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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241 books · 371 voters · list created December 8th, 2008 by Emily (votes) .
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Emily 1441 books
21 friends
Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3229 books
859 friends
Phillip 4741 books
134 friends
Belinda 1626 books
11 friends
Dagmara 333 books
17 friends
Dawn 893 books
198 friends
Bill 227 books
9 friends
Stephy 3386 books
14 friends

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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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