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The Great American Read

The Great American Read is an eight-part series that celebrates the power of reading through a list of 100 chosen books. A nationwide vote will decide which one of these titles gets crowned America's most beloved book by the PBS program.
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avg. score: 29 of 100 (29%)
required scores: 1, 17, 24, 29, 42 

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1984 (George Orwell)
1984 (George Orwell)
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A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
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A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)
A Prayer for Owen Meany (John Irving)
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A Separate Peace (John Knowles)
A Separate Peace (John Knowles)
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain)
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The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
The Alchemist (Paulo Coelho)
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Alex Cross Series
Alex Cross Series
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
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Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
Americanah (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie)
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And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
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Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables – LM Montgomery
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Another Country (James Baldwin)
Another Country (James Baldwin)
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Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand)
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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Bless Me, Ultima (Rudolpho Anaya)
Bless Me, Ultima (Rudolpho Anaya)
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The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
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Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao
Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao
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The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
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Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
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The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger)
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Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Full Series (C.S. Lewis)
The Chronicles of Narnia: Full Series (C.S. Lewis)
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The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean Auel)
The Clan of the Cave Bear (Jean Auel)
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The Coldest Winter Ever
The Coldest Winter Ever
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The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
The Color Purple (Alice Walker)
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Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas
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Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon
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The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
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Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
Don Quixote (Miguel De Cervantes)
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Dona Barbara (Romulo Gallegos)
Dona Barbara (Romulo Gallegos)
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Dune (Frank Herbert)
Dune (Frank Herbert)
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Fifty Shades of Grey
Fifty Shades of Grey
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Flowers in the Attic (V.C. Andrews)
Flowers in the Attic (V.C. Andrews)
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Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series
Isaac Asimov's Foundation Series
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Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)
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Game of Thrones Books
Game of Thrones Books
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Ghost (Jason Reynolds)
Ghost (Jason Reynolds)
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Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
Gilead (Marilynne Robinson)
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