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Published: Thursday, September 20, 2012
Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2012 15:09
[View the story "#BooksIGrewUpWith spells nostalgia for today's adults" on Storify]#BooksIGrewUpWith spells nostalgia for today's adultsIn the world of Wimpy Kids, vampire love stories and the like, here are a few of the #BooksIGrewUpWith that bring a lot of 90s kids back to the good old days. Hopefully, the kids now can experience them the same way we did!Storified by George Mattingly · Thu, Sep 20 2012 12:20:29Twimg#BooksIGrewUpWith the one that easily tops them all...The Hungry Caterpillar Michael O'DwyerYou know you've had this book read to you in Kindergarten. Who could forget when we all learned how much a caterpillar could REALLY eat.Wikimedia#BooksIGrewUpWith Amelia Bedilia!!! ❤Ashley Marie GarciaOne of the funniest maids I've ever come across. I remember laughing so much at how Amelia Bedilia would take things so literally and then she left me hungry for one of those delicious looking pies! Kidsource#BooksIGrewUpWith Corduroy the bear...that is my bookDiablo AlejandroBefore toys and dolls came to life in Toy Story, there was Corduroy. All he wanted was his button! BangzoYes, all the great childhood movies we grew up with were first great books. "James and the Giant Peach", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "Matilda" and "The Witches" were all on my reading list in elementary school. Seriously, where would our childhood be without all of these?#BooksIGrewUpWith Roald Dahl books, loved him!!! Matilda was the bestMelanie PerryBlogspotRemember all those ghosts, ghouls and monsters that scared you when you were younger? I'm pretty sure a lot of them came from this series. That Slappy was by far the scariest toy when I was a kid. Sorry, Chucky. #BooksIGrewUpWith Goosebumps. My love for scary things started youngIG: sammisammisam #BooksIGrewUpWith Goosebumps books! loved a good scary read! Em.Storytimeforme#BooksIGrewUpWith I do not like green eggs and ham, I do not like them Sam I am.Southern Gent#BooksIGrewUpWith Green eggs and ham. That book taught me well.JakeOh Dr. Seuss, what a master who can't go without recognition for teaching all kids valuable lessons. There are many to choose from, but this book stands out as one of the first I read. This book is where I first learned "You don't know if you don't try". Blogspot#BooksIGrewUpWith a series of unfortunate events. these were great books.Regina#BooksIGrewUpWith A Series of Unfortunate Events - I was obsessed! Still have all the books.. don't have the heart to chuck them out!faith.I always thought Lemony Snicket was an interesting name and his books were fun to read as a kid, not just for the characters' adventures, but for the intelligence that went into writing them. WikimediaTakes me back to middle school when I found out exactly how hard it was to dig a hole. It's another one of the most intelligently-written books I read as a kid. The movie was good, but there is no comparison to the book. #BooksIGrewUpWith Holes. That was the best book (:Sapphire#BooksIGrewUpWith Holes #greatreadCorey ValoisWikimediaOne of the books I really appreciate now for the ever important grammar lesson about the word "ain't". Zdnet#BooksIGrewUpWith Harry Potter. These books were and always will remain my childhood.Jess//JKRowlingFanϟ#BooksIGrewUpWith Harry Potter,aw #goodtimesMia_1DSeeing loads of #BooksIGrewUpWith tweets about Harry potter :) #proudpotterheadLolly Honeydukes I think this goes without saying for a lot of people who grew up with these books. I remember when I didn't know who Harry Potter was. Then when I read the first page of the first book, I couldn't stop. Now that we're in an age where phones, e-books and computers have taken over kids spare time, lets not let them forget the classics. What are some of your favorite books you remember reading while growing up? Share your favorites in the comments!
Storified by George Mattingly · Thu, Sep 20 2012 12:20:29
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