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Self explanatory, LOL. What's the best book you have read in school? Mine would be The Breadwinner and/or The Devil's Arithmetic. They both made me step a take back and realize how lucky I am. The Breadwinner is about a girl, Parvana, who is living in Afghanistan and is trying to deal with the Taliban rulers who took her father away from her. And the Devil's Arithmetic is about the holocaust. I read them both in my 8th grade literature class. I recommend them highly! What are yours?

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Re: What's the Best Book you Have Ever Read in School?

Wuthering Heights, Catcher in the Rye, Frankenstein, The Awakening
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Re: What's the Best Book you Have Ever Read in School?

the giver, miricle's boys,zenda, the truth about forever

but the giver is the one we read AS a class the rest were in advisory
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Re: What's the Best Book you Have Ever Read in School?

I have never read them. But, we are getting ready to read Catcher in the Rye in my 10th grade literature class!
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I have been wanting to read the Giver! I saw it in my library but unfortunatly for me I'm one of those people who judge a book by a cover. LOL
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Don't be fooled by the cover! I know, the giver's cover is HORRIBLE with that old man with that ridiculous beard :smileyhappy:
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Re: What's the Best Book you Have Ever Read in School?

When I went to school I didn't have to read many books. There are two that stand out as leaving a lasting impression (good) and they were Call of the Wild (Jack London) and The Diary of Anne Frank.
I vaguely remember titles of some of the others which I know have been mentioned here like The Great Gatsby, Wuthering Heights, The Scarlet Letter, one of John Steinbeck's (name has escaped me now) and something to do with boys on an island seems like the book was called something like Lord of the Flies. Maybe as an adult I would think differently about these books then when I was a teen however I really haven't had the desire to reread them. They may just be not my taste of book or something.

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you all got to read the catcher in the rye at school?

pshh i had to read that on my own because my school wouldnt allow it or something.

but i love Fahrenheit 451 and to kill a mockingbird. those were good.
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Honestly I'd have to say A Wrinkle In Time we read this book in I think it was 4th grade. This book started my obsession with reading. And as I got older, I quit reading, but this book is what re-sparked my interest again years down the road. So honestly I'd have to say that if it wasn't for this book, I probably wouldn't read right now.

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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee was the best book ever! I loved it. I read it twice for school: once in eighth grade and once in ninth grade. It never gets old.
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The Westing Game- AWESOME book! It's one of my favorites
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Yeah the Westing Game was really good! LOL. It confused me at first, until I learned all of the characters and then it got better.
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Re: What's the Best Book you Have Ever Read in School?

Princess by jean sasson
the giver by loise lowery
hamlet.

the first made me realize how lucky i was to be an american teenager.
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Your favorite SCHOOL book?

There are a lot of books that we are forced to read in school. Some we hate some we like but there are few we really love. What’s your favorite book you had to read for school?

Mine is The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn

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We read too many good ones... I liked The White Mountains, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, A Wrinkle in Time, and The Wadjet Eye
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I'd have to say my favorite book that i have read in school/ currently reading in school is a Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. It's a long novel but it's interesting to me.
 
I also enjoyed this year Romeo and Juliet.
And in Middle School The True Confessions of Charlette Doyle and Saving Freedom


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Re: Your favorite SCHOOL book?

mine would be hoot and how do eat fried worms.
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mine would be hoot and how do eat fried worms.





I forgot about How to eat fried worms. didn't they make that into a movie?
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Re: Your favorite SCHOOL book?

I think most schools must read Tale of Two cities cause I’ve never read it but a lot of people have mentioned it. I did read Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol though.

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Re: Your favorite SCHOOL book?

my fav. school book that they made us read would be Ghost Cadet. OMG i loved that book.
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