What Books Make You Feel Nostalgic?

By Jason Boog Comment

What books do you remember most fondly from childhood?

This GalleyCat editor is visiting his home in Michigan, digging through his childhood bookshelf. Over at the nostalgia section of Reddit, readers shared the books that make them feel most nostalgic.

To help our readers rediscover these childhood classics, we’ve linked to free samples of the 15 Most Nostalgic Books below–ranked in order by the books’ popularity among Reddit readers.

15 Books That Make Us Feel Nostalgic

1. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

2. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

3. Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

4. The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

5. Corduroy by Don Freeman

6. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka

7. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

8. I Spy: A Book of Picture Riddles by Jean Marzollo

9. Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel

10. Bart Simpson’s Guide to Life: A Wee Handbook for the Perplexed by Matt Groening

11. Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah Howe

12. Love You Forever by Robert Munsch

13. The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner

14. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

15. Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina