Books I will make my kids read

A Listmania! list by Rising Ape "xKx" (England, Derbys)
 
Ender's Game (Ender Saga)
1.  Ender's Game (Ender Saga) by Orson Scott Card
The list author says:
  ""Most 'lost' book at school libraries" If you've read it you know why it's here, I can't sum it up and do it justice"
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The Princess Bride
2.  The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The list author says:
  "This book has a cult following, I'm very keen to get my fictional children into cults, which is why I'll also make them watch Firefly"
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
3.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The list author says:
  "One of those books that can have a profound effect on you"
4.57   Used & New from: 1.30
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Mort: (Discworld Novel 4) (Discworld Novels)
4.  Mort: (Discworld Novel 4) (Discworld Novels) by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "To be honest I shall be extremely disappointed in my (non existent) children if they don't love-or at least appreciate Pratchett"
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Witches Abroad: A Discworld Novel: 12
5.  Witches Abroad: A Discworld Novel: 12 by Terry Pratchett
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Gulliver's Travels (Unabridged Classics)
6.  Gulliver's Travels (Unabridged Classics) by Jonathan Swift
The list author says:
  "Every one should know about Gulliver, very important life lessons, like don't trust people who eat their egg the wrong way up-I think that was the point to that story.."
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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials)
7.  Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "Epic book, up there with Narnia and Tolkein"
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The Complete Chronicles of Narnia Hardback Box Set (The Chronicles of Narnia)
8.  The Complete Chronicles of Narnia Hardback Box Set (The Chronicles of Narnia) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "And they'll read them in chronological order (of events in Narna) too! -well maybe they can come back to the Magicians Nephew, that one is rather dry"
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The Hobbit
9.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "Masterpiece of fantasy"
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The Call of the Wild (Puffin Classics)
10.  The Call of the Wild (Puffin Classics) by Jack London
The list author says:
  "Remember, a dog is for life, not just for pulling sleds across vast icy nothingness"
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Preludes & Nocturnes (Sandman, Vol. 1) (Sandman Collected Library)
11.  Preludes & Nocturnes (Sandman, Vol. 1) (Sandman Collected Library) by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "You know, maybe I'm just trying to recreate myself, but starting earlier."
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Flowers For Algernon (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
12.  Flowers For Algernon (S.F. MASTERWORKS) by Daniel Keyes
6.95   Used & New from: 0.45
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V for Vendetta: New Edition
13.  V for Vendetta: New Edition by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "Fantastic"
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Watchmen
14.  Watchmen by Alan Moore
The list author says:
  "Epic book (well comic if you're going to be pedantic)"
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