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The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini · Riverhead Books
Pages: 371
Format: Paperback

The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite...
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie · Little, Brown and Co.
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other...
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee · Grand Central Publishing, 2015. ©1960
Pages: 376
Format: Print book

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made...
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Looking for Alaska

John Green · Speak
Pages: 11
Format: Print book

Before. Miles "Pudge" Halter is done with his safe life at home. His whole life has been one big non-event, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave "the Great Perhaps" even more (François Rabelais, poet) . He heads off to the sometimes...
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Eleanor & Park

Rainbow Rowell · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Best Seller!"Eleanor & Park reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love with a girl, but also what it's like to be young and in love with a book."-John Green, The New York Times Book ReviewBono met his wife in high school, Park says.So did Jerry...
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon · Doubleday
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

Despite his overwhelming fear of interacting with people, Christopher, a mathematically-gifted, autistic fifteen-year-old boy, decides to investigate the murder of a neighbor's dog and uncovers secret information about his mother.
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Alison Bechdel · Mariner Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings. Like...
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The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove -- a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children can devastate
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A Stolen Life: A Memoir

Jaycee Dugard · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

Jaycee Dugard's New York Times bestselling memoir chronicles her raw and powerful story of being kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for more than eighteen years.When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years old, she was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in South Lake Tahoe,...
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic,...
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