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Scary Kids' Books From the '80s and '90s

10 Books That Terrified Us as Kids (but We Read Them Anyway)

Scary Kids' Books From the '80s and '90s

Remember the phases you went through as a kid? The phase where you decided oversize t-shirts with puff-paint designs were super flattering; the Wilson-Phillips-on-continuous-repeat phase; and, if you're anything like us, the superscary book phase. Sure, some of them may have given us nightmares, but the thrill of a good scary book — and how grown-up and daring some of them made us feel — was irresistible. Here are 10 that kept us up at night, and we love them for it.

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