50 Books Real Simple Readers Love
To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
When I read this for the first time, I found myself not understanding how something like this could happen. It changed my
ideas about a lot of things. —Susan Angellis
The first “chapter book” I read as a child. It carried me away to another time and place. It opened my eyes not only to the possibilities books afforded me to escape but to the [world] outside my sphere of influence. It was liberating! —Ginny Roush McKinney
I was in fifth grade and ordered it with my own money from Scholastic Books. I reread it often. —Cathy Poyser
Given to me by my sixth-grade teacher after I came in third place in a writing contest. Thanks, Mrs. Barlow! —Samantha Sweeney
My favorite book of all time. I can read it over and over :) —Deborah Slone Sexton
For me it was the embodiment of never judging a book by its cover. —Kristen Tozzo
I couldn’t believe how vividly the characters and settings were drawn! I was hooked on reading from then on. —Martin J. Munroe
To buy: $8, amazon.com.
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