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There are many but Bridge to Terabithia and The Little House on the Prairie series stand out



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No Flying in the House. Betty Brock 1970 I accidentally stole this from my first grade classroom up in Garden Valley, ID. We were abruptly moving(or so it seemed to my little mind!) across the country and I forgot to return the book!

Been my favorite ever since. I still read it every few years.

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Tailchaser's Song by Tad Williams. I think I first read it when I was eight. Every book I read back then involved animals in some major way or another, and usually cats. A great read - I still love this book.

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When I was 12 I read The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart. I was thrilled at 14 to find the Hollow Hills and The Last Enchantment. I have been a big fan of Merlin and Stonehenge ever since!

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Where The Wild Things Are - Sendak.

I also enjoyed reading Wild Things by David Eggers, it's the adult version.

Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish. ~ Ovid


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'On the Banks of Plum Creek' by Laura Ingalls

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Oh Oh Oh! Then Again, Maybe I Won't ~ Judy Blume

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10/1/13 9:52 A

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I LOVED The Phantom Tollbooth. I read it a gazillion times when I was little!

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Amelia Bedelia books

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Elementary school it was the Ramona Quimby books by Beverly Cleary. Junior High it was babysitters club.

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Green Eggs and Ham!!

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing!

Judy Blume

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Cinderella..I'm older:)

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"Are You My Mother?"
"Green Eggs and Ham"
"The Digging-est Dog"
"I'll Share with You" (Little Golden Book)
"Three Little Bears"
"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" (Little Golden Book)
"Into the Land of Unicorns"
"Mandy"
"Grover's Book of Cute Little Baby Animals" (I think I loved the pictures more than anything)

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"Little Women" "Are you there God? It's me Margaret" and I loved the Francis Books


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Nancy Drew was my favorite series. It got me interested in mysteries. I think I had them all. If I didn't have a book to read, I'd grab a cereal box. Just had to read if I was sitting for any length of time.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory... you can see why I'm on Sparkpeople lol

Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish. ~ Ovid


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The Root Cellar. About time travel and war in the states. The Civil War I believe.

Ontario,Canada EST

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Nancy Drew "The Mystery at Lilac Inn" "The 99 Steps" "The Hidden Staircase" "The ghost of Blackwood Hall" "The Haunted Bridge" "The Sign of the Twisted Candles" I had all 56 of the original hardbound books from the 60's and before, but these ones were my favorites and I read them over and over.

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Dr. Seuss, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Nancy Drew. In Jr. High, I loved Judy Blume books!

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7/11/13 5:18 P

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Little house on the Prairie, The monster at the end of this book

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The Haunting of Ellen was one I re-read a bunch of times. The Witch of Blackbird Pond, Tom Sawyer, A Gathering of Days, to name a few. I started reading Stephen King in 6th grade (Carrie was first) and have been a fan since. Also anthologies that were collected under the Alfred Hitchcock name. I had a book called 2 minute mysteries that had short (obviously to read them in roughly 2 minutes) stories that you had to figure out the solution (you could look it up to be sure).

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Dr Doolittle


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I think that my all time favorite was Harriet The Spy.


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The Secret Garden. Although not a children's book I read it as a child, Gentlemen's Agreement. It changed the way this Southern girl looked at race.

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Wow...too many to list. So many that I became an elementary school librarian! emoticon

Little House on the Prairie...Pippi Longstocking...Little Women...Tom Sawyer...Nancy Drew...Grimm's Fairy Tales (the real ones...ooooh! violent!!)

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Dr Doolittle was a favorite that I read to my brothers & sisters.
In my teen years I fell in love with Poetry...the classics & my great? Uncle Edwin Markham.
I always like to read my Dad's Mickey Spillane, Zane Grey books.
I liked Robert Heinlein "Stranger In a Strange Land"
I still read like I did in my childhood, whatever I could get my hands on & a couple books at a time!


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There is a mythology book that I still have even though it's all torn up ..... It's by Daedalus I think ... and still in publication.

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I did not particularly like children's books and read from the adult stacks as soon as they would let me. One that I remember was A Gentleman's Agreement and it established my attitudes toward civil rights at a very early age.

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Hardy Boys series


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I JUST LOVED THE BOXCAR CHILDREN SERIES!!!

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I loved the Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards and when I saw Charlie and the Chocolate and Willy Wonka, Gene Wilder's character, said that Whangdoodles ate Oompa Loompas, I was horrified. Whangdoodles are vegetarians!

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How far back are we going? I loved (and still have) all of my $0.25 (showing my age with with that price!) Golden Books, as well as my Nancy Drew mysteries. Aged into biographies and especially remember those of Helen Keller and Clara Barton. In high school, my favorite was How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn.

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Mary mine also

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My favorites were the Box Car Children series.

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My family is filled with readers so we always had a ton of books around Nancy Drew, Hardy Boy's Trixie Beldon, Cherry Ames, Vicky Barr, All of a Kind Family and Little House series were all ones I loved but my all time fave was the Anne of Green Gable series...anything by L.M. Montgomery I still have all her books, many that belonged to my Nana when she was young.





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Little Women

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Oh wow, now I got all nostalgic just thinking about all the books I read as a kid. My mum used to set me a limit, I could only take 10 books from library at the time. And it practiaclly ment we were in library almost every 10 days. emoticon

I loved Famous Five by Enid Blyton, think I read that series 10 times. I also loved Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn and anything by Astrid Lindgren.
But if I have to choose only one book I will take The Brothers Lionhear by Astrid Lindgren. It was really the first book that made me cry and give me goosbumps and I think it would have the same effect if I read it again now.

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8/22/12 7:26 A

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I'm... Not sure. Most likely... The Firebringer Trilogy and The Two Princesses of Bamarre. I think those were my favorites.

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A cow called boy. It's the first book that I read that didn't have a lot of pictures. I was about 8 when I read it, it took me a while to complete

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I loved Little House on the Prarie, and I too, loved the Nancy Drew Mysteries...oh yeh, and I loved Beverly Cleary books too.

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I loved Ann of Green Cables and Emily of New Moon -series by Lucy Maud Montgomery when I was a about 10 or 11. I remember devouring all the Nancy Drews I could ge my hands on as well and the Babysitter Club was a hit too! Also went through an Agatha Christie -phase
emoticon . Oh there are so many :)!

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Two....as a pre-schooler and while my older brother was having reading problems, my mother decided to read a book to us during the summer. She was hoping to spark a love of reading into my brother, and it worked too! Anyway, she took an hour each day to read "The Call of the Wild"
to us. I love this book even now.And secondly, I loved "Tom Sawyer." I read and re-read these two books many times.


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Choosing one favorite is definitely a challenge but I would have to say my top favorites as a kid were
Where the Wild Things Are (I absolutely LOVE this one)
Madeline
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie (and all the subsequent stories)
The BabySitter Little Sister series
Seven Little Princesses (I still have this one and the illustrations are beautiful)


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Little Black A Pony

If you want the people around you to change,
change yourself first.



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One favorite? so hard..

I have memories of going to the town library as a young girl to get stacks of books in the summertime; some I remember checking out over and over were
Walter Farley's Black Stallion books and Maud Hart Lovelaces' Betsy Tacy series

my mom bought me Little Women when I was home with either the measles or mumps and that book is now in tatters as I read it so many times; then I remember how thrilled I was to discover there were others..Little Men, Jo's Boys, and I think An Old Fashioned rose was in there..

and then our 4th grade teacher read the Little House books of Laura Ingalls Wilder, to us and well, most of us never tired of re-reading them either... My Mother gave me the entire set on my 29the birthday! And then she kept them awhile so she could read them..

... So...as I write and reflect..I'd say over all Little Women was and is still a favorite..


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Guess How Much I love You? when little
Box Car Children Series
The Littles Series
Little House On the Prairie Series
Nancy Drew Series

I ALREADY AM,
I ALWAYS WAS,
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Stone Soup was my favorite kiddie book for me. I liked the Eric Carle series after I had my son.

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I remember devouring the Box Car Children series when I was a kid. Those and anything by Judy Blume.

It made me laugh when I realized my younger son, when he's older, probably won't remember me reading little kid books to him - he always loved books and was ready at an early age to move from having Dr. Seuss read to him to books like Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. Those are probably the ones he'll remember.



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Nancy Drew mysteries

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My older brother was having reading difficulties in third grade, so during the summer my mother read "The Call Of The Wild" to us, to spark our interest in reading. I was only five but remember our daily reading times still. I loved the book then and I just read it again last fall. Needless to say, the reading seem to cure my brother's reading problems and I never had any trouble reading! I loved it! emoticon

Edited by: GATORJOY at: 4/28/2012 (14:41)

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My Aunt, who was an English teacher, lived with us while her husband was serving in Korea. She read to me every day from Gulliver's Travels to Moby Dick, whereas my Mom read Tom Sawyer and Little Women to me. By the time I was in school, I was very knowledgeable about the classics and stunned teachers, who thought I was personally reading these books at home. It provided me with a love of the classics, which lasted throughout my school years and to this day.

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Don't have a favorite one, but I read all of Edgar Allen Poe, Mark Twain, and anything I could get my hands on from my older siblings and even my parents.

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Tasogareban I loved "Ten Little Indians" by Agatha Christie. Glad you mentioned that book. I had forgotten all about it. Great read! I've read a few of Dean Koontz's books but don't remember reading "Lightning".

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You guys are going to think I'm crazy but Lightning by Dean Koontz and Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie. They were books given to either me or my mom when I was really young and they were two books that I struggled to read through and deeply enjoyed. I still have both those books in their condition in my collection and I will never give them up.

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Stephanie that books sounds so cute. I love that your grandmom still has the book!

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My grandmother used to read me a book called Popcorn about a dog who runs away from home. We used to read it so much that the pages started falling out. She still has it though and reads it to my son.

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The first book I ever read; "Are You My Mother?" by Dr. Seuss

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When I was a kid, I loved biographies of famous Americans.


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This time of year got me to thinking about a book I use to read to my children when they were little: "The Christmas Donkey" and another one they liked is "Cranberry Christmas" emoticon

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The one book I really remember as being special was "The Boxcar Children." My mom told me it was her favorite, so I read it and also enjoyed it!! This brought back a lot of memories, so I went and looked it up!


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Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
I use to read that book to my daughter every night before I put her to bed. She loved it and we would look out her window at the moon and she would say good night to it! emoticon

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the velveteen rabbit, where the red fern grows

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Like everyone I had several favorites. My Grandmother bought me The Three Little Kittens and I remember always reading the book. I 3rd grade I loved The Lorax and Charlotte's Webb. I also enjoyed Wind in the Willows. My son enjoyed Frog and Toad, Bernstein Bears, and believe it or not Mary Kate and Ashley books emoticon

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There are so many books I loved. I would say Caddie Woodlawn had to be my all-time favorite. We read all the time as kids and had several bookcases in our room full of books.


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The Pokey Little Puppy. My daughter has a copy now, and even though she is 8 and an exceptional reader, I still won't let her give it away!


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2 of my favorite Dr. Seuss books that I loved reading to my children were "A Fly Went By" and "Stop that Ball". I had those books as a child and they are still being sold today.

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Loved to get scared in the Nancy Drews. Think I read them all, some multiple times. emoticon

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loved the shel silverstein books! would take them out of the school library!

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Tasha - I absolutely love those books....A light in the attic, where the sidewalk ends, etc.
I still have all of them, among others from my childhood. I'm saving them for whenever we have kids. I've never been able to give up a book, ever since I could read.
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I loved the Shel Silverstein Books, the ones with the poems. I will buy them for my daughter, i know hse will like them too. I am just glad she got my love of reading and not her dads love of watching TV and playing Video Games. LOL.

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Autumn great book . . .Charlotte's Web . . . I remember the teacher reading this book to us in school. Eveyday at the end of the day we would put our heads on our desk and she would read it to us. emoticon

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Charlotte's Web and Tuck Everlasting. I still have both books.

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awwww my son just reminded me of the book "Pat the Bunny". I think that was one of the first books he ever got!

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There was never a book that I didn't like as a kid! But 'The Giving Tree' by Shel Silverstein is probably one of my favorites of all time.
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I forgot all about Three Little Kittens . . . brings back memories. I also loved the story of Snow White and Rose Red. Today's children's books we still hear about Snow White but never Rose Red. Talk about back in the day! emoticon

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The little Red Hen, and Three little Kittens.The three little bears , three little pigs I think I have little thing going on. emoticon

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Nancy Drew-loved them emoticon

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nancy drew and all the little house books

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When I was in grade school, we read alot of the Nancy Drew series! I wish I had saved them all!

My sister saved all of her Dr. Seuss books and reads them to her grandson now.

Jill I love how you gave your childen copies of books. What a great idea! emoticon

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I loved the Little House books and recently started reading them again to my grand daughter. They are just as good. The older hardback with black and white pics are a bit hard to find since they came out with the colored picture book.

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I am a huge children's book fan! So when my kids were little, I tried to find all my old favorites--some of which are out of print--in multiple copies so my kids could each have their own copies to keep. Authors that I still reread (and are still in print) are Eleanor Estes who did the Moffat family books along with Pinky Pye and Ginger Pye, Edward Eager (The Thyme Garden, Knight's Castle) , and E. Nesbit (the Bastable Children books).

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VIRGOGURL4 . . . thanks for sharing that memory . . . that made me smile!

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Me too...when I see a Berenstein Bears book in the bookstore or library, I have to read it! When I was a child, my dad worked late nights as a general manager at a department store, and every week or so, he would bring a new Berenstein Bears book for me. I would wake up the next morning to see it on the coffee table -- sure made my day :-)

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Loved and still do all of the Berenstein Bear Books! emoticon

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Dr. Seuss emoticon . . . I forgot about "Green Eggs and Ham" Another good one! Thanks for posting Heather! emoticon

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Green Eggs and Ham! emoticon lol
I loved reading The Secret Garden and Little Women when I was younger...I still have my hard back copies of both books from when I was little and every once in a while like to pull them out on a lazy day and read them.


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Charlotte's Web . . . now that is a childhood classic . . . how could I forget that one!

Another classic was "The Little Prince". However, I never liked that story!

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The Secret Garden. Charlottes Web and I hate and fear spiders of all kinds and sizes.

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I was cleaning out some of my sons books from when he was younger and it got me to thinking about books when I was a little girl.

My absolute favorite was "Little Black a Pony". I still have a copy of it. I loved reading it to my children too!

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