Favourite books from your childhood?

Discussion in 'Non-WOT - Literature and Fiction' started by Sailea Nerid, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. Rowain Sikar

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    Some of my favorite books I read growing up were Deltora Quest by Emily Rodda, The Harperhall Trilogy by Anne McCaffrey, and Jeremy Thatcher Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville. And more picture books than I could possible remember. :geek
     
  2. Loira Al'Ramoidra

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    I read the Deltora books as well! Although I wasn't really a child anymore when they were out in Sweden :look
     
  3. Anika Forsyn

    Anika Forsyn Aes Sedai

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    I refuse to accept the ending of the Giver. :tug ABSOLUTELY. NO ONE CLEARED THAT ENDING WITH ME. It never happened. /glare
     
  4. Dnae Ila

    Dnae Ila Gaidin Company Commander of Dai M'hael

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    That's how I feel about Alan & Naomi. :(
     
  5. Sabriane Diamodred

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    Abhorsen/Old Kingdom series :)
     
  6. Kairina Verraile

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    The Black Stallion books are some of the first chapter books I remember reading. I read them with my mother and we would switch off reading chapters. Fond memories of that for sure. :D
     
  7. Riversong al'Weir

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    My favorite childhood book was 'Little House on the Prairie', and 'Little Woman'. I aspired to be Laura, or Jo, lol.
     
  8. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

    Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn Aes Sedai Membership Activities Coordinator Head of the Green Ajah

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    Love those books!!
     
  9. Kallarn Lo'Vosh

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    New abhorsen book coming out soon!

    Clariel - Abhorsen (4) - Garth Nix - October 14th 2014
     
  10. Sabriane Diamodred

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    I'm super excited :D
     
  11. Kallarn Lo'Vosh

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    Yep my sister introduced me to the series a few years ago but I still enjoyed them.

    Another series that more for kids/young adults is the bartimaeus series which is well worth a read.
     
  12. Leo Kian

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    I loved the Narnia books, Roald Dahl, Wind in the Willows, Animals of Farthing Wood. I used to get a lot more reading done before grown up things got in the way :lol
     
  13. Anika Forsyn

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    I've been awake way too long (worked an overnight) and read that as Farting Wood. Sorry, I have failed you all.
     
  14. Elatheara Bal A' Vilzaine

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    One of my favorites from childhood and still today is the The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
    "They passed down all the roads long ago, and the Red Bull ran close behind them."
     
  15. Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak

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    That line still sends a tingle down my spine Elatheara.
     
  16. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

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    Love that book! And I'm with you on that one, Mai!
     
  17. Curulin Melyma

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    Dr Who books, mainly Terrance Dicks. The Ark in Space was a memorable one. Narnia Chronicles, Chronicles of Thomas Covenant (if you count tweens into early teens as childhood?) Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy. A book by Sheri S Tepper called The Revenants.
    Not sure if you can count endless Fighting Fantasy books as actual reading, they were great though!
     
  18. Elatheara Bal A' Vilzaine

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    I love, love, love Narnia and just finished listening to the audio books which were very well read. :giggle
     
  19. Mateholion Cabela

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    I mostly read tintin and harry potter :)
     
  20. Kira Embri

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    my favorite book was "The Old Genie Hottabych” by Lazar Lagin. I do not think anyone here read this old Soviet book for children . )