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A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel

by Amor Towles

(Juniors and Seniors Only)
ISBN: 0670026190
Publication Date: September 6, 2016
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A Good Man Is Hard to Find

by Flannery O’Connor
ISBN: 0156364654
Publication Date: August 23, 1977
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A Man Called Ove

by Fredrik Backman

ISBN:

1476738025
Publication Date:

May 5, 2015
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A Walk in the Woods

by Bill Bryson

ISBN: 0307279464

Publication Date:

December 26, 2006
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All the Light We Cannot See

by Anthony Doerr

ISBN: 1501173219

Publication Date: April 4, 2017

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Beethoven’s Hair

by Russell Martin
ISBN: 076790351X
Publication Date: 10/9/01
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Captivating

by John & Stasi Eldredge

(Junior and Senior Girls Only)

ISBN: 1400200385

Publication Date: April 17, 2011

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Dispatches from Pluto

by Richard Grant
ISBN: 1476709645

Publication Date: October 13, 2015

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Fahrenheit 451

by Ray Bradbury

(Grades 10-12 Only)

ISBN: 1451673310

Reissue Date: January 10, 2012

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First They Killed My Father

by Loung Ung

ISBN: 0060856262

Publication Date: April 4, 2006

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Hate List

by Jennifer Brown

ISBN: 0316041459

Publication Date: October 5, 2010

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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family

and a Culture in Crisis

by J. D. Vance
ISBN: 0062300555

Publication Date: January 30, 2018
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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

by Jamie Ford

ISBN: B00BQ46N32

Publication Date: October 6, 2009

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How to Be Like Walt: Capturing the

Disney Magic Every Day of Your Life

by Pat Williams with Jim Denney

ISBN: 0757302319

Publication Date: August 1, 2004

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the

Mt. Everest Disaster

by Jon Krakauer

ISBN: 0385494785

Publication Date: October 19, 1999

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Mao’s Last Dancer

by Li Cunxin
ISBN: 0425201333

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

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Miracles from Heaven

by Christi Beam

ISBN: 0316381837

Publication Date: November 17, 2015

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Never Let Me Go

by Kazuo Ishiguro
ISBN: 1400078776

Publication Date: March 14, 2006

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Night

by Elie Wiesel

ISBN: 0374500010

Publication Date: January 16, 2006

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On a Pale Horse

(Incarnations of Immortality, Bk. 1)

by Piers Anthony

ISBN: 0345338588

Publication Date: September 12, 1986

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Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline

ISBN: 0307887448

Publication Date: June 5, 2012

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Same Kind of Different as Me

by Ron Hall and Denver Moore

ISBN: 084991910X

Publication Date: March 9, 2008

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The Blue Sword

by Robin McKinley

ISBN: 014130975X

Publication Date: October 1, 2000

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The Hiding Place

by Corrie Ten Boom

ISBN: 0800794052

Publication Date: 2006

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The Last Kingdom

by Bernard Cornwell

(Juniors and Seniors Only)

ISBN: 006243862X

Publication Date: September 22, 2015

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The Martian Chronicles

by Ray Bradbury

ISBN: 1451678193

Publication Date: April 17, 2012

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The Power of a Positive Friend

by Karol Ladd

(Girls Only)

ISBN: 1416541411

Publication Date: October 1, 2003

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The Purpose Driven Life:

What on Earth Am I Here For?

by Rick Warren

ISBN: 0310335507

Publication Date: November 24, 2012

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The Rithmatist

by Brandon Sanderson

ISBN: 0765338440

Publication Date: May 13, 2014

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The Stranger in the Woods:

The Extraordinary Story of the

Last True Hermit

by Michael Finkel

ISBN: 1101875682

Publication Date: March 7, 2017

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The Things They Carried

by Tim O’Brien

(Juniors and Seniors Only)

ISBN: 0544309766

Publication Date:  2009

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When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

ISBN: 1784701998

Publication Date: January 5, 2017

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Who Moved My Cheese

by Spencer Johnson

ISBN: 0399144463

Publication Date: September 8, 1998

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A Life of Excellence

by Richard E. Simmons III

ISBN: 1939358019

Publication Date: September 5, 2013

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Tenth of December

by George Saunders

ISBN: 0812984250

Publication Date:  January 7, 2014

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Unbroken: A World War II Story

of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

by Laura Hillenbrand

ISBN: 0812974492

Publication Date: July 29, 2014

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Something Wicked This Way Comes

by Ray Bradbury

ISBN: 1501167715

Publication Date: October 3, 2017

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