Cold Mountain by Mary TomalinInman leave the horrors of the American Civil War and begins a long, dangerous journey home to Ada, the woman he loves. Along the way, he witnesses great poverty, cruelty, and violence. Will he ever see Ada again? And if he does, will she recognize the man he's become?
Call Number: F F8691c 2008 (Level 6 red)
The Grapes of Wrath by Paola TrimarcoDuring the Great Depression in the United States, and after the loss of their farm in Oklahoma, the Joad family is faced with a journey of more than one thousand miles to California in search of a better life. Can hope defeat poverty, illness, hunger, and even death as they follow their dream?
Call Number: F T735g 2008 (Level 6 red)
The Great Gatsby by Celia TurveyDuring one hot summer on Long Island, Jay Gatsby throws an amazing party every weekend. He is an extremely wealthy man; although, no one knows where he or his money have come from. But Gatsby has a purpose: he is following a dream of love. Will his dream come true?
Call Number: F T869g 2008 (Level 6 red)
Heart of Darkness by Nancy TaylorResting one night on a boat on the River Thames, Charlie Marlow tells his friends about his experiences as a steamboat captain on the River Congo. There, in the heart of Africa, his search for the extraordinary Mr Kurtz caused him to question his own nature and values – and the nature and values of his society.
Call Number: F T2158h 2008 (Level 6 red)
On the Road by John EscottIt is the late 1940s, and a young writer travels across the country with some crazy friends. Love, alcohol, drugs, Jazz, and wild times are part of his adventures "on the road."
Call Number: F Es19o 2008 (Level 6 red)
The Story of the Internet by Stephen BryantThe Internet is one of the most important inventions in history. In the twenty-first century, it will change the lives of almost every person on the planet. This is its story.
Call Number: 613.6 B841s 2008 (Level 6 red)
A Time to Kill by Christopher TribbleTen-year-old Tonya Hailey is attacked and raped by two local men. Carl Lee, Tonya's father, kills them in revenge. Now, only his lawyer and friend, Jake Brigance, stands between him and the electric chair. Is there hope for Carl Lee in a state where black men have little hope of finding justice?
Call Number: F G887t 2008 (Level 6 red)
The War of the Worlds by David MauleThe War of the Worlds is one of the most frightening science fiction novels ever written. When a spaceship falls from the sky and lands in southern England, few people are worried. But when strange creatures climb out and start killing, nobody is safe.
Call Number: F M443w 2008 (Level 6 red)
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