70s

'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' Is Finally Getting A Judy Blume-Approved Movie

Judy Blume is one of those classic authors that creates stories that transcend time. One of her most famous books called Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret was published all the way back in 1970, but it still resonates today. The story follows young Margaret Simon as she makes her way through one of the most difficult time in her life: puberty. We've all been there, we all made it through, but we all remember what it was like to go through all of those changes. Margaret became something of a touchstone for young girls who were dealing with

80s

You'll Soon Be Able To Get 'The Baby-Sitter's Club' With Their Original Covers

There are a few books that just scream childhood. Sweet Valley High was always a staple, Goosebumps were basically required reading, and then of course The Baby-Sitter's Club was crucial. There were always new adventures for The Baby-Sitter's Club to go on, but obviously we all had our favorites. Rumors started swirling about a new Baby-Sitter's Club TV show a little while ago, and while we were excited about it, there's something just extra special about the original books. Luckily for us, Scholastic realized this and has decided to make something for those of us who are feeling a little

Books

You Can Buy The Original Sweet Valley High Books From The 80s Again And We're Psyched

You remember all those Sweet Valley High books that you read 600 times while you were in middle school and high school? Well, someone has found a way to bring them back exactly as you remember them. Yes, you can still buy new versions of the books in most stores, but you've got to admit that there is nothing as satisfying as seeing those original covers with the Wakefield twins we remember from our childhood on the cover. These teen novels were what all of us were obsessed with, but unfortunately as we got older, a lot of us ended

TV

'The Baby-Sitters Club' Is Getting A Brand New TV Show

There was one book series that all of us became obsessed with when we were young, and it was The Baby-Sitters Club. I don't know how a series of books about a job that no one really wanted became so popular, but they managed to make babysitting look like a fun gig, and not like what you were stuck doing when your parents went to dinner. I mean, I guess they were actually getting paid and not just told they had to, but still! Everyone wanted to be in their own Baby-Sitters Club. It was such a good series, and

School

5 Reasons Why The Scholastic Book Fair Will Always Be The Best Part Of Elementary School

Being in school 5 days a week is kind of like having a full time job, only instead of getting paid in money, you have to sit there and learn. You get sent home with homework, you have to write book reports, you have tests and presentations and all of it is a lot of effort for a growing brain. But there was a place, one beautiful reprieve from our tortuous experience where we could feel at peace. That place was the Scholastic Book Fair. Once a year our schools would treat us by bringing the book orders to life.

Pop Culture

10 Facts About Dr. Seuss That You Would Never Be Able To Guess From His Books

He's been gone for nearly 27 years, but Dr. Seuss left behind a legacy that will last for generations. I remember my parents reading his books to me when I was a toddler, then when I was able to read myself, I wasted no time in getting through favorites like Cat In The Hat and One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.During the holidays, the entire family watched How The Grinch Stole Christmas, and like every other grad, my parents gave a copy of Oh The Places You'll Go when I finished high school. In many ways, Dr.

Pop Culture

7 Facts About 'Black Beauty,' The Book That Made Every Kid Completely Obsessed With Horses

It almost seemed as though becoming obsessed with horses was a right of passage. Most of us went through at least a little phase of asking for a pony for Christmas, and pretending like we knew all about the giant animals. Obviously some people kept with it longer than others, but whether or not you are still into horses, chances are you remember reading and watching Black Beauty. The story managed to transcend time, and even though it originally came out in 1877, kids still read it to this day. How much do you really know about the iconic story