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USA.gov: Share Your Thoughts on the Books That Shaped America →

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The Library of Congress recently launched a new exhibition about Books That Shaped America. It features influential books that were written by Americans, such as

  • Catch-22
  • The Catcher in the Rye
  • The Great Gatsby
  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Little Women
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Currently, there are 88 books on the list and the Library of Congress hopes you will select the ones that you think shaped America and touched your life the most. They also want you to nominate books that you think are important, but aren’t on the list.

View the list of books that shaped America and then take the survey to share your thoughts.

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Image description: This photograph from 1943 shows a woman in Tennessee operating a hand drill while working on a “Vengeance” dive bomber.
Image courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

usagov:

Image description: This photograph from 1943 shows a woman in Tennessee operating a hand drill while working on a “Vengeance” dive bomber.

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

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