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    25 Things Every Book-Loving ’90s Kid Will Remember

    Nothing like flipping through the thin pages of a Scholastic book order.

    1. The joy of receiving a Scholastic book order.

    2. The more intense, exhilarating feeling of Scholastic Book Fair week at school.

    3. The Rainbow Fish reeling you in with its shiny cover.

    4. Reading Goosebumps when you were looking for something just a little spooky.

    5. Reading Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark when you wanted to be full-blown petrified.

    6. If you watched Full House, you definitely read the Full House spinoff books.

    7. Wishing your school was as interesting as the stuff you read in Wayside School books.

    8. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom was one of your introductions to the alphabet.

    9. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales was the first unique, creative kids' book you read.

    10. Amelia’s Notebook made you want to keep your own legitimate diary.

    11. Learning a bunch of random facts from Eyewitness Books.

    12. Feeling all of the emotions when Stellaluna was unexpectedly reunited with her mother.

    13. Hoping to encounter a mouse at some point.

    14. Watching Matilda in theaters after you’d read the book.

    15. Or reading the Little Golden Books versions of movies after you'd watched them in theaters.

    16. Reading and listening to Golden Sound books of your favorite shows and movies.

    17. Learning valuable lessons from the Berenstain Bears family.

    18. Having incredibly high field trip goals as a kid because of the Magic School Bus books.

    19. Passionately despising dog abuser Judd Travers from Shiloh.

    20. Wanting to be a detective whenever you read The Boxcar Children.

    21. Getting really into Ann M. Martin’s The Baby-Sitters Club or Matt Christopher’s sports books and binge-reading your way through each series.

    22. Reading your way to food with the Pizza Hut Book It! program.

    23. Chicken Soup for the Soul books.

    24. Shopping at Borders back when they were a premier source for books.

    25. And finally, first discovering the pure magic that is the Harry Potter books.