• Ninth Grade Summer Reading List

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    by Maya Angelou Year Published:

    Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read.

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  • Lord of the Flies

    by William Golding Year Published:

    William Golding's classic novel about a group of English schoolboys who are stranded on a deserted island remains as relevant today as it was when it was first published in 1954. While at first the boys cooperate, the situation deteriorates as the boys allow their own wild sides to surface in this gripping commentary of human society.

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  • Monster

    by Walter Dean Myers Year Published:

    Readers become both juror and witness in this first-hand, screenplay-format account of a teen's murder trial. "Challenge(s) readers with difficult questions, to which there are no definitive answers."—SLJ

    (Mature Content)

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird

    by Harper Lee Year Published:

    As seen through the eyes of his children, this is the legendary, wrenching story of lawyer Atticus Finch, who takes on a case that cuts deeply into the heart of racism in the 1930s Deep South.

    (Mature Content)

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