'Choose Your Own Adventure' Founder Dead at 78

11/14/2014 9:21 AM PST

'Choose Your Own Adventure' Founder Dead -- R.A. Montgomery Dies at 78

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Author R.A. Montgomery -- founder of the "Choose Your Own Adventure" book series -- has died.

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Montgomery passed away at his home in Vermont last Sunday. His family hasn't released the cause of death.

The author created the series in the '70s and more than 200 "CYOA" titles were eventually published. It's one of the best selling children's book series of all time.

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