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The adventures of a mischievous boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

The adventures of a mischievous boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Recounts the adventures of a young boy and an escaped slave as they travel down the Mississippi River on a raft. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Recounts the adventures of a young boy and an escaped slave as they travel down the Mississippi River on a raft. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Describes the terrible experiences of soldiers during World War I. It tells the story of Jean Dartemont, a young bourgeois who is called up in 1915. He is not a rebel, but as an intellectual, he is less awed by hierarchical authority. After an exceedingly short training period, he refuses to follow his platoon and is sent to Artois in the trenches. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Describes the terrible experiences of soldiers during World War I. It tells the story of Jean Dartemont, a young bourgeois who is called up in 1915. He is not a rebel, but as an intellectual, he is less awed by hierarchical authority. After an exceedingly short training period, he refuses to follow his platoon and is sent to Artois in the trenches. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

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Hemingway's description of war is unforgettable. He recreates the fear, the comradeship, the courage of his young American volunteer, and the men and women he meets in Italy, with total conviction. But A Farewell to Arms is not only a novel of war. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Hemingway's description of war is unforgettable. He recreates the fear, the comradeship, the courage of his young American volunteer, and the men and women he meets in Italy, with total conviction. But A Farewell to Arms is not only a novel of war. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath. First published in Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the .

Holden Caulfield, a seventeen- year-old dropout  has just been kicked out of his fourth school. Throughout, Holden dissects the 'phony' aspects of society, and the 'phonies' themselves: the headmaster whose affability depends on the wealth of the parents, his roommate who scores with girls using sickly-sweet affection. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Holden Caulfield has been synonymous with "cynical adolescent." Holden narrates the story of a couple of days in his sixteen-year-old life, just after he's been expelled from school.

In a future World State all emotion, love, art, and human individuality have been replaced by social stability, and humans are genetically designed and pharmaceutically anesthetised to passively serve a ruling order. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

In a future World State all emotion, love, art, and human individuality have been replaced by social stability, and humans are genetically designed and pharmaceutically anesthetised to passively serve a ruling order. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

When Te Arepa Santos is dragged into the river by a giant eel, something happens that will change the course of his whole life. The boy who struggles to the bank is not the same one who plunged in, moments earlier. He has brushed against the spirit world, and there is a price to be paid; an utu to be exacted. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

When Te Arepa Santos is dragged into the river by a giant eel, something happens that will change the course of his whole life. The boy who struggles to the bank is not the same one who plunged in, moments earlier. He has brushed against the spirit world, and there is a price to be paid; an utu to be exacted. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of the future, where criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his friends' social pathology. A Clockwork Orange is a frightening fable about good and evil, and the meaning of human freedom. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

Fishpond Australia, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. Buy Books online: A Clockwork Orange, ISBN Anthony Burgess

Buck is a four-year-old shepherd dog, living the pampered life of an estate dog. His life changes when he is kidnapped and sold into service during the Klondike gold rush, where he is made to haul heavy sleds through the deep snow fields. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

‘Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and . he felt compelled to turn his back upon the fire, and to plunge into the forest.

Charlie Gordon, IQ 68, is a floor sweeper, and the gentle butt of everyone's jokes, until an experiment in the enhancement of human intelligence turns him into a genius. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

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The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one option: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like all the others, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

by Margaret Atwood Language: English; The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed . If she deviates she will like dissenters be hanged at t

A black man is falsely accused of raping a white woman. The events are seen through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, whose widower father, Atticus is a principled attorney who makes the controversial decision to defend the accused man. Explores the adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South in the 1930s. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children .

High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. See if it is available: http://www.library.cbhs.school.nz/oliver/libraryHome.do

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