Some of the Best Literature for High School Reading

The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde

Farewell to Arms, Earnest Hemingway

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Animal Farm by George Orwell

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Middle East and South Asia I
India: The Ramayana
Algeria: “My Father Writes to My Mother”
Egypt: “Another Evening at the Club”
Egypt: “The Happy Man”
Israeli and Palestinian Literature: “The Swimming Contest” Quick Check
Syria: “The Women’s Baths”

Middle East and South Asia II
“Wanted: A Town Without a Crazy”: Izgu
Literature of Armenia and Iraq
“Five Hours to Simla”
“The Cabuliwallah”
Narayan and Ondaatje

East Asia and the Pacific Rim
The Three Kingdoms: Guanzhong
From Emperor to Citizen: P’u Yi
The Tall Woman and Her Short Husband: Jicai
Saboteur: Jin
Cranes: Sun-won
Lesson is not complete. 6. Thoughts of Hanoi: Thi Vinh Quick Check
Lesson is not complete. 7. Writing Workshop: Literary Analysis Rough Draft Portfolio Item
Lesson is not complete. 8. Tokyo: Hayashi Quick Check
Lesson is not complete. 9. Eve to Her Daughters: Wright Quick Check
Lesson is not complete. 10. A Way of Talking: Grace Quick Check

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