10 Honest Six-Word Reviews of the Books That Made Your Childhood

Remember Choose Your Own Adventure?

(SPOT.ph) Before the Twilight saga even took over popular culture in the 2000s, kids already had a freaking great selection of children’s literature to consume (not saying anything about the beloved fantasy series’ quality here). At a time when the dial-up tone was heard in households everywhere and having a cell phone before a job was unheard of, books were basically our only way to experience a world that was not ours. We take a walk down memory lane and review some of the books we grew up with!

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Remember these old-school, young-adult novels? 

Goosebumps by R.L. Stine

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Give yourself a nightmare on purpose.

Animorphs by K.A. Applegate

Alien invasion + weird superpowers = great story

Sweet Valley High by Francine Pascal

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Gossip Girl but less ridiculously rich.

The Baby-Sitters Club by Ann M. Martin

Girls can build business empires, too.

The Giver by Lois Lowry

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1984, but Dystopia-For-Kids version.

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Beginner-level dystopian literature for kids.

Choose Your Own Adventure Series of Bantam Books

RPG before RPG was a thing.

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

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Seriously, teach boys not to rape.

Holes by Louis Sachar 

The real world is really messy.

Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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Teen angst isn’t just a phase.

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

The reason we talk to animals.

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