FF #18 – First Book…

Posted July 2, 2015 by Lillian in Features / 20 Comments

feature&follow-friday-logoFeature & Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee @ Parajunkee’s View and Alison @ Alison Can Read. Each week the two hosts post a question for Book Bloggers to answer, provide a link-up, and choose a participant to feature on their blogs. If you participate, the point is to follow others and in return gain followers.

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This week’s questions is: “What is the first book you remember reading?” – Suggested by Bookish Findings

I can honestly say that I don’t remember what the first book was. I read ALOT and always have 😉 Some of my earliest memories include my mom reading to me. When I got a little older we would read chapter books together. This is one of the first I remember reading with her:

Book Cover for "Old Yeller" by Fred Gipson

I really loved this book and it took us a few weeks to read it (only reading a chapter a night). I know that I really didn’t understand what was happening to the Old Yeller.

The first book I can remember every picking up to read on my own was this:

Book cover for "Island of the Blue Dolphins" by Scott O'Dell

My mom let me subscribe to a book of the month club when I was 8 or 9 and this was one of the first books I picked. I loved the cover and description! And guess what….I still have it, though it looks a little worse for the wear. 5 moves will do that to a book 😉

What book is the first you remember ever reading?


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20 responses to “FF #18 – First Book…

    • Me too!! My copy looks nothing like the picture above it. It’s so worn and the book jacket disappeared sometime in the 90s 😉

  1. that is so awesome that you can remember reading with your mom and that she let you join a book of the month club!! Lucky!! 🙂 I actually only read Island of the Blue Dolphin a couple years ago.

  2. OMG!!!! “Old Yeller”!!! I remember reading this one, too!! Yep, you’ve just jogged my memory! Lol. I don’t know why this one didn’t come up for me right away, since I loved it so much as a kid (although I’m more of a horse person).

    I have wanted to read “The Island of the Blue Dolphins” for the LONGEST time….I wish I had gotten around to it as a child. Well, I’m a child at heart, though, so I can still read it. Lol.

    Thanks for dropping by and commenting on my FF post!! : )

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  3. I think I’ve seen the first one around today, it looks familiar somehow but I don’t remember reading it. The second one I’ve definitely seen before, but haven’t read either. It has a beautiful cover though!

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  4. My mom and I read together too! It was my favorite time of the day! We read the Little House on the Prairie series together. I read Island of the Blue Dolphins in 6th grade, and loved it! The first chapter book I remember reading on my own had to be a Nancy Drew book or Junie B. Jones book or a Boxcar mystery book. Lol I read a lot when I was little that I honestly cannot remember one specific book.

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