Collegiate Required Summer Reading - Rising 9th Grade

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9th Grade

REQUIRED: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

 

Choice Books:

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Far from the Tree by Robin Benway

Feed by MT Anderson

Mexican White Boy by Matt de la Pena

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

Watership Down by Richard Adams

The House on Mango Street (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780679734772
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available to order (usually within a few days)
Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 1991

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374531263
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - August 5th, 2008

A Separate Peace Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743253970
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2003

A Very Large Expanse of Sea Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062866578
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

Darius the Great Is Not Okay Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525552970
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available to order (usually within a few days)
Published: Penguin Books - August 20th, 2019

Eleanor & Park: Exclusive Special Edition Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250012579
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 26th, 2013

Far from the Tree Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062330635
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Published: HarperTeen - June 4th, 2019

Feed Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780763662622
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Published: Candlewick - July 17th, 2012

Mexican WhiteBoy Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780440239383
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available to order (usually within a few days)
Published: Ember - January 12th, 2010

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062348685
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2016

Speak Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780312674397
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available to order (usually within a few days)
Published: Square Fish - May 10th, 2011

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316013697
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2009

The Alchemist Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062315007
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Published: HarperOne - April 15th, 2014

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400032716
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

Turtles All the Way Down Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780525555377
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Published: Penguin Books - June 11th, 2019

Watership Down: A Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780743277709
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Published: Scribner - November 1st, 2005