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Old 09-23-2005, 06:47 PM   #1
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Some Fav Books as a Kid/Teen?

-Andy and The Lion

-Goodnight Moon

-Millions of Cats

-The Little Engine That Could

-Through the Looking Glass

-The Wind and the Willows

-Rabbit Hill

-Robinson Crusoe

-Walden Pond

-The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

-All the Fairy Tales/Folktales/....all

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Old 09-23-2005, 07:02 PM   #2
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Well I used to love the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe series, I also read the usual little kids books such as the Wayside High series, Clue ( ), the Boxcar Children. Oh yeah, don't forget Goosebumps! That was some good kiddie horror.

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe series would be a little something better known as the Chronicles of Narnia.

I loved them when I was a kid, I loved them when I was a teen and I still love them to this day. I also liked The Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle. I loved history, so anything by Ann Rinaldi was a huge favorite of mine. The BFG, Witches, James and the Giant Peach, anything else by Roald Dahl.

I could go on all night. I would, if I weren't so tired.
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the outsiders
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I read Enid Blyton cover to cover. Gave me a decent command of English.
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Old 09-24-2005, 01:33 AM   #6
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I didn't really enjoy reading books as a kid. Still don;t. I like reading practical stuff.......

I'm starting to read abook about Nietzsche now, a modern bio of him, sort of... but I like going ot hte library these days!

AT LAST, I know where to find the things that interest me!

I liked the book "Rascal" when I was yhoung, about a raccoon.
I liked some of that guy...... darn..... the wilderness guy, the one who wrote "Hatchet" or something like that....

Um..... I sorta liked Harry Potter a while ago, but I'm young, so....

I liked grapes of wrath, in school. (well, most of it)
I don't really...... remember too much.

Like I said, I wasn't interested in books when I was young. I still am not, really. I don't like fiction. (but I do remember the outsiders..... was that the one with the greasers and what not? "stay golden"?? or was that something else. That was an. okay book, I guess).

But yeah, I like to read, just........ things that I can use......
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I read all the Nancy Drew series and fell in love with the Laura Ingalls Wilder "Little House on the Prairie" set and read them all. As a teen I remember enjoying Love Story.
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The Chronicles of Narnia

All the Arthur Ransome books, especially Swallows and Amazons

All of Enid Blyton

Moondial by Helen Cresswell

Anne of Green Gables

The Secret Garden

All of Roald Dahl, including Boy and Going Solo

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Anne of Green Gables series. I actually still have the series. I have very little space for book storage but I have managed to hang on to them this whole time.
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I'm still a teen. I liked Catch-22 when I was 12 and 13. I like Donald Barthelme's stuff now. And as long as I live, I'll always be a fan of Dr. Suess.
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Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass
David Copperfield
Great Expectations
Oliver Twist
The Neverending Story
Pinnochio (the book by Carlo Collodi)
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Great Gatsby
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (the 19th century gory versions)
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Wind in the Willows
Jane Eyre
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
anything by PG Wodehouse
Les Miserables
The Secret Garden
A Little Princess
Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
The Belgariad books by David Eddings
The Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn trilogy by Tad Williams

I didn't really read children's books (except classics) until a few years ago.

Oh, and I read all of the old Hardy Boys books.
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All of Roald Dahl
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Old 09-24-2005, 07:14 AM   #13
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Prince and the Pauper

I remember reading this as a kid and loving it. It was the same book my dad read when he was a kid. The pages were crackling and the words were poetry to me at the time
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Originally posted by Cleasai
Anne of Green Gables series. I actually still have the series. I have very little space for book storage but I have managed to hang on to them this whole time.

Anne kind of disappointed me when she grew up. So I just keep the first.
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Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys
Little House On The Prairie series
Little Women
The Secret Garden
all of those VC Andrews books -Flowers In The Attic, etc
Catcher In the Rye
Hotel New Hampshire, The World According To Garp

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