The best reads

A Listmania! list by "doogieboogs"
 
Chinese Cinderella (NEW LONGMAN LITERATURE 11-14)
1.  Chinese Cinderella (NEW LONGMAN LITERATURE 11-14) by Adeline Yen Mah
The list author says:
  "A very touching, true story (autobiography) about a young chinese girl rejected by her family."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

To Kill a Mocking Bird
2.  To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "This book will release all of your emotions at the same time! Written by a genius, a very beautiful story, and a favourite of mine."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,848 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck "Essentials")
3.  Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck "Essentials") by John Steinbeck
The list author says:
  "Based in and around the same time as "to kill a mockingbird", another must-read, with all the qualities of a classic that you'll want to read again and again."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (794 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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All Creatures Great and Small: "If Only They Could Talk" and "It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet"
4.  All Creatures Great and Small: "If Only They Could Talk" and "It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet" by James Herriot
The list author says:
  "Hilariously funny, yet sad at the same time, James Herriot's books will appeal to almost anyone with a passion for books and animals."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (140 customer reviews)

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Spark Notes: Old Man & the Sea (Spark Notes)
5.  Spark Notes: Old Man & the Sea (Spark Notes) by Ernest Hemingway
The list author says:
  "Short, but sweet. An incredibly well written book with two perspectives, and a book that will stay in your mind a long time after you've read it."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Animal Farm (play)
6.  Animal Farm (play) by Ian Wooldridge
The list author says:
  "Another "two-sided" book, so that it is enjoyable for both children and adults alike."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (577 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine
7.  Under the Hawthorn Tree: Children of the Famine by Marita Conlon-McKenna
The list author says:
  "Based in the  time of the Irish famine, this book tells of three children's struggle to survive. A real eye-opener."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Black Beauty (Classic Starts)
8.  Black Beauty (Classic Starts) by Lisa R. Church
The list author says:
  "A lovely classic book for animal lovers. Everyone knows the story, yet it can be read over and over again."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews)

Milly-Molly-Mandy's Adventures
9.  Milly-Molly-Mandy's Adventures by Joyce Lankester Brisley
The list author says:
  "A "pretty" book, perfect for adults to enjoy reading to younger children."
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly
10.  The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
The list author says:
  "Intruiguing, as written by a man paralysed by a stroke, only able to move one eyelid. Makes you realise how lucky you are."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews)

Great Expectations (Collector's Library)
11.  Great Expectations (Collector's Library) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "If you haven't read Dickens before, this is a great book to start with. Like all books by Dickens, this has it's fair share of "goodies" and "baddies" all with strong characters."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Railway Children
12.  The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
The list author says:
  "A really lovely book, that everyone can enjoy. This touching story stays with you long after you have finished the book."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (500 customer reviews)

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1066 And All That: The History Book to End All History Books (Methuen Humour)
13.  1066 And All That: The History Book to End All History Books (Methuen Humour) by W. C. Sellar
The list author says:
  "A very funny "spoof history" of  England which makes a great read. If you think you are good at History, you'll have to re-think after reading this book!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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Miss Marple Omnibus: Volume One (Miss Marple): "Body in the Library", "Moving Finger", "Murder Is Announced", "4.50 from Paddington" Vol 1
14.  Miss Marple Omnibus: Volume One (Miss Marple): "Body in the Library", "Moving Finger", "Murder Is Announced", "4.50 from Paddington" Vol 1 by Agatha Christie
The list author says:
  "This is one of those really engaging books, that you can't put down. Reading this blots out everything out, and it will keep you up well into the night!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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The Magicians Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia)
15.  The Magicians Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia) by C.S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "This is one of the less known of the chronicles of narnia, but a must read if you want to completely understand "the lion, the witch and the wardrobe.""
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

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