library as well.
October 25, 2011: Ella Enchanted
January 25, 2012: The Phantom Tollbooth
August 10, 2012: The Secret Garden
December 22, 2012: Walk Two Moons