Happy Thanksgiving

indian-corn_jksLolaToday is Thanksgiving and we have been thinking about all of the things we are thankful for. Specifically we are thinking about the books that we are thankful for.

Some of these are the books that shaped us. Some are the ones that influenced us and made us feel things that were outside of ourselves for the first time. Some are the books that changed us and made us smarter. Some are the books that helped us decide who we wanted to be when we were young. Some let us use our imaginations and grow. Some entertained us and scared us. Some are the books that kept us up at night and kept us thinking until dawn.

These are the books that made us love reading and respect books. These are the books that we will forever love.  We didn’t just read these books we lived them.

 

 

Lynn’s List

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice

The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

Midnight Hour Encores by Bruce Brooks

Awakening Foster Kelly by Cara R. Olsen

A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling

 

Jessica’s List

The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

The Frog Prince by Elle Lothlorien

Fate by Sydney Lane

Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts

 

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

 

 

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