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Which are your favorite subversive kids' book titles?

Nov. 10, 2010 at 12:39 PM ET

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Ever notice how many kids' books encourage 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds to stick it to the man? From "Madeline" to "The Lorax," there is a bevy of children's classics with subversive themes, some subtle, some unmistakable. The stars of these books vary in nature and temperament -- from a curious monkey to a determined train engine to misbehaving boys and girls -- but one common theme is they all encourage little ones to think for themselves. Read more: 9 most subversive books ever written

Do you have your own favorite books in this vein — either modern-day works or classics, or even books for older kids? If so, please share them here! 

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