Grade 9 Academic Book List (Novels)

Grade Nine Academic students…

Are normally reading at, or above grade level.  Texts for them should be high interest and challenging.  They should be presented with complex ideas that encourage them to delve deeper into thematic issues, while inviting them to demonstrate key literacy skills.

Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters

By: Mark Dunn


Feed

By: M.T. Anderson


Indian Horse

By: Richard Wagamese


Symphony for the City of the Dead

By: M.T. Anderson


The Way We Fall

By: Megan Crewe


The Cellist of Sarajevo

By: Steven Galloway


The Garbage King

By: Elizabeth Laird


The Ruby in the Smoke

By: Phillip Pullman


The Golden Compass

By: Philip Pullman


Add your own novel suggestions in the comments below.

 

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