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March 4th, 2010, 07:35 AM
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Check this article out! In a World Book Day British poll, Harry Potter and Twilight were voted among the top ten books that people would most like to pass on to their children.

The Harry Potter series came in first. Twilight is number five. I'll see if I can find out who the others are in the top ten.

What's on your list?
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March 4th, 2010, 10:50 AM
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Hayden LOVES HP and he's only 3.5 years old. I'm hoping he wants to read the books when he gets older.

As much as I love Twilight, I don't think my boys would be interested lol
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March 4th, 2010, 08:31 PM
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That's neat!!
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March 4th, 2010, 11:05 PM
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Stone loves vampires.. so I think he'd be interested in Twlight but Imnot going to let him read it cuz I dont want him to love vampires.. lmao
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March 5th, 2010, 11:08 AM
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Harry Potter series
Where the Red Fern Grows
Bunnicula series
Animorphs series
The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogy

These are some off the top of my head. We own all of these books as well.
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March 5th, 2010, 05:04 PM
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I would pass on Harry Potter, definitely.
Wind in the Willows.
Watership Down.
The Hobbit & The Lord Of The Rings.
Lord of the Flies.
Alice in Wonderland & Alice Through The Looking Glass.
Everything by Enid Blyton - Malory Towers, St Clare's, Secret Seven, Famous Five, Magic Faraway Tree...but probably more for a little girl.
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March 5th, 2010, 10:56 PM
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Harry Potter and pretty much any classice book really, I have a whole lot of them and I can't wait to have kids to read to.
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March 9th, 2010, 07:17 AM
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I finally found the complete list of the top 10. Interesting mix of books....

1. The Harry Potter Series - JK Rowling
2. The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
3. Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions - New Scientist
4. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
5. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
6. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
7. 9/11 Commission Report - National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States
8. You Are What You Eat: The Plan That Will Change Your Life - Dr Gillian McKeith
9. The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins
10. Dreams From My Father - Barack Obama
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