Thursday Thirteen #7

Books that left an impression on me as a child and made me the reader I am today.

In no particular order.

1. Charlotte's Web
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
3. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
4. Dick and Jane books (luckily my school taught phonics as well)
5. Nancy Drew series
6. Hardy Boys series
7. Little House series
8. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
9. Dr. Seuss books
10. Little Women
11. The Witch of Blackbird Pond
12. Frog and Toad books
13. Cricket magazine

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christine said...

I spent a lot of time reading books when I was a child. Going to the library on Saturday afternoons was my favourite activity. We've been reading books to our daughter since she was 10 mos old and we're collecting the classics we grew up with for her . . . thanks for sharing your list.

Mine are up too.

Mama's Moon said...

What a great list! I see some of my old faves from my own childhood. Thanks for reminding me of the classics on which I'd like my children to find a passion for reading!

Raggedy said...

Great book list!
Terrific Thursday Thirteen!
My TT is posted.
Have a wonderful day!
Happy TT'ing!
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Uisce said...

great list! I read many of those as a child and have read even more of them to my kids. and now they're readers themselves! happy TT, mine's up!

Lisa said...

Nice list. I remember reading all the time as a child, but honestly can't remember any specific books. I remember having all the Nancy Drew books, and some Trixie Belden, but that's about it.

I got in trouble at my 4th birthday party because I abandoned the party to read. Oops.

Happy Thursday.

twiga92 said...

I read the Little House series over and over when I was younger. Also the Anne of Green Gables series.

Janet said...

I loved Charlotte's Web...but it still didn't cure me of my fear of spiders!

Stephanie said...

Oh man. I was a Nancy Drew nut!! And Witch of Blackbird pond is one of my all-time fav's. I really need to re-read that one. Somehow, though, I missed out on Roald Dahl and C. S. Lewis when I was young. :(

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