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101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived by Allan Lazar, Dan Karlan, and Jeremy Salter

The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

The Alchemist* by Paulo Coelho

American Tapestry* by Rachel L. Swarns

And Then There Were None* by Agatha Christie

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Ariel by Sylvia Plath

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt* by Eleanor Roosevelt

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston

Beacon Hills High by Mo’Nique and Sherri McGee McCovey

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala

Beauty Sick by Renee Engeln

Becoming Cliterate by Laurie Mintz

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Ben, In the World by Doris Lessing

Black Boy by Richard Wright

The Book of the Dun Cow by Walter Wangerin Jr.

Boys & Sex by Peggy Orenstein

Brave New World* by Aldous Huxley

Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley

The Bridge of San Luis Rey* by Thornton Wilder

A Broom of One’s Own by Nancy Peacock

Carry On by Lisa Fenn

Capital Dames by Cokie Roberts

Cassandra Speaks by Elizabeth Lesser

Charlie Whistler's Omnium Gatherum by Philip Delves Broughton

Chicano by Richard Vasquez

Dare to Speak by Suzanne Nossel

A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richtel

Dear America by Jose Antonio Vargas

Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther

Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

The Essential Ginsberg* by Allen Ginsberg, edited by Michael Schumacher

Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Every Tongue Got to Confess by Zora Neale Hurston

The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

Finding Fish by Antwone Quenton Fisher

First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung

The Forgotten Man, Graphic Edition by Amity Shlaes

Forty Autumns by Nina Willner

Founding Mothers* by Cokie Roberts

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

French Kids Eat Everything by Karen Le Billon

Girls & Sex by Peggy Orenstein

Go Set a Watchman* by Harper Lee

Gold by Isaac Asimov

The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

The Great and Calamitous Tale of Johan Thoms by Ian Thornton

The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread by Dan Robertson

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

The Hidden Habits of Genius by Craig Wright

The Hidden Life of Otto Frank by Carol Ann Lee

Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance

House Made of Dawn by M. Scott Momaday

How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Revised Edition* by Thomas C. Foster

How to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster (Index)

How to Read Poetry Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

How to Read the Constitution and Why by Kim Wehle

How to Write a Sentence by Stanley Fish

The Ides of Marchby Thornton Wilder

Israel by Daniel Gordis

It All Changed in an Instant edited by SMITH Magazine

Kid Quixotes by Stephen Haff

Ladies of Liberty* by Cokie Roberts

Last Days of Summer by Steve Kluger

Let the Lion Eat Straw by Ellease Southerland

Letters to a Bullied Girl by Olivia Gardner

Letting Go by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Treeger

Like Dreamers by Yossi Klein Halevi

Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America* by Harold Holzer

Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich

Lucky Child by Loung Ung

Making Mischief by Gregory Maguire

Management Cases by Peter F. Drucker

The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder

Midnight in Broad Daylight by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto

Murder on the Orient Express* by Agatha Christie

A Nation of Immigrants by John F. Kennedy

Native Son by Richard Wright

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Not For Sale by David Batstone

Not Quite What I Was Planning edited by SMITH Magazine

Not That Bad edited by Roxane Gay

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

On Hitler’s Mountain by Irmgard A. Hunt

Ophelia Speaks by Sara Shandler

Orphan Train* by Christina Baker Kline

Our Town* by Thornton Wilder

Packinghouse Daughter by Cheri Register

Peril at End House by Agatha Christie

The Person You Mean to Be by Dolly Chugh

A Prayer for Owen Meany* by John Irving

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy

Red Sky at Morning by Richard Branford

Run by Ann Patchett

The Secrets of Mary Bowser by Lois Leveen

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder

Smyrna, September 1922 by Lou Ureneck

Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat by Hal Herzog

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

Sounder by William H. Armstrong

Sounds of the River by Da Chen

A Stone of Hope by Jim St. Germain

SuperFreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Summerland by Michael Chabon

Their Eyes Were Watching God* by Zora Neale Hurston

There Is Life After College by Jeffrey J. Selingo

Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder

Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

To Kill a Mockingbird* by Harper Lee

Unforgetting by Roberto Lovato

Walking the Bible by Bruce Feiler

Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled by Wendy Pearlman

We Need to Talk by Celeste Headlee

We Were There by Yvonne Latty

Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins

The Wild Truth by Carine McCandless

Wheelock’s Latin by Frederic M. Wheelock and Richard A. LaFleur

Where God Was Born by Bruce Feiler

Why Poetry by Matthew Zapruder

A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

*Denotes a Common Core-aligned teaching guide