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Poll #1720139 English language children's books of yesteryear.

When I was a child, I read these books...

Danny Dunn (Danny, Irene, and Joe have scientific adventures)
51(4.7%)
The Three Investigators (Jupiter, Pete, and Bob solve mysteries)
55(5.0%)
Henry Reed (Henry and Midge are too smart for their own good, and wreak havoc)
28(2.6%)
A bunch of dead dog books, why did you have to remind me??
65(6.0%)
A bunch of dead teenager books, why did you have to remind me??
43(3.9%)
Nancy Drew.
164(15.0%)
Hardy Boys.
102(9.3%)
Trixie Belden. (Another girl detective.)
75(6.9%)
Bobbsey Twins. (Very old-fashioned!)
103(9.4%)
Tom Swift. (The really old ones, or the vaguely updated ones? The newer ones have kick-ass women.)
31(2.8%)
Sam Pig, Tim Rabbit, or other Alison Uttley books.
8(0.7%)
Cherry Ames. (Mystery-solving, red-cheeked nurse.)
35(3.2%)
The Black Stallion series.
128(11.7%)
Sweet Valley High.
89(8.2%)
Other books or series. (Describe!)
115(10.5%)

Enid Blyton gets her own poll. I read...

St. Clare's boarding school books. (The ones with the O'Sullivan twins)
30(13.1%)
Malory Towers boarding school books. (The ones with Darrell, Gwendolyn, and Mary-Lou).
30(13.1%)
Adventure series.
32(14.0%)
Famous Five Find-outers.
44(19.2%)
Secret Seven.
36(15.7%)
Wishing Chair.
21(9.2%)
Other Enid Blyton books.
36(15.7%)

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