GEBHART - 1999-2000

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The Bean Trees - Barbara Kingsolver

Black Like Me - John Howard Griffin

The Hobbit - J.R. Tolkin

A Lesson Before Dying - Ernest J. Gaines

Anthem - Ayn Rand

This Boy's Life - Tobias Wolff

The Power of One - Bryce Courtenay

Starship Troopers - Robert Heinlein

Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom

The Color of Water - James McBride

The Chosen - Chaim Potok

The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

Ordinary People - Judith Guest

Into Thin Air - Jon Krakauer

Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card

Like Water for Chocolate - Laura Esquivel

The Sound of Waves - Yukio Mishima

The Three Muskateers - Alexander Dumas

The Princess Bride - William Goldman

The Water is Wide - Pat Conroy

Malcolm X - Alex Haley

It Happened to Nancy - Anonymous

The Horse Whisperer - Nicholas Evans

Walk Two Moons - Sharon Creech

The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams - Darcy Frey

Go Ask Alice - Anonymous

The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett

The Great Santini - Pat Conroy

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Betty Smith

You will read six books off this list and will complete an assignment on each work. You will have approximately six weeks to read each novel. Please select wisely a book that sounds interesting, intriguing, and challenging to you. I advise you to find a partner in your class with whom you can read and discuss the material.

Approx. Dates for Coopletion:

Book One - Sept. 16 - Oct. 29

Book Two - Nov. 1 - Dec. 17

Book Three - Dec. 20 - Jan. 22

Book Four - Feb. 1 - Mar. 10

Book Five - Mar. 13 - Apr. 21

Book Six - Apr. 24 - June 9

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