Happy Birthday to F. Scott Fitzgerald, born on this day in The cover art for his famous novel "The Great Gatsby" was complete before the book itself. Fitzgerald loved it so much he decided to write it into the novel.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne (teen fiction). Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence.
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak: The book is narrated by death, so right away you know it’s going to make you think about the time we have on Earth. And as you’ll be reminded by reading this, time is precious. I've read this book it's great!
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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.