Popular Bildungsroman Books

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The Catcher in the Rye The Catcher in the Rye (Paperback)
by (shelved 269 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.80 — 2,506,302 ratings — published 1951
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To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1) To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1)
by (shelved 211 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.27 — 4,094,015 ratings — published 1960
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Jane Eyre Jane Eyre (Paperback)
by (shelved 166 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.12 — 1,491,406 ratings — published 1847
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Great Expectations Great Expectations (Paperback)
by (shelved 145 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.77 — 603,746 ratings — published 1861
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Hardcover)
by (shelved 141 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.20 — 1,146,631 ratings — published 1999
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The Goldfinch The Goldfinch (Hardcover)
by (shelved 88 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.91 — 628,301 ratings — published 2013
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Paperback)
by (shelved 88 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.81 — 1,094,393 ratings — published 1884
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The Outsiders The Outsiders (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 85 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.09 — 842,882 ratings — published 1967
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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Paperback)
by (shelved 82 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.26 — 363,172 ratings — published 1943
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Little Women Little Women (Paperback)
by (shelved 77 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.06 — 1,501,617 ratings — published 1869
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The Kite Runner The Kite Runner (Paperback)
by (shelved 73 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.29 — 2,232,324 ratings — published 2003
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David Copperfield David Copperfield (Paperback)
by (shelved 71 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.98 — 187,295 ratings — published 1849
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Never Let Me Go Never Let Me Go (Paperback)
by (shelved 69 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.82 — 421,182 ratings — published 2005
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Freaks I've Met Freaks I've Met (Hardcover)
by (shelved 68 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.35 — 1,659 ratings — published 2015
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Middlesex Middlesex (Paperback)
by (shelved 63 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.00 — 559,238 ratings — published 2002
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Norwegian Wood Norwegian Wood (Paperback)
by (shelved 62 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.03 — 296,924 ratings — published 1987
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A Separate Peace A Separate Peace (Paperback)
by (shelved 59 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.57 — 182,131 ratings — published 1959
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Looking for Alaska Looking for Alaska (Paperback)
by (shelved 55 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.04 — 1,016,677 ratings — published 2005
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Siddhartha Siddhartha (Mass Market Paperback)
by (shelved 54 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.02 — 522,241 ratings — published 1922
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Candide Candide (Paperback)
by (shelved 53 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.76 — 204,812 ratings — published 1759
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Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1) Ender's Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
by (shelved 52 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.30 — 1,040,737 ratings — published 1985
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The Book Thief The Book Thief (Hardcover)
by (shelved 51 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.37 — 1,646,704 ratings — published 2005
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The Secret Life of Bees The Secret Life of Bees (Paperback)
by (shelved 49 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.04 — 1,057,158 ratings — published 2001
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The Giver (The Giver, #1) The Giver (The Giver, #1)
by (shelved 48 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.13 — 1,595,882 ratings — published 1993
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The Bell Jar The Bell Jar (Paperback)
by (shelved 46 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.00 — 536,004 ratings — published 1963
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Of Human Bondage Of Human Bondage (Paperback)
by (shelved 44 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.13 — 44,514 ratings — published 1915
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The Fault in Our Stars The Fault in Our Stars (Hardcover)
by (shelved 42 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.23 — 3,164,689 ratings — published 2012
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Paperback)
by (shelved 42 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.91 — 701,498 ratings — published 1875
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Black Swan Green Black Swan Green (Paperback)
by (shelved 42 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.98 — 33,869 ratings — published 2006
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Invisible Man Invisible Man (Paperback)
by (shelved 39 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.86 — 146,656 ratings — published 1952
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I Capture the Castle I Capture the Castle (Hardcover)
by (shelved 37 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.00 — 78,021 ratings — published 1948
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The House on Mango Street The House on Mango Street (Paperback)
by (shelved 36 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.62 — 111,810 ratings — published 1984
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The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4) The Complete Persepolis (Persepolis, #1-4)
by (shelved 35 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.39 — 103,597 ratings — published 2003
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (Paperback)
by (shelved 35 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 4.08 — 116,433 ratings — published 2006
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Paper Towns Paper Towns (Paperback)
by (shelved 35 times as bildungsroman)
avg rating 3.83 — 812,831 ratings — published 2008
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Alice Munro
“I went around the house to the back door thinking, I have been to a dance and a boy has walked me home and kissed me. It was all true. My life was possible.”
Alice Munro, Dance of the Happy Shades

Michael Ben Zehabe
“The next day, the cycle starts again. We’re set out like decorative plates in this cavernous architecture, and such a craggy dining hall it is. Not exactly a Claude Monet cottage, more of a Medieval bastion—a vestige of Roman conquests. It still moans with the rickety sounds of age. I can almost hear the grumblings of ancient inhabitants.”
Michael Benzehabe

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