Favorite Books

"Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it."
-P.J. O'Rourke-

The Amazing Potato by Milton Meltzer

An American Plague by Jim Murphy

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson

The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Far North by Will Hobbs

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos

In Defense of Liberty by Russell Freedman

The Last Mission by Harry Mazer

Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen

Nightmares by Jack Prelutsky

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

The Race to Save the Lord God Bird by Philip Hoose

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Scranimals by Jack Prelutsky

1776 by David McCullough

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World by Jennifer Armstrong

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Sons of Liberty by Adele Griffin

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Stranger by Albert Camus

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Way Down Deep by Ruth White

A Wreath for Emmit Till by Marilyn Nelson

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Wringer by Jerry Spinelli


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