Interesting Books To Read

Suggested Books for 12th Grade
• A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
• A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
• A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
• Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid
• Atonement by Ian McEwan
• Beowulf by Gareth Hinds
• Black and White by Paul Volponi
• Candide by Voltaire
• Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros
• Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama
• East of Eden by John Steinbeck
• Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
• Foundation by Isaac Asimov
• Frida: Viva La Vida! Long Live Life! by Carmen Bernier-Grand
• In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
• Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
• Light in August by William Faulkner
• Luna: A Novel by Julie Anne Peters
• Makes Me Wanna Holler by Nathan McCall
• Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography edited by Andrew Helfer
• My Jim by Nancy Rawles
• Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
• Shakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson
• Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
• Soldier: A Poet’s Childhood by June Jordan
• Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley
• Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
• Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer by Lynne Cox
• The Aeneid by Virgil
• The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron
• The Darkest Child by Delores Phillips
• The Good Negress by A.J. Verdelle
• The Judas Goat by Robert B. Parker
• The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
• The Once and Future King by T.H. White
• The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
• The Road by Cormac McCarthy
• The Rose that Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shakur
• The Salt Eaters by Toni Cade T. Bambara
• The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
• The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
• The Street Lawyer by John Grisham
• The Street by Ann Petry
• The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
• What I Was by Meg Rosoff
• Wheelchair Warrior: Gangs, Disability and Basketball by Melvin Juette and Ronald J. Berger
• When Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie Head
• Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks