Classic Books for the Well-Read Young Adult


Watership Down - Adams
The Mists of Avalon - Bradley
Rebecca - du Maurier
Jane Eyre - Bronte
Little Women-Alcott
Robinson Crusoe-Defore
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn-Smith
Brave New World-Huxley
Moby Dick-Melville
The Hobitt/The Fellowship of the Ring-Tolkien
The Invisible Man-Wells
Journey to the Center of the Earth/ 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea-Verne
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Pride and Prejudice-Austen
Adventures of Tom Sawyer-Twain
Withering Heights-Bronte
The Red Badge of Courage-Crane
The Grapes of Wrath-Steinbeck

Historical Fiction

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas- Boyle
Mississippi Trial 1955-Crowe
The Revolution/A Northern Light-Donnelly
The Slave Dancer-Fox
Between Shades of Gray-Sepetus
Beyond the Burning Time-Lasky
Anne Frank and Me-Bennett, Goltesfeld
Rocket Boys-Hickam
A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor-Mazer
Eyes of the Emperor-Salisbury
I Am David-Holm
Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands-McCarthy
Milkweed: A Novel-Spinelli
Shackleton's Stowaway-McKernan
A Single Shard/When My Name was Keoko-Park
Woods Runner-Paulsen
Anne Frank Remembered-Gies
All Quiet on the Western Front-Remarque

Science Fiction

Planet of the Apes-Boulle
The Martian Chronicles/something Wicked This Way Comes/Fahrenheit 451-Bradbury
Jurassic Park-Crichton
The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy-Adams

Modern Classics

The Moonstone - Collins
The Book Thief-Zusak
Inheritance series-Paolini
The Golden Compass-Pullman
Does My Head Look Big in This?-Fattah
Sister of the Bride-Cleary
The Hot Zone-Preston
Cheaper by the Dozen-Gilbreth
A Separate Peace-Knowles
Member of the Wedding-McCullers
Okay for Now-Schmidt
I'll Be There-Sloan
Shoeless Joe-Kinsella


The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia-Hautzig
John F. Kennedy: Profiles in Courage-Kennedy
Falling Leaves/Chinese Cinderella-Yen Mah
The Story of My Life-Keller
Woman in the Mists: The Story of Dian Fossey and the Mountain Gorillas of Africa-Stanley, Vennema
Zlata's Diary-Filopovich