Text Sets for Literature: Index by Author

There are over 200 Text Sets for Literature on Newsela. These Text Sets contain nonfiction articles that align to themes in works of fiction. You can check them all out here.

Children's Literature

Assorted Books

Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart

Richard Adams

Watership Down

Kwame Alexander

The Crossover

Sherman Alexie

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Halse Anderson


Richard and Florence Atwater

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

Natalie Babbitt

Tuck Everlasting

J.M. Barrie

Peter Pan (Classic Starts Edition)

Charles Baxter


Judy Blume

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Edward Bloor


Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451

Something Wicked This Way Comes

Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre

Dee Brown

Bury My Heart at Wounded

Octavia Butler


Albert Camus

The Stranger

Truman Capote

In Cold Blood

Elisa Carbone

Blood on the River

Raymond Carver

Everything Stuck to Him

Willa Cather

My Antonia

Miguel de Cervantes

Don Quixote

Cesar Chavez

The Words of Cesar Chavez

Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Kate Chopin

The Awakening

Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Between the World and Me

Suzanna Collins

The Hunger Games

Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness

Sharon Creech

Love That Dog

Walk Two Moons

Christopher Paul Curtis

Bud, Not Buddy

The Watsons Go to Birmingham 1963

Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


The Landlady

James Dashner

Maze Runner

Matt de la Pena

We Were Here

Kate DiCamillo

Because of Winn-Dixie

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities

Emily Dickenson

Exhilaration is the Breeze

Hope is the Thing With Feathers

Joan Didion

Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream

Annie Dillard

Living Like Weasels

Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Crime and Punishment

Brian Doyle

Joyas Volardores

Sharon Draper

Tears of a Tiger

Guy Deutscher

Does Your Language Shape How You Think?

Nancy Edwards

Mom for Mayor

Deborah Ellis

The Breadwinner

Ralph Ellison

Invisible Man

Louise Erdrich

Round House

Martin Espada

Thieves of Light, Four Sandwiches, Offerings to an Ulcerated God

William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury

Michael Finkel

Malaria: Stopping a Global Killer

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

Joshua Foer

Secrets of a Mind Game

Anne Frank

The Diary of a Young Girl

Cornelia Funke


Allen Ginsberg


William Golding

Lord of the Flies

John Green

The Fault in Our Stars

Margaret Peterson Haddix

Among the Hidden

Lorraine Hansberry

A Raisin in the Sun

Joyce Hansen

I Thought My Soul Would Rise, Fly

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter

Herman Heese


Joseph Heller


Ernest Hemingway

A Farewell

For Whom the Bell Tolls

The Old Man and the Sea

Carl Hiaasen


Homer Hickam

Rocket Boys 

Laura Hillenbran


Susan Eloise Hinton

The Outsiders


The Odyssey

Carolina Hospital

My Cuban Body

Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Langston Hughes

Thank You Ma'am

Zora Neale Hurston

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House

John Irving

A Prayer for Owen Meany

Shirley Jackson

The Lottery

Francisco Jimenez

The Circuit

Edward P. Jones

The Girl Who Raised Pigeons

Eric P. Kelly

The Trumpeter of Krakow

Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Next

Daniel Keyes

Flowers for Algernon

Christina Baker Kline

Orphan Train

John Knowles

A Separate Peace

Jonathan Kozol

Amazing Grace

Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild

Robin Tolmach Lakoff

From Ancient Greece to Iraq, the Power of Words in War

Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

Madeline L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time

Gail Carson Levine

Ella Enchanted

C.S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Jack London

The Call of the Wild

White Fang

Lois Lowry

Number the Stars

The Giver

Niccolo Machiavelli

The Prince

Emily St. John Mandel

Station 11

James McBride

The Color of Water

Herman Melville

Moby Dick

Ben Mikaelsen

Touching Spirit Bear

Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman

The Crucible

Margaret Mitchell

Gone With the Wind

Toni Morrison


The Bluest Eye

Walter Dean Myers


Phyllis Reynolds Naylor


Tim O'Brien

The Things The Carried

Scott O'Dell

Island of the Blue Dolphins

George Orwell


Animal Farm

Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #37: Dragon of the Red Dawn


Daeldalus and Icarus

R.J. Palacio


Linda Sue Park

Long Walk to Water

Katherine Paterson

Bridge to Terabithia

Gary Paulsen


Edgar Allen Poe

The Cask of Amontillado

Michael Pollan

My Fast Food Meal from "The Omnivore's Dilemma (Young Readers Edition)

Howard Pyle

Otto of the Silver Hand

Wilson Rawls

Where the Red Fern Grows

Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front

Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief

Tomas Rivera

It's That It Hurts

Elizabeth Rosenthal

There's No Place Like It

Veronica Roth

Divergent (Series)

J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter (Series)

Laura Ruby

Bone Gap

Pam Munoz Ryan

Esperanza Rising

Esperanza Rising (Esperanza renace)

J.D. Salinger

Catcher in the Rye

Graham Salisbury

Under the Blood Red Sun

Sonia Sanchez


Marjane Satrapi


Eric Schlosser


Gary Schmidt

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminister

Eliot Schrefer


William Shakespeare


Julius Caesar


Much Ado About Nothing


Romeo and Juliet

Mary Shelley


Upton Sinclair

The Jungle

Zilphya Kearley Snyder

The Egypt Game



Gary Soto

Being Mean


Elizabeth George Speare

The Bronze Bow

Michael Specter

The Power of Nothing

Jerry Spinelli


Maniac Magee


John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men

The Grapes of Wrath

The Pearl

Robert Louis Stevenson


The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Amy Tan

The Joy Luck Club

Shaun Tan

The Arrival

Lucy Tapahanso

Hills Brothers Coffee, Raisin Eyes, All I Want

Mildred Taylor

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Hector Tobar

Our Secret Latin Heartlands

J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit

The Battle of Pelennor Fields from The Return of the King

Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina

Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

John Updike


Kurt Vonnegut

Harrison Bergeron

Slaughterhouse Five

H.G. Wells

The War of the Worlds

E.B. White

Charlotte's Web

Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass

Elie Wiesel


Crystal Ann Williams

In the Belly of a Clothes Rack

Tennessee Williams

A Streetcar Named Desire

August Wilson


William Upski Wimsatt

Hip-Hop as a Double-Edged Sword

The Basketball Kidnappings

Virginia Euwer Wolff

Make Lemonade

Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming

Malala Wousafzai

I Am Malala

Richard Wright

Native Son

Black Boy

Malcolm X

The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Gene Luen Yang

Boxers & Saints

Markus Zusak

The Book Thief

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