11th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 11th Graders from the Weber County Library

A Curse Dark as Gold
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bunce, Elizabeth C.
Call Number:
YP F Bunce
Description:

Charlotte faces an uphill battle to keep her woolen mill running, with a huge mortgage and...a curse?

Amber House
Artist/Author/Cast:
Moore, Kelly; Reed, Tucker; Reed, Larkin
Call Number:
F Moore
Description:

After her grandmother's death Sarah Parsons, nearly sixteen, delights in exploring her family's centuries-old Maryland estate with new friend Jackson, but soon she is having vivid visions of her ancestors, one of whom may be a threat to Sarah's autistic brother, Sam.

An Earthly Knight
Artist/Author/Cast:
McNaughton, Janet
Call Number:
YP F McNaughton
Description:

In 1162 Scotland, 16-year-old Lady Jeanette hopes of redeeming her family's station through marriage. Yet she is haunted by the memory of a compelling young man from home--a man with a dark and terrible secret.

Between Shades of Gray
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sepetys, Ruta
Call Number:
F Sepetys
Description:

Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they've known.

Bog Child
Artist/Author/Cast:
Dowd, Siobhan
Call Number:
F Dowd
Description:

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she's been murdered.

Bunheads
Artist/Author/Cast:
Flack, Sophie
Call Number:
F Flack
Description:

Hannah Ward, nineteen, revels in the competition, intense rehearsals, and dazzling performances that come with being a member of Manhattan Ballet Company's corps de ballet, but after meeting handsome musician Jacob she begins to realize there could be more to her life.

Call Number:
YP 940.54 C8182c 2013
Description:

Pearl Witherington Cornioley, one of the most celebrated female World War II resistance fighters, shares her remarkable story in this firsthand account of her experience as a special agent for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE).

Copper Sun
Artist/Author/Cast:
Draper, Sharon M.
Call Number:
F Draper
Description:

Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.

Call Number:
YP 940.541273 S8812c 2013
Description:

Examines the role of African-Americans in the military through the history of the Triple Nickles, America's first black paratroopers, who fought against attacks perpetrated on the American West by the Japanese during World War II.

Dairy Queen
Artist/Author/Cast:
Murdock, Catherine Gilbert
Call Number:
F Murdock
Description:

Sixteen-year-old D.J. decides to go out for football after spending the summer training the rival team's quarterback.

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