Essential Books for a High School Senior

A Listmania! list by Surfer
 
The Catcher in the Rye
1.  The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
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  "This is the ultimate book for any college bound student.  One of my favorite books that I read in high school. If your english teacher hasnt made you read this yet, do it on your own."
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Jurassic Park: A Novel
2.  Jurassic Park: A Novel by Michael Crichton
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  "Great book.  I liked it especially because it was quick and easy to read.  Made into a great movie too!"
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Catch-22
3.  Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
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  "A classic satire on the subject of war."
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Animal Farm
4.  Animal Farm by George Orwell
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  "A great work of fiction about the worker's revolution."
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To Kill a Mockingbird
5.  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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  "One of the best selling novels of all time."
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Ender's Game
6.  Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
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  "Surprisingly one of my favorite books of all time.  If you have any bit of imagination I HIGHLY recommend this fun book."
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Childhood's End
7.  Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
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  "Science fiction book that makes you think."
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The Giver (21st Century Reference)
8.  The Giver (21st Century Reference) by Lois Lowry
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  "Absolutely EVERYONE that reads this book loves it.  An unbelievable book for readers of all ages.  I promise you will like it."
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The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book
9.  The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book by Bill Watterson
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  "Calvin & Hobbes.  'nough said."
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1984 (Signet Classics)
10.  1984 (Signet Classics) by George Orwell
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  "Similar to Animal Farm. A book that im happy my english teacher made me read."
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Of Mice and Men
11.  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
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  "American Classic."
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The Firm
12.  The Firm by John Grisham
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  "The Firm.  My favorite Grisham novel."
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J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings)
13.  J.R.R. Tolkien Boxed Set (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings) by J. R. R. Tolkien
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  "A great fairy tale.  Everyone seems to love these books."
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A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash
14.  A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash by Sylvia Nasar
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  "The real story of John Nash.  A bit different from the popular movie."
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Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
why are these novels banned? 11 14 days ago
Is The Giver appropriate for a class of 10-year-olds? 66 14 days ago
E-Book broken, last pages missing 4 May 5, 2014
what to read after To Kill A Mockingbird???????? 26 Apr 9, 2014
this book sucks 52 Mar 29, 2014
big brother's #1 weapon is............................ 0 Feb 15, 2014
Welcome to the 1984 forum 6 Feb 8, 2014
expensive movie 4 Feb 8, 2014
Big Business is Watching You 0 Feb 8, 2014
Catcher in the Rye should be banned... 89 Feb 1, 2014
Holes in the plot?? 1 Dec 21, 2013
Books similar to 1984 0 Nov 16, 2013
 
   

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