50 Books Real Simple Readers Love
A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle
It was amazing, exhilarating, and the first time I really remember being pulled into the story. —Becky Breshears Tagerson
I read it over and over from the time I was about 7. During the school year I checked it out from the school library. During the summer I got it from the Bookmobile. I believe that single book is responsible for my love of all sci-fi/fantasy to this day...not to mention a love of reading in general! —Donna Shetron
My second-grade librarian pulled me aside from the “picture books” and handed the book to me saying “You are ready to read something more.” I am forever grateful and that book will always be special to me. —Thérèse Forrest-Hall
I read it until the cover literally fell off. —Heather Reid
It is proof that ordinary can become extraordinary and that anyone can be a hero. —Ariel Myers
I had always read but that book blew my mind when I was in grade 5! —Tanis Nikkel
Was (and still is) my favorite book. —Anne Houston Louison
That book showed me that reading could take you to another world, and that the things you imagine can become real in a story. —Amy Benton Bradley-Hole
To buy: $7, amazon.com.
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