A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading. —William Styron
Books open doors in our minds, permitting us to experience a whole lifetime and travel to the far corners of the planet without leaving the comfort of our chairs. When we read a book, we travel into another person’s shoes, see the world through another person’s eyes, and visit places we may never generally go, whether a minor town in India or the green fields of Narnia
THE KITE RUNNER BY KHALED HOSSEINI
The Kite Runner is the narrative of the far-fetched and confused fellowship between Amir, the child of a rich merchant, and Hassan, the child of his dad’s servant until social and class differences and the turmoil of war tear them asunder.
It’s a tale about the long shadows that family secrets cast across decades, the persevering affection for kinship, and the transformative force of forgiveness.
NUMBER THE STARS BY LOIS LOWRY
Tells the story of Annemarie Yohansen, a Danish young lady experiencing childhood in World War II Copenhagen with her closest friend, Ellen, who happens to be Jewish. At the point when Annemarie finds out about the horrors that the Nazis are exacting on the Jewish people, she and her family remain absolutely determined to ensure Ellen and her folks, as well as countless other Jews.
THE OUTSIDERS BY S.E. HINTON
The novel reminds us that growing up is never simple and that pain, misfortune, friendship, and love are all universal experiences that both make and break down socio-economic boundaries.
LITTLE WOMEN BY LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
The novel is a story about growing up that follows four sisters (the March young ladies) from girlhood to womanhood in Civil War America. Together they find out about about the harsh realities of poverty, illness, and death, and how to dream, love, and laugh through it all.
This is an inspiring, timeless classic about the importance of family and the simple.
CHARLOTTE’S WEB BY E.B. WHITE
E.B. White’s children’s classic about Wilber the pig and his host of barnyard friends from Charlotte the spider to Templeton the rat throws wide the way to creative ability and makes us wonder what a world where animals could talk would be like.
White’s novel is a lesson for youngsters and a reminder for grown-ups of the excellence of nature, the cycle of life, and the significance of remembering that each animal has its place on this planet.