Outstanding Books I
This is a list of suggested reading for college-bound students and lifelong learners.
Shunned because of her looks, Finch Noble keeps company with the dead at the cemetery where she works.
An art expert helps you to gain a deeper understanding and a richer enjoyment of world masterpieces.
Disturbed by her grandmother Gemma's unique version of Sleeping Beauty, Rebecca seeks the truth behind the fairy tale.
In this satirical novel, Captain Yossarian confronts the hypocrisy of war and the military in a frantic attempt to survive.
(Fiction, 1997) A deserting Confederate soldier risks his life to return to his sweetheart, who is fighting her own battle to save her farm from worsening conditions.
In spite of loss, abuse, and neglect, eleven-year-old Ellen keeps seeking and wishing for a loving home.
In Odessa, Texas, high school football is more than a recreational interest, it is the whole town's passion.
Imagine the horror as Minik visits the Museum of Natural History and learns the true fate of his father.
Six Hiroshima survivors reflect on the aftermath of the first atomic bomb.
Anthropologist Jack Weatherford illustrates the contibutions the Indians have made to govenment, medicine, agriculture, architecture and much more.
Growing up in New York can be agonizing, humorous, and always a challenge for the teens who tell their stories.
Through photographs and eloquent text, the author unveils the diversity and unique quality of human cultures around the world.
A woman in poverty struggles to find happiness in an arranged marriage to a peasant farmer in southern India.
A gripping, humorous look at Sing Sing prison through the eyes of a writer who worked there.
Precious Jones is having her father's baby, but her classmates and a dedicated teacher help her to fight back.
Pipher looks at societal "girl poisoning" and the emotional and psychological havoc it wreaks on the lives of young women.
Edna, an unhappy wife and mother, discovers new qualities in herself when she visits a resort for the Creole elite.
A young Ibo girl and the son a prosperous former slave strive to be together despite tribal customs keeping them apart.
This multigenerational tale of a Sioux family is told in the voices of the living and the dead.