Top 9 Books Students must read this Summer

1. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a coming-of-age story set in the American South during the 1930s.

2. The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger This classic novel is about Holden Caulfield, a cynical teenager who has been expelled from boarding school.

3. The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien This epic fantasy trilogy follows a hobbit named Frodo Baggins on a quest to destroy the One Ring, an evil artifact created by the Dark Lord Sauron.

4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen This classic novel of manners is set in England in the early 19th century.

5. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak This novel is narrated by Death and tells the story of Liesel Meminger, a young girl who is sent to live with foster parents in Nazi Germany.

6. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie This novel is about Junior, a fourteen-year-old Native American boy who leaves his reservation to attend an all-white high school.

7. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas This novel is about Starr Carter, a sixteen-year-old black girl who witnesses the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend by a police officer.

8. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky This novel is about Charlie, a freshman who is trying to navigate the social scene of high school.

9. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini This novel tells the story of two women, Mariam and Laila, whose lives intersect in war-torn Afghanistan.