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    Updated on Jan 15, 2020. Posted on Oct 1, 2019

    16 Things Only Scholastic Book Fair Kids Will Remember

    The most important week of your elementary school life.

    1. Before the fair even happened, the excitement started with the order forms:

    2. And when you walked into the school gym or library on a fateful Monday morning and saw these, you KNEW it was about to be a good week:

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    3. When you finally saw the fair all set up, it brought you joy like you'd never felt before:

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    4. You begged your parents to give you money for books, that you'd inevitably mostly end up spending on gel pens and pointy fingers:

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    5. After they gave in, you walked into the fair feeling like the richest kid in school:

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    6. Then, elementary school you realized you actually had to budget yourself while being mesmerized by all of the cool things:

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    7. You and your friends would sneak peeks into cool books like The Guinness Book of World Records and Ripley's Believe it or Not:

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    8. Junie B. Jones and Judy Moody were the empowering women each elementary and middle school girl needed:

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    9. You felt so adult-like buying ~bone chilling~ books like Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark or Goosebumps:

    10. One of your friends always bought the coolest interactive book of the year, like Coke or Pepsi? or I Spy:

    11. The Magic Tree House, The Spiderwick Chronicles, and Harry Potter helped you escape when life was #rough:

    12. And of course, after picking out the hottest books, you were able to select some cool accessories using whatever was left of the money you were given:

    13. Seriously. The more impractical the eraser, the better:

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    14. Trying to write with the fuzzy pens and twisty/color changing pencils in class after you joyfully purchased them was a CHALLENGE:

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    15. And you legitimately wanted to read after realizing you now had a variety of fabulous objects with which you could mark your page:

    16. And after all these years, you miss the smell and excitement of the Scholastic Book Fair. Why isn't there an adult version of this?! 😭

    Need I say more?

    Me: God, I'm so glad I'm not in school anymore Scholastic Book Fair truck: *exists* Me: lol nvm

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