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Posted: 16 May 2009 at 6:20am | IP Logged
I hope this topic's not been opened before but I was just wondering what the first book everyone had read on their own without the aid of a teacherLOL, VOLUNTARILY and how they had chanced upon it. What was your first experience and when did you falling in love with reading and books?

I think mine was when I was between 8 and 10 the details are hazy but I remember finding a slim hardback copy of A Christmas Carol in some old boxes of junk we had and I dont know if I was just bored or why the book appealed to me. But I lay on the bed and read the book from cover to cover and when I finished, I had this deep satisfied feeling and that was it...I was hooked...the librarian was my best friend from then onLOL

How'd you get started?Big smile


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Posted: 16 May 2009 at 5:45pm | IP Logged
I wish I remember... Ever since I remember, I have been reading and can't remember which was the first volunteer one...

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Posted: 16 May 2009 at 8:09pm | IP Logged

Ehh, I don't really remember the book. But I do remember that it started around like 6th grade. Thats all i can remember upto..Tongue

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Posted: 16 May 2009 at 10:54pm | IP Logged
reading had become so old an habit i can't remember when i fist started i do know that i started with "the famous five" and "the secret seven" then gradually went on to "nancy drew" my teachers then advised that i should read shakeapeare to improve my english.....i didn't though instead i read harry potter series and then fear streat etc...so on and then i heard of twilight on i-f
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Posted: 19 May 2009 at 1:38pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by -Mystery-

I wish I remember... Ever since I remember, I have been reading and can't remember which was the first volunteer one...

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same here...mahi...even i cant remember...i have always read without the teacher's help..
i guess my first was tom sawyer and then i immediately switched to harry potter...which was a big mistake...coz i was only in fifth at that time....and well...there were many words i was clueless about..now when i read them..its like...omg..they r soo simple....
but then..in fifth..harry potter was over the top for me...
but i have been reading a lot before harry potter...i was into archie comics forever it seems....and i m like betty cooper in a lot ways...Smile
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