The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck
I grew up in northwestern Iowa in a very small town. This book taught me that there was a world waiting for me. It took a long time, but when I stood on the Great Wall of China, I was just overwhelmed. —JaNelle Kappel
She was able to transport me to another country during a different era by writing such vivid prose. —Katie Walker
The book that made the most impact on my life. Changed my girl/woman perspective. —Carol Girardi
Made me want to reach out to humanity and learn more. —Sandy White Goler
To buy: $16, amazon.com.