Adopted High School Materials for English Language Arts

The following titles were adopted for High School Language Arts as part of the 2018-2020 adoption process.


9th Grade

Anthology

Intro Literature

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin

Whole Class Novel

Author

 

Book Club/Choice Novel

Author

Bless Me Ultima  Bless Me, Ultima Rudolfo Anaya   The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, The Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney
Haroun and the Sea of Stories Haroun and the Sea of Stories Salman Rushdie   Alpha Abidjan to Paris Alpha, Abidjan to Paris Bessora & Barroux
The House on Mango Street House on Mango Street, The Sandra Cisneros   Americanized Americanized Sara Saedi
Persepolis Persepolis Marjane Satrapi   Between Sisters Between Sisters Adwoa Badoe
Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare   Boy 21 Boy 21 Matthew Quick
Things Fall Apart Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe   In the Time of Butterflies In the Time of Butterflies Julia Alvarez
        Lily and Dunkin Lily and Dunkin Donna Gephart
        Marcelo in the Real World Marcelo in the Real World Francisco Stork
        My Family Divided My Family Divided Diane Guerrero and Erica Moroz
        Piecing Me Together Piecing Me Together Renee Watson



10th Grade

Anthology

Language and Literature

Publisher

Bedford, Freeman, & Worth

Whole Class Novel

Author

 

Book Club/Choice Novel

Author

MacBethMacbethWilliam Shakespeare All American BoysAll American BoysJason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
NightNightElie Wiesel Between Shades of GrayBetween Shades of GrayRuta Sepetys
A Small PlaceSmall Place, AJamaica Kincaid Born a CrimeBorn a CrimeTrevor Noah
    Chinese CinderellaChinese CinderellaAdeline Yen Mah
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in NighttimeCurious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, TheMark Haddon
    Dear MartinDear MartinNic Stone
    A Long Way GoneLong Way Gone, A
Ishmael Beah
    The Radius of UsRadius of Us, TheMarie Marquardt

Whole Class OR Book Club Novel

Author

 
The Astonishing Color of AfterAstonishing Color of After, TheEmily X. R. Pan  
Blood Water PaintBlood, Water, Paint
Joy McCullough  
Chronicle of a Death ForetoldChronicle of a Death ForetoldGabriel Garcia Marquez  
Farenheit 451Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury  
FrankensteinFrankensteinMary Shelley  
The Girl with Seven NamesGirl with Seven Names, TheHyeonseo Lee  
How Dare the Sun RiseHow Dare the Sun RiseSandra Uwiringiyimana  
The Lord of the FliesLord of the Flies, TheWilliam Golding  
OutliersOutliersMalcolm Gladwell  



11th Grade

Anthology

Conversations in American Literature

Publisher

Bedford, Freeman, & Worth

Whole Class Novel

Author

 

Book Club/Choice Novel

Author

Fallen AngelsFallen AngelsWalter Dean Myers The 57 Bus
57 Bus, TheDashka Sluter
FencesFencesAugust Wilson Catcher in the RyeCatcher in the RyeJ.D. Salinger
The Glass CastleGlass Castle, TheJeannette Walls Hillbilly ElegyHillbilly ElegyJ.D. Vance
The Great GatsbyGreat Gatsby, TheF. Scott Fitzgerald HomegoingHomegoingYaa Gyasi
Nisei DaughterNisei DaughterMonica Sone How the Garcia Girls Lost Their AccentsHow the Garcia Girls Lost Their AccentsJulia Alvarez
A Raisin in the SunRaisin in the Sun, ALorraine Hansberry I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican DaughterI Am Not Your Perfect Mexican DaughterErika L. Sanchez
Their Eyes Were Watching GodTheir Eyes Were Watching GodNora Zeale Hurston Into the WildInto the WildJon Krakauer
    Killers of the Flower MoonKillers of the Flower MoonDavid Grann
    PassingPassingNella Larsen
    RefugeesThe RefugeesViet Thanh Nguyen
    Sing Unburied SingSing, Unburied, SingJesmyn Ward
    The Things They CarriedThings They Carried, TheTim O'Brien