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Visualizing the Top 100 Children’s Novels

In honor of A Fuse #8 Production’s Top 100 Children’s Novels countdown coming to an end, I threw together a Wordle to see which words popped up the most. I’m now off to write what will surely be the most successful children’s book of all time: Little Harry Potter and the Green Witch Ramona Mountain Game.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. It’s sad to see that the works of Diana Wynne Jones and E. Nesbit are not popular enough to register their names here. I wonder why.

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