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The Classics

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In the great green room...
What is Goodnight Moon?

100

Look, I didn’t want to be a half-blood.
What is Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief?

100

He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without taking a fish.
What is The Old Man and the Sea?

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WHEN on board H.M.S. 'Beagle,' as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants of that continent.
What is The Origin of Species?

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IT WAS the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way- in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
What is A Tale of Two Cities?

200

I am Sam.
What is Green Eggs and Ham?

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Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed, presumably because I rarely left the house, spent a lot of time in bed, read the same book over and over, ate infrequently, and devoted quite a bit of my abundant free time to thinking about death.
What is The Fault in Our Stars?

200

Mr. Jones of the Manor Farm had locked the hen-houses for the night, but was too drunk to remember to shut the popholes.
What is Animal Farm?

200

I hope to tell you everything that I could never tell anyone until now.
What is The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank?

200

Call me Ishmael.
What is Moby Dick?

300

The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another his mother called him "WILD THING!" and Max said "I'LL EAT YOU UP!" so he was sent to bed without eating anything."
What is Where the Wild Things Are?

300

There is one mirror in my house.
What is Divergent?

300

If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth.
What is Catcher in the Rye?

300

All states, all powers, that have held and hold rule over men have been and are either republics or principalities.
What is The Prince?

300

When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.
What is The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring?

400

In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf.
What is The Very Hungry Caterpillar?

400

When I wake up, the other side of the bed is cold.
What is The Hunger Games?

400

In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.
What is The Great Gatsby?

400

There was once a town in the heart of America where all life seemed to live in harmony with its surroundings.
What is Silent Spring by Rachel Carson?

400

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
What is Pride and Prejudice?

500

Once there was a tree...
What is The Giving Tree?

500

He began his new life standing up, surrounded by cold darkness and stale, dusty air.
What is The Maze Runner?

500

A throng of bearded men, in sad-colored garments and gray, steeple-crowned hats, intermixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes.
What is The Scarlet Letter?

500

The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.
What is The Communist Manifesto?

500

You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter.
What is Huckleberry Finn?