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(fiction) Coming of age

Winesburg, Ohio
Winesburg, Ohio By Anderson, Sherwood Book - 1999 Anderson, Sherwood Available in some locations

Annotation:Early 20th Century

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn By Smith, Betty Book - 2005 Smith, Betty Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 12 copies

Annotation:Early 20th century

Demian
Demian The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth By Hesse, Hermann Book - 1999 Hesse, Hermann Available in some locations

Annotation:Early 20th Century

Go Tell It on the Mountain
Go Tell It on the Mountain By Baldwin, James Book - 1995 Baldwin, James Available in some locations

Annotation:The Great Depression

To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird By Lee, Harper Book - 2006 Lee, Harper Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 8 copies

Annotation:The Great Depression

World's Fair
World's Fair By Doctorow, E. L. Book - 1985 Doctorow, E.L. Available in some locations

Annotation:The Great Depression

A Separate Peace
A Separate Peace By Knowles, John Book - 2003 Knowles, John Available in some locations

Annotation:1940s and World War II

The Chosen
The Chosen A Novel By Potok, Chaim Book - 1995 Potok, Chaim Available in some locations Holds: 2 on 3 copies

Annotation:1940s and World War II

Martha Quest
Martha Quest By Lessing, Doris May Book - 2001 Lessing, Doris May Available in some locations

Annotation:1940s and World War II

Atonement
Atonement A Novel By McEwan, Ian Book - 2002 McEwan, Ian All copies in use Availability details Holds: 3 on 3 copies

Annotation:1940s and World War II

The Power of One
The Power of One By Courtenay, Bryce Book - 2005 COURTEN Available in some locations

Annotation:1940s and World War II

Bless Me, Ultima
Bless Me, Ultima By Anaya, Rudolfo A. Book - 1999 Anaya, Rudolfo A. All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy

Annotation:1940s and World War II

The Catcher in the Rye
The Catcher in the Rye By Salinger, J. D. Book - 2001 Salinger, J.D. Available in some locations

Annotation:Postwar America: 1950s

The Risk Pool
The Risk Pool By Russo, Richard Book - 1988 Russo, Richard Available in some locations

Annotation:Postwar America: 1950s

Breath
Breath By Winton, Tim Book - 2008 Winton, Tim Available in some locations

Annotation:The Seventies

The Little Friend
The Little Friend By Tartt, Donna Book - 2002 Tartt, Donna All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The Seventies

Ellen Foster
Ellen Foster A Novel By Gibbons, Kaye Book - 1987 Gibbons, Kaye Available in some locations

Annotation:The Seventies

Black Swan Green
Black Swan Green A Novel By Mitchell, David Book - 2006 MITCHELL Available in some locations

Annotation:The Eighties

The House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street By Cisneros, Sandra Book - 1991 Cisneros, Sandra All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:The Eighties

Purple Hibiscus
Purple Hibiscus By Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi Book - 2003 Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 2 copies

Annotation:The Nineties

The Highest Tide
The Highest Tide A Novel By Lynch, Jim Book - 2006 Lynch, Jim Available in some locations

Annotation:2000-Present

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle A Novel By Wroblewski, David Book - 2008 Wroblewski, David Available in some locations

Annotation:2000-Present

Lord of the Flies
Lord of the Flies By Golding, William Book - 2003 Golding, William All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 3 copies

Annotation:The Near Future ...

A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange By Burgess, Anthony Book - 1986 Burgess, Anthony Available in some locations

Annotation:The Near Future ...

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From Bookmarks magazine's Contemporary Life Stages Novels series, we hope you enjoy this booklist focused on the topic of COMING OF AGE (from the Jan/Feb 2011 issue). The selections are by contemporary writers from the mid-20th century on, are annotated by decade, and include some beloved classics as well as works that have been well-reviewed but maybe under-recognized. (www.bookmarksmagazine.com)


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