Suggested Readings Grades 9 - 12

 

Grade 9

TITLE AUTHOR
WATERSHIP DOWN

Richard Adams

I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS

Maya Angelu

THE ILLUSTRATED MAN

Ray Bradbury

THE GOOD EARTH

Pearl Buck

THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE

Stephen Crane

JURASSIC PARK

Michael Crichton

MOTHER

Jamaica Kincaid

COLOR OF WATER

James McBride

THE TIME MACHINE

H.G. Wells

Grade 10

TITLE AUTHOR
WUTHERING HEIGHTS

Emily Bronte

THE INVISIBLE MAN

Ralph Ellison

THE PRINCESS BRIDE

William Goldman

ROOTS

Alex Haley

BRAVE NEW WORLD

Aldous Huxley

THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER (or any)

Carson McCullers

TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY

John Steinbeck

THE JOY LUCK CLUB

Amy Tan

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

Mark Twain

BLACK BOY

Richard Wright

Grade 11

TITLE AUTHOR
PRINCE OF TIDES

Pat Conroy

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES

Nathaniel Hawthorne

LES MISERABLES

Victor Hugo

INHERIT THE WIND

Jerome Lawrence

ALL THE PRETTY HORSES

Cormac McCarthy

BILLY BUDD

Herman Melville

THE GRAPES OF WRATH

John Steinbeck

THE HOBBIT

J.R.R. Tolkien

Grade 12

TITLE AUTHOR
GROWING UP

Russell Baker

AS I LAY DYING (or any)

William Faulkner

TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES (or any)

Thomas Hardy

A LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

Eugene O’Neill

GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

Jonathan Swift

THE COLOR PURPLE

Alice Walker

A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN

Betty Smith

NATIVE SON

Richard Wright

SONG OF SOLOMON

Toni Morrison

A FAREWELL TO ARMS

Ernest Hemingway

 

 

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