College Board Recommended Reading List For College

1. Anonymous Beowulf

2. Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart

3. Agee, James A Death in the Family

4. Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice

5. Baldwin, James Go Tell It on the Mountain

6. Beckett, Samuel Waiting for Godot

7. Bellow, Saul The Adventures of Augie March

8. Bronte, Charlotte Jane Eyre

9. Bronte, Emily Wuthering Heights

10. Camus, Albert The Stranger

11. Cather, Willa Death Comes for the Archbishop

12. Cervantes, Miguel de Don Quixote

13. Chaucer, Geoffrey The Canterbury Tales

14. Chekhov, Anton The Cherry Orchard

15. Chopin, Kate The Awakening

16. Conrad, Joseph Heart of Darkness

17. Cooper, James Fenimore The Last of the Mohicans

18. Crane, Stephen The Red Badge of Courage

19. Dante Inferno

20. Defoe, Daniel Robinson Crusoe

21. Dickens, Charles A Tale of Two Cities

22. Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Crime and Punishment

23. Douglass, Frederick Narrative of the Life

24. Dreiser, Theodore An American Tragedy

25. Dumas, Alexandre The Three Musketeers

26. Eliot, George The Mill on the Floss

27. Ellison, Ralph Invisible Man

28. Emerson, Ralph Waldo Selected Essays

29. Faulkner, William As I Lay Dying

30. Faulkner, William The Sound and the Fury

31. Fielding, Henry Tom Jones

32. Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsby

33. Flaubert, Gustave Madame Bovary

34. Ford, Madox The Good Soldier

35. Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von Faust

36. Hardy, Thomas Tess of the d’Urbervilles

37. Hawthorne, Nathaniel The Scarlet Letter

38. Heller, Joseph Catch 22

39. Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell to Arms

40. Homer The Iliad

41. Homer The Odyssey

42. Hugo, Victor The Hunchback of Notre Dame

43. Hurston, Zora Neale Their Eyes Were Watching God

44. Huxley, Aldous Brave New World

45. Ibsen, Henrik A Doll’s House

46. James, Henry The Portrait of a Lady

47. James, Henry The Turn of the Screw

48. Joyce, James A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

49. Kafka, Franz The Metamorphosis

50. Kingston, Maxine Hong The Woman Warrior

51. Lee, Harper To Kill a Mockingbird

52. Lewis, Sinclair Babbitt

53. London, Jack The Call of the Wild

54. Mann, Thomas The Magic Mountain

55. Marquez, Gabriel Garcia One Hundred Years of Solitude

56. Melville, Herman Bartleby the Scrivener

57. Melville, Herman Moby Dick

58. Miller, Arthur The Crucible (English 3 textbook)

59. Morrison, Toni Beloved

60. O’Connor, Flannery A Good Man is Hard to Find

61. O’Neill, Eugene Long Day’s Journey into Night

62. Orwell, George 1984

63. Orwell, George Animal Farm

64. Pasternak, Boris Doctor Zhivago

65. Plath, Sylvia The Bell Jar

66. Poe, Edgar Allen Selected Tales

67. Proust, Marcel Swann’s Way

68. Pynchon, Thomas The Crying of Lot 49

69. Remarque, Erich Maria All Quiet on the Western Front

70. Rostand, Edmond Cyrano de Bergerac

71. Roth, Henry Call It Sleep

72. Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye (Class set)

73. Shakespeare, William Hamlet

74. Shakespeare, William Julius Caesar

75. Shakespeare, William Macbeth

76. Shakespeare, William A Midsummer Night’s Dream

77. Shakespeare, William Romeo and Juliet

78. Shaw, George Bernard Pygmalion

79. Shelley, Mary Frankenstein

80. Silko, Leslie Marmon Ceremony

81. Solzhenitsyn, Alexan One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

82. Sophocles Antigone

83. Sophocles Oedipus Rex

84. Steinbeck, John The Grapes of Wrath

85. Stevenson, Robert Louis Treasure Island

86. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Uncle Tom’s Cabin

87. Swift, Jonathan Gulliver’s Travels

88. Thackeray, William Vanity Fair

89. Thoreau, Henry David Walden

90. Tolstoy, Leo War and Peace

91. Turgenev, Ivan Fathers and Sons

92. Twain, Mark The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

93. Voltaire Candide

94. Vonnegut, Kurt Jr. Slaughterhouse-Five

95. Walker, Alice The Color Purple

96. Wharton, Edith The House of Mirth

97. Welty, Eudora Collected Stories

98. Whitman, Walt Leaves of Grass

99. Wilde, Oscar The Picture of Dorian Gray

100.Williams, Tennessee The Glass Menagerie

101.Woolf, Virginia To the Lighthouse

102.Wright, Richard Native Son

Please note struck through items are not available in the classroom.



Adams, Guy Notes from the Upside Down: Unofficial Guide to Stranger Things

Adichie, Chimamanda Purple Hibiscus

Allison, Dorothy Bastard out of Carolina

Andrews, Jesse Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Angelou, Maya I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Anonymous Go Ask Alice

Anonymous Letting Ana Go

Anonymous Lucy in the Sky

Anonymous The Book of David

Anouilh, Jean Becket

Aristotle Poetics

Atwood, Margaret Alias Grace

Atwood, Margaret Maddaddam

Austen, Jane Emma

Bardugo, Leigh Shadow and Bone

Bardugo, Leigh Siege and Storm

Bardugo, Leigh Ruin and Rising

Bendis, Brian Total Sell Out

Bradbury, Ray Fahrenheit 451

Bradbury, Ray The Martian Chronicles

Brashares, Ann The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Brashares, Ann The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Part 2

Brooks, Terry Sword of Shannara – Part 1

Brooks, Terry Sword of Shannara – Part 2

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Sonnets from the Portuguese

Buxbaum, Julie Tell Me Three Things

Christie, Agatha At Bertram’s Hotel

Christie, Agatha Black Coffee

Christie, Agatha Crooked House

Christie, Agatha Death in the Air

Christie, Agatha Murder on the Orient Express

Christie, Agatha The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Christie, Agatha There is a Tide

Clancy, Tom Acts of Valor

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Conde, Ally Matched

Conde, Ally Crossed

Conde, Ally Reached

Connelly, John The Gates

Connelly, John The Creeps

Cook, Tristan & Halpin, Brenda Notes from the Blender

Courtney, Nadine Jolie All American Muslim Girl

Crichton, Michael The Andromeda Strain

Crichton, Michael Timeline

Cummings, D. E. Knights of Warsaw

Dashner, James The Scorch Trials

Dashner, James The Death Cure

Dashner, James The Kill Order

De la Cruz, Melissa Alex & Eliza

De la Cruz, Melissa All for One

Dickens, Charles Great Expectations

Dickinson, Emily Selected Poems

Dockray, Tracy Grimm’s Grimmest

Doherty, Gordon Assassins Creed Odyssey

Donne, John Selected Poems

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Sherlock Holmes Mysteries

DuMaurier, Daphne Rebecca

Forrest, Bella The Girl Who Dared to Think

Frey, James Endgame: The Calling

Frey, James Sky Key

Frey, James Rules of the Game

Frost, Robert You Come Too

Gardner, John Grendel

Gear, W. Michael People of the Longhouse

Giles, Gail Girls Like Us

Grahame-Smith, Seth Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter

Grant, Michael Gone

Grant, Michael Light

Grant, Michael Fear

Grant, Michael Hunger

Grant, Michael Lies

Grant, Michael Plague

Grant, Michael Monster

Grant, Michael Villian

Grant, Michael Hero

Green, John An Abundance of Katherines

Green, John Paper Towns

Green, John The Fault in Our Stars

Green, John Turtles All the Way Down

Green, John Will Grayson Will Grayson

Grisham, John The Client

Groening, Matt Bart Simpson’s Guide to Life

Gruen, Sara Water For Elephants

Hansberry, Lorraine A Raisin in the Sun

Hicks, Faith Erin Friends with Boys

Hillenbrand, Laura Seabiscuit

Hinton, S. E. Some of Tim’s Stories

Hosseini, Khaled A Thousand Splendid Suns

Ishiguro, Kazuo The Remains of the Day

Jackson, Shirley The Lottery and Other Stories

Johnston, E.K. Ahsoka

Kadence, Sam Evolution

Kesey, Ken One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

King, Stephen The Shining

Kirby, Matthew Last Descendants

Kirby, Matthew Last Descendants Tomb of the Khan

Knowles, John A Separate Peace

Leckie, Ann Ancillary Justice

Leggett, Glenn 12 Poets

Machiavelli The Prince

Maguire, Gregory After Alice

Maguire, Gregory A Lion Among Men

Maguire, Gregory Out of Oz

Meyer, Stephanie The Chemist

Meyer, Stephanie The Host

Meyer, Stephanie Twilight

Meyer, Stephanie New Moon

Meyer, Stephanie Eclipse

Meyer, Stephanie Breaking Dawn

Miller, Arthur Death of a Salesman

Moliere Tartuffe

Mosley, Walter 47

Murphy, Julie Dumplin’

Myers, Walter Dean Monster

Ng, Celeste Everything I Never Told You

Oliver, Lauren Before I Fall

Baroness Orczy The Scarlet Pimpernel

Orwell, George Homage to Catalonia

Palahniuk, Chuck Haunted

Percy, Walker Love in the Ruins

Peretti, Frank Hangman’s Curse

Peters, Julie Ann Define “Normal”

Poe, Edgar Allan Ten Great Mysteries

Rand, Ayn Anthem

Rand, Ayn The Fountainhead

Roth, Veronica Four

Roth, Veronica Divergent

Roth, Veronica Insurgent

Roth, Veronica Allegiant

Shakespeare, William Othello

Shakespeare, William Richard III

Shakespeare, William The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare, William Twelfth Night

Sherman & Cragg Starfist: Firestorm

Shusterman, Neal The Dark Side of Nowhere

Shusterman, Neal Everlost

Shusterman, Neal Unwind

Shusterman, Neal Unwholly

Shusterman, Neal Unsouled

Simon, Jennie Riverdale Student Handbook

Sinclair, Upton The Jungle

Sparks, Nicholas The Notebook

Steinbeck, John Of Mice and Men

Steinbeck, John The Pearl

Stevenson, Robert Louis Dr.Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stine, R.L. Bitten Dangerous Girls & The Taste of Night

Stine, R.L. A Midsummer Night’s Scream

Stoppard, Tom Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Sutcliff, Rosemary The Eagle of the Ninth

Tatulli, Mark Lio’s Astonishing Tales

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fellowship of the Ring

Tolkien, J.R.R. Two Towers

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Return of the King

Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Wells, H.G. The War of the Worlds (Graphic Novel)

Wharton, Edith Ethan Frome and Selected Stories

Wright, Jason The Wednesday Letters

Yancy, Rick The Infinite Sea

Yancy, Rick The Last Star

Yolen, Jane The Devil’s Arithmetic

Zoboi, Ibi American Street

Academy of America Poets 365 Poems of Every Occasion

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Albom, Mitch The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Albom, Mitch The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

Arthur, Anthony Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair

Ash, Mary Kay Miracles Happen

Biersack, Andy They Don’t Need to Understand

Brees, Drew Coming Back Stronger

Belzer & Wayne Dead Wrong

Berendt, John Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil

Bessinger, HG Friday Night Lights

Boslough, John Stephen Hawking’s Universe

Bowden, Bobby Called to Coach

Brokaw, Tom The Greatest Generation

Buglossi, Vincent Outrage

Cairns, Trevor Medieval Knights

Campbell, Randolph Sam Houston and the American Southwest

Cloud & Townsend Boundaries

Coan, Peter Morton Ellis Island Interviews

Corwin, Miles And Still We Rise

Coughlin, Jack Shock Factor

Covey, Sean The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Curtin, Jeremiah Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland

David, Rosalie Religion & Magic in Ancient Egypt

Davis, Jenkins & Hurt We Beat The Streets

Dingus, Anne Dictionary of Texas Misinformation

Drosin, Michael Citizen Hughes

Ellis, Joseph Founding Brothers

Finch, Jeanie Throw Like a Girl

Fleischmann, Arthur & Carly Carly’s Voice

Frankl, Viktor Man’s Search for Meaning

Fraser & Navarro Evita

Goldman, Eric F. The Crucial Decade and After

Gonzales, Laurence Deep Survival

Grogan, John Marley & Me

Guevara, Ernesto “Che” The Motorcycle Diaries

Hamilton, Bethany Soul Surfer

Helwig, Terry Moonlight on the Linoleum

Isenberg, Nancy Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

Jackson, Denise It’s All About Him

Jackson, Guida Women Who Ruled

Jacobs, Harriet Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Kelly, Miles 100 Facts: Human Body

Klepp & Smith The Infortunate

Krakauer, Jon Into the Wild

Kuhn, William Reading Jackie

Kurson, Robert Shadow Divers

Lane, Mark Last Word: My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK

Leithart, Peter Jane Austen

Lewis, Michael The Blind Side

Lipstadt, Deborah Denial: Holocaust History on Trial

Livesay, Harold Andrew Carnegie

Madigan, Tim I’m Proud of You: Life Lessons from my friend Fred Rogers

Morris, Willie Good Old Boy

Moyle, Franny Constance

Neale, J.E. Queen Elizabeth I

O’Reilly, Bill Killing the Rising Sun

Powell, Colin My American Journey

Ricca, Brad Mrs. Sherlock Holmes

Rouse, Nathan Non-Stop

Schlosser, Eric Fast Food Nation

Scott, Sir Walter From Bannockburn to Flodden

Shakur, Sanyika Monster

Thomas, Abigail A Three Dog Life

Thomas, Annie With Their Eyes

Thomas, Clarence My Grandfather’s Son

Twining, Gen. Merrill No Bended Knee The Battle for Guadalcanal

Twiss, Miranda The Most Evil Men and Women in History

Tytler, Sarah Tudor Queens and Princesses

Walls, Jeanette Half Broke Horses

Walls, Jeannette The Glass Castle

Weir, Alison The Six Wives of Henry VIII

Wiesel, Elie Night

Williams, Pat How to Be Like Mike

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