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Recommended Reading

"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." ~ Walt Disney

Here are some books that teachers, students, and READERS have recommended.  This is a great start for those of you who aren't sure what to read yet, but remember: what you read is YOUR CHOICE!

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Cover ImageThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series - Douglas Adams

Cover ImageThe House of the Scorpion - Nancy Farmer

Cover ImageThe Princess Bride - William Goldman

Lion BoyLion Boy - Zizou Corder

Cover ImageEnder's Game - Orson Scott Card

Realistic Fiction

Cover ImageSpeak - Laurie Halse Anderson

Cover ImageThe Outsiders - S.E. Hinton

Cover ImageWhere the Red Fern Grows - Wilson Rawls

Cover ImageMarley and Me - J. Grogan

Cover ImageDangerous Minds - LouAnne Johnson

Cover ImageMonster - Walter Dean Myers

Cover ImageThe Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger

Cover ImageThe Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold

Cover ImageTo Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

Poetry

More InfoGood Poems - Garrison Keillor

Cover ImageThe Invisible Ladder - Ed. Liz Rosenberg

 

Graphic Novels

Cover ImageMaus - Art Spiegelman

Cover ImagePersepolis - Marjane Satrapi

Non-Fiction/Historical Fiction

Cover ImageDave Barry Slept Here - Dave Barry

Cover ImageThe Things They Carried - Tim O'Brien

Cover ImageSlaughterhouse Five - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Cover ImageCode Talkers - Joseph Bruchac

Mystery/Thriller/Horror

Cover ImageAngels & Demons - Dan Brown

Cover ImageThe DaVinci Code - Dan Brown

Cover ImageAs Simple as Snow - Gregory Galloway

 

"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.  Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." ~Groucho Marx