1. Animorphs Scholastic What you remember: Kind of wanting to turn into an animal, but also being terrified by so many utterly terrifying moments like Rachel morphing into a bear, then falling unconscious on top of an ant hill, where she was being eaten alive by a bunch of ants until she woke up and demorphed. 2. Goosebumps Scholastic What you remember: This was basically your first introduction to the horror genre, and you honestly could NOT stop reading once you started. Also, Slappy gave you nightmares for weeks. 3. Monday Night Football Club Disney-Hyperion What you remember: Wanting so badly to put on some pads and step onto an NFL football field. Especially after watching the Disney Channel TV series, The Jersey, based on these books. 4. Hatchet Atheneum Books for Young Readers What you remember: You were instilled with a newly found fear of flying on airplanes because you were CONVINCED your pilot would have a heart attack, then forcing you to survive on your own and eat turtle eggs. 5. The Indian in the Cupboard Collins What you remember: Imagining which of your toys you'd bring to life if you had that magical cupboard. Between the release of The Indian in the Cupboard film and Toy Story in 1995, the concept of living toys was heavy on the brain. 6. Island Scholastic What you remember: This book made you grateful you were not stuck on an island with people you hated. Also, what was the early '00s obsession with tragedy that then forced young children to survive the wild on their own? 7. Full House Simon Spotlight What you remember: You honest-to-God LIVED for the Tanner sister's life problems, so you gobbled up any Full House book series you could get your hands on. Michelle's were always the best, though. 8. The Face on the Milk Carton Delacorte Books for Young Readers What you remember: This was probably your first introduction into dark thrillers, and it WAS pretty freakin' dark for a young readers series. It also made you skeptical of your parents. Oh, and you probably ordered this from the Scholastic Book Fair. 9. Sweet Valley High Bantam Books What you remember: The "1Bruce1" vanity plate on Bruce Patman's black porsche, and wanting to live in the town of Sweet Valley, California. 10. Walk Two Moons HarperTrophy What you remember: Being an emotionally incapable of handing the feel trip this beautifully written book took you on, particularly with some very upsetting character deaths. 11. The Giver Ember What you remember: Imagining what it'd be like to see the world in black and white, and then suddenly start discovering color as Jonas did when he began seeing red. 12. Holes Scholastic What you remember You probably had to read this book for school, which is fine. But you actually enjoyed it? And you kinda wanted to drink spiced peaches (aka Sploosh) after you read it?? 13. A Series of Unfortunate Events Scholastic What you remember: Although the Baudelaire siblings were kinda bland, you REALLY thought things would get better for them. Oh, how wrong you were. But HAD to keep reading to find out if they'd ever have a normal family. 14. Fearless Simon Pulse What you remember: Gaia was literally your role model because she was so badass and COULDN'T FEEL ANY FEAR AT ALL. Also, you were probably #TeamSam or #TeamEd. 15. The Saddle Club Yearling What you remember: Wanting to sign up for the Saddle Club membership offer in the book, which included a newsletter, membership card, and a bookmark, amongst other things. 16. The Boxcar Children Albert Whitman & Company What you remember: This series made you want to live in a boxcar with your loving and supporting siblings and eat cherry dumplings. You also LIVED for the mysteries. 17. Superfudge Puffin Books What you remember: Peter was the most patient brother on the planet, and even though Fudge was kinda extra you still loved reading about it. 18. Beezus and Ramona Oxford University Press What you remember: Being amused by all of Ramona's ridiculousness even though it irritated Beezus. Also, happily reading literally anything else that was written by Beverly Clearly. 19. Junie B. Jones Random House Books for Young Readers What you remember: The introduction, “My name is Junie B. Jones. The B stands for Beatrice. Except I don’t like Beatrice. I just like B and that’s all.” 20. Magic Tree House Random House for Young Readers What you remember: Feeling like you were actually going on an adventure with Jack, Annie, and company in each book, but also seriously pondering what era you'd visit if you could time travel in real life. 21. American Girl American Girl What you remember: You got to read the stories of the lives of the OG American Girls even if you couldn't afford to have every single one of the dolls, and you learned a ton of history within each story. 22. The New Adventures of Mary-Kate and Ashley Scholastic What you remember: If you were OBSESSED with the VHS mysteries then you definitely had to collect all the book versions. You could honestly never get enough of Mary-Kate and Ashley. 23. Dear America Scholastic What you remember: These books made learning about history a little more entertaining because you'd get to follow one girl's journey, and that was pretty rad. 24. Strange Matter Montage Publication What you remember: Wanting nothing to do with a place like Fairfield, the spooky town where all of these stories of freaky encounters and paranormal happenings took place! 25. Fear Street Simon Pulse What you remember: Feeling like you'd upgraded to a significantly more horrifying series as you made the jump from Goosebumps to Fear Street when in search of a scare. 26. Bridge to Teribithia HarperCollins What you remember: CRYING YOUR HEART OUT because WHY was this heart-wrenching sobfest of a story a CHILDREN'S NOVEL???? 27. Harry Potter Scholastic What you remember: Mystery, courage, good and evil, love — literally everything. Mostly because you've read the series a few dozen times since the first time because it truly is magical.