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Summer Reading 2019: Grade 9

Summer reading information and booklists for students in grades 6-12 in Fall, 2019.

2018 Summer Reading Choices

The Summer Reading Choices list for students in Grade 9 has 38 books, fiction and nonfiction, in a variety of genres and subjects - something for everyone!  See other pages in this section to browse these categories:  

New and Noteworthy

Fiction and Nonfiction


Questions?  Email Gretchen Nordleaf-Nelson

Required Reading & Assignment for 9th Grade English

The assignment: Choose at least TWO books from the 9th Grade Summer Reading Choices List to read.

At the end of the summer, you will need to write a letter to your English Teacher, Gretchen Nordleaf Nelson.  This letter is a great way to introduce yourself and talk about your favorite book you read over the summer.
Choose ONE of the books and tell her what you liked about the book you read – or what you didn’t like. This letter should be about 200 words long and emailed to her at or delivered in person on the first day of school.  
Your first class project for English is going to involve your summer reading book so the more details you put in your letter the more fun you will have with your first project!

Required Reading for 9th Grade Holistic Health

All students enrolled in 9th Grade Holistic Health are required to read The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho, during the summer.


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