The Library of Congress named the 88 books that shaped America. The usual suspects make the list, but there are a few surprises: 
A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible (1788) 
William Holmes McGuffey, McGuffey’s Newly Revised Eclectic Primer (1836)
Samuel Goodrich, Peter Parley’s Universal History (1837)
William James, Pragmatism (1907)
Jack Ezra Keats, The Snowy Day (1962)

The Library of Congress named the 88 books that shaped America. The usual suspects make the list, but there are a few surprises: 

  • A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible (1788) 
  • William Holmes McGuffey, McGuffey’s Newly Revised Eclectic Primer (1836)
  • Samuel Goodrich, Peter Parley’s Universal History (1837)
  • William James, Pragmatism (1907)
  • Jack Ezra Keats, The Snowy Day (1962)