12th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 12th Graders from the Weber County Library

Accomplice
Artist/Author/Cast:
Corrigan, Eireann
Call Number:
F Corrigan
Description:

Best friends Finn and Chloe hatch a daring plot to fake Chloe's disappearance from their rural New Jersey town in order to have something compelling to put on their college applications, but unforeseen events complicate matters.

An American Hero: The True Story of Charles A. Lindbergh
Artist/Author/Cast:
Denenberg, Barry
Call Number:
92 Lindbergh
Description:

Illustrated with archival photographs, this acclaimed biography presents a full portrait of the handsome and brave aviation pioneer--from his global fame to the kidnapping of his baby son and his shocking politics.

Call Number:
YP 614.541 M9785a 2003
Description:

It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. 

Call Number:
YP F Finn
Description:

In late eighteenth-century Calcutta, half-Indian half-Irish Anila Tandy finds herself alone with nothing but her artistic talent to rely on, searching for her father who is presumed dead.

Behind Enemy Lines: A Young Pilot's Story
Artist/Author/Cast:
Demallie, Howard R.
Call Number:
YP 940.547243 D3694b 2007
Description:

Howard DeMallie, a young American pilot, and his crew are forced to bail out of their B-17 airplane over Holland. He is helped by the Dutch underground and imprisoned in a German prisoner of war camp.

Blue Flame
Artist/Author/Cast:
Grant, K. M.; Grant, K.
Call Number:
F Grant
Description:

Two 13th-century teens, divided by religion and class, find support from Parsifal, who guards a much-sought religious relic.

Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
Artist/Author/Cast:
Blumenthal, Karen
Call Number:
YP 363.410973 B6588b 2011
Description:

For more than a decade starting in 1920, millions of regular Americans ignored the law of the land. Parents became bootleggers, kids smuggled illegal alcohol, and outlaws became celebrities. It wasn't supposed to be that way, of course.

Breaking Through
Artist/Author/Cast:
Jiménez, Francisco
Call Number:
YP F Jimenez
Description:

After emigrating to California, fourteen-year-old Francisco works the fields while completing his education in hopes of improving his life.

Call Number:
YP F Meyer
Description:

As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.

Code Name Verity
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wein, Elizabeth
Call Number:
F Wein
Description:

In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

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