BookList - 9th-12th Grades

9th Grade- Adult Book Recommendations
*There is a wide range of personal tastes, sensibilities, and parental guidelines among this age group, so this is an extremely limited list of suggestions! If you would like more personalized suggestions, please get in touch with Mrs. Meester, who is always happy to talk about books.



Fantasy
The Once and Future King    T.H. White
The Hobbit             J.R.R Tolkien
Lord of the Rings         J.R.R. Tolkien
Till We Have Faces         C.S. Lewis
The Lost World         Arthur Conan Doyle
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court    Mark Twain
The Great Divorce         C.S. Lewis Phantastes George MacDonald Fantasy - Young Adult The Forbidden Wish Jessica Khoury

Historical Fiction - Classics
Killer Angels Michael Shaara
Little Women Louisa May Alcott
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
Between Shades of Gray Rita Sepetys Salt to the Sea Rita Sepetys
Eagle of the Ninth Rosemary Sutcliffe
Longbow Girl            Linda Davies  (also a time travel book!)
Mara, Daughter of the Nile      Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Les Miserables         Victor Hugo
The Scarlet Pimpernel     Baroness Orzcy The Chosen                               Chaim Potok

Mystery
Death on the Nile         Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express    Agatha Christie
Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (and sequels)    Alan Bradley
Rebecca             Daphne du Maurier Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle


Science Fiction   
Ender’s Game             Orson Scott Card
The Space Trilogy        C. S. Lewis
Frankenstein              Mary Shelley
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde    Robert Louis Stevenson
The Invisible Man       
The Time Machine         H.G. Wells
A Wrinkle in Time (and sequels!)    Madeleine L’Engle (also, she wrote many other science fiction/fantasy series!) Ultraviolet R.J. Anderson Origin and Vitro Jessica Khoury





Non-Fiction

Darwin’s Black Box Michael Behe
How Should We Then Live?    Francis Shafer A Severe Mercy                       Sheldon Vanauken Big Ideas Simply Explained Series(Shakespeare, Literature, Philosophy, History, Religion, and more!)





Series (various genres)

The Lunar Chronicles                Marissa Mayer
Unwind            Neil Shusterman The Stormlight Archives Brandon Sanderson




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