It's a Meme Thang
February 10, 2006
Here's a children's book meme that Big A little a started, which is making the rounds. I answered it with favorites from my own childhood, so I'm changing the tenses. Grab it and meme away, if you would like.
What were your three favorite children's series?
1. The Hardy Boys
2. Encyclopedia Brown
Bonus: Curious George
What were your three favorite non-series children's books?
1. Misty of Chincoteague
Bonus: The Secret Garden, Little Women
What were your three favorite children's book characters?
2. Harriet the Spy
3. Misty, again. Neigh.
Bonus Round #1:
Q. Who wrote your least favorite childhood books?
A. Dr. Seuss
Bonus Round #2
Q. What was the saddest moment in your childhood reading?
A. When Beth dies in Little Women.
Bonus Round #3
Q. Which adult book scared the bejeezus out of you?
A. Sybil, by Flora Rheta Schreiber. And what little the book didn't scare out of me, the TV movie polished off.
Love the bonus rounds, Susan! I'll add them when I've a few moments later today :)
"Sybil" still scares me.
Posted by: Kelly | February 10, 2006 at 12:00 PM
I love this meme! I will do it this weekend.
Posted by: Kelly | February 10, 2006 at 02:41 PM
Ooh ! I'll have to give this a go too !
Posted by: Michele Fry | February 10, 2006 at 02:49 PM
I just finished the meme. It was SO fun to sit and think about books. I think I will have my daughter do this meme this weekend too!
Posted by: kelly | February 11, 2006 at 02:37 PM
Reading everyone else's memes has been great fun.
Posted by: Susan | February 12, 2006 at 04:11 PM
Sybil was quite terriying to me as well. *shudder*
Posted by: Bethany | February 12, 2006 at 04:47 PM
I can still remember some of the terrible lines. I won't repeat them, don't worry. We might all start having Sybil flashbacks.
Posted by: Susan | February 12, 2006 at 08:49 PM
really? is sybil that scary? owww..i was thinking of doing sybil for my book report.. now im having second thoughts... i dont wanna dream scary things.
Posted by: bookworm | July 10, 2006 at 02:57 AM