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Bibliography: Suggested Fiction for English as a Second Language Learners

(All books are shelved in fiction unless otherwise noted)

Adams, Douglas. Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Alexander, Lloyd. The High King. PZ7 .A3774 hi

Baldwin, James. If Beale Street Could Talk

Beagle, Peter. The Last Unicorn

Benchley, Peter. Jaws

Blume, Judy. Forever

Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles

Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth

Burford, Sheila. The Incredible Journey PZ10.3.B935 In

Burnett, Frances Hodgson. The Secret Garden

Camus, Albert. The Stranger

Card, Orson Scott. Enchantment

Cather, Willa. Death Comes for the Archbishop

Cather, Willa. O Pioneers!

Chandler, Raymond. The Long Goodbye

Christie, Agatha. Murder on the Orient Express

Cisneros, Sandra. The House on Mango Street

Cisneros, Sandra. Woman Hollering Creek

Clark, Walter Van Tilburg. The Oxbow Incident

Clarke, Arthur. 2001: A Space Odyssey

Crichton, Michael. The Andromeda Strain

Fast, Howard. April Morning

Faulkner, William. Light in August

Fitzgerald, F.Scott. The Great Gatsby

Forbes, Esther. Johnny Tremain. PZ7 .F749 Jo

Gaines, Ernes., The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Golding, William. Lord of the Flies

Grey, Zaine. Riders of the Purple Sage

Hamilton, Virginia. The House at Dies Drear PZ7.H1828Ho

Hemingway, Ernest. Sun Also Rises

Hemingway, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea

Hersey, John. A Bell for Adano

Hillerman, Tony. A Thief of Time, or any of his other titles

Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders. PZ7.H5976 O4

Kerouac, Jack. On the Road

Kipling, Rudyard. Just So Stories

Kosinski, Jerzy. Being There

L’Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time. PZ7 .L5385 Wr

Le Guin, Ursula. The Farthest Shore

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird

Lessing, Doris. Martha Quest

London, Jack. The Call of the Wild

Lowry, Lois. The Giver. PZ7.H5976 G4

McCullers, Carson. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

McMurtry, Larry. Last Picture Show

Morrison, Toni. Sula

Mosby, Walter. Black Betty

Nathan, Robert. Portrait of Jennie

O’Dell, Scott. Island of the Blue Dolphins. PZ7 .O236 Is

Orwell, George. Animal Farm

Paton, Alan. Cry the Beloved Country

Peck, Robert. A Day no Pigs Would Die. PZ 7 .P36 Da

Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar

Porter, Katherine Anne. Pale Horse Pale Rider

Remarque, Erich Maria. All Quiet on the Western Front

Saroyan, William. Human Comedy

Schaefer, Jack. Shane

Schulberg, Budd. What Makes Sammy Run?

Shute, Nevil. On the Beach

Sillitoe, Alan. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

Speare, Elizabeth. The Bronze Bow. PZ 7 S736 Br

Steinbeck, John. The Red Pony

Steinbeck, John. Cannery Row

Tan, Amy. Joy Luck Club

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit. PZ8.T52

Traven, B. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Turber, James. The 13 Clocks

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Walker, Alice. The Color Purple

Waller, Robert. The Bridges of Madison County

Wangerin, Walter. The Book of the Dun Cow. PZ7.W814Bo

White, E.B. Charlotte’s Web. PZ 7.5.W5277 Ch

Wilder, Laura Ingalls. Little House in the Big Woods PZ7W6461Li

Wojciechowska, Maia. Shadow of a Bull. PZ7 .R617 Sh