The Great American Read by PBS a List by Sandman Books

These are America’s 100 most-loved books, brought to you by PBS' The Great American Read. This is a list curated by readers, not by critics or academics - which means it is truly a list of reader favorites. They are listed in order from most favorite to least, but everything on this list is here because a ton of readers really loved it. 

We've done our best to select the cheapest available editions for this list, but if you want a more collectible hardcover or an easy to read large print version, let us know! We are happy to do special orders for our customers. If you enjoy this booklist try Staff Recommendations from Sandman Books or check out our Florida Stories booklist. 

The Outsiders Cover Image
$9.34
ISBN: 9780142407332
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Published: Speak - April 20th, 2006

The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon #2) Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9780307474278
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Published: Anchor - March 31st, 2009

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$13.56
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

Dune Cover Image
$9.34
ISBN: 9780441172719
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Published: Ace - September 1st, 1990

The Little Prince Cover Image
$10.19
ISBN: 9780156012195
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Published: Mariner Books - June 29th, 2000

The Call of the Wild (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$2.55
ISBN: 9780486264721
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Published: Dover Publications - July 1st, 1990

The Clan of the Cave Bear: Earth's Children, Book One Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780553250428
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Published: Bantam - November 1st, 1984

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Cover Image
$6.79
ISBN: 9780345391803
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Published: Del Rey - September 27th, 1995

The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Book One) Cover Image
$11.04
ISBN: 9780439023528
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 1st, 2010

The Count of Monte Cristo Cover Image
By Alexandre Dumas, Robin Buss (Translated by), Robin Buss (Introduction by), Robin Buss (Notes by)
$13.60
ISBN: 9780140449266
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 27th, 2003

The Joy Luck Club: A Novel (Penguin Orange Collection) Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$14.45
ISBN: 9780143129493
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 18th, 2016

Frankenstein (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$5.10
ISBN: 9780486282114
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Published: Dover Publications - October 21st, 1994

The Giver (Giver Quartet #1) Cover Image
$8.49
ISBN: 9780544336261
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 1st, 2014

Memoirs of a Geisha: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$14.41
ISBN: 9780679781585
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Published: Vintage - January 10th, 1999

Moby-Dick (Dover Giant Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780486432151
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Published: Dover Publications - August 29th, 2003

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