11th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 11th Graders from the Weber County Library

Sir Charlie: Chaplin, the Funniest Man in the World
Artist/Author/Cast:
Fleischman, Sid
Call Number:
YP 92 Chaplin 2010
Description:

A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin.

Call Number:
F Spinelli
Description:

Will Tuppence's life has always been ruled by science and common sense but in ninth grade, shaken up by the discovery that protons decay, he begins to see the entire world differently and gains new perspective on his relationships with his little sister and two close friends.

Star-Crossed
Artist/Author/Cast:
Collison, Linda
Call Number:
YP F Collison
Description:

Having been discovered as a stowaway as she tries to reach Barbados, teenaged English orphan Patricia Kelley struggles to survive by learning to be a ship's doctor and by disguising herself as a man when necessary.

Story of a Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Zarr, Sara
Call Number:
F Zarr
Description:

Outcast Deanna dreams of escaping her dysfunctional family until she finds the power to forgive.

Stupid Fast
Artist/Author/Cast:
Herbach, Geoff
Call Number:
YP F Herbach
Description:

Just before his sixteenth birthday, Felton Reinstein has a sudden growth spurt that turns him from a small, jumpy, picked-on boy with the nickname of "Squirrel Nut" to a powerful athlete, leading to new friends, his first love, and the courage to confront his family's past and current problems.

The Adoration of Jenna Fox
Artist/Author/Cast:
Pearson, Mary E.
Call Number:
F Pearson
Description:

In the not-too-distant future, when biotechnological advances have made synthetic bodies and brains possible but illegal, a seventeen-year-old girl, recovering from a serious accident and suffering from memory lapses, learns a startling secret about her existence.

The Book of the Lion
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cadnum, Michael
Call Number:
YP F Cadnum
Description:

17-year-old Edmund finds himself traveling to the Holy Land as squire to a knight crusader on his way to join the forces of Richard the Lionheart.

The First Part Last
Artist/Author/Cast:
Johnson, Angela
Call Number:
YP F Johnson
Description:

Bobby’s life is forever changed after he becomes a father.

The Night Circus
Artist/Author/Cast:
Morgenstern, Erin
Call Number:
F Morgenstern
Description:

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Cirque des Rêves and it is only open at night.

The Raven Boys
Artist/Author/Cast:
Stiefvater, Maggie
Call Number:
F Stiefvater
Description:

Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensive Aglionby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own--and that together their talents are a dangerous mix.

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