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|Grade||Strand||Title||Author||ISBN||Best for students to have by|
|9||ADV/GT||March: Book One||John Lewis||9781603093002||September|
|9||ADV/GT||Rebecca||Daphne du Maurier||9780380778553||October|
|9||GL||March: Book One||John Lewis||9781603093002||September|
|9||GL||Long Way Down||Jason Reynolds||9781481438261||October|
|10||ADV/GT||All Quiet on the Western Front||Erich Maria Remarque||9780449213940||October|
|10||ADV/GT||Of Mice and Men||John Steinbeck||9780140177398||February|
|10||GL||Just Mercy||Bryan Stevenson||9780812984965||October|
|10||GL||Of Mice & Men||John Steinbeck||9780140177398||February|
|11||GL||The Great Gatsby||F. Scott Fitzgerald||9780743273565||February|
|11||GL||The Pearl||John Steinbeck||9780140177374||October|
|11||APLAC||The Great Gatsby||F. Scott Fitzgerald||9780743273565||February|
|11||APLAC||A Thousand Splendid Suns||Khaled Hosseini||9781594483851||February|
|11||DC||The Stranger||Camus, Albert, translated by Matthew Ward||9780679720201||October|
|12||GL||N/A (individual copies of titles provided by AHHS)||N/A||N/A|
|12||APLIT||The Sound and the Fury||William Faulkner||9780679732242||October|
|12||APLIT||Pride and Prejudice||Jane Austen||9780141439518||October|
#1 New York Times Bestseller
Now a Netflix film starring Lily James and Kristin Scott Thomas
"Last Night I Dreamt I went to Manderley Again..."
“An intense snapshot of the chain reaction caused by pulling a trigger.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Astonishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A tour de force.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book
Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I.
I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. . . .
The authoritative edition of Macbeth from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers.
In 1603, James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne, becoming James I of England. London was alive with an interest in all things Scottish, and Shakespeare turned to Scottish history for material.
A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression
They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time.
The only authorized edition of the twentieth-century classic, featuring F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final revisions, a foreword by his granddaughter, and a new introduction by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
The Great Gatsby, F.
“There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon.”
Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, the #1 New York Times bestseller A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love.
With the intrigue of a psychological thriller, Camus's masterpiece gives us the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach.
The Sound and the Fury is the tragedy of the Compson family, featuring some of the most memorable characters in literature: beautiful, rebellious Caddy; the manchild Benjy; haunted, neurotic Quentin; Jason, the brutal cynic; and Dilsey, their black servant.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner: an unflinchingly look into the abyss of slavery. This spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.
Austen's most popular novel, the unforgettable story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read