9th Grade Reading List
Reading Suggestions for 9th Graders from the Weber County Library
This biography tells the story of how Harper Lee struggled to become an author and created one of the most popular novels of the 20th century.
Contains advice, ideas, writing activities, and encouragement from a working poet for aspiring poets. Includes poems by a variety of poets from the unknown to the famous, including Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, Eve Merriam, and more.
Chris McCandless abandons everything to experience life in the Alaskan wilderness.
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.
Jock to loner, academic snob to outcast, the author explores and shatters the stereotypes behind the relationships, friends, rumors, peer pressure, sports, bullies, and other assorted forms of mental anguish that come with high school.
(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?