Read Harder 2018: Pre-1980 Children’s Classic


Have no idea where to start with this task? Do like María Cristina: find a child’s bookshelf, and just start checking copyright dates!

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See the full 2018 Read Harder Challenge task list.

Books mentioned:
The Little Airplane by Lois Lenski
The Little Train by Lois Lenski
The Big Red Barn by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Felicia Bond
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey, illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren
Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins, illustrated by Eric Gurney
The Nose Book by Al Perkins, illustrated by Joe Mathieu*
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

*María Cristina’s edition has post-1980 illustrations! Shhhhh….don’t tell Rachel Manwll.