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What Contemporary Book Should Be Taught In High School?

"A book is a gift you can open again and again." –Garrison Keillor

For many of us, high school was a time for reading through some of the best literary classics.

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But while the classics are great, there are plenty of contemporary books that are worth learning more about.

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Should the work of authors like Gillian Flynn be added to the mix?

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A book like "The Help" could offer a look at history through a different lens.

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Maybe you think something sentimental should be taught, like "The Fault In Our Stars."

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Perhaps we need a bit more humor writing in our required reading.

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Heck... maybe everyone should just be forced to read "Harry Potter."

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The options are endless. What contemporary book do you think should be taught in high school? Tell us which book and why in the comments below!


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