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A Jelly-Fish
Marianne Moore

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1909

A Journal Of The Plague Year
Daniel Defoe

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1722

A Jury of Her Peers
Susan Glaspell

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1917

Jabberwocky
Lewis Carroll

Fiction | Poem | Middle Grade | Published in 1871

J'Accuse
Émile Zola

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1898

Jackaby
William Ritter

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2014

Jacob Have I Loved
Katherine Paterson

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1980

Jade City
Fonda Lee

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

Jake, Reinvented
Gordon Korman

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2003

Jamaica Inn
Daphne du Maurier

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1935

James And The Giant Peach
Roald Dahl

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1961

Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1847

Jasmine
Bharati Mukherjee

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1989

Jason and the Golden Fleece
Apollonius of Rhodes

Fiction | Novel/Book in Verse | Adult

Jason's Gold
Will Hobbs

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1999

Jasper Jones
Craig Silvey

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2009

jasper texas 1998
Lucille Clifton

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1998

Jaws
Peter Benchley

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1974

Jayber Crow
Wendell Berry

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2000

Jazz
Toni Morrison

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1992

Jazz Fantasia
Carl Sandburg

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1922

Jealous Husband Returns in Form of Parrot
Robert Olen Butler

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1996

Jennifer Chan Is Not Alone
Tae Keller

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2022

Jerusalem
Naomi Shihab Nye

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1994

Jesse
Gary Soto

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 1994

Jesus and the Disinherited
Howard Thurman

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1949

Jesus' Son
Denis Johnson

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 1992

Jews Without Money
Michael Gold

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1930

Jitterbug Perfume
Tom Robbins

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1984

Joan Is Okay
Weike Wang

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2022

Joe Turner's Come and Gone
August Wilson

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1988

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
Jack Gantos

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1998

John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address
John F. Kennedy

Nonfiction | Essay / Speech | Adult | Published in 1961

Johnny Got His Gun
Dalton Trumbo

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1939

Johnny Tremain
Esther Forbes

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1943

Jonathan Livingston Seagull
Richard Bach

Fiction | Novella | YA | Published in 1970

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2004

Jonny Appleseed
Joshua Whitehead

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2018

Journey of the Magi
T. S. Eliot

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1927

Journey To The Center Of The Earth
Jules Verne

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1864

Journey to the East
Hermann Hesse

Fiction | Novella | Adult | Published in 1956

Journey to the River Sea
Eva Ibbotson

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2001

Joy in the Woods
Claude McKay

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1922

Joyland
Stephen King

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2013

Jubilee
Margaret Walker

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1966

Jude the Obscure
Thomas Hardy

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1895

Judith
Anonymous

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 975

Julie Of The Wolves
Jean Craighead George

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 1972

Juliet Takes a Breath
Gabby Rivera

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2016

Julius Caesar
William Shakespeare

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1599

Jump and Other Stories
Nadine Gordimer

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Adult | Published in 1991

Juno and the Paycock
Seán O'Casey

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1924

Jurassic Park
Michael Crichton

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1990

Just Another Missing Person
Gillian McAllister

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

Justice
Michael J. Sandel

Nonfiction | Reference/Text Book | Adult | Published in 2005

Justice and The Politics of Difference
Iris Marion Young

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1990

Justice as Fairness: A Restatement
John Rawls

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2001

Just Kids
Patti Smith

Nonfiction | Autobiography / Memoir | Adult | Published in 2010

Just Listen
Sarah Dessen

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2006

Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 2014

Just the Nicest Couple
Mary Kubica

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2023

Just Us: An American Conversation
Claudia Rankine

Nonfiction | Anthology/Varied Collection | Adult | Published in 2020

juxtaposing the black boy & the bullet
Danez Smith

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 2014

The Jacket
Andrew Clements

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2001

The Jade Peony
Wayson Choy

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1995

The Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2015

The Japanese Quince
John Galsworthy

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1910

The Jewish Cemetery at Newport
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Fiction | Poem | Adult | Published in 1854

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall
Katherine Anne Porter

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1929

The Johnstown Flood
David McCullough

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1968

The Joke
Milan Kundera

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1967

The Jolly Corner
Henry James

Fiction | Short Story | Adult | Published in 1908

The Journey to the West: Volume I
Wu Cheng'en, Transl. Anthony C. Yu

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1592

The Joy Luck Club
Amy Tan

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1989

The Judge's List
John Grisham

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 2021

The Jumbies
Tracey Baptiste

Fiction | Novel | Middle Grade | Published in 2015

The Jungle
Upton Sinclair

Fiction | Novel | Adult | Published in 1905

The Jungle Book
Rudyard Kipling

Fiction | Short Story Collection | Middle Grade | Published in 1894

The Juvie Three
Gordon Korman

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2008