Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
The magic tree house books are the first chapter books I remember reading, and I loved them! They are probably what also got me into fantasy and historical fiction, two genres I still love.
These are also one of the first few chapter books I remember reading, and they got me into mysteries.
I read the Redwall series around grades 5-8, and loved them! These books made me less intimidated by large books with multiple narrators.
This book was the first science fiction book I read (I was 10 at the time), and I think I was too young because I didn't understand it very much.
But this book made me love science-fiction (read it when I was 14):
This book got me back into fantasy this year after years of on-again-off-again:
This book wasn't the first graphic novel I've read, but it made me want to read a lot more of them:
I know, I know, I don't have Harry Potter on my list. The thing is, I was already a bookworm before I started reading them, and while I loved those books as a kid, they weren't particularly significant or a gateway to anything.