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Summer Reading Book Decisions?

so here are my books i only need to read one from each group which ones should i read?

Part I: Nineteenth Century Authors/Subject Matter:

CAPE COD, William Martin (H)

THE BIG SKY, A.B. Guthrie

LITTLE WOMEN, Louisa May Alcott

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN, Ernest J. Gaines

GONE WITH THE WIND, Margaret Mitchell (H)

ROOTS, Alex Haley (H)

COLD MOUNTAIN, Charles Frazier

THE SEARCHERS, Alan LeMay

MY ANTONIA, Willa Cather

THE CALL OF THE WILD, Jack London

THE JUNGLE, Upton Sinclair (H)

AGE OF INNOCENCE, Edith Wharton (H)

DAISY MILLER, Henry James

Part II: 1900-World War II:

THE COLOR PURPLE, Alice Walker

THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD, Zora Neale Hurston

THIS SIDE OF PARADISE, F. Scott Fitzgerald

FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS, Ernest Hemingway (H)

THE GRAPES OF WRATH, John Steinbeck (H)

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, Sara Gruen

ALL THE KING’S MEN, Robert Penn Warren (H)

THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON’T THEY? Horace McCoy

BILLY BATHGATE, E.L. Doctorow

IRONWEED, William Kennedy

APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA, John O’Hara

WINDS OF WAR, Herman Wouk (H)

THE FOUNTAINHEAD, Ayn Rand (H)

THE BIG WAR, Anton Myer (H)

Post WWII – Modern Age:

ON THE ROAD, Jack Kerouac

THE BELL JAR, Sylvia Plath

THE GROUP, Mary McCarthy (H)

CAT’S CRADLE, Kurt Vonnegut

THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY: Douglas Adams A PRAYER FOR OWEN MEANY, John Irving (H)

SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS, David Guterson (H)

THE BOOK OF DANIEL, E.L. Doctrow (H)

A TIME TO KILL, John Grisham

IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS, Tim O’Brien

THE ELECTRIC KOOLAID ACID TEST: Tom Wolfe

STILL LIFE WITH WOODPECKER: Tom Robbins

THE WATER IS WIDE, Pat Conroy

EMPIRE FALLS, Richard Russo

THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN’S PIER, Ann Packer

THE HELP, Kathryn Stockett

NINETEEN MINUTES, Jody Picoult

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    Gone With the Wind, Water for Elephants, The Bell Jar.

    (And if you want to, The Help, The Color Purple, and The Foutainhead are also incredibly great.)

    Source(s): I've read all of these books and they're amazing.
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  • 3 years ago

    13 explanation why - Jay Asher The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky finding for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, and Paper cities - John green My Sister's Keeper, Nineteen minutes, The %., and Salem Falls - Jodi Picoult The finding Glass Wars trilogy - Frank Beddor The Mortal gadgets trilogy - Cassandra Clare The Percy Jackson and the Olympians sequence - Rick Riordan Truancy, and Truancy origins - Isamu Fukui Crooked, Zipped, and overwhelmed - Laura & Tom McNeal Everlost - Neal Shusterman someplace else, and Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac - Gabrielle Zevin A Northern gentle - Jennifer Donnely ?//?

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