Independent Reading Lists

Posted October 24, 2006

Grade 6

Bitton-Jackson I Have Lived a Thousand Years

Barker The Thief of Always

Barron The Lost Years of Merlin

Cushman Catherine Called Birdy

Greene Summer of My German Soldier

Hinton The Outsiders

Pierce Alanna, the First Adventure

Voigt Homecoming

Grade 7

Durrell My Family and Other Animals

Jackson We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Keyes Flowers for Algernon

Mowat Never Cry Wolf

Naidoo The Other Side of Truth

Paterson Park's Quest

Spinelli Stargirl

White The Sword and The Stone

Grade 8

Bronte Jane Eyre

Conroy The Water Is Wide

Gibbons Ellen Foster

Hillerman A Thief of Time

Martel The Life of Pi

Card Ender’s Game

Knowles A Separate Peace

Smith A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Wells War of the Worlds

Grade 9

Achebe Things Fall Apart

Hesse Siddartha

Hurston Their Eyes Were Watching God

Kesey One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Potok The Chosen

Shute On the Beach

Salinger Catcher in the Rye

Vonnegut Cat's Cradle

Grade 10

Austen Pride and Prejudice

Bronte Wuthering Heights

Burgess A Clockwork Orange

Gordimer July’s People

Hardy The Mayor of Casterbridge

Maugham The Razor’s Edge

Stoppard Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest

Grade 11

Stephen Crane The Red Badge of Courage

Chopin The Awakening

Faulkner As I Lay Dying

Hemingway The Sun Also Rises

Miller Death of a Salesman

Morrison Beloved

Welty Delta Wedding

Wolfe Old School

Grade 11 Advanced Placement

Faulkner As I Lay Dying

Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby

Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter

Hemingway The Sun Also Rises

Twain Huckleberry Finn

Grade 12

Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment

Garcia Marquez Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Morrison Song of Solomon

Percy The Moviegoer

Grade 12 Advanced Placement

Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment

Faulkner The Sound and the Fury

Flaubert Madame Bovary

Garcia Marquez Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Joyce A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Morrison Song of Solomon