BOOKS THAT APPEAR ON SCHOOL READING LISTS

 


 

1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780451524935
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Published: Signet -

Written more than 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...

• Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read •


Fahrenheit 451 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743247221
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 23rd, 2003

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of this timeless classic with a special edition featuring a new introduction by the author and a message that is more relevant today than when it was first published. Since the late 1940s, Ray Bradbury has been revered for his works of science fiction and fantasy.


The Tortilla Curtain Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140238280
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 1996

T.C. Boyle’s tragicomic, award-winning novel about assimilation, immigration, and the price of the American dream
 
“A masterpiece of contemporary social satire.” —The Wall Street Journal


To Kill a Mockingbird 40th: The 40th Anniversary Edition of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060194994
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Published: HarperCollins - December 1st, 1999

"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."


The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition Cover Image
By Anne Frank, Otto H. Frank (Editor), Mirjam Pressler (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780141032009
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Published: Penguin Books, Limited (UK) - December 1st, 2007

Number the Stars Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780395510605
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 24th, 1989

1990 Newbery Medal Winner

As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of De


The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780679734772
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 1991

The bestselling coming-of-age classic, acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught in schools and universities alike, and translated around the world from the winner of the 2018 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature.


Pride and Prejudice (Penguin Clothbound Classics) Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Vivien Jones (Editor), Vivien Jones (Introduction by), Tony Tanner (Introduction by), Coralie Bickford-Smith (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780141040349
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 27th, 2009

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.


The Great Gatsby Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743273565
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2004

A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W.


I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Cover Image
By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345514400
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 21st, 2009

Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.
 


1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
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ISBN: 9780451524935
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Published: Signet -

Written more than 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever...

• Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read •


Native Son (Perennial Classics) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060837563
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - August 2nd, 2005

“If one had to identify the single most influential shaping force in modern Black literary history, one would probably have to point to Wright and the publication of Native Son.” – Henry Louis Gates Jr.


Siddhartha: A Novel Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9780553208849
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Published: Bantam - December 1st, 1981

The classic novel of a quest for knowledge that has delighted, inspired, and influenced generations of readers, writers, and thinkers—a perennial favorite for graduation gifts.

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781451673319
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2012

NOW AN HBO FILM STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND MICHAEL SHANNON

Sixty years after its originally publication, Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 stands as a classic of world literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Today its message has grown more relevant than ever before.

Guy Montag is a fireman.


Animal Farm: 75th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By George Orwell, Russell Baker (Preface by), Tea Obreht (Introduction by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451526342
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Published: Signet - April 6th, 2004

75th Anniversary Edition—Includes a New Introduction by Téa Obreht

George Orwell's timeless and timely allegorical novel—a scathing satire on a downtrodden society’s blind march towards totalitarianism.

SOON TO BE A NETFLIX FILM!

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”


To Kill a Mockingbird Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060935467
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - July 5th, 2005

Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred


Their Eyes Were Watching God Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061120060
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Published: Amistad - May 30th, 2006

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

“A deeply soulful novel that comprehends love and cruelty, and separates the big people from the small of heart, without ever losing sympathy for those unfortunates who don’t know how to live properly.” —Zadie Smith