Literary Works for Grades 6-12

  • Grade 6

    The Illustrated Man, Ray Bradbury

    Bloomability, Sharon Creech

    Worth, La Faye

    Across Five Aprils, Irene Hunt

    A Family Apart, Joan Lowery Nixon

    Where the Red Fern Grows, Wilson Rawls

    Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, Sharon Creech

    Love that Dog, Hate that Cat, Sharon Creech

    StarGirl, Jerry Spinelli

    Tuck Everlasting, Natalie Bobbiti

    The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Avi

    Picture of Hollis Woods, Scholastic

    Grade 7

    Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse

    Through My Eyes, Ruby Bridges

    The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, H.G. Wells

    The Pig Scrolls, Paul Shipton

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Mildred Taylor

    The Well, Mildred Taylor

    Mississippi Bridge, Mildred Taylor

    Song of the Trees, Mildred Taylor

    The Friendship, Mildred Taylor

    Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

    Hitch, Jeannette Ingold

    I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai (Young Readers Edition)

    A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens

    The Monsters are Due on Maple Street (play) Rod Sterling

    Children of the Dust Bowl, Jerry Stanley

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (play) Washington Irving

    Ghost Girl, Delia Ray

    A Long Walk to Water, Linda Sue Park

    The Devil’s Arithmetic, Jane Yolen

    Inside Out & Back Again, Thanhha Lai

    Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Illiad, Rosemary Sutcliff

    Grade 8

    The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton

    The Man Who Was Poe, Avi

    And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie

    The Giver, Lois Lowry

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain

    Bronx Masquerade, Nikki Grimes

    Among the Hidden, Margaret Peterson

    Ten Great Mysteries of Edgar Allen Poe, Edgar Allen Poe

    The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allen Poe, Poe/Scholastic

    The Raven and Other Poems, Edgar Allen Poe

    Grade 9

    Animal Farm

    Autobiography of a Face

    Romeo and Juliet

    The House on Mango Street

    The Mavericks

    The Odyssey

    Grade 10

    Julius Caesar

    Lord of the Flies

    Midsummer Night’s Dream


    Of Mice and Men


    The Metamorphosis

    The Old Man and the Sea

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    Grade 11


    Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451

    Great Expectations

    Into the Wild

    Much Ado About Nothing or Macbeth

    Our Town

    The Catcher in the Rye

    The Crucible

    The Great Gatsby

    The Scarlet Letter

    Grade 12





    The Devil in the White City

    Things Fall Apart