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    16 Books You Read As A Kid That Were Actual Emotional Torture

    Warning: Spoilers ahead.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their favorite sad childhood books. Here are their best responses:

    1. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

    2. Lisa, Bright and Dark by John Neufeld

    3. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

    4. Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog by John Grogan

    5. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

    6. The Jewish Dog by Asher Kravitz

    7. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

    8. Petey by Ben Mikaelsen

    9. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

    10. The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells

    11. Slob by Ellen Potter

    12. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

    13. The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages

    14. Son of The Revolution by Liang Heng and Judith Shapiro

    15. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

    16. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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