Can you imagine a world where you weren't ALLOWED to read? How about one where you were never taught how to read or write? The books on this list all explore the impact that books and literacy -- or the lack thereof -- can have on individuals and society.

Fahrenheit 451

Steinbeck's Ghost

The sledding hill

Ella Minnow Pea : a Progressively Lipogrammatic Epistolary Fable

In Search of Mockingbird


Snow Falling in Spring : Coming of Age in China During the Cultural Revolution


Push : a Novel

Climbing the Stairs