Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O’Dell
First novel my dad ever bought for me, in second grade. I still read it once a year. —Chymberly Dutton
My first-ever, favorite chapter book. I still own a copy. —Melissa J. Kelley
Must have read it 20 times! —Rita Dobbs
Still one of only a few books that I am able to really get lost in.... —Molly Allen
To buy: $7, amazon.com.