Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book by J. Rowling: Harry never knew who he was, until one day he got a letter telling him that he was a wizard. First book to an awesome series that lets you see how Harry grows into his role as a powerful wizard.
Where The Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein was a pleasant and easy read for kids. Not only were the poems fun to read, but also the simple drawings inside were a great complement and you didn't even mind the lack of color.
I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert. The host of the Colbert Report offers his unwavering opinions on topics such as politics, race, religion, and the American Family. "A great read!" says Colbert. "I laughed! I cried! I lost 15 pounds!