Reading List By Grade

Grade Quarter Title Author Writing Project Type
7 1 Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe Map & Outline
7 2 Little Women Louisa May Alcott Character Sketch
7 3 Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift Précis / Summary
7 4 Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank Essay on bravery as it applies
to characters in the book
7 X Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
7 X The Hobbit J. R. R. Tolkien Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
8 1 Anne of Green Gables L. M. Montgomery Essay on the authors use of imagery
8 2 Up From Slavery Booker T. Washington Written Book Report
8 3 The Call of the Wild Jack Lundon Précis / Summary
8 4 Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare
Essay the following question: 
What are three decisions that 
could have been altered to avoid the 
tragic ending of Romeo & Juliet?
8 X The Outsiders S. E. Hinto Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
8 X The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe C. S. Lewis Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
9 1 Great Expectations Charles Dickens Character Sketch
9 2 Hamlet William Shakespeare Critical Book Review
9 3 Lord of the Flies William Golding Type Sketch
9 4 The Hound of Baskervilles Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Character Sketch
9 X A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
9 X White Fang Jack Lundon Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
10 1 Silas Marner George Elliot Critical Book Review
10 2 The Odyssey Homer Critical Book Review
10 3 Julius Ceasar William Shakespeare Critical Book Review
10 4 To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee Critical Book Review
10 X Little Women Louisa May Alcott Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
10 X Little Women Louisa May Alcott Essay, Character Analysis, 
Critical Book Review, 
or Research Paper
11 1 Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen Critical Book Review
11 2 The Scarlet Letter Nathanial Hawthorne Character Analysis
11 3 The Crucible Arthur Miller Critical Book Review
11 4 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald Critical Book Review
11 X Ethan Frome Edith Warton Essay, Character Analysis,
Critical Book Review,
or Research Paper
11 X The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemmingway Essay, Character Analysis,
Critical Book Review,
or Research Paper
12 1 MacBeth William Shakespeare Critical Book Review

X = optional reading for additional credit
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