When I think about ten books that changed my view on the world at the time that I read them or had a huge impact on the circumstances that I was in at the time, it’s difficult to come up with only ten. These are books that I would like to pass along to my 18 year old daughter, not all are something I would ask a young girl to read, though a couple of them, I did read as a young girl. When I was putting this list together, I tried to consider stories that made me fall right into them, either because of the language, or because of the plot being very appropriate to my situation at the time.
10. Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret by Judy Blume About a girl’s journey through puberty and her struggle with her faith. I read this when I was around 10 or 11, right after they showed us the sex ed movies for the first time in elementary school and it really resonated with me.… [Read More]