1984 – George Orwell
A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking
A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
A Flight of Angels – Alisa Kwitney and Rebecca Gray
A Long Way Gone. Memoirs of a Boy Soldier – Ishamael Beah
A Thousand Never Evers
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water – Michael Dorris
Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian – Sherman Alexie
Airborn – Kenneth Oppel
Al Capone Does My Shirts – Gennifer Choldenko
All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Remarque
Amazing and True
Americans Who Tell the Truth – Robert Shetterly
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth – Richard Wright
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
Call of the Wild – Jack London
Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
Center Field – Robert Lipsyte
Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter – Adeline Mah
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice – Phillip Hoose
Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn – Larry Coulton
Crackback- John Coy
Danger Zone – David Klass
Dear Marcus: A Letter to the Man Who Shot Me – Jerry McGill
Diary of Anne Frank
Dracula – Bram Stoker
Eight Men Out: The Black Sox and the 1919 World Series – Eliot Asinof
Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card
Enrique’s Journey. The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother – Sonia Nazario
Escape! The Story of the Great Houdini – Sid Fleischman
Esperanza Rising – Pam Munoz Ryan
Eureka! Scientific Breakthroughs That Changed The World – Leslie A. Horvitz
Feed – M.T. Anderson
Fledgling Jason Steed
Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team and a Dream – H.G. Bissinger
Geeks. How Two Lost Boys Rode the Internet Out of Idaho – Jon Katz
Girl with a Pearl Earring – Tracy Chevalier
Girls Got Game – Sue Macy, editor
Going Where I’m Coming From – Anne Mazer, editor
Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
Great Short Stories: Quick Reads by Great Writers – Paul Negri, editor
Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies – Jared Diamond
Gutsy Girls – Tina Schwager
Hatchet – Gary Paulson
Heart of a Champion – Carl Deuker
Heat – Mike Lupica
Here In Harlem – Walter Dean Myers
Hoop Kings – Charles Smith
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents – Julia Alvarez
How to Read Literature like a Professor – Thomas Foster
I know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou
Imperfect – Jim Abbott with Tim Brown
In Their Shoes, Extraordinary Women Describe Their Amazing Careers – Deborah Reber
In These Girls, Hope Is A Muscle – Madeline Blais
Indian Killer – Sherman Alexie
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster – John Krakuer
Ironman – Chris Crutcher
Lemony Snicket
Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
Lord of the Flies – William Golding
Maus II, A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began – Art Spiegelman
Maus, A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History – Art Spiegelman
Mockingbird – Kathryn Erskine
Monster – Walter Dean Myers
My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Picoult
Nation – Terry Patchett
Night – Elie Wiesel
Nothing But the Truth – Avi
Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Our Town – Thornton Wilder
Outcasts United – Warren St. John
Phineas Gage – John Fleischman
Poets of World War II – Harvey Shapiro, Editor
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Pygmalion – George Bernard Shaw
Quiet. The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking – Susan Cain
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
Remembering Raquel – Vivian Velde
Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey – Rachel Simon
Rock and Roll: A Social History – Paul Friedlander
Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry – Mildred Taylor
Sandman: The Dream Hunters – Neil Gaiman and Craig Russell
Sarah, Plain and Tall – Patricia MacLachlin
Schindler’s List – Thomas Keneally
Shades of Gray – Carolyn Reeder
Shakespeare Bats Cleanup – Ron Koertye
Shakespeare: The World as Stage – Bill Bryson
Silent Spring – Rachel Carson.
Sophie: The Incredible True Story of the Castaway Dog – Emma Pearse
Speak – Laurie Halse Anderson
Summer of My German Soldier – Bette Greene
Sunrise Over Fallujah – Walter Dean Myers
Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart – Ian Ayres
Team of Rivals – Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison
The Book Thief – Marcus Zuzak
The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World – Michael Pollan
The Canning Season- Polly Horvath
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
The Cellist of Sarajevo – Steven Galloway
The Color of Water. A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother – James McBride
The Complete Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
The Devil in the White City Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed America – Erik Larson
The Dream: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech that Inspired a Nation – Drew Hansen
The Endurance. Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition – Caroline Alexander
The Fall of the House of Usher, and other Tales – Edgar Allan Poe
The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
The Great Blue Yonder – Alex Shearer
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Greatest: Muhammad Ali – Walter Dean Myers
The House of the Scorpion- Nancy Farmer
The House of the Spirits – Isabel Allende
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Scott.
The Jungle – Upton Sinclair
The Kite Runner – Hosseini Khaled
The Lord of the Rings – J.R.R. Tolkein
The Misfits- James Howe
The Perfect Storm. A True Story of men against the Sea – Sebastian Junger
The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders – Didier Lefevret
The Piano Lesson – August Wilson
The Pillars of the Earth –Ken Follet
The Power of Photographs: How Photography Changed Our Lives – Vicki Goldbert
The Reformed Vampire Support Group – Catherine Jinks
The Right Stuff – Tom Wolfe
The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd
The Silence of Our Friends – Mark Long and Nate Powell
The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien
The Voices of AIDS: Twelve Unforgettable People Talk About How AIDS Has Changed Their Lives
This I Believe – Allison, Gediman, Gregory, Merrick, Editors
Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
Trinity: A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb – Farrar, Strauss, Giroux/Hilland & Wang
True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle – Avi
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man and Life’s Greatest Lesson – Mitch Albom
Twelfth Night, King Lear or Midsummer Night’s Dream – William Shakespeare
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art – Scott McCloud
Vampires – Jane Yolen
Walden and Other Essays – Henry David Thoreau
Watership Down – Richard Adams
When you Reach Me – Rebecca Stead
Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America – Jon Morallen
Wolf Rider – Avi