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Fri Apr 13, 2012, 09:32 PM

Fun Facts About the 11 “Greatest Books for Kids”

http://www.mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives/123172

My favorite: Shel Silverstein of The Giving Tree fame also wrote Johnnie Cash's song "A Boy Named Sue".

I did not know that.

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baldguy Apr 2012 OP
RiffRandell Apr 2012 #1
Iris Apr 2012 #2
fizzgig Apr 2012 #4
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Response to baldguy (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 06:59 PM

1. Everytime I read that book I cry.

I did not know that either.

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Response to RiffRandell (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 09:44 PM

2. me, too

In fact, I'm about to cry just thinking about it now.

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Response to RiffRandell (Reply #1)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 10:31 PM

4. so do i

haven't read it in a long time

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Response to baldguy (Original post)

Sat Apr 14, 2012, 10:30 PM

3. way cool

anne of green gables has always been one of my favorites, i reread it about once a year. i would have never thought it had sold so many copies, though

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