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    27 Books That Were A Vague Childhood Memory Until Right This Minute

    The mems!!!!!

    1. Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

    Greenwillow Books / Via goodreads.com

    HER. 

    2. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

    Viking Press / Via ezra-jack-keats.org

    HIM!

    3. Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

    Harcourt / Via goodreads.com

    This bat!!! 

    4. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

    Henry Holt and Co. / Via amazon.com

    This book wasn't a dream. 

    5. In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz...

    HarperCollins / Via goodreads.com

    6. ...specifically dis bish:

    Dirk Zimmer / Via goodreads.com

    THE GREEN RIBBON AROUND HER NECK, OMG.

    7. Funnybones by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

    Penguin / Via amazon.com

    These skeletons!!! I remember!

    8. The Silver Slippers by Elizabeth Koda-Callan

    Workman Publishing Co. / Via goodreads.com

    THE CHARM BOOKS. 

    9. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

    HarperCollins / Via 200.hc.com

    The little boy and his tree 🥺.

    10. Aliens Don't Wear Braces by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones

    Scholastic / Via goodreads.com

    What a time.

    11. Archeology by Dr. Jane McIntosh

    Eyewitness Books / Via goodreads.com

    Mad that I could ever forget this. 

    12. The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey

    Golden Books / Via goodreads.com

    A fever dream. 

    13. The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant

    Aladdin / Via goodreads.com

    Mems. 

    14. Amelia's Notebook by Marissa Moss

    Simon and Schuster / Via barnesandnoble.com

    AMELIA. 

    15. A Bad Case of the Stripes by David Shannon

    Scholastic / Via amazon.com

    Another fever dream.

    16. Corduroy by Don Freeman

    Viking Press / Via corduroybook.com

    OMG, Corduroy, hi. 

    17. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

    HarperCollins / Via 200.hc.com

    HAROLD. I SEE YOU.

    18. Strega Nona by Tomie de Paola

    Scholastic / Via goodreads.com

    That old Italian woman lives in the depths of my mind.

    19. George and Martha by James Marshall

    Clarion / Via goodreads.com

    Yes, those hippos. 

    20. The Queen Who Stole The Sky by Jennifer Garrett

    Scholastic / Via goodreads.com

    You didn't imagine it. 

    21. Grandpa's Cardigan by Joy Watson and Wendy Hodder

    Scholastic / Via goodreads.com

    This was a real book. 

    22. Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Simon and Schuster / Via simonandschuster.com

    THE DOG. 

    23. Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

    Philomel Books / Via janeyolen.com

    OWL FREAKIN' MOON. 

    24. The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

    North South Books / Via barnesandnoble.com

    First gay person I knew.

    25. A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban

    HarperCollins / Via barnesandnoble.com

    It's all coming back.

    26. Little Polar Bear by Hans de Beer

    Simon and Schuster / / Via simonandschuster.com

    Where the f are you going, Lars?!

    27. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

    HarperCollins / Via 200.hc.com

    So many lessons learned here. 

    TAKE ME BACK TO THE SCHOOL BOOK FAIR. Bye.