Junior Reading Class

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Students! It's time for class participation! I want you to write a short few sentences about the last book you read in class or outside of class. Tell us what you liked about it, what you didn't like about it, and why we should read it too.

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Here is a list of interesting books I would encourage you to read. I will choose a few of them to read this semester in class..

• Death of a Salesman - Arthur Miller
• Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
• Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Frederick Douglass
• The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
• To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
• Canterbury Tales-Geoffrey Chaucer
• Gulliver's Travels-Jonathan Swift
• Jane Eyre- Charlotte Cronte
• Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen
• Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens
• Things Fall Apart- Achebe, Chi
• A Passage to India- E.M. Forester
• Barefoot in Baghdad - Manal Omar
• Lipstick Jihad Azadeh Moaveni
• Haroun and the Sea of Stories -Salman Rushdie

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