Here's What Would Happen If Your Favorite Childhood Books Were Written Today

Kids these days. Rather than pick up a book -- with pages! -- they busy themselves with nonsensical "reading" on their tablets, if, that is, they bother to read at all. Millennials don't value classic literature or the simple pleasure of picking up a book. And they certainly "aren't ready to face real challenges." This can be attributed, perhaps, to the fact that they are consumed by the likes (and "likes") of Facebook, global warming and selfies.

Their interests are bewildering. They obsess over a leafy green called kale. They bow to Biebers and Bangerz. They go bananas for news of royal babies.

To adapt to this confusing generation, we've given some of the most important reading material of our young lives a modern twist that the kids will jive with:

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