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Recommended Books for High School Students

Top Books to read before graduatingTop Books to Read Before Graduation

We wanted to take a close look at what teens are reading...or better yet...should be reading to make them well-rounded citizens. 

These books below were selected for their timeless themes, variety of narration, impact for discussion, and the simple fact that the characters become a part of your life for the rest of your life.  Are there missing books on this list?  Well come on, of course!  But these were 10 that stood out in a quick poll of our Editorial Team as we sat around the conference room table brainstorming and fighting about the top 10 books to read before graduation.

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Recommended Books to Read Before I Graduate...

#1:  Catcher in the Rye

by J.D. Salinger

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#2:  The Hunger Games

by Suzanne Collins

#3:  The Perks of Being a Wallflower

by Stephen Chbosky

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#4:  To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

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#5:  Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

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#6:  Of Mice and Men

by John Steinbeck

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#7: 1984

by George Orwell

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#8:  The Book Thief

by Marcus Zusak

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#9:  Tuesdays with Morrie

by Mitch Albom

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#10:  One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

by Ken Kesey

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#11:  Maus and Maus II

by Art Spiegleman

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#12: The Bluest Eye

by Toni Morrison

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#13: Atlas Shrugged or The Fountainhead

by Ayn Rand

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 Recommended books for teens to read before they graduate

Want More?:  Looking for more good books to read before you graduate?  Check out the Stage of Life Book Blog.

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