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    50 Books Taught In School That Are Actually Great, I Promise

    Just in time for back-to-school.

    We asked the members of the BuzzFeed Community to share books they had to read in school that they actually loved. Here are some of the best replies:

    1. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

    2. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg

    3. 1984 by George Orwell

    4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    5. Night by Elie Wiesel

    6. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

    7. Hamlet by William Shakespeare

    8. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

    9. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

    10. The Odyssey by Homer

    11. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

    12. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

    13. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

    14. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

    15. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

    16. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

    17. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

    18. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

    19. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

    20. Macbeth by William Shakespeare

    21. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

    22. The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton

    23. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

    24. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

    25. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

    26. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous

    27. Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

    28. Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

    29. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

    30. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

    31. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

    32. Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence

    33. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

    34. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

    35. The Giver by Lois Lowry

    36. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

    37. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    38. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    39. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

    40. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

    41. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    42. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

    43. The Road by Jack Kerouac

    44. A Separate Peace by John Knowles

    45. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

    46. The Crucible by Arthur Miller

    47. A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

    48. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

    49. House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

    50. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

    Do you love a book on this list? What was your favorite read from school? Tell us in the comments!