Children have welcomed the Harry Potter books in recent years like free ice cream in the cafeteria, reports the Washington Post, but the largest survey ever of youthful reading in the United States has revealed that none of J.K. Rowling's phenomenally popular books has been able to dislodge the works of longtime favorites Dr. Seuss, E.B. White, Judy Blume, S.E. Hinton, and Harper Lee as the most read. Books by the five well-known U.S. authors, plus lesser-known Laura Numeroff, Katherine Paterson, and Gary Paulsen, drew the most readers at every grade level in a study of 78.5 million books read

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