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Required reading: grades 8-12

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GRADE 8

Required for 8th: The Ender's Game

Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet)
$5.99
By Orson Scott Card

GRADE 11

Required for 11th: Peace Line a River

Peace Like a River
$10.65
By Leif Enger

GRADE 9

Required for 9th: I am Malala


GRADE 12

Required for 12th: The Yellow Birds

The Yellow Birds: A Novel
$9.63
By Kevin Powers

GRADE 10

Required for 10th: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.


THE SUPPLEMENTAL READINGS

| HONORS LEVEL |

9th Grade | Supplemental Selections

Students in honors English courses: If you are enrolled in English 9 (Honors), in English 10 (Honors), English 11 (Honors), or AP English, choose one supplementary book from the following list by grade. Follow-up in September: Submit a double-spaced typed four-page reader response log (explained below) for your chosen book on the first day of English class.

Naughts & Crosses
$13.60
By Malorie Blackman
Little Women (Puffin in Bloom)
$12.63
By Louisa May Alcott
Fahrenheit 451: A Novel
$7.25
By Ray Bradbury
The Chocolate War
$6.65
By Robert Cormier
The House on Mango Street
$6.48
By Sandra Cisneros

10th Grade | Supplemental Selections

Students in honors English courses: If you are enrolled in English 9 (Honors), in English 10 (Honors), English 11 (Honors), or AP English, choose one supplementary book from the following list by grade. Follow-up in September: Submit a double-spaced typed four-page reader response log (explained below) for your chosen book on the first day of English class.


Caleb's Crossing: A Novel
$10.87
By Geraldine Brooks
The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
$13.64
By Alexandre Dumas père
This Boy's Life: A Memoir
$9.52
By Tobias Wolff
Jane Eyre (Penguin Classics)
$6.53
By Charlotte Brontë
Nineteen Minutes
$10.11
By Jodi Picoult
The Chosen
$5.08
By Chaim Potok
Things Fall Apart
$6.78
By Chinua Achebe
I Heard the Owl Call My Name
$6.29
By Margaret Craven

11th Grade | Supplemental Reading List

Students in honors English courses: If you are enrolled in English 9 (Honors), in English 10 (Honors), English 11 (Honors), or AP English, choose one supplementary book from the following list by grade. Follow-up in September: Submit a double-spaced typed four-page reader response log (explained below) for your chosen book on the first day of English class.

The Shipping News
$10.21
By E. Annie Proulx
Look Homeward, Angel
$14.06
By Thomas Wolfe
This Side of Paradise
$5.99
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Namesake: A Novel
$9.18
By Jhumpa Lahiri
Old School
$9.34
By Tobias Wolff

AP English Literature

Brave New World
$8.81
By Aldous Huxley
A Thousand Splendid Suns
$7.56
By Khaled Hosseini
Girl in Translation
$9.28
By Jean Kwok
The Return of the Native
$13.05
By Thomas Hardy
The Known World
$10.49
By Edward P. Jones
Darkness at Noon
$10.48
By Arthur Koestler
Burmese Days: A Novel
$11.45
By George Orwell
Brideshead Revisited
$13.35
By Evelyn Waugh
Cat's Eye
$10.86
By Margaret Atwood
Crime and Punishment
$3.52
By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
A Case of Exploding Mangoes
$15.56
By Mohammed Hanif
Flight Behavior: A Novel
$10.62
By Barbara Kingsolver
Life of Pi
$8.30
By Yann Martel
All the King's Men
$12.27
By Robert Penn Warren