12th Grade Reading List

Reading Suggestions for 12th Graders from the Weber County Library

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Tempest
Artist/Author/Cast:
Cross, Julie
Call Number:
F Cross
Description:

After his girlfriend Holly is fatally shot during a violent struggle, nineteen-year-old Jackson uses his supernatural abilities and travels back in time two years, where he falls in love with Holly all over again, learns that his father is a spy, and discovers powerful enemies of time who will stop at nothing to recruit him for their own purposes.

They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell
Call Number:
YP 322.420973 B2926t 2010
Description:

Documents the history and origin of the Ku Klux Klan from its beginning in Pulaski, Tennessee, and provides personal accounts, congressional documents, diaries, and more.

The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wolf, Allan
Call Number:
F Wolf
Description:

Recreates the 1912 sinking of the Titanic as observed by millionaire John Jacob Astor, a beautiful young Lebanese refugee finding first love, "Unsinkable" Molly Brown, Captain Smith, and others including the iceberg itself.

What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future
Artist/Author/Cast:
Christen, Carol; Bolles, Richard Nelson
Call Number:
YP 331.7023 C5545w 2010
Description:

A job-hunting manual for teens helps high school and college students zero in on their favorite skills and apply that knowledge to finding their perfect major or job.

When the Emperor Was Divine
Artist/Author/Cast:
Otsuka, Julie
Call Number:
F Otsuka
Description:

Otsuka researched historical sources and her own grandparents' experiences as background for this spare yet poignant first novel about the ordeal of a Japanese family sent to an internment camp during World War II.

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