Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners

About the Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners
To provide reading recommendations to students of all ages who plan to continue their education beyond high school.

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History and Cultures

2009 Selection(s)

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao


Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America


The Known World


The Magical Life of Long Tack Sam


Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea


The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of


What is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng: A Novel


The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl


History and Culture

2009 Selection(s)

A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World


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