Books I Think Students Should Read (Discussion Post)

This is not a plan, just a list of books that I think students should have read before they leave education. Let me know some books you would suggest that students should have read before leaving school.

Compulsory Reading

To Kill a Mockingbird | Harper Lee – deals with issues of racial inequality.

1984 | George Orwell – a timeless classic which seems that it will always be relevant.

Lord of the Flies | William Golding – a story of morals.

Frankenstein | Mary Shelley – what does it mean to be human?

Pygmalion | Thomas Bernard Shaw – a feminist critique of the Ovidian myth that a woman can be a man’s creation.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower | Stephen Chbosky – a coming-of-age story about a boy who has troubles at home.

The Kite Runner | Khaled Hosseini – a contemporary classic set with the backdrop of recent Afghanistan history. Continue reading