Grade 12 Applied Book List (Novels)

Grade Twelve Applied / College Level students…

Are normally reading below grade level.  Texts for them should be high interest and cover a wide range of themes and genres.  Students can often read above their reading level when presented with familiar material.  These students should work with comfortable material that allows them to explore complex thematic issues while reinforcing key literacy skills.

Please be aware that students cannot demonstrate their literacy skills if they are unable to process and decode their text.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini


By: Matt Lennox

Looking for Alaska

By: John Green

Mister Pip

By: Lloyd Jones

Prisoner of Tehran

By: Marina Nemat


By: Nick Hornby

Slumdog Millionaire

By: Vikas Swarup

Fight Club

By: Chuck Palahniuk

Barnacle Love

By: Anthony De Sa

Add your own novel suggestions in the comments below.

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