Special note: The makers of You've Got Mail hope you'll visit these sites and help support children's literacy:
  • First Book -- an organization which works with existing literacy programs to distribute new books to children who, for economic or other reasons, have little or no access to books.
  • Pencil -- established in 1995 to galvanize and coordinate corporate and community involvement in New York City public education.
  • Reading Is Fundamental -- RIF is America's leading nonprofit children's literacy organization.

Storybook Lady recommends...

...the following books featured in You've Got Mail:

Anne of Green Gables
by L.M. Montgomery

Ballet Shoes
by Noel Streatfeild

Betsy Tacy
Maud Hart Lovelace

Boy: Tales of Childhood
by Roald Dahl
(read by Meg Ryan in the Shop Around the Corner)

The Cat in the Hat
by Dr. Seuss

Charlotte's Web
by E.B. White

Eloise
by Kay Thompson

The Little Engine That Could
by Watty Piper

The Wizard of Oz (and sequels)
by Frank L. Baum

Meanwhile...
by Jules Feiffer
(read by Steve Zahn in Foxbooks)

The Runaway Bunny
by Margaret Wisa Brown

The Stupids Step Out
by Harry Allard

The Swiss Family Robinson
by Johann David Wyss

The Trumpet of the Swan
by E.B. White