Collegiate Required Summer Reading - Rising 9th Grade

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9th Grade

REQUIRED READING: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

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

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374531263
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - August 5th, 2008

A Separate Peace Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743253970
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2003

 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn [75th Anniversary Ed] Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780060736262
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - November 6th, 2018

A Very Large Expanse of Sea Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062866578
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

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Darius the Great Is Not Okay Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780525552970
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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
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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
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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 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
$19.99
ISBN: 9780743277709
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Published: Scribner - November 1st, 2005