Ninth Grade Reading List

 

Novels

LIST A

ANIMAL FARM Orwell, George
CHILDREN OF THE RIVER Crew, Linda
THE CHOCOLATE WAR Cormier, Robert
CLOVER Sanders, Dori
A DAY NO PIGS WOULD DIE Peck, Robert
GREAT EXPECTATIONS Dickens, Charles
THE MOVES MAKE THE MAN Brooks, Bruce
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA Hemingway, Ernest
A SOLITARY BLUE Voigt, Cynthia

LIST B

AFTER THE RAIN Mazer, Norma Fox
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT Remarque, Erich M.
ALONG THE TRACKS Berman, Tamar
ASH Fraustino, Lisa
A CHRISTMAS CAROL Dickens, Charles
DRAGONWINGS Yep, Laurence
THE EDUCATION OF LITTLE TREE Carter, Forest
FATHER WATER, MOTHER WOODS Paulsen, Gary
FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON Keyes, Daniel
THE HOBBITT Tolkien, J.R.R.
I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER Duncan, Lois
IRONMAN Crutcher, Chris
A LIGHT IN THE FOREST Richter, Conrad
LIKE SISTERS ON THE HOMEFRONT Williams-Garcia, Rita
LILIES OF THE FIELD Barrett, William
MARTIAN CHRONICLES Bradbury, Ray
MIDNIGHT HOUR ENCORES Brooks, Bruce
PERMANENT CONNECTIONS Bridgers, Sue Ellen
PLAIN CITY Hamilton, Virginia
RAINBOW JORDAN Childress, Alice
SEND NO BLESSINGS Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds 
SHERLOCK HOLMES SELECTED STORIES Doyle, Arthur Conan
TALES OF TERROR - TEN SHORT STORIES Poe, Edgar Allan

NOVELS

LIST B

TAMING THE STAR RUNNER Hinton, S.E.
THEY HAD A DREAM Archer, Jules
WHITE FANG London, Jack

LIST C - Supplemental Reading List (individual reading)

DAVID COPPERFIELD Dickens, Charles
HEROES OF THE CHALLENGER Cohen, Daniel and Susan
HOW FAR WOULD YOU HAVE GOTTEN IF I HADN'T CALLED YOU BACK Hobbs, Valerie
NECTAR IN A SIEVE Markandaya, Kamala
OLIVER TWIST  Dickens, Charles
OUT OF THE SILENT PLANET Lewis, C.S.
WATERSHIP DOWN Adams, Richard

DRAMA

LIST A

ROMEO AND JULIET Shakespeare, William

LIST B

THE MIRACLE WORKER Gibson, William
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Shakespeare, William
WEST SIDE STORY Shulman, Irving

MYTHOLOGY

MYTHOLOGY Hamilton, Edith
HEROES, GODS AND MONSTERS OF THE GREEK MYTHS Evslin, Bernard
MYTHS AND THEIR MEANINGS Herzberg, Max J.
MYTHS AND FOLK TALES AROUND THE WORLD Potter, H. Allen, ed.

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