out of all the books on this list I've read To Kill a Mockingbird, Fahrenheit 451, Harry Potter, a Wrinkle in Time, Anne Frank, Charlotte's web, the Lorax, Little Women, Little House on the Prairie, Where's Waldo, The Rabbit's Wedding, The Hunger Games, The Giver, Flowers for Algernon, James and the giant Peach, The Great Gatsby, Lord of the Flies, and I'm reading Brave New World.
Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).
A good friend recommended this book to me. I honestly think this is the best love story I have ever read. The love this father has for his son is so powerful, I wept throughout. Yes it is dark. But strangely beautiful.
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books.