Favorite Books


Throughout high school, many books are assigned and lots of students read in their free time. Whether they’re a popular young adult novel or a classic, the lessons the books teach can be used to help students persevere in hard times for the rest of their lives. Here’s some of the class of 2014’s favorite books.

1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
2. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
3. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Some other favorites are:

Nadia Bayyari: The chocolate war, the only book I read in high school

Allison Hoyle: The Catcher in the Rye

Stephanie Fadayel: Hamlet

Darcy Kircher:The Fault in our Stars

Emma Martin: Divergent

Devin Lawhon: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Jennifer Niemantsverdriet: Slaughterhouse Five

Jeffrey Martin: Sophie’s World

Tyler Patterson: Brave New World, it was the creepiest and most twisted book I’ve ever read

Kelsey Burke: Of Mice and Men, it was easy to read and entertaining

Katelyn Smithberger: The Hunger Games

Kristen Sevier: 19 minutes, the story line could actually be realistic

Robby Frye: Hamlet

Ethan Clark: The Hunger Games series

Josh Woody: Shaq Uncut

Ashlee Roberts: The Celestial Prophecy

Rachel Lake: 13 Reasons Why

Renee Saavedra: Looking For Alaska

Ben Herbert: Sophie’s World, it made me think and had a mind blowing ending

Sophia Moriarty: The Hunger Games, Katniss is a rockstar

Maddie Kuhn: Of Mice and Men

Anna Ventre: The Lovely Bones

Michael Ovington: Inheritance

Kallan Harshbarger: The Perks of Being a Wallflower, I read it with Mrs. Pratt and Ms. Nichols freshman year before it blew up

Becca Kraeutle: Warriors Don’t Cry

Avery Drake: Hamlet

John McMullen: Doom: Knee Deep in the Dead, it was a guilty pleasure, but I really like the old Doom games

Kelly Sudbrack: A Lesson Before Dying, it was easy to read and taught a lesson many people could learn from

Sam Kasuga: Hamlet

Pedro A. Garcia: Frankenstein

Bo Firstenberger: The Harry Potter series

Tyler Newdigate: The Harry Potter series

Hannah Reckman: Into the Wild, it made me think about how sick modern society can be.

Emily Orr: The Fault in Our Stars, it really represents teens and portrays us the way we are.

Joy Ficke: The Help

Jackson Schueler: Heaven is For Real

Taylor Hamlin: Stormbreaker

Matthew Wagner: Death of a Salesman

Casey Ryan: Slaughterhouse 5, you need to read it to understand, because Montana Wildhack

Claire Fonner: Slaughterhouse 5

Allison Herndon: Slaughterhouse 5, I transcended

Sam Parrett: Battle Royale, The Hunger Games copied it

Stephanie Bennett: The Glass Menagerie

Claire Sichtman: The Fault in Our Stars

Brian Carter: Slaughterhouse 5

Kate Etter:19 Minutes

Olivia Wright: The Awakening


by Helaine Berman

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