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To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
Staff Pick
We didn't read this in high school. The assigned book was The Scarlet Letter, which was already a favorite of mine. Recently, however, I decided that I'd ignored To Kill a Mockingbird for too long. If you haven't read it, or if it's been awhile since you... (read more)

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Slaughterhouse-Five
Slaughterhouse-Five
by Kurt Vonnegut
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Slaughterhous-Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid... (read more)

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Of Mice and Men (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
Of Mice and Men (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
by John Steinbeck
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A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression   They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family... (read more)

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The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye
by J D Salinger
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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories ? particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme ? With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is fully of... (read more)

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The Giver
The Giver
by Lois Lowry
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Lois Lowry was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and attended junior high school in Tokyo, Japan. Her father was a dentist for the U.S. Army and his job entailed a lot of traveling. Lowry still likes to travel. At the age of 17, Lowry attended Brown... (read more)

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Invisible Man
Invisible Man
by Ralph Ellison
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Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies
by William Golding
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Before The Hunger Games there was Lord of the Flies Lord of the Flies remains as provocative today as when it was first published in 1954, igniting passionate debate with its startling, brutal portrait of human nature. Though critically acclaimed, it... (read more)

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie
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The engaging story and believable characters can pull in reluctant readers, but this novel has appeal for all ages. Alexie has a talent for expressing emotional truths without coming across as sentimental. This is the kind of book you want to keep handy... (read more)

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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou
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"This testimony from a black sister marks the beginning of a new era in the minds and hearts of all black men and women... I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, liberates the reader into life simply because Maya Angelou confronts her own life with such a... (read more)

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This Boy's Life: A Memoir
This Boy's Life: A Memoir
by Tobias Wolff
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Wolff's memoir retells his hardscrabble childhood in a dysfunctional family, but rather than inspire sympathy or pity, he evokes laughter. Wolff's teenage years, spent in Skagit County, Washington, are filled with the desperation of enormous creativity... (read more)

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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)
by Suzanne Collins
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Destined for widespread popularity and quite possibly a little controversy, this post-apocalyptic tale about teenagers who fight to the death to help feed their families is so riveting and heartbreaking, I ceased all essential functions until I finished... (read more)

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The Outsiders
The Outsiders
by S. E. Hinton
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The 45th anniversary of a landmark work of teen fiction Ponyboy can count on his brothers and his friends, but not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids who get away with everything, including beating up greasers like... (read more)

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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston
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A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is... (read more)

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Beloved (Plume Contemporary Fiction)
Beloved (Plume Contemporary Fiction)
by Toni Morrison
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Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free... (read more)

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The House of the Spirits
The House of the Spirits
by Isabel Allende
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"Nothing short of astonishing....In The House Of The Spirits Isabelle Allende has indeed shown us the relationships between past and present, family and nation, city and country, spiritual and political values. She has done so with enormous... (read more)

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Bridge to Terabithia
Bridge to Terabithia
by Katherine Paterson
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All summer, Jess pushed himself to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade, and when the year's first school-yard race was run, he was going to win. But his victory was stolen by a newcomer, by a girl, one who didn't even know enough to stay on the girls... (read more)

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America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
by Jon Stewart
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Iconoclastic, subversive, hilarious, and vulgar, Jon Stewart of the "Daily Show" is a major source of news for the 20-something set as well as older television watchers numbed by conventional reporting. Packed with jokes, this mock textbook, with the... (read more)

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The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini
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The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power... (read more)

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More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
by Alvin Schwartz
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Alvin Schwartz is known for his more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explore everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds. Don't miss his other Scary Stories collections, including More Scary Stories To... (read more)

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Ordinary People
Ordinary People
by Judith Guest
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The Jarrets are a typical American family. Calvin is a determined, successful provider and Beth an organized, efficient wife. They had two sons, Conrad and Buck, but now they have one. In this memorable, moving novel, Judith Guest takes the reader into... (read more)

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