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Friday, July 27, 2012

Follow Friday - July 27th

Follow My Book Blog Friday is hosted by Rachel at Parajunkee's View and Alison at Alison Can Read. The point is to follow as many book blog as you can and make new friends! As part of the adventure, she gives a weekly question.


Summer Reading. What was your favorite book that you were REQUIRED to read when you were in school?

There's a few books that I was required to read in school that I loved actually. 
Animal Farm by George Orwell stands out most. Our teacher was very enthusiastic about reading it out loud and got us all to take part then watch a movie, so that definitely helped us all like it more. 
Another favorite was The Outsiders by S.E Hinton. "Stay Gold Pony Boy" was one line everyone remembers from that book. We also watched the movie after reading this book as well. How could you not like it, really? 
In Jr. High we were required to read Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, which is a fantastic read for all ages. I still highly recommend that book! Last, but not least is Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. This is a very emotional and well written book. I loved it and loved the movie as well. After reading  other posts, I realized I almost forgot The Diary of Young Girl by Ann Frank. It's a classic and full of emotion and history. A Fantastic read.  AND Holes by Louis Sachar. Awesome book and movie!
There's many more that I enjoyed, but I think I'll stop there. *laughs*

I recommend that everyone read those novels at least once in their lives. It worth it! 

What's your answer to today's question? Follow and leave the link to your and I'll follow you back! 


[email protected] GREAT read said...

I remember reading the last three. Terabitha though is really vague. I just know the title and not just from the movie!

Here's my Friday Hops

Have a GREAT weekend!

Old Follower :)

ladystorm said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I have never read those books though I have heard of all but the Hatchet one. :)

Happy reading.

I'm a old follower.

BLHmistress said...

I love The Outsiders its one of my faves too, and Diary of Anne Frank.

Thanks for stopping by. Followed back

joder said...

Thanks for becoming a follower of my site. I'm now following back via GFC.

The Scarf Princess

Ashley said...

Yay we both picked Holes! That's so awesome! Also I had completely forgotten about Bridge to Terabithia! Great one!

New GFC follower :) And thanks for stopping by booknook!

Mrs. Jones said...

Animal Farm is GREAT!

Thanks for following me, Im following back.
BTW- you asked if I have GFC, i do, its on the right bar of my BLOG

Michael @ The Bookshelf Review said...

Really awesome choices. Old Follower. Animal Farm and the Outsiders are amazing reads. Thanks for sharing and visiting My FF
Michael @ The Bookshelf Review

Natasha said...

Thanks for stopping by everyone!

Ana♥ said...

Oh wow. You got to read some awesome books in school! very lucky! I read Animal Farm my senior year in high school, that one.. I did not like >.< Thanks for stopping by my FF following you back <3

Ana♥ Beach Bum Reads

Reading Kelly said...

I forgot about Animal Farm and Bridge to Terabithia! Great books. I really want to read Diary of Ann Frank.

Following back :)
Thanks for stopping by!

Anonymous said...

Oh I've read some of those. Great answer :) Thanks for stopping by and following, following back :)

Gin Bryant said...

Great picks! Anne Frank was one of mine, too.

Thanks so much for visiting! Old follower. :)

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