- Allen Ginsberg's Howl
- Richard Wright's Native Son
- Thornton Wilder's Our Town
- Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God
- Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird
- Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
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