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27 Jul

Q: Summer Reading. What was your favorite book that you were REQUIRED to read when you were in school?

I did my best to boycott many of the assigned reading books in high school – I hated them with a passion…in fact, I remember being placed in a remedial group at one stage because I hadn’t read the assigned book – even though I could discuss it…to this day, I haven’t read that book and don’t know if I ever will. (FWIW the book was I am David by Anne Holm). That being said, I had a hard time deciding on which was my favorite, so I’m putting two (heck, I’ve always been a rule-bender…)

The Diary of Anne Frank is what kicked off my interest in the Holocaust and studying different aspects of it – after completing it, I wrote 2 major high school assignments (English and History) on the Holocaust as well as taking an elective history college in college on it. It is a time period in history that I continue to be interested in to this day

Mr Atticus…need I say more ;) But seriously, TKAM was just one of those books – I can’t describe why I enjoyed it as much as I did, but I did.

 
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Posted by on July 27, 2012 in Blog Hop, FEature & Follow

 

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6 responses to “Feature & Follow (1)

  1. Cassi Haggard

    July 27, 2012 at 6:25 pm

    Both excellent books! Honestly I didn’t even think about either even though they were both required reading. It’s hard for me to keep track of pre-goodreads reading anymore.

    My follow friday! Please stop by!

     
    • Dee

      July 27, 2012 at 9:58 pm

      those are the only 2 i vaguely remember aside from I am David and Lord of the Flies that makes me shudder to this day

       
  2. Christina (Ensconced in YA)

    July 28, 2012 at 12:51 am

    Good choices!

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    • Dee

      July 30, 2012 at 10:59 pm

      Thanks Christina – sorry for the delay – your post ended up in my spam folder, but its all fixed now ;)

       
  3. Alison (@AlisonCanRead)

    July 28, 2012 at 5:02 am

    Hopping through. Yay for TKAM. An incredible book.
    My Hop

     
    • Dee

      July 28, 2012 at 12:50 pm

      I know Alison and it is one of the times where the movie is as good as the book. I love your blog hop idea – can’t wait to participate in more ;)

       

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