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9th Grade Summer Assignments 2013

Each year, WMTL supports the curriculum of West Milford Township Public Schools by providing copies of Summer Assignment titles.

The following list contains links to the catalog records for these assigned titles. Click the title link in the WMTL & Passaic county library copies column to check availability and to place holds; books may be borrowed  for three weeks. There is limited availability for some assigned titles, so please plan accordingly.

WMTL & Passaic county library copies Notes Purchase
Required Text: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (also check another edition here)   Amazon | B&N
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (check other editions here, and here) Also on the 8th grade list. Library ebook download Amazon | B&N
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom (check other editions here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (check other editions here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende   Amazon | B&N
Th1rteen R3asons Why: A Novel by Jay Asher   Amazon | B&N
Hawksong: The Kiesha’ra: Volume One by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes   Amazon | B&N
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements (also check other edition here)   Amazon | B&N
Shelter by Harlan Coben   Amazon | B&N
The Naming by Alison Croggon Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N
Sea of Trolls by Nancy Farmer   Amazon | B&N
Looking for Alaska by John Green   Amazon | B&N
Runemarks by Joanne Harris   Amazon | B&N
Dune by Frank Herbert (check other editions here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
The Great Wide Sea by M.H. Herlong Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N
13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson (also check other edition here) Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin (check other editions here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl by Barry Lyga (also check other edition here)   Amazon | B&N
The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler (also check other edition here)   Amazon | B&N
Tiger Moon by Antonia Michaelis Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N
Luna by Julie Anne Peters (also check other edition here) Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N
The Chosen by Chaim Potok (check other editions here, here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
Nation by Terry Pratchett   Amazon | B&N
The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman (check other editions here, here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
Red Glass by Laura Resau (also check other edition here)   Amazon | B&N
Nonfiction    
Chasing the Dream: My Lifelong Journey to the World Series by Joe Torre (also check other edition here)   Amazon | B&N
I Am Scout: The Biography of Harper Lee by Charles Shields Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N
Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell   Amazon | B&N
We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance by David Howarth (check other editions here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
October Sky by Homer Hickam   Amazon | B&N
Eight Men Out by Eliot Asinof (also check other edition here)   Amazon | B&N

Honors

   
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (check other editions here, here, here, and here)   Amazon | B&N
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (check other editions here, and here)   Amazon | B&N

Social Studies

   

World History Level C

   
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (check other editions here, here, and here)   Amazon | B&N

World History Honors

   
Night by Elie Wiesel (check other editions here, and here)   Amazon | B&N