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KAILUA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL READING LIST

GREAT CLASSIC LITERATURE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

PARENTS: Why not select a book with your child and read it together?

TITLE

1984 ..................................................................................George Orwell

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea ...................................Jules Verne

Across Five Aprils ..............................................................Irene Hunt

A Christmas Carol............................................................ Charles Dickens

A Day No Pigs Would Die.............................................Richard Peck

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes .............................Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn...................................Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ........................................ Mark Twain

Animal Farm ...................................................................George Orwell

Anne of Green Gables .................................................L.M. Montgomery

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn .........................................Betty Smith

A Wrinkle In Time ....................................................Madeline L'Engle

All Creatures Great and Small......................................James Herriot

All Quiet on the Western Front.....................................Erich Remarque

And Then There Were None........................................Agatha Christie

Animal Farm..........................................................George Orwell

April Morning.........................................................Howard Fast

Brave New World....................................................Aldous Huxley

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee..................................Dee Brown

Call it Courage.......................................................Armstrong Sperry

The Call of the Wild..................................................Jack London

Captains Courageous.................................................Rudyard Kipling

Childhood's End.....................................................Arthur C. Clarke

The Chocolate War ..............................................Robert Cormier

Christy................................................................Catherine Marshall

The Count of Monte Cristo.......................................Alexander Dumas

The Chronicles of Narnia ............................................. C.S. Lewis

The Diary of Anne Frank............................................Anne Frank

Dracula ........................................................................Bram Stoker

Dragonwings..............................................................Lawrence Yep

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde............................................Robert Louis Stevenson

Ender's Game ......................................................... Orson Scott Card

Fahrenheit 451 ......................................................Ray Bradbury

Farewell to Manzanar.................................................Jeanne Wakasuki

Flowers for Algernon.................................................Daniel Keyes

Frankenstein...........................................................Mary Shelley

The Giver ................................................................... Lois Lowry

Goodbye, Mr. Chips .................................................James Hilton

The Good Earth........................................................Pearl S. Buck

Gone With The Wind.................................................Margaret Mitchell

Harry Potter series ...................................................J.K. Rowling

Hatchet ..................................................................... Gary Paulsen

Hawaii .................................................................James Mitchner

The Hiding Place......................................................Corrie ten Boom

The Hobbit.............................................................J.R.R. Tolkien

The Horatio Hornblower Series ............................Forester, C.S.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame ................................Victor Hugo

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings..............................Maya Angelou

Island of the Blue Dolphins.........................................Scott O'Dell

Jacob Have I Loved .................................................Katherine Paterson

Jane Eyre..............................................................Charlotte Bronte

Johnny Tremain......................................................Esther Forbes

The Jungle.............................................................Upton Sinclair

The Jungle Books .................................................... Rudyard Kipling

Kidnapped............................................................Robert Louis Stevenson

Kim ............................................................................Rudyard Kipling

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow ...............................Irving Washington

The Little Prince .....................................................Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Light in the Forest...................................................Conrad Richter

Little Women.........................................................Louisa May Alcott

Lord of the Flies.....................................................William Golding

The Lord of the Rings .........................................J.R.R. Tolkien

The Martian Chronicles........................................Ray Bradbury

M.C. Higgins the Great............................................. Virginia Hamilton

Murder on the Orient Express ...................................... Agatha Christie

Mutiny on the Bounty...............................................Nordhoff & Hallt

Of Mice and Men.....................................................John Steinbeck

Old Yeller.......................................................................Fred Gipson

The Outsiders ..............................................................S.E. Hinton

The Pigman ............................................................ Paul Zindel

The Pearl.............................................................. John Steinbeck

The Princess Bride .................................................. William Goldman

The Red Badge of Courage ................................. Stephen Crane

The Red Pony ........................................................ John Steinbeck

Rebecca ...............................................................Daphne DuMaurrier

The Robe..............................................................Lloyd C. Douglas

Robinson Crusoe.....................................................Daniel Defoe

Romeo and Juliet......................................................Shakespeare

Roots...................................................................Alex Haley

Sounder...............................................................William H. Armstrong

Swiss Family Robinson.............................................Johann Wyss

A Tale of Two Cities.................................................Charles Dickens

The Incredible Journey..............................................Sheila Burnford

The Old Man and the Sea............................................Ernest Hemmingway

The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings .......................Edgar Allan Poe

The Time Machine....................................................H.G. Wells

The Three Musketeers................................................Alexandre Dumas

To Kill a Mockingbird................................................Harper Lee

Treasure Island........................................................Robert Louis Stevenson

Uncle Tom's Cabin...................................................Harriet Beecher Stowe

War of the Worlds ................................................. H.G. Wells

Watership Down......................................................Richard Adams

Where the Red Fern Grows........................................William Rawls

The Yearling...........................................................Marjorie Kinnon Rawlings

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