The Great American Read Book 

1984 by George Orwell

1984 is a dystopian novella by George Orwell, published in 1949. It follows the life of Winston Smith, a low ranking 


member of 'the Party', who is frustrated by the omnipresent eyes of 'Big Brother'.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Tom Sawyer is a young boy living with his Aunt Polly on the banks of the Mississippi River. 


After missing school one day Tom is punished with the task of whitewashing a fence.

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

The Joads were driven from their Oklahoma home by drought, economic hardship, agricultural industry changes, and bank foreclosures forcing tenant farmers out of work.


Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Its a details the story of a young girl named Alice who falls through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world.


It is seen as an example of the literary nonsense genre, and is written in verse rather than prose.