Great American Read

THE RESULTS ARE IN! Visit PBS for a complete list.

  1. To Kill a Mockingbird

  2. Outlander (Series)

  3. Harry Potter (Series)

  4. Pride and Prejudice

  5. Lord of the Rings

  6. Gone with the Wind

  7. Charlotte's Web

  8. Little Women

  9. Chronicles of Narnia

  10. Jane Eyre



  1. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
  2. Harry Potter, by J.K. Rowling
  3. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
  4. Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
  5. Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
  6. 1984, by George Orwell
  7. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  8. The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood
  9. The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton
  10. Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte


THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, hosted by Meredith Vieira, is an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and the books that have inspired, moved, and shaped us. The series will engage audiences with a list of 100 diverse books. Audiences are encouraged to read the books, vote from the list of 100, and share their personal connections to the titles. (Great American Read at RMPBS)