The Next Generation Of Children's Classics

Which books from the last 50 years do you think will be classics for generations to come?
~Please keep to childrens and young adult chapter books. If it's a series please just put the first book.
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239 books · 372 voters · list created December 8th, 2008 by Emily (votes) .
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Emily 1409 books
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Belinda 1570 books
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Dagmara 333 books
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Dawn 890 books
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Bill 227 books
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Stephy 3377 books
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message 1: by Allison (new)

Allison half of these aren't even CHILDREN's BOOKS!!!!!


message 2: by [deleted user] (new)

I love that Lemony Snicket got a mention. I love those books because you enjoy them for the story when you're young, and then when you're older, you can understand all the references to classic literature.
But is Twilight really a children's book?


message 3: by Danica (new)

Danica Midlil I agree with Allison.
I think some people are confused by the term "children's classics." Needs some editing...


message 4: by Christina (new)

Christina Why would Twilight be a classic book? I'm just wondering.


message 5: by Heidi (new)

Heidi Why is "White Oleander" on here?


message 6: by Grace (new)

Grace Um...WTH is Atonement doing on here? It's NOT a children's book. Not even a little.


message 7: by Kate (new)

Kate I removed books that were not for children/young adults and were published more than 50 years ago (before 1964) per the list creator's stipulation.


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