Yesterday, I showed you my top ten favorite childhood books. That took me over five hours to write, because I had so much trouble choosing and finding the right quotes! I decided to list the runners up, but I also wanted to ask all of you: What were your favorite childhood books?

The entirety of Madeleine L’Engle’s works.

Anne of Green Gables series and her stand-alone books-L. M. Montgomery

The Shadow Children series-Margaret Peterson Haddix (all of hers, too)

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz-L. Frank Baum

The Felicity and Samantha books-American Girls

Ella Enchanted-Gail Carson Levine (and the rest of her books)

The Three Musketeers-Alexander Dumas

The Harry Potter series-JK Rowling

Little Women-Louisa May Alcott (though not any of her other ones)

The Princess Diaries series-Meg Cabot

All-American Girl-Meg Cabot (okay, all of her books, really)

The Dragonlance Chronicles-Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman

The Lord of the Rings-JRR Tolkien

The Silver Chair-CS Lewis

The Mandie Books-Lois Gladys Leppard

A Little Princess-Francis Hodgson Burnett

All-of-a-Kind Family-Sydney Taylor

The Great Brain Books-John D. Fitzgerald

There were so many more books. Maybe this post should really have been about favorite authors… Anyway, what were your favorites?

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