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What was your favourite book as a child?

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On 5/30/2017 at 8:46 AM, Jo498 said:

Overall, I think I read too many and too quickly to name particular favorites. With about 7 probably Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking .

Wow, I forgot all about Pippi Longstocking!  Read those all the time!

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On 5/27/2017 at 6:38 AM, larrytheimp said:

My Side of the Mountain by Jean George

My paperback fell apart. (I always skipped the Halloween chapter though.)

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On 5/24/2017 at 11:34 PM, drawkcabi said:

The Great Brain

I loved those books.  I must have read The Great Brain Goes To The Academy a dozen times when I was in Elementary school. :)

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1 hour ago, Ser Scot A Ellison said:

I loved those books.  I must have read The Great Brain Goes To The Academy a dozen times when I was in Elementary school. :)

Same here, and the Academy one was my favorite of the bunch too. A few months back I went and bought all seven books for my kindle.

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'A Wrinkle in Time' by Madeleine L'Engle

 

 

 

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Probably "animals of farthing wood" and the "redwall" series. I also used to love Douglas Hill's books (Galactic warlord, blade of the poisoner) and Joe Dever and John Grant's "lone wolf" series.

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The Little Prince, Holes, Matilda, and The Outsiders.

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On 5/24/2017 at 9:34 PM, drawkcabi said:

The Great Brain

This was my favorite series as well.  I have been scrounging the used book store and gotten my hands on a few of them.

Gotta say, some of it has held up and some of it is now laughably bad.  There is a chapter where the family all works together to get a rough tomboy convinced to wear a dress instead of coveralls and generally act more like a girl.

I didn't know they were in ebook format now, I may have to grab them all.

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11 minutes ago, SkynJay said:

This was my favorite series as well.  I have been scrounging the used book store and gotten my hands on a few of them.

Gotta say, some of it has held up and some of it is now laughably bad.  There is a chapter where the family all works together to get a rough tomboy convinced to wear a dress instead of coveralls and generally act more like a girl.

I didn't know they were in ebook format now, I may have to grab them all.

My son is reading The Great Brain now.  We found a copy in the "Friends of the Library" used book room at our local library.  

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I guess I am younger than the average age here. I grew up with Harry Potter.

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Carcajou, the Wolverine

  From what I remember a trapper and his pet bear hunt and are hunted by a trap-robbing wolverine.

Redwall Series - read them all about a dozen times

The Giver

The Kingdom Series -Cynthia Voight

Wings of a Falcon was my fave but Jackaroo and On Fortunes Wheel were also spectacular.

 

 

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