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 Ninth-Grade Reading

over seventy selections

J = Readers who recommended the book

 

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 Ninth-grade students may read anything from this page.  Advanced students may also choose from the 10th grade page.

Adams, Richard.

Watership Down.  

Carnegie Medal

475 pgs,  880L

Be the first to read it!

In English Room.

 

Alcott, Louisa.

Little Women.  

Classic Novel

1270L

Be the first to read it!

In school library under fiction

Angelou, Maya.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 

Classic Autobiography

246 pgs, 1070L

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room.

Asgedom, Mawi.  

The Code. 

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In English Room.

Auel, Jean.

Clan of the Cave Bear. 

495 pgs, 1000L

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room 

Bagdasarian, Adam.

Forgotten Fire.  

National Book Award Finalist

272 pgs, 1050L

JJ $

In English Room.

Bitton-Jackson, 

I Have Lived a Thousand Years. 

And its sequel My Bridges of Hope

Be the first to read it!

In English Room 

Bradbury, Ray.

Dandelion Wine.  

234 pgs, 880L

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in English Room 

Bradbury, Ray.

The Illustrated Man.

680L

Be the first to read it!$

In our Library, under Fiction

Cormier, Robert. 

After the First Death.

233 pgs, 740L

JJJ JJ $

 In English Room.

Brin, David.

The Postman. 

320 pgs, 910L 

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room.

Bruchac, Joseph.

Code Talker.

223 pgs, 910L

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in English Room

Buck, Pearl.  

The Good Earth.

Classic Novel

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room in condensed form.

Clark, Walter van Tillberg.

The Ox-Bow Incident. 

216 pgs, 890L 

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In English Room.

Cooper, Susan. 

The Dark is Rising.

Newberry Honor Book & Newberry Medal for one of its three sequels

244 pgs, 920L

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room.

Cormier, Robert.

The Chocolate War.  

188 pgs, 820L

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In English Room.

Cormier, Robert.

 Beyond the Chocolate War.  

277 pgs 

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In English Room.

Cormier, Robert.

I am the Cheese. 

216 pgs, 810L

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room.  

Dillard, Annie.

An American Childhood.

252 pgs? 1040L

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In our Library under Biography

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Bud, Not Buddy.

236 pgs, 950 L

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In English Room.

Dorris, Michael.

 A Yellow Raft in Blue Water.  

980L

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In our school library in fiction

Freedman, Russell.

Eleanor Roosevelt: 

A Life of Discovery.  

168 pgs

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In our Library under Biography

Gardner, Graham.

Inventing Elliot.

Angus Award

181 pgs,  690L

J $

In English Room.

Grahame, Kenneth.

Wind in the Willows.

A Classic Youth Novel

920L

Be the first to read it!$

in the EF section of the Library

Hemingway, Ernest.

The Old Man and the Sea.

Pulitzer Prize

127 pgs, 940L

JJJ J $

In English Room.

Hearn, Lian. 

Across the Nightingale Floor. 

417 pgs,  840L

JJJ J   $

In English Room.

Hickam, Homer.

October Sky. 

AKA Rocket Boys. 

482 pgs, 900L 

J

In English Room.

Higa, Tomiko.  

The Girl with the White Flag.  

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In Our Library, at 940.53 HIG

Houston, Jeanne.

AKA

Wakatsuki, Jeanne.

Farewell to Manzanar. 

145 pgs, 1040L

Be the first to read it!$

in our library under biography

Hunt, Irene.

Across Five Aprils. 

Newberry Honor Book

208 pgs, 1100L

In English Room.

Hunt, Irene.

Up a Road Slowly. 

Newberry Medal

186 pgs, 1130L 

Be the first to read it!

In English Room.

Jian, Ji Li.

Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution.

271 pgs, 780L

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room.

Kadohata, Cynthia. 

 Kira-Kira. 

Newberry Medal Winner

244 pgs, 740L

JJJ J

in English room

Kaysen, Susanna  

Girl, Interrupted.  

168 pgs, 760L

JJ

in our school library under biography

Keyes, Daniel.

Flowers for Algernon. 

216 pgs, 910L 

Be the first to read it!

In English Room.

King, Stephen.

Firestarter.

400pgs, 890L

JJ    $

In English Room.

King, Stephen.

The Shining.

447pgs, 840L

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In English Room.

Kipling, Rudyard.

The Jungle Books.

151 pgs, 1160L

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In English Room.

L'Amour, Louis.

Mustang Man.

135 pgs

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In English Room.

Lavender, William.

Just Jane.

324 pgs, 740L

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In English Room

Lupica, Mike. 

The Big Field. 

245 pages, 970 L

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In English Room.

LeGuin,  Ursula.

Gifts. 

274  pgs, 830L

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In English Room.

LeGuin,  Ursula.

Voices. 

341  pgs, 890L

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In English Room.

London, Jack.  

The Call of the Wild. 

Classic Novel

102 pgs, 1120L

J $

In English Room.

London, Jack. 

White Fang.

Classic Novel

192 pgs,  970L

J $

In English Room.

Lupica, Mike. 

The Big Field. 

243 pages.  

In English Room.

McCormick, Patricia.

Cut.

243 pages.  

JJJ

In English Room.

Moore-Campbell, Bebe.

Sweet Summer. 

Be the first to read it!

in our library under biography

Mowat, Farley.

Lost in the Barrens. 

191pgs, 990L

JJ

In English Room.

Myers, Walter Dean. 

Fallen Angels.

308 pgs, 650L

JJJ JJ $

In English Room.

Packer, Tina.

Tales from Shakespeare.

192 pgs, 770L

Be the first to read it!$

In the English Room

Paulsen, Gary.

The Car.  

180 pgs, 900L

J

In English Room.

Paulsen, Gary. 

Dogsong.

Newberry Honor Book

177 pgs,  930L

J

In English Room.

Paulsen, Gary.

Dancing Carl.  

105 pgs, 1090L

JJ

In English Room.

Paulsen, Gary. 

Harris and Me.

157 pgs, 1060L

JJJ JJJ

In English Room.

Paulsen, Gary.

The Legend of Bass Reeves.

134 pgs, 950L

Be the first to read it!

In English Room.

Paulsen, Gary.

The Winter Room.  

Newberry Honor Book

103 pgs, 1170L

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room.

Pelzer, Dave.

A Child Called "It".

153pgs, 850L

JJJ JJJ

In English Room.

Petry, Ann

Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad.  

242 pgs, 1000L

Be the first to read it!

in our library under biography

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. (4)

880 pgs, 940L

J

In School Library under fiction

Rowling, J.K.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. (vol. 5)

JJ

870 pgs, 950L

In English Room.

Rowling, J.K.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. (vol. 6)

1030L

in our library under fiction

Salzman, Mark.

Laughing Sutra. 

262 pgs

J

In English Room.

Schmidt, Gary.

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy.

Newberry Honor Book

Printz Award Finalist

217 pgs, 1000L

Be the first to read it!$

In English Room

Sewell, Anna.

Black Beauty.

Classic Novel.

245 pgs, 1010L

Be the first to read it!$

Not yet available in our school

Smith, Betty  

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

488 pgs, 810L

Be the first to read it!

In Our Library under fiction

Smith, Kristen 

A Geography of Girlhood.

JJ

In the English Room.

Staples, Suzanne Fisher

Shabanu: 

Daughter of the Wind

Newberry Honor Book

240 pgs, 970L

Be the first to read it!

In English Room

Taylor, Theodore.

Air Raid - Pearl Harbor!

183 pgs

J

In English Room. 

Tolkien, J.  R.  R. 

The Hobbit.

A Classic Youth Novel

271 pgs, 1000L

JJ $

In English Room.

Walker, Alice.

The Color Purple.  

Classic Novel

670L

Be the first to read it!

In school library under fiction

Westerfeld, Scott.

Uglies.

425 pgs, 770L

and its sequel Pretties

JJJJJ  $

both in English Room.

Wooding, Chris.

The Haunting 

of Alaizabel Cray.

292 pgs, 970L

JJ $

In English Room

Zindel, Paul. 

Pigman.

A Classic Youth Novel

148 pgs, 950L

JJJ $

In English Room.

 
 

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 Ninth-Grade Reading

over seventy selections

J = Readers who recommended the book

 

Poetry ] A ] B ] C ] D ] E F ] G ] H ] I J ] K ] L ] M ] NO ] P ] QR ] S ] T ] UV ] W ] XYZ ]