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What's On Your "To Be Re-Read" List?

I was talking with an 8th grade student today about books (love those conversations). Of course, I started talking about all of my "favorites" as I tried to recommend books for her to read. During the discussion, though, I realized that it has been sooooo long since I've read some of my "favorites" that I can barely remember the major plot elements. Even worse, (gasp) I was mixing plots! So, I've decided to create a re-read list. This is what I have so far:

1. Ophelia by Lisa M. Klein
2. All the books set in Tortall by Tamora Pierce (I think that's 15 books total!) After all, doesn't it make sense to re-read the books that feature a kick-butt female character that has the exact same name as myself?! That alone is reason for a re-read.
3. Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
4. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
5. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupery
6. Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
7. Go Ask Alice
8. Whirligig by Paul Fleischman
9. Breathing Underwater by Alex Flinn
10. The Gemma Doyle Series by Libba Bray


  1. I need to re-read A WRINKLE IN TIME, too. I think I'm the only person on the planet not to enjoy this book the first time through.


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Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Square Fish (August 21, 2007)
ISBN-10: 9780312369828
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