The Hundred Books…

With your help I was able to put together a list of books that every young person should read for my book, Hundred Book Summer. They are in no particular order. Not all of these books will make it into the book. I have to keep a few secrets up my sleeve.

Take a look at the list. Are there any books that I am missing, or that I should leave off?

  1. Bunnicula-Deborah and James Howe
  2. Hunger Games-Suzanne Collins
  3. Harry Potter-JK Rowling
  4. Sherlock Holmes:A Study in Scarlet-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Frankenstein-Mary Shelley
  6. Time Machine-Jules Verne
  7. Little House in the Big Woods-Laura Ingalls Wilder
  8. Dracula-Bram Stoker
  9. To Kill a Mockingbird-Harper Lee
  10. A Wrinkle in Time-Madeleine L’Engle
  11. The Edge Chronicles:Beyond the Deep Woods-Chris Riddell and Paul Stewart
  12. Carrie-Stephen King
  13. Little Women-Louisa May Alcott
  14. Catcher in the Rye-JD Salinger
  15. Alice in Wonderland-Lewis Carroll
  16. Anthem-Ayn Rand
  17. Fahrenheit 451-Ray Bradbury
  18. Twelve Years a Slave-Solomon Northrup
  19. Eragon-Christopher Paolini
  20. Red Badge of Courage-Stephen Crane
  21. Call of the Wild-Jack London
  22. Miracle’s Boys-Jacqueline Woodson
  23. Boxcar Children-Gertrude Chandler Warner
  24. Are you there God? It’s Me Margaret.-Judy Blume
  25. Twilight-Stephenie Meyer
  26. Percy Jackson & the Olympians:The Lightning Thief-Rick Riordan
  27. Goddess of the Night (Daughters of the Moon)-Lynn Ewing
  28. Black Elk Speaks-Christopher Sergel
  29. The Diary of a Young Girl-Anne Frank
  30. Flowers in the Attack-VC Andrews
  31. Looking for Alaska-John Green
  32. I Am Number Four-Pittacus Lore
  33. Alas Babylon-Pat Frank
  34. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn-Mark Twain
  35. Indian in the Cupboard-Lynne Reid Banks
  36. Beloved-Toni Morrison
  37. Sign of the Beaver-Elizabeth George Spear
  38. Because of Winn Dixie-Kate DiCamillo
  39. Eve: The Awakening-Jenna Moreci
  40. Sarah Plain and Tall-Patricia MacLachlan
  41. The Coldest Winter Ever-Sister Souljah
  42. Ready Player One-Ernest Cline
  43. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy-Douglas Adams
  44. Fallen-Lauren Kate
  45. American Born Chinese-Gene Luen Yang
  46. Mortal Instruments:City of Bones-Cassandra Clare
  47. Divergent-Veronica Roth
  48. The Maze Runner-James Dashner
  49. The Hobbit-JRR Tolkien
  50. Crank-Ellen Hopkins
  51. Night-Elie Wiesel
  52. Where the Red Fern Grows-Wilson Rawls
  53. A Series of Unfortunate Events:The Bad Beginning-Lemony Snicket
  54. Charlotte’s Web-EB White
  55. Beautiful Creatures-Kami Garcia
  56. Of Mice and Men-John Steinbeck
  57. Things Fall Apart-Chinua Achebe
  58. Ariel-Sylvia Plath
  59. Romeo and Juliet-William Shakespeare
  60. The Great Gatsby-F. Scott Fitzgerald
  61. 100 Years of Solitude-Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  62. Jane Eyre-Charlotte Bronte
  63. A Rose for Emily-William Faulkner
  64. Slaughterhouse Five-Kurt Vonnegut
  65. The Secret of Nimh-Robert C. O’ Brien
  66. Shiloh-Phyllis Reynolds
  67. Lion Witch and the Wardrobe-CS Lewis
  68. Golden Compass-Philip Pullman
  69. The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman
  70. A Clockwork Orange-Anthony Burgess
  71. Elsewhere-Gabrielle Zevin
  72. The Book Thief-Markus Zusak
  73. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children-Ransom Riggs
  74. Fifteen-Beverly Cleary
  75. The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
  76. The House on Mango Street-Sandra Cisneros
  77. The Princess Bride-William Goldman
  78. The Lovely Bones-Alice Sebold
  79. The Perks of Being a Wallflower-Stephen Chbosky
  80. Ender’s Game-Orson Scott Card
  81. The Giver-Lois Lowry
  82. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian-Sherman Alexie
  83. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  84. If I Stay-Gayle Forman
  85. Howl’s Moving Castle-Diana Wynne Jones
  86. The Chocolate War-Robert Cormier
  87. Thirteen Reasons Why-Jay Asher
  88. Uglies-Scott Westerfield
  89. Hatchet-Gary Paulsen
  90. It’s Kind of a Funny Story-Ned Vizzini
  91. The Princess Diaries-Meg Cabot
  92. A Separate Peace-John Knowles
  93. Tuck Everlasting-Natalie Babbitt
  94. Go, Ask Alice-Beatrice Sparks
  95. The Kite Runner-Khaled Hosseini
  96. The Help-Kathryn Stockett
  97. The Secret Life of Bees -SUE MONK KIDD
  98. Eat, Pray, Love-Elizabeth Gilbert
  99. Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #1)-Laini Taylor
  100. Wonder-RJ Palacio
  101. The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle-Hugh Lofting
  102. Dune-Frank Herbert
  103. Brave New World-Aldous Huxley
  104. A Very Private Life-Michael Frayn
  105. 1984-George Orwell
  106. A Stranger in a Strange Land-Robert A Heinlein
  107. Interview with a Vampire-Anne Rice
  108. The Scarlet Letter-Nathaniel Hawthorne
  109. The Crucible-Arthur Miller

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