Books That Shaped America

by Staff Member Enzy

Description: A great list of books that the Library of Congress put together with some examples of the great literary works that helped shaped our country.
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1 Adventures Of Huckleberry FinnTwain, Mark, 1835-1910.Teen FictionNovember 6, 2012, 11:44 am
2 Alcoholics Anonymous : The Story Of How Many Thousands Of Men And Women Have Recovered From Alcoholism.362.292 AlNovember 6, 2012, 11:47 am
3 And The Band Played On : Politics, People, And The Aids EpidemicShilts, Randy.616.979 ShNovember 6, 2012, 11:49 am
4 Atlas ShruggedRand, Ayn.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 11:54 am
5 The Autobiography Of Malcolm XX, Malcolm, 1925-1965.Black Studies 921 X, MalcolmNovember 6, 2012, 11:55 am
6 BelovedMorrison, Toni.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 11:55 am
7 Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee : An Indian History Of The American WestBrown, Dee Alexander.970.5 BrNovember 6, 2012, 11:56 am
8 The Call Of The WildLondon, Jack, 1876-1916.Y FictionNovember 6, 2012, 11:56 am
9 The Cat In The HatSeuss, Dr.Reader SEUNovember 6, 2012, 11:57 am
10 Catch-22Heller, Joseph.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 11:57 am
11 The Catcher In The RyeSalinger, J. D. 1919-FictionNovember 6, 2012, 11:57 am
12 Charlotte's WebWhite, E. B. 1899-1985. .J Fiction / White, E. B.November 6, 2012, 11:57 am
13 Common SensePaine, Thomas, 1737-1809.320.81 PaNovember 6, 2012, 12:00 pm
14 Dr. Spock's Baby And Child CareSpock, Benjamin, 1903-1998.649.1 SpNovember 6, 2012, 12:02 pm
15 CosmosSagan, Carl, 1934-1996.520 SaNovember 6, 2012, 12:02 pm
16 The Double Helix : A Personal Account Of The Discovery Of The Structure Of Dna,Watson, James D., 1928-572.86 WaNovember 6, 2012, 12:03 pm
17 The Education Of Henry Adams; : An Autobiography.Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.921 Adams, HenryNovember 6, 2012, 12:04 pm
18 Fahrenheit 451Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012.Science Fiction (Paperback)November 6, 2012, 12:05 pm
19 The Federalist342.024 Fe FederalistNovember 6, 2012, 12:07 pm
20 The Feminine MystiqueFriedan, Betty.305.42 FrNovember 6, 2012, 12:08 pm
21 The Fire Next TimeBaldwin, James, 1924-1987.Black Studies 305.896 BaNovember 6, 2012, 12:08 pm
22 For Whom The Bell TollsHemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:09 pm
23 Gone With The WindMitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:15 pm
24 Goodnight MoonBrown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.E BRONovember 6, 2012, 12:15 pm
25 The Grapes Of WrathSteinbeck, John, 1902-1968.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:18 pm
26 The Great GatsbyFitzgerald, F. Scott 1896-1940.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:18 pm
27 How The Other Half Lives : Studies Among The Tenements Of New YorkRiis, Jacob A. 1849-1914.305.569 RiNovember 6, 2012, 12:21 pm
28 How To Win Friends And Influence PeopleCarnegie, Dale, 1888-1955.158.1 CaNovember 6, 2012, 12:22 pm
29 Howl : A Graphic NovelGinsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.Adult Graphic Novel / Ginsberg, AllenNovember 6, 2012, 12:22 pm
30 The Iceman ComethO'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.812 O'NNovember 6, 2012, 12:22 pm
31 Idaho, A Guide In Word And Picture;Federal Writers' Project (Idaho)R 979.6 WrNovember 6, 2012, 12:23 pm
32 In Cold Blood; : A True Account Of A Multiple Murder And Its ConsequencesCapote, Truman, 1924-1984. .364.15 CaNovember 6, 2012, 12:23 pm
33 Invisible ManEllison, Ralph.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:24 pm
34 Joy Of CookingRombauer, Irma von Starkloff, 1877-1962.641.597 RoNovember 6, 2012, 12:26 pm
35 Joy Of CookingRombauer, Irma von Starkloff, 1877-1962.641.5 RoNovember 6, 2012, 12:26 pm
36 Joy Of CookingRombauer, Irma von Starkloff, 1877-1962.641.5 RoNovember 6, 2012, 12:26 pm
37 The JungleSinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:27 pm
38 Leaves Of Grass : The Complete 1855 And 1891-92 EditionsWhitman, Walt, 1819-1892.811 WhNovember 6, 2012, 12:27 pm
39 Leaves Of Grass : The First (1855) EditionWhitman, Walt, 1819-1892.811 WhNovember 6, 2012, 12:28 pm
40 The Legend Of Sleepy HollowIrving, Washington, 1783-1859.J Fiction / Irving, WashingtonNovember 6, 2012, 12:29 pm
41 The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow & Other TalesIrving, Washington, 1783-1859.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:29 pm
42 Little WomenAlcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.Y FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:30 pm
43 Mcguffey's Eclectic Primer.McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873.428.6 McGNovember 6, 2012, 12:32 pm
44 Moby Dick, Or, The WhaleMelville, Herman, 1819-1891.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:33 pm
45 Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written By Himself : A New Critical EditionDouglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.921 Douglass, FrederickNovember 6, 2012, 12:34 pm
46 Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American SlaveDouglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.Black Studies 921 Douglass, FrederickNovember 6, 2012, 12:34 pm
47 Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American SlaveDouglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.921 Douglass, FrederickNovember 6, 2012, 12:34 pm
48 Native SonWright, Richard, 1908-1960.Fiction (Paperback)November 6, 2012, 12:35 pm
49 The Poetry Of Robert Frost : The Collected PoemsFrost, Robert, 1874-1963.811 FrNovember 6, 2012, 12:36 pm
50 On The RoadKerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:37 pm
51 Our Bodies, Ourselves : A New Edition For A New EraBoston Women's Health Book Collective.613.042 BoNovember 6, 2012, 12:38 pm
52 Our Town : A Play In Three ActsWilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.812 WiNovember 6, 2012, 12:38 pm
53 Poems By Emily DickinsonDickinson, Emily, 1830-1886.811 DiNovember 6, 2012, 12:42 pm
54 Pragmatism, A New Name For Some Old Ways Of Thinking ; The Meaning Of Truth, A Sequel To PragmatismJames, William, 1842-1910.144.3 JaNovember 6, 2012, 12:52 pm
55 The Red Badge Of CourageCrane, Stephen, 1871-1900.Y FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:52 pm
56 The Red Badge Of Courage : An Episode Of The American Civil WarCrane, Stephen, 1871-1900.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:53 pm
57 Red HarvestHammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961.MysteryNovember 6, 2012, 12:53 pm
58 The Scarlet LetterHawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:54 pm
59 Sexual Behavior In The Human MaleKinsey, Alfred C. 1894-1956.306.708 KiNovember 6, 2012, 12:54 pm
60 Silent SpringCarson, Rachel, 1907-1964.632.9 CaNovember 6, 2012, 12:55 pm
61 The Snowy DayKeats, Ezra Jack.E KEANovember 6, 2012, 12:55 pm
62 The Souls Of Black FolkDu Bois, W. E. B. 1868-1963.Black Studies 305.86 DuNovember 6, 2012, 12:55 pm
63 The Sound And The Fury : An Authoritative Text, Backgrounds And Contexts, CriticismFaulkner, William, 1897-1962.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:56 pm
64 The Sound And The FuryFaulkner, William, 1897-1962.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:56 pm
65 Spring And AllWilliams, William Carlos, 1883-1963.811 WiNovember 6, 2012, 12:56 pm
66 Stranger In A Strange LandHeinlein, Robert A. 1907-1988.Science FictionNovember 6, 2012, 12:57 pm
67 A Streetcar Named DesireWilliams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.812 WiNovember 6, 2012, 12:57 pm
68 Tarzan Of The ApesBurroughs, Edgar Rice, 1875-1950.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 2:21 pm
69 Their Eyes Were Watching GodHurston, Zora Neale.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 2:21 pm
70 To Kill A MockingbirdLee, Harper.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 2:22 pm
71 A Treasury Of American Folklore : Stories, Ballads, And Traditions Of The PeopleBotkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-398 BoNovember 6, 2012, 2:22 pm
72 A Tree Grows In BrooklynSmith, Betty, 1896-1972.Teen FictionNovember 6, 2012, 2:23 pm
73 Uncle Tom's CabinStowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.FictionNovember 6, 2012, 2:24 pm
74 Walden, Or, Life In The Woods ; : And, Civil DisobedienceThoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.818.303 ThNovember 6, 2012, 2:24 pm
75 Where The Wild Things AreSendak, Maurice.E SENNovember 6, 2012, 2:27 pm
76 The Wonderful World Of OzBaum, L. Frank 1856-1919.J FictionNovember 6, 2012, 2:28 pm