9th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 9th Graders from the Weber County Library
Jepp, a teenage dwarf living in 16th century Europe, leaves home to seek his destiny.
When two Florida teenagers become stranded on a tiny island in the Everglades, they attempt to walk ten miles through swampland to reach civilization.
(Fiction, 2006) Brooks shares the untold story of Father March from Louisa May Alcottâs "Little Women" as he joins other Union soldiers in the Civil War.
This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.
Does perfect citizen Cassia have the courage to go against the status quo in her perfect Society--for love?
Twelve-year-old Lafayette's close relationship with his older brother Charlie changes after Charlie is released from a detention home and blames Lafayette for the death of their mother.
This intriguing photobiography examines the life and times of the author and poet who would have a huge influence on future generations of writers, poets, artists, and even songwriters. Poe pioneered the psychological horror story, the detective story, and the emerging genre of science fiction.
In fifteenth-century Italy, seventeen-year-old Giulia, a Count's illegitimate daughter, buys a talisman hoping it will bring her true love to save her from life in a convent.
Lonely after a midsummer move to a new town, sixteen-year-old high-school quarterback Marcus Jordan becomes friends with a retired professional linebacker who is great at training him, but whose childish behavior keeps Marcus in hot water.
Offers advice to teenaged authors on the techniques of originating, developing, and editing fiction; profiles successful teen authors; and answers common questions about the writing process.