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14 Children's Books That Never Get Old

National Read a Book Day just happened! Time to relive your youth.

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3. Oh, the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss

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“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life's A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you'll move mountains.”

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7. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

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“I went to sleep with gum in my mouth and now there's gum in my hair and when I got out of bed this morning I tripped on the skateboard and by mistake I dropped my sweater in the sink while the water was running and I could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.”

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13. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema

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"The mosquito said, 'I saw a farmer digging yams that were almost as big as I am.' 'What's a mosquito compared to a yam?' snapped the iguana grumpily. 'I would rather be deaf than listen to such nonsense!' Then he stuck two sticks in his ears and went off, mek, mek, mek, mek, through the reeds."

14. Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark by Alvin Schwartz

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"That night his father carved the toe into three pieces, and they each had a piece... the boy fell asleep almost at once. But in the middle of the night, a sound awakened him. It was something out in the street. It was a voice, and it was calling to him. 'Where is my to-o-o-o-o-e?' it groaned."

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