English 1, English 2 (Both Honors), AP English Language, & AP English Literature classes required readings at a public high school 2006-2010. A trip down memory lane
  1. Romeo & Juliet
  2. Animal Farm
    Another junior high repeat same as above
  3. 1984
    More George O
  4. Their Eyes Were Watching God
  5. The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  6. To Kill A Mockingbird
  7. Bully Budd
  8. Macbeth
  9. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  10. Saint Maybe
  11. A Tale of Two Cities
    One of a very few books on this list that I hated and couldn't finish
  12. Julius Caesar
  13. Beowulf
  14. Grendel
  15. The Great Gatsby
  16. Fahrenheit 451
  17. Hard Times
  18. Brave New World
  19. The Picture of Dorian Gray
  20. The Scarlet Letter
  21. Death of a Salesman
  22. Winesburg, Ohio
  23. My Antonia
  24. Candide
  25. King Lear
  26. The Grapes of Wrath
  27. The Sun Also Rises
  28. The Road
  29. Hamlet
  30. Things Fall Apart
  31. The Things They Carried
    This is the other one I just couldn't finish. It was good & I didn't hate, I just couldn't get into it. Still have never finished it to this day
  32. Plays: The Crucible & Our Town
  33. Numerous short stories, but The Lottery & Bartleby, The Scrivener probably stick out the most
  34. Independent reads include...
  35. Twelfth Night
  36. Breakfast at Tiffany's
  37. In Cold Blood
  38. Maybe I'll go back and give these all star ratings eventually!