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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?fahrenheit+451 '''Fahrenheit 451'''] by Ray Bradbury *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?fahrenheit+451 '''Fahrenheit 451'''] by Ray Bradbury
-:In the future, firemen don't put out fires, they create them to burn books. This is a good example of dystopian literature.+:In the future, firemen don't put out fires, they create them to burn books. This is a good example of dystopian literature, and it's on the list of [[Top 100 Science Fiction Novels]].
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jane+eyre '''Jane Eyre'''] by Charlotte Bronte *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?jane+eyre '''Jane Eyre'''] by Charlotte Bronte
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wuthering+heights '''Wuthering Heights'''] by Emily Bronte *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?wuthering+heights '''Wuthering Heights'''] by Emily Bronte
 +:Another popular [[Romance]] novel, this also made the list of [[Top 100 Beach Books]]
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+stranger '''The Stranger'''] by Albert Camus *[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?the+stranger '''The Stranger'''] by Albert Camus

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Article in Adult Fiction, and Historical categories.

This popular novel is also on the list of Top 100 Beach Books
Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize, this book chronicles several years in the life of a Chinese farming family during the early 20th century.
In the future, firemen don't put out fires, they create them to burn books. This is a good example of dystopian literature, and it's on the list of Top 100 Science Fiction Novels.
Another popular Romance novel, this also made the list of Top 100 Beach Books
Fitzgerald's novel observes the lives of society folks on Long Island during the Roaring 20's. This was the Big Read Selection in 2007. For more information, see Typically Gatsby
Lucy Honeychurch begins to see the world differently after meeting some other English travelers while staying at a pensione in Florence, Italy.
Janie Crawford reflects on the relationships she's had with different men in her life in Florida during the early part of the 20th century. Their Eyes Were Watching God was the Big Read selection in 2009.
Three children during the 1930's observe the goings-on in their Mississippi town, including their reclusive neighbor and the trial of a black man accused of rape. To Kill a Mockingbird was the Big Read selection in 2008.
Epic story of Scarlett O'Hara's life and loves in Georgia during the American Civil War and postwar years.
  • 1984 by George Orwell
The Joad family travels to California to search for work and a better life during the Great Depression.
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