Coming of Age-Growing UpAbout a Boy by Nick Hornby
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
*Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
*Anila's Journey by Mary Finn
The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll
Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
*The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
The Boy with a Thorn in His Side by Keith Fleming
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
Brothers and Keepers by John Edgar Wideman
*The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
*Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
*The Chosen by Chaim Potok
*Christy by Catherine Marshall
The Color of Water by James McBride
A Density of Souls by Christopher Rice
*The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
Donald Duk by Frank Chin
*East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins
*Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
*Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
*Hard Love by Ellen Wittlinger
Hamlet's Dresser by Bob Smith
*The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
*A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
Hoop Dreams by Ben Joravsky
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
Hunger of Memory by Richard Rodriguez
*I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
*Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
*The Late Great Me by Sandra Scoppettone
Macho by Edmund Villasenor
*Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall
*The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers
*The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
*Morning in a Different Place by Mary Ann McGuigan
The Odd Couple by Neil Simon
Ordinary People by Judith Guest
*The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
*Rabbit, Run by John Updike
Rule of the Bone by Russell Banks
*Saying It Out Loud by Joan Abelove
To See and See Again by Tara Bahrampour
*A Separate Peace by John Knowles
*Shane by Jack Schaefer
*Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
*The Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene
*Sula by Toni Morrison
*Tex by S.E. Hinton
This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff
The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass
Two or Three Things I Know for Sure by Dorothy Allison
West of the Jordan by Laila Halaby
*When the Legends Die by Hal Borland
White Oleander by Janet Fitch
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
*Winnie's War by Jenny Moss
*A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris