TITLE
AUTHOR

Prisoner of the inquisition
Theresa Breslin
In both books someone takes the place of the person who is supposed to be executed.


A tale of two cities
Charles Dickens



A thousand splendid suns
Khaled Hossieni




My sister's keeper
Jodi Picoult
Her suffering was for her sister, as well as for her mother's wishes.



Bruiser
Neal Shusterman




The dead I know
Scot Gardner




The kite runner
Khaled Hosseini




Not the end of the world
Geraldine McCaughrean
Story told by Timna, daughter of Noah, as she and her family prepare to face the flood that will cleanse the earth. Whitbread Award winner



Schindlers ark
Thomas Keneally




Miracle at St Anna
James McBride




The miracle stealer
Neil Connelly




In the company of angels
N.M. Kelby




Our lady of the forest
David Guterson




The sparrow
Mary Doria Russell




The third angel
Alice Hoffman




The giver
Lois Lowry




The last sin eater
Francine Rivers
Based upon the old tradition of a man of a society being chosen by lottery to be the scape goat of his people. Carried over from old Scotland, the tradition dictates that the "sin eater" live apart from society only to appear at the funeral of one who has died in order to take that person's sins upon himself.