Grade 12 Academic Book List (Novels)

Grade Twelve Academic / University Level 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: Will Ferguson

American Gods

By: Neil Gaiman


By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Bel Canto

By: Ann Patchet

Kafka on the Shore

By: Haruki Murakami

The Book of Negroes

By: Lawrence Hill

Live of Girls and Women

By: Alice Munro

Glass Castle

By: Jeannette Walls

Starship Troopers

By: Robert A. Heinlein

Add your own novel suggestions in the comments below.

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