Rising 9-12 Graders

These books are appropriate for students beginning in the 9th grade, all the way up to 12th. There is a separate list for more difficult and mature books for 11-12 graders.

Pride and Prejudice or any Jane Austen book

The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck (also an online Summer Literature course)

The Spirit of Saint Louis, Charles Lindbergh

The Hound of the Baskervilles, 252 p., Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Count of Monte Cristo, 1400 p. (An abridged version is acceptable), Alexandre Dumas

The Three Musketeers, 560 p., Alexandre Dumas

The Scarlett Pimpernell, 320 p., Baroness Orczy

A Tale of Two Cities, 470 p., Charles Dickens

Great Expectations, 560 p., Charles Dickens

Oliver Twist, 496 p., Charles Dickens

Bleak House, Charles Dickens (also an online Summer Literature course)

Alice in Wonderland

Through the Looking Glass

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower, 310 p. (11 book series + a companion book of notes and maps), C.S. Forester

All Creatures Great and Small, 437 p., James Herriot

All Things Bright and Beautiful, 437 p., James Herriot

All Things Wise and Wonderful, 437 p., James Herriot


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