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


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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