11 Modern Books Our Kids Will Read in School
There are some controversial titles on this list but I read some controversial titles as a young girl as well. What do you think? Would you want to keep any of these titles away from your children?
- White Teeth by Zadie Smith
- Life of Pi by Yann Martel
- Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
- The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
- The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
- Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
- The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
- A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
- Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
- Dear Life by Alice Munro
- Tenth of December by George Sauders
Do you think Arts.Mic missed any books?
Posted on February 24, 2015, in A Writer's Life, Literature and tagged 21st century books, a visit from the goon squad, book review, books, books taught in school, controversial books, dear life, freedom, gilead, life of pi, literature, middlesex, tenth of december, the brief wondrous life of oscar wao, the kite runner, the namesake, white teeth. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.