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 Cather in the Rye

The Crucible

The Great Gatsby

The Scarlet Letter

Grade 12





The Devil in the White City

Things Fall Apart


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