Lord of the Flies - William Golding-How could I forget this book. I recall being fascinated and disturbed while reading this as a child. Great examination of human nature.
Lord of the Flies / William Golding-- I loved it when it was required reading in high school. I read it again when I was 50 and still thought it was a very good book.
Read: Not really my forte, but felt as if it was imperative for Sec. English Ed. Lord Of The Flies - William Golding-AF
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"Lord of the Flies is a novel by William Golding about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves, with disastrous results." Wikipedia Awesome book, sparks debate about human nature.
1984 - George Orwell I avoided school assigned books like the plague until this one.my sophomore year of high school. 1984 was a great experience that will always give me nightmares of rat helmets and big brother!
Penguin Books has commissioned Shepard Fairey of Obey to create two new book covers - for two George Orwell classics: Animal Farm and
George Orwell read it in high school, pushed through it for testing. Read it again last year it scared the living crap out of me. I did the same thing.I really get it now what I didn't get as a teenager.
What it's about: This high school reading classic explores a dystopian society in which a totalitarian government, AKA Big Brother, lords over the nation. Who's starring: No one has been cast yet, but Paul Greengrass is directing.
YA Books You'll Love No Matter How Old You Are: If cooler weather has you feeling wistful about sunny Summer memories, why not channel that nostalgia into your seasonal reading list with a few YA books?
Top 10 Banned Books - The Catcher in the Rye - Written by J. Salinger, Catcher in the Rye became a best-seller weeks within its release in The novel explains three days in the life of a 16 year old boy, who is seen as extremely troubled.
The famous book The Catcher In The Rye, was banned in many schools and districts due to the use of language in the novel.
The Catcher in The Rye by J. Salinger--there's something so lovable about a book with such hatable characters :) though I would say there's bits I have confused with "This Side of Paradise" because I read them so close together :/
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The Diary of a Young Girl - By: Anne Frank, B.M. Mooyaart, Eleanor
Not only can you get your literary passport stamped twice with Hemingway's romp through Paris and Pamplona, but you can enjoy an immersive mood piece about the highs and lows of drunken, rambling youth. I want to read this!
The Scarlet Letter (Novel Book): It is about a woman in puritan times who has an affair. She is punished by wearing an A on her clothing. The man is not publicly punished, and it goes through her story. Such a great book.
This is a sweet article about the 11 best childrens books, but I love it for this.The most fun Shel Silverstein fact I know I recently learned on here: he wrote the lyrics to the Johnny Cash hit A Boy Named Sue.