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Back to School with Literally Reading

September 7, 2022
Episode 68

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Back to School with Literally Reading

We are Traci and Ellie, two bookish friends who talk in any spare minute that we have.  This week we are going back to  school!  To shop the books listed in this episode, visit our shop at

Literally Reading:

Birds of California by Katie Cotugno (Traci)

The It Girl by Ruth Ware (Ellie)

Open the Book:

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank

The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom

Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

Hank the Cow-dog by John R. Erickson

Our Town by Thorton Wilder

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgereald

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield  by Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan

Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan

El Deafo by Cece Bell

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

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Genres in this episode:

Action & Adventure
Action & Adventure - General
African American - Urban
American - General
Ancient & Classical
Animals - Dogs
Animals - General
Biography & Autobiography - General
Christian - Historical
Christianity - Literature & the Arts
City Life
Comics & Graphic Novels - Action & Adventure
Comics & Graphic Novels - Biography
Comics & Graphic Novels - Classic Adaptation
Comics & Graphic Novels - General
Comics & Graphic Novels - Media Tie-In
Comics & Graphic Novels - Science Fiction
Coming of Age
Cultural Heritage
Disabilities & Special Needs
Erotica - Historical
European - English; Irish; Scottish; Welsh
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic - General
Family - General
Family - Multigenerational
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Family Life - General
Fantasy - Epic
Fantasy - General
Fantasy & Magic
Foreign Language Study - English as a Second Language
Gambling - Table
Girls & Women
Health & Daily Living - Diseases; Illnesses & Injuries
Health & Daily Living - Physical Impairments
Historical - General
Historical - Holocaust
Historical - Military & Wars
Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Historical - World War I
History - Modern
Holidays & Celebrations - Halloween
Humorous - General
Humorous Stories
Lifestyles - Farm Life & Ranch Life
Linguistics - General
Media Tie-In
Media Tie-In - General
Military - Napoleonic Wars
Modern - 20th Century
Mysteries; Espionage & Detective Stories
People & Places - Europe
People & Places - United States - Asian American
Performing Arts - Music
Readers - Beginner
Readers - Chapter Books
Religious - General
Romance - Action & Adventure
Romance - Billionaires
Romance - Contemporary
Romance - Historical
Romance - Historical - 20th Century
Romance - Historical - American
Romance - Historical - General
Romance - Historical - Gilded Age
Romance - Historical - Medieval
Romance - Historical - Regency
Romance - Historical - Victorian
Romance - Romantic Comedy
Romance - Science Fiction
Romance - Suspense
Russian & Former Soviet Union
School & Education
Science Fiction - General
Science Fiction - Time Travel
Small Town & Rural
Social History
Social Themes - Adolescence & Coming of Age
Social Themes - Bullying
Social Themes - Class Differences
Social Themes - Death; Grief; Bereavement
Social Themes - Emotions & Feelings
Social Themes - Friendship
Social Themes - General
Social Themes - Homelessness & Poverty
Social Themes - New Experience
Social Themes - Religion & Faith
Social Themes - Values & Virtues
Social Topics - Friendship
Subjects & Themes - Historical Events
Theater - General
Thrillers - Psychological
Thrillers - Suspense
War & Military
World Literature - American - 20th Century
World Literature - England - 19th Century
World Literature - Russia - 19th Century