Books

23 Books You Absolutely Couldn't Put Down When You Were A Kid

When we were kids, we didn't have quite as much technology as kids do now so we had to find ways to keep ourselves busy. The best way was to escape into a book and immerse yourself completely in some kind of fantastical world. GiphyThere were so many books to choose between when we were kids! If you were a big reader you absolutely would have read some of these! Nancy DrewEbayThe Baby-Sitters ClubEbayGoosebumpsEbayAnything by Roald DahlEbayShel Silverstein's poemsEbayAnimorphsEbayLittle House on the PrairieEbaySweet Valley HighSweet Valley HighBoxcar ChildrenEbayThe Bobbsey TwinsEbayHardy BoysEbayTrixie BeldenEbayClick to the next page to see the rest

90s

Man Was Confused About Harry Potter Books, Turns Out He Was Reading Something Else

Harry Potter is one of the biggest franchises in the world. The books have been out for a long time now and while it may seem like everyone has read them, there are still a lot of people who are being introduced to them for the first time. GiphyYou would think that jumping into the Potter-verse would be easy enough to follow, seeing as how it's literally everywhere, but apparently it can be a little trickier than expected. Chris Chappell wanted to get into the Harry Potter books. He had never seen any of the movies or read a single

Retro

Do You Remember 'The Bobbsey Twins?'

If you grew up anywhere between 1904 and 1995, there's a huge chance you'll remember The Bobbsey Twins. The books were about an upper-middle-class family which had two sets of fraternal twins: Nan and Bert who were 12, and Flossie and Freddie who were 6.The series featured a lot of episodic adventures, but as the Hardy Boys grew more popular, detective plots began to introduce themselves into the stories. Though they didn't involve violent crime or anything, the mysteries added an extra element of excitement for young readers. The first of the 72 books were published in 1904 and

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

90s

These 7 Quizzical Facts About "Wishbone" Proves No One Ever Listens To The Dog

I can pretty much guarantee that most people reading this article learnt more about literature from Wishbone than any college course. This wisecracking dog was incredible at teaching the finer points of many classic books and tied the major themes to a moral lesson that we could all use in our lives. While Wishbone can speak for himself, here are some little-known facts about the show that we uncovered out by Wanda Gilmore's garden!Dog-Read-Dog WorldMovieFoneThe idea for a show came from the creators own Jack Russel Terrier whose life and behaviors he would narrate in his home. "Well, what