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Reading List from Eagles Aerie School

Aristotle’s 12 PILLARS OF FREEDOM:

The Arts

Required Classics reading for The American Leadership School:

Magna Charta,
Declaration of Independence, and
The Constitution of the United States,
Northwest Ordinance,
Monroe Doctrine, and
The Gettysburg Address


Abbott Flatland
Adler How to Read A Book
Alcott Little Women
Allison “The Real” Series
Aristotle Nichomachen Ethics
Austen Pride and Prejudice
Asimov Understanding Physics
Bacon Novum Organum
Bastiat Essays on Political Economy, The Law
Bennet Book of Virtues
Benson The Proper Role of Government
Blanchard The One Minute Manager
Bronte Jane Eyre
Cicero The Laws
Covey Seven Habits for Highly Effective Teens
Darwin Origin of Species
DeMille A Thomas Jefferson Education:
Dickens Great Expectations, Tale of Two Cities, Christmas Carol
Emerson Essays
Gatto Dumbing Us Down
Hamilton Mythology
Henry The Gift of the Magi
Hinckley Standing for Something
Homer Iliad, Odyssey
Hugo Les Miserables
Latham Carry On Mr. Bowditch
Lewis Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Weight of Glory
Locke The Second Treatise of Government
L’Amour The Lonesome Gods
Madison, et al. The Federalist Papers
Marx Communist Manifesto
Moody Little Britches
Nichomachus Introduction to Arithmetic
Paine Common Sense
Post Etiquette
Roberts, et al. Roberts Rules of Order (Newly Revised, 10th edition)
Skousen Making of America, Five Thousand Year Leap
Shakespeare A Merchant of Venice, Henry V, The Tempest
Stratton-Porter Laddie
Thoreau Walden
Tocqueville Democracy In America (Volume II)
Tolstoy War and Peace
Wister The Virginian

Suggested Classics reading for The American Leadership School:

John Adams, “Thoughts on Government”
Card, “Enders Game”
Defoe, “Robinson Crusoe”
Euclid, “Elements”
James Herriot series
Jiang, “Red Scarf Girl”
McCullough, “John Adams”
McCullough, “1776”
Newton, “Mathematical Principles”
Orwell, “1984”
Plato, “The Republic”
Potok, “The Chosen”
Shakespeare, “The Collected Works”
Smith, “The Wealth of Nations”
Stowe, “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”
Aesop’s Fables
Alice in Wonderland
Animal Farm
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl
The Anne of Green Gable Series
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Because of Winn Dixie
Brighty of the Grand Canyon
Black Beauty
Caddie Woodlawn
Charlotte’s Web
Chronicles of Narnia series
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Deerslayer
Don Quixote
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide
The Education of Henry Adams
The Emperor’s New Clothes
The Five Little Peppers
The Fourth Wise Man
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
“Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death”
The Greatest Generation
Gulliver’s Travels
The Hiding Place
Huckleberry Finn
The Hobbit
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Jacob, Have I Loved
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
Johnny Tremain
The Jungle Book
King Arthur and the Round Table
The Last of the Mohicans
Little Men
Little Women
The Lord of the Ring Series
Miracle at Philadelphia
McGuffey’s Readers
Moby Dick
My Antonia
My Side of the Mountain series
“O Captain, My Captain”
O Pioneers
Old Yeller
Oliver Twist
Out of the Dust
The Red Badge of Courage
“Paul Revere’s Ride”
“The Road Not Taken”
Robin Hood
“Romeo and Juliet:
The Secret Garden
Soldiers, Statesmen, and Heroes
Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers
The Summer of the Monkeys
The Swiss Family Robinson
Tales of Arabian Nights
Tom Sawyer
Treasure Island
The Walking Drum
Undaunted Courage
Walk Two Moons
The Westing Game
White Fang
Where the Red Fern Grows
Who Moved My Cheese (for Teens)
The Yearling

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, it expects what never was and
never will be.” -Thomas Jefferson


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