OC High asks: What was your favorite book as a child? Why?
" 'Little House on the Prairie,' because I liked watching the (TV) show."
Dana Nodland, 15 sophomore, Villa Park
" 'A Pocket for Corduroy.' I thought the bear was cute."
Katie Burt, 15 sophomore, Rosary
" 'Tiger Eyes.' It was real, and you didn't want to stop reading it once you started."
Leah Zaby, 14 freshman, Harbor
"Dr. Seuss books, because they said a lot about the things little kids need to know."
Angie Johnson, 15 sophomore, Orange
" 'I Know What You Did Last Summer.' It was a mystery and never got boring."
Amy Jaquith, 14 freshman, Villa Park
" 'The Little Engine That Could.' He tried his hardest until he finally succeeded in his task."
Uberto Cortez, 17 senior, Santa Ana
" 'The Aristocats,' because it had good pictures."
Renee Sarno, 17 senior, Rosary
" 'My Dad and Me.' I loved the bond the son and father shared."
Amber Mooney, 17 junior, Brea Olinda
" 'Charlotte's Web,' because she dies when she gave birth to her baby spiders."
Tony Lopez, 17 senior, Saddleback
"The 'Curious George' series. They made me laugh."
David Minna, 16 junior, Servite
" 'The Little Red Caboose.' "
James Christman, 15 sophomore, Villa Park
" 'Green Eggs and Ham,' because I like Dr. Seuss."
Brooke Heagle, 17 senior, Brea Olinda
"The 'Peter Rabbit' collection because the bunnies were cute."
Nicole Blanchard, 15 sophomore, Orange Lutheran
" 'The Cat in the Hat,' by Dr. Seuss. It was funny."
Mary Centoni, 16 sophomore, Foothill
" 'Take Me to the Zoo.' It was the first book I ever read."
Valerie Sarno, 16 junior, Rosary
"Dr. Seuss books. I like how weird some of it was and all the rhyming."
Rusell Thompson, 17 junior, La Quinta
" 'Mr. Pine Makes Up Signs' because it was funny. It also taught you how to read and use common sense."
Bryan Green, 18 senior, Brea Olinda
" 'Charlotte's Web.' It was touching, and I love to read about animals."
Rachel Rivera, 16 junior, Orange
" 'Cat in the Hat' was funny."
Kristy Payne, 15 sophomore, Foothill
Responses gathered by Christine Monette, Rosary High School.