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That One Special Book...
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What was that one story that you read (or had read to you) that started your interest in books and literature? What was that orgional book that changed the way you see books so that they are no…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle (Books Admin) Apr 9, 2010.

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Marz replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"Sabriel by Garth Nix Found it in Seventh Grade completely by accident. I became obsessed with writing and reading after that."
Apr 4, 2010
Nephtys80 replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"Honestly, I can't remember a time when I didn't love books. My parents read to me from a very young age, first picture books, but they switched to C.S. Lewis and Tolkien when I was about 4, I think. That was also when they taught me to…"
Apr 4, 2010
Malene replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"I had to learn to read effectively in english first and that didn't happen untill when I was around 16 or 17. Until then I had read translations of foreign books but it's never quite the same. I picked up a book at my library for a school…"
Apr 3, 2010
Deanna replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. I've always been a reader, but that book, changed everything."
Apr 3, 2010
Brian Rice replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"Believe it or not the first Harry Potter book was the first normal sized book i ever read on my own that i can remember in like 1st or second grade and that spawned my love of fantasy based fiction. which has now brached out into a big variety of…"
Apr 3, 2010
Nicky replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech and Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine changed my life [besides Paper Towns, but that's another story]. Walk Two Moons I read when I was ten, and then re-read shortly after my dad died when I was twelve. It…"
Apr 3, 2010
Nicole Carey replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"I hated books and I pretty much couldn't read 7th grade. My class class read Among the Hidden by Margaret Pererson Haddix and I still hated reading, but when my grandma bet my mom that she could get me to read, she got me the rest of the Shadow…"
Mar 19, 2010
Minikimii replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"I'm pretty sure it was one of the Mandarin Chinese children's books from when I was a kid. I don't really ever remember a time when I WASN'T reading, and those picture-ish books are the earliest memory I can think of related to…"
Mar 18, 2010
Joe Belzberg replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"I was really into the Animorphs series in third grade, I think it was the first thing I was ever really obsessed with. The final book in the series had a massive cliff-hanger ending; I blame my middle-school era obsession with fan-fiction almost…"
Mar 17, 2010
sugartits replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"That and Winnie-the-Pooh <3"
Mar 17, 2010
sugartits replied to Ogre's discussion That One Special Book...
"I can't really remember a time when I wasn't obsessed with books... but I wouldn't be surprised if it was the Chronicles of Narnia series that really got me into reading."
Mar 17, 2010
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That One Special Book...

What was that one story that you read (or had read to you) that started your interest in books and literature? What was that orgional book that changed the way you see books so that they are no longer a boring collection of pages but something more wonderful? Mine was 'the Witches' by Roald Dahl...it's fantastic. the funny and scarey description of the witches, the way Luke describe being a mouse after the witches catch him and the scene between Luke and his grandmother at the end where their…See More
Mar 17, 2010
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