The Dirigible Plum wrote a slice about books publisher the year she was born, 1972, and I was inspired to search which books were published the year I was born, 1952.

You can read her SOL about the books published in 1972 here:

the year in books

I was amused to find Charlotte’s Web! Kids have been reading that book forever!

Then I found a few that I have actually read and enjoyed.

This one I read in a college Children’s Literature class and quickly fell in love with the story.

And this one has been a favorite of mine for a long time.

I had no clue these books were published so long ago!

14 thoughts on “

  1. Oh wow, Charlotte’s Web! How wonderful! East of Eden is one of those novels I’ve always meant to read and never gotten around to. Maybe someday? I enjoyed reading your post and so glad you found an idea to write about from my post!


  2. I like this idea, also, and it’s really got me wondering now about the books from my birth year. I’ll have to do some research! Thanks for sharing! 🙂 ~JudyK


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