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Old 04-30-2009, 04:15 AM   #1
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Old 04-30-2009, 04:40 AM   #2
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Old 04-30-2009, 05:03 AM   #3
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:23 AM   #4
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:51 AM   #5
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Old 04-30-2009, 11:00 AM   #8
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Old 04-30-2009, 11:08 AM   #9
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Old 04-30-2009, 11:10 AM   #10
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Old 04-30-2009, 01:40 PM   #11
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Old 04-30-2009, 02:27 PM   #12
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Encyclopedia Brown, Danny Dunn, and all the Choose Your Own Adventure books (you could still do those in ebook form... use footnotes for direct linking to pages...)
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Old 04-30-2009, 11:05 PM   #13
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Walter Farley's "The Black Stallion" and rest of the series.
Clair Bee's "Chip Hilton" sports series.
John Blaine's "Rick Brant" science series.

(and Hardy Boys, Dave Dawson's, Red Randall's, A Yankee Flyer's) I found on an older cousin's shelf.

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Old 05-01-2009, 02:38 AM   #14
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Oh my. Y'all have done it again. Ok, some of my favorites - I'm sure there's a bunch more that I'll remember later...

Trixie Belden
Cherry Ames
Nancy Drew
Hardy Boys (I read both series indiscriminately, I didn't care that one was supposed to be for boys!)
Sue Barton
Tobey Heydon
The Little House books
My Side of the Mountain (nods to Phogg)
Operation Knapsacks
The Little White Horse
anything by Gene Stratton Porter
The Secret Garden
A Little Princess
The Lad, A Dog books by Albert Payson Terhune

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Old 05-01-2009, 04:09 AM   #15
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I really liked the Ronald Dahl books and The Chronicles of Narnia.
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