Almost anyone you can ask will have fond childhood memories of reading. Sometimes stories reach out and grab us, and even years later, we remember the impact they had. For many millenials, the Harry Potter books carry this kind of memory; for older generations, the works of Madeleine L’Engle might play the same role. (For me, it was The Hobbit.)
A recent Huffington Post piece lists six children’s books which are still wonderful when revisited later in life – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, A Wrinkle in Time, and four more. Is your childhood favorite included? And have you shared that favorite with your own kids?