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9th Grade Book Suggestions

The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie; art by Ellen Forney

Prom by Laurie Halse Anderson

Shift by Jennifer Bradbury

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Beige by Cecil Castellucci

Dancing in red shoes will kill you by Dorian Cirrone

City of bones by Cassandra Clare

Thieves like us by Stephen Cole

Along for the ride by Sarah Dessen

The truth about forever by Sarah Dessen

Gym candy by Carl Deuker

Hot girl by Dream Jordan

After by Amy Efaw

Quaking by Kathryn Erskine

Touching snow by M. Sindy Felin

Fade to black by Alex Flinn

The opposite of invisible by Liz Gallagher

Evernight by Claudia Gray

Where I want to be by Adele Griffin

Get well soon by Julie Halpern

Rash by Pete Hautman

Your own, Sylvia: a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill

Kiss me kill me by Lauren Henderson

Letting go of Bobby James, or how I found my self of steam by Valerie Hobbs

Devilish by Maureen Johnson

Lady Macbeth's daughter by Lisa Klein

Undercover by Beth Kephart

Bittersweet by Drew Lamm

Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin

The killing sea by Richard Lewis

The missing girl by Norma Fox Mazer

Wake by Lisa McMann

Angel by Cliff McNish

The murder of Bindy MacKenzie by Jaclyn Moriarty

Alis by Naomi Rich

Eyes of the emperor by Graham Salisbury

The weight of the sky by Lisa Ann Sandell

Far from you by Lisa Schroeder

I was a non-blonde cheerleader by Kieran Scott

Exposed by Susan Vaught

It's kind of a funny story by Ned Vizzini

Response by Paul Volponi

Skin by Adrienne Maria Vrettos

Double helix by Nancy Werlin

Uglies. 1 by Scott Westerfeld

Zigzag by Ellen Wittlinger

The haunting of Alaizabel Cray by Chris Wooding

Emako Blue by Brenda Woods

Sweethearts : a novel by Sara Zarr

Memoirs of a teenage amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin