#### 1940–1949

#### By Number of Ratings on Goodreads

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### 1. 1984 by George Orwell

*First Published in 1949, 4.14 Average Rating, 1,956,832 Ratings, 45,518 Text Reviews, 995 Editions*

### 2. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, Eleanor Roosevelt, B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday

*First Published in 1947, 4.1 Average Rating, 1,972,666 Ratings, 20,825 Text Reviews, 710 Editions*

### 3. Animal Farm by George Orwell

*First Published in 1945, 3.87 Average Rating, 1,881,700 Ratings, 35,472 Text Reviews, 896 Editions*

### 4. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Richard Howard, Dom Marcos Barbosa, Melina Karakosta

*First Published in 1946, 4.28 Average Rating, 738,757 Ratings, 24,537 Text Reviews, 1708 Editions*

### 5. The Stranger by Albert Camus, Matthew Ward

*First Published in 1942, 3.96 Average Rating, 420,600 Ratings, 14,836 Text Reviews, 675 Editions*

### 6. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

*First Published in 1943, 4.24 Average Rating, 291,909 Ratings, 16,088 Text Reviews, 127 Editions*

### 7. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, Leonard Peikoff

*First Published in 1943, 3.85 Average Rating, 244,545 Ratings, 10,198 Text Reviews, 154 Editions*

### 8. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

*First Published in 1947, 4.27 Average Rating, 244,842 Ratings, 4,604 Text Reviews, 98 Editions*

### 9. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1942, 4.21 Average Rating, 116,277 Ratings, 8,285 Text Reviews, 231 Editions*

### 10. A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

*First Published in 1947, 3.97 Average Rating, 194,493 Ratings, 2,841 Text Reviews, 109 Editions*

### 11. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

*First Published in 1940, 3.95 Average Rating, 195,063 Ratings, 4,658 Text Reviews, 371 Editions*

### 12. Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

*First Published in 1946, 4.33 Average Rating, 171,281 Ratings, 10,147 Text Reviews, 187 Editions*

### 13. Corduroy by Don Freeman

*First Published in 1948, 4.28 Average Rating, 160,860 Ratings, 1,902 Text Reviews, 58 Editions*

### 14. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

*First Published in 1949, 3.49 Average Rating, 132,061 Ratings, 3,486 Text Reviews, 139 Editions*

### 15. The Pearl by John Steinbeck

*First Published in 1947, 3.41 Average Rating, 133,264 Ratings, 6,121 Text Reviews, 233 Editions*

### 16. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren, Lauren Child, Florence Lamborn, Nancy Seligsohn

*First Published in 1945, 4.11 Average Rating, 123,065 Ratings, 2,615 Text Reviews, 215 Editions*

### 17. Curious George by H.A. Rey

*First Published in 1941, 4.13 Average Rating, 105,473 Ratings, 845 Text Reviews, 55 Editions*

### 18. The Plague by Albert Camus, Stuart Gilbert

*First Published in 1947, 3.97 Average Rating, 95,803 Ratings, 3,494 Text Reviews, 388 Editions*

### 19. The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children, #1) by Gertrude Chandler Warner, L. Kate Deal

*First Published in 1942, 4.09 Average Rating, 92,916 Ratings, 2,391 Text Reviews, 56 Editions*

### 20. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

*First Published in 1945, 3.67 Average Rating, 90,032 Ratings, 1,835 Text Reviews, 70 Editions*

### 21. Stuart Little by E.B. White, Garth Williams

*First Published in 1945, 3.88 Average Rating, 89,033 Ratings, 2,012 Text Reviews, 88 Editions*

### 22. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

*First Published in 1945, 4.02 Average Rating, 81,598 Ratings, 3,926 Text Reviews, 155 Editions*

### 23. The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1945, 4.28 Average Rating, 75,031 Ratings, 3,847 Text Reviews, 82 Editions*

### 24. Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder by Evelyn Waugh

*First Published in 1945, 3.99 Average Rating, 69,087 Ratings, 3,430 Text Reviews, 157 Editions*

### 25. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

*First Published in 1940, 3.97 Average Rating, 67,643 Ratings, 4,830 Text Reviews, 138 Editions*

### 26. Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey

*First Published in 1941, 4.21 Average Rating, 70,704 Ratings, 1,271 Text Reviews, 62 Editions*

### 27. Native Son by Richard Wright

*First Published in 1940, 3.96 Average Rating, 66,194 Ratings, 2,918 Text Reviews, 103 Editions*

### 28. Little Town on the Prairie (Little House, #7)by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams

*First Published in 1941, 4.18 Average Rating, 63,615 Ratings, 831 Text Reviews, 76 Editions*

### 29. I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

*First Published in 1948, 4 Average Rating, 56,444 Ratings, 6,587 Text Reviews, 103 Editions*

### 30. The Poky Little Puppy (A Little Golden Book) by Janette Sebring Lowrey, Gustaf Tenggren

*First Published in 1942, 4.08 Average Rating, 62,571 Ratings, 707 Text Reviews, 39 Editions*

### 31. The Black Stallion (The Black Stallion, #1) by Walter Farley, Keith Ward

*First Published in 1941, 4.18 Average Rating, 60,720 Ratings, 967 Text Reviews, 59 Editions*

### 32. The Long Winter (Little House, #6)by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams

*First Published in 1940, 4.16 Average Rating, 54,443 Ratings, 1,283 Text Reviews, 70 Editions*

### 33. Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

*First Published in 1948, 4.18 Average Rating, 58,571 Ratings, 991 Text Reviews, 33 Editions*

### 34. The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd

*First Published in 1942, 4.14 Average Rating, 52,974 Ratings, 756 Text Reviews, 56 Editions*

### 35. These Happy Golden Years (Little House, #8) by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams

*First Published in 1943, 4.17 Average Rating, 51,432 Ratings, 966 Text Reviews, 65 Editions*

### 36. Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

*First Published in 1948, 3.87 Average Rating, 47,389 Ratings, 3,213 Text Reviews, 123 Editions*

### 37. The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson

*First Published in 1949, 4.06 Average Rating, 48,608 Ratings, 1,357 Text Reviews, 58 Editions*

### 38. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

*First Published in 1944, 4.08 Average Rating, 46,797 Ratings, 1,325 Text Reviews, 175 Editions*

### 39. All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren

*First Published in 1946, 4.08 Average Rating, 42,821 Ratings, 1,951 Text Reviews, 83 Editions*

### 40. The Pianist: The Extraordinary Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw, 1939–45 by Władysław Szpilman, Anthea Bell

*First Published in 1946, 4.24 Average Rating, 43,578 Ratings, 824 Text Reviews, 65 Editions*

### 41. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, #1)by Betty MacDonald, Alexandra Boiger

*First Published in 1947, 4.16 Average Rating, 44,068 Ratings, 1,080 Text Reviews, 31 Editions*

### 42. Hiroshima by John Hersey

*First Published in 1946, 3.94 Average Rating, 41,338 Ratings, 2,062 Text Reviews, 102 Editions*

### 43. The Body in the Library (Miss Marple, #3)by Agatha Christie

*First Published in 1942, 3.85 Average Rating, 36,188 Ratings, 1,812 Text Reviews, 211 Editions*

### 44. The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

*First Published in 1948, 4.38 Average Rating, 35,078 Ratings, 1,172 Text Reviews, 314 Editions*

### 45. The Lottery by Shirley Jackson

*First Published in 1948, 4.09 Average Rating, 38,448 Ratings, 1,615 Text Reviews, 25 Editions*

### 46. Black Boy by Richard Wright, Jerry W. Ward Jr.

*First Published in 1945, 4.02 Average Rating, 36,840 Ratings, 1,466 Text Reviews, 79 Editions*

### 47. Stone Soup by Marcia Brown

*First Published in 1947, 4.23 Average Rating, 37,313 Ratings, 516 Text Reviews, 35 Editions*

### 48. Misty of Chincoteague (Misty, #1) by Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis

*First Published in 1947, 4.04 Average Rating, 35,181 Ratings, 860 Text Reviews, 61 Editions*

### 49. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton, Steele Savage

*First Published in 1942, 3.98 Average Rating, 30,804 Ratings, 1,658 Text Reviews, 111 Editions*

### 50. The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

*First Published in 1942, 4.29 Average Rating, 34,002 Ratings, 898 Text Reviews, 33 Editions*

### 51. Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges, Anthony Kerrigan, Anthony Bonner

*First Published in 1944, 4.47 Average Rating, 28,657 Ratings, 1,561 Text Reviews, 135 Editions*

### 52. The Story of My Experiments With Truth by Mahatma Gandhi

*First Published in 1940, 4.07 Average Rating, 28,177 Ratings, 1,369 Text Reviews, 208 Editions*

### 53. Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes, Lynd Ward

*First Published in 1943, 3.62 Average Rating, 30,157 Ratings, 1,862 Text Reviews, 58 Editions*

### 54. Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi, Stuart J. Woolf, Philip Roth

*First Published in 1947, 4.28 Average Rating, 25,625 Ratings, 1,182 Text Reviews, 134 Editions*

### 55. Evil Under the Sun (Hercule Poirot, #23) by Agatha Christie

*First Published in 1941, 3.94 Average Rating, 28,776 Ratings, 954 Text Reviews, 200 Editions*

### 56. Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

*First Published in 1946, 4.22 Average Rating, 26,713 Ratings, 1,408 Text Reviews, 210 Editions*

### 57. Perelandra (Space Trilogy, #2) by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1943, 3.97 Average Rating, 26,791 Ratings, 1,644 Text Reviews, 81 Editions*

### 58. The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1940, 4.12 Average Rating, 29,179 Ratings, 1,207 Text Reviews, 81 Editions*

### 59. Chess Story by Stefan Zweig, Joel Rotenberg, Hans Hausmann, Dirk Muller, Peter Gay, Willy Trenk-Trebitsch, Mario Adorf, Gert Westphal

*First Published in 1941, 4.28 Average Rating, 16,716 Ratings, 1,907 Text Reviews, 287 Editions*

### 60. Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss

*First Published in 1940, 4.14 Average Rating, 29,676 Ratings, 580 Text Reviews, 30 Editions*

### 61. The Natural Way to Draw by Kimon Nicolaides, Mamie Harmon

*First Published in 1941, 3.88 Average Rating, 30,880 Ratings, 50 Text Reviews, 14 Editions*

### 62. The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays by Albert Camus, Justin O’Brien

*First Published in 1942, 4.18 Average Rating, 30,221 Ratings, 797 Text Reviews, 35 Editions*

### 63. The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham

*First Published in 1944, 4.18 Average Rating, 25,267 Ratings, 2,172 Text Reviews, 152 Editions*

### 64. Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

*First Published in 1948, 3.99 Average Rating, 26,266 Ratings, 1,557 Text Reviews, 82 Editions*

### 65. El túnel by Ernesto Sabato

*First Published in 1948, 4.04 Average Rating, 23,161 Ratings, 1,618 Text Reviews, 149 Editions*

### 66. Lady and the Tramp by Teddy Slater, Bill Langley, Ron Dias, Walt Disney Company

*First Published in 1940, 4.36 Average Rating, 28,011 Ratings, 62 Text Reviews, 6 Editions*

### 67. The Magic Faraway Tree (The Faraway Tree, #2) by Enid Blyton

*First Published in 1943, 4.29 Average Rating, 26,364 Ratings, 520 Text Reviews, 39 Editions*

### 68. The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin

*First Published in 1944, 4.07 Average Rating, 26,136 Ratings, 1,983 Text Reviews, 31 Editions*

### 69. My Father’s Dragon (My Father’s Dragon, #1) by Ruth Stiles Gannett

*First Published in 1948, 4.09 Average Rating, 25,905 Ratings, 1,233 Text Reviews, 81 Editions*

### 70. My Friend Flicka (Flicka, #1) by Mary O’Hara, Dave Blossom

*First Published in 1941, 4.15 Average Rating, 25,180 Ratings, 290 Text Reviews, 63 Editions*

### 71. The Three Little Pigs (Disney Classic)by Al Dempster, Milt Banta, Golden Books, Walt Disney Company

*First Published in 1948, 4.19 Average Rating, 25,466 Ratings, 136 Text Reviews, 4 Editions*

### 72. Five Little Pigs (Hercule Poirot, #24)by Agatha Christie

*First Published in 1942, 3.95 Average Rating, 19,618 Ratings, 1,225 Text Reviews, 193 Editions*

### 73. Farewell, My Lovely (Philip Marlowe, #2)by Raymond Chandler

*First Published in 1940, 4.17 Average Rating, 21,864 Ratings, 1,145 Text Reviews, 132 Editions*

### 74. Dumbo: A Little Golden Book by Walt Disney Company

*First Published in 1940, 4.29 Average Rating, 23,338 Ratings, 61 Text Reviews, 47 Editions*

### 75. Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis, Νίκος Καζαντζάκης

*First Published in 1946, 4.1 Average Rating, 15,203 Ratings, 2,393 Text Reviews, 189 Editions*

### 76. That Hideous Strength (Space Trilogy, #3)by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1945, 3.87 Average Rating, 19,866 Ratings, 1,285 Text Reviews, 80 Editions*

### 77. The Glass Bead Game by Hermann Hesse, Richard Winston, Clara Winston, Theodore Ziolkowski

*First Published in 1943, 4.11 Average Rating, 20,198 Ratings, 1,069 Text Reviews, 163 Editions*

### 78. The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene, John Updike

*First Published in 1940, 3.99 Average Rating, 21,315 Ratings, 1,499 Text Reviews, 135 Editions*

### 79. The Aleph and Other Stories by Jorge Luis Borges, Andrew Hurley

*First Published in 1947, 4.39 Average Rating, 16,590 Ratings, 799 Text Reviews, 123 Editions*

### 80. A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell

*First Published in 1945, 4.05 Average Rating, 20,895 Ratings, 686 Text Reviews, 92 Editions*

### 81. No Exit and Three Other Plays by Jean-Paul Sartre, Stuart Gilbert, Lionel Abel

*First Published in 1947, 4.09 Average Rating, 21,841 Ratings, 572 Text Reviews, 21 Editions*

### 82. West with the Night by Beryl Markham

*First Published in 1942, 4.18 Average Rating, 19,738 Ratings, 2,226 Text Reviews, 54 Editions*

### 83. Kürk Mantolu Madonna by Sabahattin Ali

*First Published in 1943, 4.49 Average Rating, 19,806 Ratings, 1,277 Text Reviews, 28 Editions*

### 84. The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

*First Published in 1949, 4.24 Average Rating, 17,920 Ratings, 1,263 Text Reviews, 86 Editions*

### 85. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir, H.M. Parshley, Deirdre Bair

*First Published in 1949, 4.09 Average Rating, 18,648 Ratings, 833 Text Reviews, 126 Editions*

### 86. King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian by Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis

*First Published in 1948, 4.19 Average Rating, 20,089 Ratings, 613 Text Reviews, 62 Editions*

### 87. Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre, Hazel E. Barnes, Mary Warnock, Richard Eyre

*First Published in 1943, 3.94 Average Rating, 19,897 Ratings, 311 Text Reviews, 75 Editions*

### 88. The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

*First Published in 1948, 3.98 Average Rating, 19,149 Ratings, 995 Text Reviews, 100 Editions*

### 89. The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka

*First Published in 1946, 4.34 Average Rating, 18,314 Ratings, 485 Text Reviews, 70 Editions*

### 90. Crooked House by Agatha Christie

*First Published in 1949, 3.98 Average Rating, 15,657 Ratings, 1,298 Text Reviews, 175 Editions*

### 91. The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer

*First Published in 1948, 3.94 Average Rating, 18,912 Ratings, 641 Text Reviews, 88 Editions*

### 92. Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt

*First Published in 1940, 4.06 Average Rating, 19,187 Ratings, 351 Text Reviews, 11 Editions*

### 93. The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles

*First Published in 1949, 3.92 Average Rating, 16,494 Ratings, 1,380 Text Reviews, 70 Editions*

### 94. Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight, Marguerite Kirmse

*First Published in 1940, 4.16 Average Rating, 19,100 Ratings, 198 Text Reviews, 93 Editions*

### 95. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas

*First Published in 1942, 4.2 Average Rating, 18,903 Ratings, 950 Text Reviews, 82 Editions*

### 96. Darkness at Noon by Arthur Koestler, Daphne Hardy

*First Published in 1940, 4.06 Average Rating, 16,818 Ratings, 1,002 Text Reviews, 121 Editions*

### 97. A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold

*First Published in 1949, 4.24 Average Rating, 16,792 Ratings, 908 Text Reviews, 74 Editions*

### 98. Earth Abides by George R. Stewart

*First Published in 1949, 3.96 Average Rating, 17,200 Ratings, 1,521 Text Reviews, 55 Editions*

### 99. Betsy-Tacy (Betsy-Tacy, #1) by Maud Hart Lovelace, Lois Lenski

*First Published in 1940, 4.07 Average Rating, 18,024 Ratings, 877 Text Reviews, 16 Editions*

### 100. The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois

*First Published in 1947, 3.96 Average Rating, 17,385 Ratings, 1,048 Text Reviews, 45 Editions*

### 101. The Moving Finger (Miss Marple, #4) by Agatha Christie

*First Published in 1942, 3.84 Average Rating, 15,142 Ratings, 1,063 Text Reviews, 192 Editions*

### 102. Five on a Treasure Island (Famous Five, #1) by Enid Blyton

*First Published in 1942, 4.06 Average Rating, 15,877 Ratings, 689 Text Reviews, 109 Editions*

### 103. No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre

*First Published in 1944, 4.13 Average Rating, 16,533 Ratings, 674 Text Reviews, 52 Editions*

### 104. L’Écume des jours by Boris Vian

*First Published in 1947, 4.02 Average Rating, 13,580 Ratings, 761 Text Reviews, 128 Editions*

### 105. Three Little Kittens by Masha, Marie Simchow Stern

*First Published in 1942, 4.28 Average Rating, 18,327 Ratings, 25 Text Reviews, 5 Editions*

### 106. Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry

*First Published in 1947, 3.8 Average Rating, 15,832 Ratings, 1,010 Text Reviews, 118 Editions*

### 107. Scuffy the Tugboat (Big Little Golden Book)by Gertrude Crampton

*First Published in 1946, 4.11 Average Rating, 17,186 Ratings, 117 Text Reviews, 19 Editions*

### 108. Homer Price (A Puffin Book) by Robert McCloskey

*First Published in 1942, 4.07 Average Rating, 16,836 Ratings, 444 Text Reviews, 24 Editions*

### 109. All My Sons by Arthur Miller, Christopher Bigsby

*First Published in 1947, 3.87 Average Rating, 15,337 Ratings, 499 Text Reviews, 42 Editions*

### 110. Big Red (Big Red, #1) by Jim Kjelgaard, Carl Pfeuffer

*First Published in 1945, 4.11 Average Rating, 15,923 Ratings, 199 Text Reviews, 16 Editions*

### 111. The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1943, 4.07 Average Rating, 14,677 Ratings, 933 Text Reviews, 58 Editions*

### 112. Kon-Tiki: Across The Pacific In A Raft by Thor Heyerdahl

*First Published in 1948, 4.1 Average Rating, 13,541 Ratings, 835 Text Reviews, 140 Editions*

### 113. Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada, Michael Hofmann, Geoff Wilkes

*First Published in 1947, 4.21 Average Rating, 6,838 Ratings, 2,062 Text Reviews, 86 Editions*

### 114. The Saggy Baggy Elephant (A Little Golden Book) by Kathryn Jackson, Byron Jackson, Gustav Tenggren

*First Published in 1947, 4.06 Average Rating, 15,288 Ratings, 135 Text Reviews, 23 Editions*

### 115. Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot, #21) by Agatha Christie

*First Published in 1940, 3.83 Average Rating, 12,538 Ratings, 754 Text Reviews, 174 Editions*

### 116. Existentialism Is a Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre, Arlette Elkaïm-Sartre, Annie Cohen-Solal, Carol Macomber

*First Published in 1946, 3.96 Average Rating, 12,493 Ratings, 569 Text Reviews, 78 Editions*

### 117. Pippi in the South Seas by Astrid Lindgren, Gerry Bothmer

*First Published in 1948, 4.1 Average Rating, 13,911 Ratings, 209 Text Reviews, 68 Editions*

### 118. One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (Hercule Poirot, #22) by Agatha Christie, Hugh Fraser

*First Published in 1940, 3.74 Average Rating, 11,285 Ratings, 644 Text Reviews, 147 Editions*

### 119. The Moon Is Down by John Steinbeck

*First Published in 1942, 3.87 Average Rating, 12,809 Ratings, 1,051 Text Reviews, 113 Editions*

### 120. Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor

*First Published in 1944, 3.98 Average Rating, 13,286 Ratings, 958 Text Reviews, 70 Editions*

### 121. Mrs. Mike (Mrs. Mike, #1) by Benedict Freedman, Nancy Freedman

*First Published in 1947, 4.13 Average Rating, 12,826 Ratings, 1,756 Text Reviews, 32 Editions*

### 122. The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich A. Hayek

*First Published in 1944, 4.18 Average Rating, 11,306 Ratings, 820 Text Reviews, 102 Editions*

### 123. Ross Poldark (Poldark, #1) by Winston Graham

*First Published in 1945, 4.11 Average Rating, 5,990 Ratings, 1,577 Text Reviews, 59 Editions*

### 124. Arch of Triumph: A Novel of a Man Without a Country by Erich Maria Remarque

*First Published in 1945, 4.4 Average Rating, 11,391 Ratings, 313 Text Reviews, 109 Editions*

### 125. The Lady in the Lake (Philip Marlowe, #4)by Raymond Chandler

*First Published in 1943, 4.07 Average Rating, 11,613 Ratings, 702 Text Reviews, 129 Editions*

### 126. Figure Drawing for All It’s Worth (How to draw and paint) by Andrew Loomis

*First Published in 1943, 3.99 Average Rating, 12,735 Ratings, 76 Text Reviews, 10 Editions*

### 127. The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson

*First Published in 1945, 4.07 Average Rating, 12,420 Ratings, 394 Text Reviews, 28 Editions*

### 128. Antigone by Jean Anouilh

*First Published in 1944, 3.8 Average Rating, 10,449 Ratings, 287 Text Reviews, 35 Editions*

### 129. The Folk of the Faraway Tree (The Faraway Tree, #3) by Enid Blyton

*First Published in 1946, 4.32 Average Rating, 11,693 Ratings, 169 Text Reviews, 33 Editions*

### 130. Malgudi Days by R.K. Narayan, Jhumpa Lahiri

*First Published in 1943, 4.2 Average Rating, 11,527 Ratings, 450 Text Reviews, 22 Editions*

### 131. Curious George Takes a Job by H.A. Rey

*First Published in 1947, 4.28 Average Rating, 12,254 Ratings, 80 Text Reviews, 27 Editions*

### 132. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic (Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, #2) by Betty MacDonald, Alexandra Boiger

*First Published in 1949, 4.17 Average Rating, 11,756 Ratings, 235 Text Reviews, 23 Editions*

### 133. Bambi by Bob Grant

*First Published in 1941, 4.22 Average Rating, 10,332 Ratings, 98 Text Reviews, 83 Editions*

### 134. Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener

*First Published in 1947, 4.03 Average Rating, 11,999 Ratings, 309 Text Reviews, 37 Editions*

### 135. The High Window (Philip Marlowe, #3) by Raymond Chandler

*First Published in 1942, 4.08 Average Rating, 11,080 Ratings, 535 Text Reviews, 105 Editions*

### 136. Auschwitz: A Doctor’s Eyewitness Accountby Miklós Nyiszli, Tibère Kremer, Bruno Bettelheim, Richard Seaver

*First Published in 1946, 4.24 Average Rating, 8,422 Ratings, 1,045 Text Reviews, 49 Editions*

### 137. Selected Poems by William Carlos Williams, Charles Tomlinson

*First Published in 1949, 4.15 Average Rating, 11,740 Ratings, 153 Text Reviews, 19 Editions*

### 138. Five Go to Smuggler’s Top (Famous Five, #4) by Enid Blyton

*First Published in 1942, 4.03 Average Rating, 10,441 Ratings, 196 Text Reviews, 81 Editions*

### 139. Mother Courage and Her Childrenby Bertolt Brecht, David Hare

*First Published in 1941, 3.66 Average Rating, 9,705 Ratings, 252 Text Reviews, 74 Editions*

### 140. La casa de Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca, Antonio Sobejano-Moran, Paola Bianco

*First Published in 1945, 3.77 Average Rating, 9,611 Ratings, 420 Text Reviews, 140 Editions*

### 141. Five Run Away Together (Famous Five, #3)by Enid Blyton

*First Published in 1944, 4.03 Average Rating, 10,698 Ratings, 226 Text Reviews, 79 Editions*

### 142. First Term at Malory Towers (Malory Towers, #1) by Enid Blyton

*First Published in 1946, 4.07 Average Rating, 10,274 Ratings, 418 Text Reviews, 47 Editions*

### 143. سینوهه by Mika Waltari, ذبیحالله منصوری

*First Published in 1945, 4.08 Average Rating, 5,907 Ratings, 545 Text Reviews, 155 Editions*

### 144. Five Go Adventuring Again (Famous Five, #2) by Enid Blyton

*First Published in 1943, 3.99 Average Rating, 10,362 Ratings, 222 Text Reviews, 84 Editions*

### 145. Miracles by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1947, 4.08 Average Rating, 10,821 Ratings, 456 Text Reviews, 52 Editions*

### 146. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft

*First Published in 1941, 4.2 Average Rating, 10,153 Ratings, 436 Text Reviews, 156 Editions*

### 147. The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares, Suzanne Jill Levine, Jorge Luis Borges, Ruth L.C. Simms, Norah Borges de Torre

*First Published in 1940, 4.05 Average Rating, 8,669 Ratings, 911 Text Reviews, 86 Editions*

### 148. The Secret of the Unicorn (Tintin, #11) by Hergé

*First Published in 1943, 4.26 Average Rating, 8,925 Ratings, 234 Text Reviews, 68 Editions*

### 149. The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis

*First Published in 1949, 4.41 Average Rating, 9,835 Ratings, 588 Text Reviews, 42 Editions*

### 150. Tortured for Christ N/E by Richard Wurmbrand

*First Published in 1940, 4.34 Average Rating, 9,622 Ratings, 389 Text Reviews, 28 Editions*

### 151. The Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton, Robert Giroux, William H. Shannon

*First Published in 1948, 4.16 Average Rating, 9,232 Ratings, 758 Text Reviews, 48 Editions*

### 152. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta von Trapp

*First Published in 1949, 3.94 Average Rating, 9,027 Ratings, 599 Text Reviews, 34 Editions*

### 153. Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics by Henry Hazlitt

*First Published in 1946, 4.22 Average Rating, 9,028 Ratings, 823 Text Reviews, 53 Editions*

### 154. Absent In The Spring by Mary Westmacott, Agatha Christie

*First Published in 1944, 4.14 Average Rating, 9,787 Ratings, 191 Text Reviews, 39 Editions*

### 155. How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling by Frank Bettger

*First Published in 1947, 4.25 Average Rating, 9,438 Ratings, 219 Text Reviews, 23 Editions*

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