Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
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10 Books Everyone Should Read Before Leaving School
6. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
Let Pippi teach you all about having candy for dinner and underage equestrian ownership - i.e. getting a pony. It's not all it's cracked up to be, but if there's a time to read this book, it's when you're 13 and YOUR PARENTS REALLY JUST DON'T GET YOU.