Books for students to read

February 09, 2004

Here's a sample of some of the books Tri-State area public school students could be reading, either as a novel assigned for an entire class to read or popular titles chosen for independent study:

"To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Out of the Dust" by Karen Hesse

"Stargirl" by Jerry Spinelli

"The Sound of Waves" by Yukio Mishima

"Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury

"Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe

"Night" by Elie Wiesel


"All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque

"The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle" by Avi

"Animal Farm" by George Orwell

"The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain

"The Metamorphosis" by Franz Kafka

"And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie

- Source: Tri-State area teachers

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