My book club read this one. I read it for the first time in the grade. Teen sexuality told in real terms. Judy Blume is awesome. She is the queen of teen books and was writing YA before YA was a "thing"!
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder. These books got me through countless days home sick, holidays, and all my grade school. I even did a report on Laura Ingalls Wilder in fourth grade about famous Missourians and dressed up as her :)
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