10th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 10th Graders from the Weber County Library

Grave Mercy
Artist/Author/Cast:
LaFevers, Robin
Call Number:
F LaFevers
Description:

Ismae trains as an assassin at the convent of St. Mortain. Can she really do what is asked of her?

Call Number:
YP F Harvey
Description:

Sixteen-year-old Violet Willoughby has been part of her mother's Spiritualist scam since she was nine, but during an 1872 house party in Hampshire, England, she is horrified to learn that she can actually see ghosts, one of whom wants Violet to solve her murder.

Call Number:
YP 811.54 E582h 2011
Description:

Quebrado has been a slave on captain Bernadino de Talavera's pirate ship for years, but when a hurricane sinks the ship and kills most of the crew, Quebrado escapes to safety and finds acceptance and refuge in a nearby village.

Call Number:
YP 92 Lee 2008
Description:

This biography tells the story of how Harper Lee struggled to become an author and created one of the most popular novels of the 20th century.

Is the End of the World Near?: From Crackpot Predictions to Scientific Scenarios
Artist/Author/Cast:
Miller, Ron
Call Number:
YP 001.9 M6496i 2012
Description:

Introduces end of the world scenarios, including self-destruction through nuclear war or continued environmental exploitation, humanity wiped out by a pandemic, or an asteroid or comet strike destroying Earth.

King of the Screwups
Artist/Author/Cast:
Going, K. L.
Call Number:
F Going
Description:

After getting in trouble yet again, popular high school senior Liam, who never seems to live up to his wealthy father's expectations, is sent to live in a trailer park with his gay "glam-rocker" uncle.

Numbers
Artist/Author/Cast:
Ward, Rachel
Call Number:
F Ward
Description:

Fifteen-year-old Jem knows when she looks at someone the exact date they'll die.

Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fleischman, John
Call Number:
YP 362.197481 F5965p
Description:

Gage, foreman of a railroad construction gang, survived an iron rod being blasted through his brain in 1848, and the subsequent study of him contributed to the modern understanding of the central nervous system.

Photo By Brady: A Picture of the Civil War
Artist/Author/Cast:
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Call Number:
973.73 A7364p 2004
Description:

The story of the Civil War as seen through the lenses of the field photographers hired by Matthew Brady, who traveled with troops and made visual records of what they saw.

Photography: An Illustrated History
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sandler, Martin W.
Call Number:
YP 770.9 S2175p
Description:

Presents the history of photography from the daguerreotypes of the mid-1800s to its acceptance as an art form and more.

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