Friday, July 16, 2010

Reading list

Working on our 4-year high school reading list and looking for help. I'm open to additions and recategorizations. Thank you for your input!

United States
Constitution of the United States
Declaration of Independence
5000 Year Leap, by Cleon Skousen
Common Sense, by Thomas Paine
Fantasy and Science Fiction
Fablehaven series, by Brandon Mull
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll
The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne
1984, by George Orwell
Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift
Civil War
The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane
Rifles for Watie, by Harold Keith
Where the Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls
Across Five Aprils, by Irene Hunt
Ancient Greece
The Iliad, by Homer
The Odyssey, by Homer
The Golden Fleece, by Padraic Colum
The Children’s Homer, Homer
Horse and Dog Stories
King of the Wind, by Marguerite Henry
The Black Stallion, by Walter Farley
The Call of the Wild, by Jack London
The Sea-wolf, by Jack London
White Fang, by Jack London
United States History
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham (Spanish American War or War of 1812)
George Washington’s World
A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque (WWI)
Hardy Boys, by Franklin W. Dixon
The Three Detectives
The Count of Monte Cristo, by Alexandre Dumas
Western Literature
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson
English Classic
Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
Emma, by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen
Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens
Ivanhoe, Sir Walter Scott
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte
Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas
Candide, or Optimism, by Voltaire
Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keys
The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck
Historical Fiction
The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck
French Classics
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, by Victor Hugo
Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
American Classics
Moby Dick
Old Man and the Sea
Last of the Mohicans
The Invisible Man, by H.G. Wells
Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
Little Men, by Louisa May Alcott
David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
Main Street, by Sinclair Lewis
The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Yearling, by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, by Benjamin Franklin
Charles Lindbergh

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