The works listed will allow your students to further explore the theme
of censorship and other themes related to Fahrenheit 451:
Hentoff, Nat. The Day They Came to Arrest the Book. New York:
Delacorte, 1982. In this novel for young adults, high-school students
and their teachers become embroiled in a censorship controversy over
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn. Teacher preview recommended. (easy)
Valenzuela, Luisa. "The Censors" in Open Door by Luisa Valenzuela.
San Francisco: Northpoint, 1988. This brief story views censorship through
the lens of magic realism. (average)
Clarke, Arthur C. Childhood's End. New York: Harcourt, 1953.
This utopian novel by a master of science fiction paints a positive
picture of the future. (average)
Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper, 1932. This
classic satire depicts a future society whose inhabitants display little
individualism. Teacher preview recommended. (challenge)
Miller, Jr., Walter M. A Canticle for Leibowitz. Philadelphia:
Lippincott, 1959. A new Dark Ages descends on Earth in this acclaimed
science-fiction novel. (average)
Orwell, George. Nineteen Eighty-four. New York: Harcourt, 1949.
This classic dystopian novel presents a grim world in which Big Brother
is always watching and even thoughts are controlled. Teacher preview
recommended. This novel is available as a Literature Connection
from McDougal Littell. (challenge)
This novel is available in McDougal Littell's Literature Connections
Vonnegut, Kurt, Jr. Player Piano. New York: Scribner, 1952. Vonnegut
offers a powerful satire of a dystopian future. Teacher preview recommended.