I created this website for my technology/library class. And I kind of love it. Check out the excellent YA links and articles!
Here’s a full list:
- Animal Farm
- Brave New World
- Heart of Darkness
- Romeo and Juliet
- Julius Caesar
- Pride & Prejudice
- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- The Call of the Wild
- The Crucible
- The Grapes of Wrath
- The Great Gatsby
- The Odyssey
- The Old Man and the Sea
- The Red Badge of Courage
- The Scarlet Letter
- To Kill a Mockingbird
And here are three, for an example:
Animal Farm by George Orwell: Free eBook – Free Audio Book – Free Animated Movie
Orwell’s 1945 allegorical novella took aim at the corruption of the Soviet Union and its totalitarian rule. The short book, which almost never saw the light of day, appears on the Modern Library’s list of the 100 Best Novels of the 20th century.
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley: eText – Free Radio Dramatization (by Huxley himself) – Free Audio Book by Audible
Little known fact. Huxley once taught George Orwell French at Eton. And, years later his 1931 classic, Brave New World, is often mentioned in the same breath with 1984 when it comes to great books that describe a dystopian future.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley – Free ebook – Free Audio Book (MP3) – Radio Drama version (1938) – Movie
Mary Shelley started writing the great monster novel when she was only 18 and completed it when she was 21. The 1823 gothic novel is arguably one of your first works of science fiction.
When you are old and grey and full of sleep, And nodding by the fire, take down this book, And slowly read, and dream of the soft look Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep; How many loved your moments of glad grace, And loved your beauty with love false or true, But one man loved the...
This is one of my favorite poems. Thank you for reminding me of its existence. ❤
Must buy this for Kyle for Christmas. Also, a bucket of legos.
I want to read all my books sitting next to an elephant.