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1 Mrs. Longo’s Compiled Reading Picks! (Organized into Groups By The Wizard of Oz) - Action / Adventure - Classics - Fantasy - Fiction - Fiction (Continued) - Historical Fiction - Inspirational - Non-Fiction - Science - Science Fiction - Thriller - War - Religion

2 Action / Adventure ---Angels and Demons ---Larry Fletcher The Bleachers ( John Grisham) Joel Lang Book of the Dead. Dolores Ballintyn The Firm Joel Lang Michael Chabon (contains adult themes). Tom Fleetman The Perfect Storm ----Dan Kegelman The Relic (Lincoln Childs) Ballintyn A Time to Kill Joel Lang

3 Classics Heart of Darkness Longo Jekyl and Hyde Longo The Sun Also Rises (Hemingway) Tom Fleetman Sea Wolf Longo Uncle Tom's Cabin Longo

4 Fantasy Bearing an Hourglass Rob Longo Blue Moon Rising Rob Longo The Children of Men ( P.D. James ) Neil Kane Dark Tower series ( Stephen King ) Tom Fleetman Dragon Bone Chair series (Tad Williams) Rob Longo Earthsea series ( Ursula K. LeGuin’s ) Rob Longo I am Legend, Vampires Rob Longo Incarnations Rob Longo Lord of the Rings (Tolkein) Rob Longo On a Pale Horse Rob Longo Wielding a Red Sword (Piers Anthony) Rob Longo Wheel of Time series (Robert Jordan) ----Mark Quinn and Rob Longo

5 Fiction The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay ( James Rollins) Ballintyn Atlas Shrugged is always good for a challenge. Fleetman Caddy for Life (John Feinstein) Brendan Haley Carpenters and Seymour an Introduction Fleetman The Complete Stories (one book anthology) (Flannery O'Connor) Brian Cox Curious Incident Sianni Devil in the White City Bill McGowan Inspector Morse novel (Colin Dexter) White The Godfather (Mario Puzo ) Katie Orga The Five People you meet in Heaven (Mitch Album) Shirley Hornyak Fourth of July ( James Patterson ) Cindy Pilipczuk Franny and Zooey. Tom Fleetman The Human Stain (Phillip Roth) Sean Tishler Hunt for Red October Joe Talley Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison) Amanda McMillan (John Irving) The World According to Garp, Hotel New Hampshire, Widow for One Year, a Prayer for Owen Meany Sianni Detective story (PD James) Patti White The Kite Runner Dan Kegelman and Matt Kegelman Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner Katie Orga Maniac Magee George Horn John D. MacDonald’s Travis Magee novels Mark Quinn Mountains Beyond Mountains White

6 Fiction (Continued) Native Son (Richard Wright) Amanda McMillan Nightfall. Mike Johnson Outsiders (SE Hinton) Jude Szczerba Peace Like a River Sianni Raise High the Roof Beam Fleetman The Reader (Bernhard Schlink) Shirley Hornyak Rule of the Bone (Russell Banks) Wes Fox A Simple Plan Matt Kegelman Snow in August Mike Gallagher The Story of B Tischler Three Cups of Tea White Under the Tuscan Sun (Frances Mayes) Stacy Bartkowski

7 Historical Fiction Caravans (James Michener) Phil Vavala Pillars of the Earth Rob Longo The Quiet Light (Louis de Wohl) Neil Kane

8 Inspirational The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho) Father Bill McCandless and Jude Szczerba It's not about the Bike: My journey back to life (Lance Armstrong) LoSapio Once a Runner (John L. Parker) LoSapio Richest Man in Babylon (George Clason) Joe Talley Touch the top of the World: A Blind man's journey to climb farther than the eye can see (Erik Weihenmayer) (guy is blind and is on course to climb the top highest peaks of all 7 continents!) LoSapio Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner ( Dean Karnazes)Dean Karnazes (this guy has run for 2 3/4 days straight!!!....awesome motivation to do some type of exercise a day) LoSapio – A walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trial (Bill Bryson) (is you like the outdoors this is a MUST read!) LoSapio

9 Non-Fiction Code of the Streets: Decency, Violence, and the Moral Life of the Inner City- (Elijah Anderson) (about Philly) Tischler Democracy Matters (Cornell West)-Every student who I have rec'd this to loved it. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Steven D.) Katie OrgaFreakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Heroic Leadership: Best Practices from a 450-Year-Old Company That Changed the World (Paperback) (Chris Lowney) Neil KaneChris Lowney Jackie Chan: My Life in Action Tom Vresics –The Motorcycle Diaries (Che Guerva) –A People's History of the United States (Howard Zinn)-This is a history book that will blow your mind. The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the of Founding of the Federal Republic (Lance Banning) Stacy Bartkowski The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid in Schooling in America: (Johnathan Kozol) »Sean Tichler Unto the Sons, Phil Vavala

10 Religion A Canticle for Leibowitz (Mass Market Paperback) [Christian/Sci-Fi] (Walter M Miller) Neil KaneWalter M Miller Children of Men (P.D. James) Dolores Ballintyn and Neil Kane Confessions Father Spellman Dawkins' God: Genes, Memes, and the Meaning of Life ) [Religion & Science] (Alister McGrath ) Neil KaneAlister McGrath That Hideous Strength (C.S. Lewis) [Religious Fantasy] Neil Kane Joshua (Father Joseph Girzone) Tom Vresics

11 Science Clan of the Cave Bear Brown Jurassic Park Brown Tears of a Cheetah Monica Brown Uncle Tungsten Patti White

12 Science Fiction Isaac Asimov and Foundation series White, Fleetman, and Johnson Robot Series ( Asimov) Johnson Ender books ( Orson Scott Card’s ) The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Stranger in a Strange Land ( Heinlein) Uplift books ( David Brin ) Tom Fleetman

13 Thriller Eyes of the Dragon Joe Talley Graveyard Shift (Stephen King) Joe Talley House of Leaves (Mark Danielewski ) Tom Fleetman mystery/suspense/horror (Douglas Preston) Ballintyn The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde) Stacy Bartkowski

14 War 13th Valley, Vietnam, Seniors mature topics, violence Catch 22, WWII Ghost Soldiers, WWII War Rob Longo


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