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In honor of LibraryThing's 11th birthday, staff have gathered 11 of our favorite books from when we were (approximately) 11-year-olds ourselves. Add yours to the list! What were you reading as a tween?
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tardis, conceptDawg, Booksrme, reading_fox, foggidawn, paradoxosalpha, thorold, Cecrow, krazy4katz, buk1968, SylviaC, EMS_24, souloftherose, dksthomson, ahef1963, kristilabrie, Tinuvia
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paradoxosalpha: It was assigned reading in fifth grade, though I think it was a re-read for me.
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398 ressenyes
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13 Members
Booksrme, TeresaInTexas, Morphidae, rarm, craso, charl08, Cecrow, SylviaC, souloftherose, dksthomson, Dilara86, ahef1963, Bettesbooks
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Morphidae: I reread this several years ago not expecting to like it as much. What I surprise I got! I rated it 9/10 stars. An amazing book.
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330 ressenyes
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gwernin, Booksrme, TeresaInTexas, Gateaupain, reading_fox, libraryman_76021, KimarieBee, Cecrow, dksthomson, al.vick, ahef1963, quondame
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gwernin: I've actually owned this book since I was about 5!
Gateaupain: Who doesn't have it and love it. I still quote from it today - Pale waifs in the woodland wet" - "as I loose the snare you shall see me there".....
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3,866 membres
83 ressenyes
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9 Members
tardis, ablachly, Booksrme, reading_fox, charl08, thorold, buk1968, souloftherose, elkiedee
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tardis: I can't recall exactly what I loved at age 11 (it was a long time ago!) but I have loved Swallows and Amazons since I first read it, which was at least that long ago.
reading_fox: Read all of them over the years, but haven't been back to re-visit them. The new film is actually pretty good too.
thorold: Sailing, codes, exploring, pirates - how could this be improved?
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6,577 membres
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8,457 membres
227 ressenyes
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9 Members
paradoxosalpha, libraryman_76021, Cecrow, ErlendSkjelten, merrystar, SylviaC, souloftherose, elkiedee, ahef1963
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paradoxosalpha: I'm pretty sure I read this long before the age of eleven. But it has a conspicuously 11-year-old protagonist.
ahef1963: I didn't read this series until I was in my late 20s, but I was and still am mesmerized by them.
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15,547 membres
227 ressenyes
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10 Members
Booksrme, Morphidae, mldg, Cecrow, elenchus, SylviaC, elkiedee, Dilara86, ahef1963, quondame
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Morphidae: Several in this series get high marks from me, even now.
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17,977 membres
207 ressenyes
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36,088 membres
1,022 ressenyes
4.2
8 Members
Booksrme, dara85, Morphidae, elenchus, al.vick, ahef1963, gendeg, quondame
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Morphidae: Another book that remains a delight to this day.
gendeg: Subversively dark and hopeful at the same time. Brilliant.
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6,968 membres
121 ressenyes
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7,930 membres
57 ressenyes
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10,278 membres
148 ressenyes
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6,846 membres
96 ressenyes
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34,002 membres
430 ressenyes
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16,185 membres
287 ressenyes
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8 Members
mldg, Cecrow, elenchus, SylviaC, elkiedee, al.vick, ahef1963, quondame
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mldg: I remember discovering the Little House books in my school's very tiny library.
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3,879 membres
47 ressenyes
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7 Members
Morphidae, KimarieBee, SylviaC, dksthomson, al.vick, ahef1963, CindyAmrhein
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Morphidae: Loved this as a kid but the suck fairy got a hold of this BIG time. What a disappointment.
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16,148 membres
278 ressenyes
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6 Members
ablachly, Morphidae, foggidawn, SylviaC, elkiedee, ahef1963
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Morphidae: Loved this book back then and it has held up over time.
ahef1963: This was my favourite book as a child, and I still re-read it every couple of years.
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3,439 membres
82 ressenyes
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7,835 membres
137 ressenyes
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50,337 membres
450 ressenyes
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17,447 membres
425 ressenyes
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26,451 membres
235 ressenyes
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7,675 membres
240 ressenyes
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3,488 membres
71 ressenyes
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11,159 membres
141 ressenyes
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2,096 membres
30 ressenyes
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8,751 membres
90 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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10,075 membres
96 ressenyes
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22,064 membres
478 ressenyes
½ 4.3
5 Members
Booksrme, SimoneA, charl08, ahef1963, lorannen
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lorannen: Technically, I read this for the first time when I was nine, but I re-read it often!
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6,975 membres
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133,571 membres
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42,924 membres
518 ressenyes
3.9
5 Members
bw42, Booksrme, Cecrow, dksthomson, ahef1963
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bw42: I know it was my favorite when I was eleven because it was my favorite from when I first read it at 9 or 10 until I was 13 or 14. I read it at least once every summer for that period
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4,981 membres
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866 membres
23 ressenyes
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2,374 membres
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12,057 membres
226 ressenyes
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24,962 membres
449 ressenyes
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5 Members
Booksrme, Morphidae, charl08, elenchus, ahef1963
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Morphidae: This is the first book I thought of when I saw the list and I was really surprised no one else had it down.
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18,047 membres
298 ressenyes
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15,767 membres
214 ressenyes
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1,385 membres
14 ressenyes
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12,331 membres
338 ressenyes
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2,907 membres
34 ressenyes
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216 membres
5 ressenyes
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3 Members
Booksrme, thorold, paulmdh
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thorold: I've no idea why I liked these terrible books so much back then!
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5,252 membres
150 ressenyes
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4 Members
Booksrme, thorold, southernbooklady, ahef1963
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thorold: I'm sure this can't be as funny as I remember it being...
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8,416 membres
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4,561 membres
56 ressenyes
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1,302 membres
18 ressenyes
½ 3.4
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2,668 membres
45 ressenyes
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3 Members
Gateaupain, avatiakh, merrystar
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Gateaupain: It was in the family revolving book-case and it is only later that I realised its social significance. I didn't even know it was set in America. I still have the bookcase 75 years later
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3 Members
ShellyS, btuckertx, ahef1963
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btuckertx: A parent asked me to wait a few years before reading TKAM, but...
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14,823 membres
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1,814 membres
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8,827 membres
63 ressenyes
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TeresaInTexas, inge87, ahef1963
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inge87: My hands-down favorite Little House book growing up. I got my copy from the Scholastic book club when I was 10 or 11.
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10,719 membres
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207 membres
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3 Members
Booksrme, reading_fox, charl08
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reading_fox: A great series of adventures featuring wildlife and plucky heroes.
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.Monkey., lorannen
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rosalita, Morphidae, SylviaC
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Morphidae: Totally forgot about Trixie Belden until Sylvia added it!
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1,020 membres
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EMS_24, kjgormley
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42,439 membres
687 ressenyes
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2 Members
paradoxosalpha, DeusXMachina
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paradoxosalpha: I remember reading this one when I was ten, in fact. I have vivid memories of reading it in my grammar school library, although I had checked out the book (in a sturdy old library hardcover) from the public library.
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319 membres
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1,739 membres
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ABVR, Booksrme, charl08
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5,833 membres
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7,782 membres
58 ressenyes
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5,562 membres
72 ressenyes
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322 membres
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3,770 membres
64 ressenyes
3.8
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Booksrme, ShellyS
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7,519 membres
192 ressenyes
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1,795 membres
37 ressenyes
3.8
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seeword, inge87
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1,178 membres
70 ressenyes
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513 ressenyes
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629 membres
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4,331 membres
85 ressenyes
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kgriffith, Cecrow
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9,158 membres
123 ressenyes
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736 membres
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2,528 membres
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41,080 membres
1,045 ressenyes
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2 Members
ahef1963, gendeg
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gendeg: Ender's realization at the end at what he'd done and how he'd been used was too much for my 11-year-old self to handle. Masterfully wrought and devastating.
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105 ressenyes
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1,350 membres
21 ressenyes
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2 Members
ahef1963, rikaploo
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10,597 membres
119 ressenyes
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Cecrow, al.vick