Books for grades 9-12

All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr

Belzhar, by Meg Wolitzer

Brown Girl Dreaming, by Jacqueline Woodson

Copper Sun, by Sharon M. Draper

The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

Enrique's Journey: The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite With His Mother, by Sonia Nazario (Adapted for Young People)

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia, by Candace Fleming

Girls Like Us, by Gail Giles

Glory O'Brien's History of the Future, by A.S. King

How it Went Down, by Kekla Magoon

Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business - and Won!, by Emily Arnold McCully

I'll Give You the Sun, by Jandy Nelson

The Martian, by Andy Weir

Out of the Easy, by Ruta Sepetys

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights, by Steve Sheinkin

The Scar Boys, by Len Vlahos

The Shadow Hero, story by Gene Luen Yang; art by Sonny Liew

The Terrorist's Son: A Story of Choice, by Zak Ebrahim with Jeff Giles

We Were Liars, by E. Lockhart

The Young Elites, by Marie Lu