Grade 10 Academic Book List (Novels)

Grade Ten 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.


By: Richard Burley

A Long Way Gone

By: Ishmael Beah

Forest of Hands & Teeth

By: Carrie Ryan

Medicine Walk

By: Richard Wagamese

Midnight at the Dragon Cafe

By: Judy Fong Bates

Laughing all the Way to the Mosque

By: Zarqa Nawaz


By: Scott Westerfeld

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

By: Mark Haddon

Motorcycles and Sweetgrass

By: Drew Hayden Taylor

Add your own novel suggestions in the comments below.

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