Link for sign-up post.
http://www.sarahreadstoomuch.com/2012/12/announcing-back-to-classics-challenge.html

Required:
1. A 19th Century Classic – Persuasion by Jane Austen
2. A 20th Century Classic – The Hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien.
3. A pre-18th or 18th Century Classic – Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
4. A Classic that relates to the African American Experience – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
5. A Classic Adventure – Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
6. A Classic that prominently features an animal – The Red Pony by John Steinbeck.

Other options
A. Re-read a Classic.
B. A Russian Classic – The Story of a Nobody by Anton Checkov
C. A Classic Non-Fiction Title – In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
D. A Classic Children/Young Adult Title.
E. Classic Short Story – The August Dupin Mysteries by Edgar Allan Poe