9th Grade Book List 2020-2021

9th Grade Book List 
(for summaries, please see link at right) 

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

Maria E. Andreu, The Secret Side of Empty

Jane Austen, Emma
Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre

Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street

Arthur Clarke, Childhood’s End

Michael Crichton, Andromeda Strain

Junot Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Charles Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

E.L. Doctorow, Ragtime

William Golding, Lord of the Flies

Ralph Ellison, The Invisible Man
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

Frank Herbert, Dune

Thor Heyerdahl, Kon Tiki

S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders

Garrison Keillor, Lake Wobegon Days
Barbara Kingsolver, The Bean Trees

John Knowles, A Separate Peace

Madeline L’Engle, A Wrinkle in Time

Ursula Leguin, The Lathe of Heaven

Baroness Orczy, The Scarlett Pimpernel

Marjorie Rawlings, The Yearling

Gabby Rivera, Juliet Takes a Breath

John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

Robert L. Stevenson, Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels

Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club

Mark Twain, Huckleberry Finn

Laurens van der Post, Story Like the Wind, A Far Off Place

H.G. Wells, The Time Machine (and others)