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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Top Ten Childhood Characters to Revisit


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Hello!
Today's Top Ten Tuesday from The Broke and the Bookish is top ten childhood characters I'd like to revisit as adults. Here are some famous literary children and teens I'd like to encounter as older versions of themselves.

1. Madeline
From: Madeline
By: Ludwig Bemelmans

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2. Who? Rose Justice
From: Rose Under Fire

By: Elizabeth Wein

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3. Who? Jessie, Henry, Benny,  and Violet
From: The Boxcar Children
By: Gertrude Chandler Warner
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4. Who? Alice
From: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
By: Lewis Caroll
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5. Who? Christopher Robin
From: Winnie the Pooh
By: A.A. Milne
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6. Who? Halloween Tree kids
From: The Halloween Tree
By: Ray Bradbury
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7. Who? Merricat and Constance
From: We Have Always Lived in the Castle
By: Shirley Jackson

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8. Who? Cath and Wren
From: Fangirl 
By: Rainbow Rowell
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9. Who? Peter Pan and the Darling children
From: Peter Pan
By: J.M. Barrie
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10. Anne Frank- Ok, this one is tragic because she was real and war and hatred deprived her of the opportunity to grow up, but it would have been wonderful if she had.
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Who would you like to revisit?

My best to you all,
Megan

8 comments:

  1. I've never heard of The Halloween Tree; I'm intrigued! Happy Tuesday! :D

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    1. It's a really interesting book, exploring the historic origins of Halloween. It's written for a younger audience, but has the expected charm of Ray Bradbury. Thanks for stopping by and Happy Wednesday! :)

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  2. I would LOVE a follow up for We Have Always Lived In The Castle. I LOVE that book! Great Top Ten!
    My TTT.

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    1. Thank you! And thanks for stopping by! Yes, I read We Have Always Lived in the Castle within the past couple of years. It's so atmospheric!

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  3. I cannot BELIEVE I forgot the Boxcar Children! My TTT

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    1. I loved the Boxcar Children. I even have a Boxcar Children cookbook that I got for my 8th birthday! Great list- I totally agree with you about Nancy Drew, Little House and the Secret Garden!

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  4. So many great picks - I'd like to see Alice, Madeline, and Christopher Robin! :)

    Check out my TTT.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by, Lauren! To Kill a Mockingbird is one of my favorites :)

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