Looking for a great book that will challenge you to think critically. Mrs. Harvell has read the books on this list and recommends all of them!

--: Beowulf

--: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Aeschylus: Agamemnon

Austen, Jane: Pride and Prejudice

Beckett, Samuel: Waiting for Godot

Bradbury, Ray: Fahrenheit 451

Bunyan, John: The Pilgrim’s Progress

Burns, Olive Ann: Cold Sassy Tree

Camus, Albert: The Stranger

Cather, Willa: My Antonia

Chaucer, Geoffrey: The Canterbury Tales

Chekhov, Anton: The Cherry Orchard

Chopin, Kate: The Awakening

Cisneros, Sandra: The House on Mango Street

Coelho, Paulo: The Alchemist

Conrad, Joseph: Heart of Darkness

Crane, Stephen: The Red Badge of Courage

Dante: The Inferno

de Cervantes, Miguel: Don Quixote

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor: Crime and Punishment

Eliot, T. S.: Murder in the Cathedral

Euripides: Medea

Fielding, Henry: Tom Jones

Fitzgerald, F. Scott: The Great Gatsby

Flaubert, Gustave: Madame Bovary

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von: Faust

Golding, William: Lord of the Flies

Haddon, Mark: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Hansberry, Lorraine: A Raisin in the Sun

Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter

Hemingway, Ernest: A Farewell to Arms

Hemingway, Ernest: The Old Man and the Sea

Hersey, John: Hiroshima

Homer: The Odyssey

Hurston, Zora Neale: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Ibsen, Henrik: A Doll's House

Kafka, Franz: The Metamorphosis

Kingsolver, Barbara: The Poisonwood Bible

Lee, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird

Lewis, C. S.: Out of the Silent Planet

Lewis, C. S.: The Screwtape Letters

Lewis, Sinclair: Babbitt

London, Jack: The Call of the Wild

Markandaya, Kamala: Nectar in a Sieve

Martel, Yann: Life of Pi

Melville, Herman: Billy Budd, Sailor

Miller, Arthur: The Crucible

More, Thomas: Utopia

O’Neill, Eugene: The Emperor Jones

Orczy, Baroness: The Scarlet Pimpernel

Orwell, George: 1984

Orwell, George: Animal Farm

Paton, Alan: Cry, the Beloved Country

Potok, Chaim: The Chosen

Rand, Ayn: Anthem

Remarque, Erich Maria: All Quiet on the Western Front

Sartre, Jean-Paul: No Exit

Shakespeare, William: Antony and Cleopatra

Shakespeare, William: Hamlet

Shakespeare, William: Julius Caesar

Shakespeare, William: Macbeth

Shakespeare, William: The Merchant of Venice

Shakespeare, William: A Midsummer’s Night Dream

Shakespeare, William: Romeo and Juliet

Shaw, George Bernard: Pygmalion

Shelley, Mary: Frankenstein

Sienkiewicz, Henryk: Quo Vadis?

Solzhenitsyn, Alexander: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Sophocles: Antigone

Sophocles: Oedipus the King

Steinbeck, John: Of Mice and Men

Steinbeck, John: The Pearl

Stevenson, Robert Louis: The Black Arrow

Stevenson, Robert Louis: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stevenson, Robert Louis: Treasure Island

Stowe, Harriet Beecher: Uncle Tom's Cabin

Thoreau, Henry David: Walden

Twain, Mark: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Twain, Mark: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Virgil: The Aeneid

Walker, Alice: The Color Purple

Wiesel, Elie: Night

Wilde, Oscar: The Importance of Being Earnest

Wilder, Thornton: Our Town

Williams, Tennessee: The Glass Menagerie

Williams, Tennessee: A Streetcar Named Desire

Yousafzai, Malala: I Am Malala

Zusak, Markus: The Book Thief

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