Reading Ladder for Classic Novels

Mr. J. H. Smith Selection Number: 2201

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SUGGESTED READING

LEVEL A

Treasure Island. Robert Louis Stevenson

The Secret Garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Call of the Wild. Jack London

Tom Sawyer. Mark Twain

Black Boy. Richard Wright

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court. Mark Twain

Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte

Silas Marner. George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Robert Louis Stevenson

Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe

Animal Farm. George Orwell

Looking Backward. Edward Bellamy

LEVEL B

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain

Puddin Head Wilson. Mark Twain

The Pathfinder. James Fenimore Cooper

Alice in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll

Far from the Madding Crowd. Thomas Hardy

The Mayor of Casterbridge. Thomas Hardy

Tess of the D’Urbervilles. Thomas Hardy

Green Mansions. William Henry Hudson

The Jungle. Upton Sinclair

  1. George Orwell

The Red Badge of Courage. Stephen Crane

The Scarlet Letter. Nathaniel Hawthorne

Wuthering Heights. Bronte

Great Expectations. Charles Dickens

Woman in White. Wilkie Collins

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. J. H. Smith Selection Number: 2201

Special Skills File

Classroom Use Only Copy Number:

Please DO NOT write on this page. Handle this material very carefully as more students need to use it after you. Sign this material out and check it back in yourself.

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SUGGESTED READING

LEVEL C

Billy Budd. Herman Melville

Crime and Punishment. Dostoyevsky

Dr. Zhivago. Boris Pasternak

Father and Sons. Turgenev

Heart of Darkness. Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim. Joseph Conrad

An American Tragedy. Theodore Dreiser

Madam Bovary. Gustav Flaubert

Pride and Prejudice. Jane Austen

Tale of Two Cities. Charles Dickens

Les Miserables. Victor Hugo

The Count of Monte Cristo. Alexander Dumas

LEVEL D

The Brothers Karamozov. Dostoyevsky

The Invisible Man. Ellison

The Idiot. Dostoyevsky

Moby Dick. Melville

Nostromo. Joseph Conrad

Notes from the Underground. Dostoyevsky

Penguin Island. Anatole France

Resurrection. Tolstoy

Souls of Black Folk. Dubois

Tristram Shandy. Sterne

Vanity Fair. Thackeray

War and Peace. Tolstoy

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