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Re: Which required books did you enjoy reading?

Post by Insightsintobooks729 » 13 Dec 2017, 11:48

I loved reading Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.
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Post by ravenmarie » 01 Jan 2018, 09:51

i loved to kill a mockingbird and the crucible!

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Post by SPasciuti » 10 Jan 2018, 13:01

I hated or didn't care about most of the books that I read in high school. I did really enjoy both Farenheit 451 and The Handmaid's Tale. That's about it though.

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Post by uyky » 18 Jan 2018, 19:19

Loved Hamlet and Liked Romeo and Juliet. Also, Look back in anger and Pride and Prejudice were enjoyable.

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Post by CNWaweru » 26 Jan 2018, 20:47

The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht. I read that book countless times and never had enough.
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Post by kastle » 27 Jan 2018, 21:15

The Life of Pi was probably on my favorite books we read in high school English.

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Post by BookishCreature » 28 Jan 2018, 00:11

To Kill a Mockingbird was the first assigned book that I enjoyed, though I think I was too young to fully appreciate it at the time. The Great Gatsby, on the other hand, hit me at exactly the right time in my life and kicked off a love affair with Fitzgerald. <3

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Post by Kieran_Obrien » 28 Jan 2018, 06:38

I remember in my first year of secondary school my class had to read some book about horses but the other class got to read The Hobbit! I was so jealous I just read the hobbit on my own free time then 😂

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Post by Maggie G » 29 Jan 2018, 23:00

We read Jane Eyre in high school, which I really liked. I also remember enjoying the Grapes of Wrath.

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Post by kjs237 » 16 May 2018, 15:11

I haven't thought about this book for a very long time but in 8th grade, we were assigned The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Most of my classmates moaned and complained about having to read it but I loved it. Of all the books assigned to me during my school years, it's the only one I remember fondly.

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Post by Kendra M Parker » 16 May 2018, 19:30

Othello, Hamlet, Beloved, Dracula, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, The Handmaiden's Tale, Great Expectatons

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Post by kfwilson6 » 17 May 2018, 13:21

In high school I read The Scarlet Letter and really enjoyed it. We also read Night which was incredibly enlightening as well as The Diary of Anne Frank. In college I took a class called Detective Fiction. We read some great books in there including the first book in Lee Child's Jack Reacher series which was the start of my addiction to it. I'm not a huge fan of the classics or Shakespeare which is what we read a lot of. Those are the only ones that really stand out to me.

I think I would have students read all three of the high school books I enjoyed.

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Post by Mely918 » 30 May 2018, 23:31

I enjoyed reading a good number of my required books. The Outsiders, The Giver, Where the Red Fern Grows, Shabanu, Hoot, Of Mice and Men, The Hobbit, and Jane Eyre, to name a few. That's not to say I haven't had a lot of books that I didn't like reading. I guess it's just half and half for me. :lol:

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Post by Brittany J » 02 Jun 2018, 13:00

Things Fall Apart, Brave New World, and Blink

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Post by rave_2 » 02 Jun 2018, 13:48

I really enjoyed reading The Outsiders, The Giver, Where the Red Fern Grows, Hamlet, and The Great Gatsby when they were assigned.
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