Favorite Books Read for School (any year)

Spring 2016: Librarians at Stevens Institute of Technology asked students to name a favorite book assigned for school (any year). These are their responses.
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Here’s an adaptation that will allow many viewers to draw comparisons to the text; The Giver by Lois Lowry is still taught on some middle school syllabi. The Giver will be released this summer.

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To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee This was my absolute favorite book as a young girl, and I still get so much out of it every time I revisit it. Atticus and Scout helped make me who I am, and that's one of the ways you know a GREAT book from a good one.

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1984 (Signet Classics) by George Orwell Not a book I particularly enjoyed as much as one that made me think. And understand cultural references, especially in our society today. Do we believe what we hear or believe our own senses?

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The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The classic story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning about human behavior through a series of extraordinary encounters. New to the library September

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The Handmaids Tale, Margaret Atwood. Maybe the only Atwood book that I liked.

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The Catcher in the Rye is the ALLTIME Classic teen book. OK, Holden Caulfield is rich and negative. His time in New York is journey into maturity. Read it. Don't shoot anybody with the book in your pocket or I will revoke your library card!

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"When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings.

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Grade Reading List genre: new releases and popular books, including Animal Farm by George Orwell, The Agüero Sisters by Cristina García, The Odyssey .

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2002 Long Island Reads The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back.

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(unwatched and read as yet) probably teens+ for book and movies (sex and darkness), 1945 movie has a very high rating and the 2009 one was a flop. Might be an interesting exercise to watch and compare the two. The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison "You ache with the need to convince yourself that you do exist in the real world. That you are part of all the sound, the anguish and you strike out with your fists.

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In the fourth grade Classical Studies class, students enjoy reading The Odyssey

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"Much Ado About Nothing" by William Shakespeare, adapted into a movie in Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves

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Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, t.