With the holidays coming up, there will be more time for reading thanks to long plane rides and lack of school work. In September, October, and November, we kept busy with our fall reading list, but now it’s time to crack open some new books. These are the ones we can’t wait to read this winter…
1. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
This story is about Hazel, a sixteen-year-old cancer patient who attends a support group, where she meets and falls in love with an ex-basketball player and amputee, Augustus Waters.
2. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Set in Nazi Germany, this book is narrated by Death and tells the story of a young girl and her relationship with her foster parents, her neighbors, and a young Jewish man who hides in her house during the height of World War II.
3. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
A story of teenage angst, identity, belonging, and alienation, Holden Caulfield is the novel’s protagonist who leaves his prep school and goes to New York City.
4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
A modern look at the emotions and experiences of growing up.
5. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
A young Indian boy named Pi is stranded on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger for 227 days.