Books In 10 Words Or Less

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Can you name the classic books using the brief plot summaries?

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Wandering sailor's captain searches for whale that took his leg.
Tree-jumping, rivalry become tragic for two best friends.
In invented slang, young sociopath tells of imprisonment, being 'cured.'
Castaway spends 28 years on a remote tropical island.
Boy and slave experience Mississippi rafting, racism.
Bombardier struggles with unreasonable military rules and seemingly inevitable death.
Children enter wintry magical kingdom and fight for its freedom.
Rich teens face off against 'greasy' teens in turf war.
Star-cross'd lovers' deaths end a family feud.*
Man, unstuck in time, experiences horrors, including Dresden fire bombing.
Stranded on an island, children quickly become savages.
Factory owner saves hundreds in the midst of the Holocaust.
African leader loses everything after arrival of the white man.
By walking in others' shoes, lawyer and family confront racism.
Tale of retarded man and his protective friend turns tragic.
To reach adulthood, boy must overcome 'phonies' –- and himself.
Trojan War hero overcomes obstacles, reunites with wife and son.*
Power-hungry, cursed, deranged thane murders to become king.*

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