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Below are books for reluctant readers who meet the following criteria:

• HIGH READING ABILITY
• VERY MATURE

 


Genre: Historical Fiction | Date added: February 5, 2014
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
By Mark Twain

Summary:
Tom is a troublemaker who flirts with girls, gets in fights, and steals common items. When a murder occurs, Tom sneaks away with his two friends and becomes a "pirate." He learns the valuable lesson: always tell the truth.

Submitted by:
Jane E., New York City

Definitely for more advanced readers-this book introduces teens to the reading "classics."
A bit of inappropriate language however, it was normal for that time period.

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