Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Read When I Was in School






Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
This week’s topic is Back To School Freebie — anything “back to school” related like 10 favorite books I read in school. I chose to do Top Ten Books I read when I was in school. Most of these I read in junior high or elementary, so I am going way back.

Yes I did have pretty much every single Goosebumps book ever made at that time!

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What books did you read when you were in school?


40 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Read When I Was in School

  1. Strange as it may sound, I think the Shakespeare I had to read in high school were some of my favorite all-time reads, even though at the time, I was forced to read them, haha. I remember loving Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Othello, Macbeth, and The Taming of the Shrew.

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  2. I went to school in Sydney in the 1970s. This is what I remember reading.

    A Kestrel For A Knave
    The Black Cloud
    The Day Of The Triffids
    Wuthering Heights
    Sons and Lovers
    Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
    The Hound of the Baskervilles

    plus the usual assortment of Shakespeare

    Richard II
    Henry IV Part 1

    I tutor kids in Hong Kong these days. These are some of the books they are reading.

    Al Capone Does My Shirts
    Al Capone Shines My Shoes
    Al Capone Does My Homework
    The Thief Lord
    A Wrinkle In Time
    Chinese Cinderella
    The Giver
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
    Because Of Winn Dixie
    The Tales Of Despereaux
    The City of Ember
    The Silver Sword
    Esio Trot
    The BFG
    The Magic Finger
    The Twits
    The Witches
    The Fabulous Mr. Fox
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    James and the Giant Peach

    I have enjoyed reading most of these with the kids I teach.

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  3. Oh my gosh! Your list totally took me back to my elementary/middle school reading days 🙂 I totally forgot about Running Out of Time by MPH. I loved that one. The Giver is one of my all time favorites too.

    I feel like Romeo and Juliet is the go to Shakespeare play taught in school. Perhaps that first experience made me such a Shakespeare nerd 😉 Great list!

    My TTT:

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