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

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