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ESD 9th Grade Summer Reading Online Book Fair

Welcome to The Episcopal School of Dallas Upper School Summer Reading Lists! Below is the reading list for rising 9th graders. 


REQUIRED READING

These readings serve as touchstones for the discussion of other works of literature.  These requirements are listed below. Please purchase a physical copy of the text for in-class use.

English I: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah AND Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

 

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780375714573
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2004


ENRICHMENT READING

All students need to read at least ONE work (or approximately 250 pages) for enrichment.

Note: Not all Suggested Enrichment Readings are listed below as some titles are unavailable through Interabang.

 


A Thousand Splendid Suns Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594483851
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - November 25th, 2008

The Kite Runner Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594631931
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2013

Life of Pi Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780156027328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - May 1st, 2003

In the Sea There Are Crocodiles Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780307743824
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Anchor - June 12th, 2012

Internment Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316522700
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 17th, 2020

Ishmael: A Novel (Ishmael Series #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553375404
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Bantam - May 1st, 1995

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780374531263
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - August 5th, 2008

The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood Cover Image
$18.70
ISBN: 9780743266253
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Simon & Schuster - July 21st, 2009

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618711659
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Mariner Books - April 4th, 2006

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307387097
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Vintage - June 1st, 2010

The Hungry Tide: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780618711666
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Mariner Books - June 7th, 2006

Interpreter of Maladies Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358213260
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Mariner Books - October 22nd, 2019

The Namesake: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358062684
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - June 4th, 2019

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393337013
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 29th, 2009

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812979305
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 4th, 2008

Say You're One of Them Cover Image
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9780316086370
Availability: Special Order
Published: Back Bay Books - September 18th, 2009

What Is the What Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307385901
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Vintage - October 9th, 2007

Into the Wild Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780385486804
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Anchor - January 20th, 1997

My Family and Other Animals Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781909621985
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Macmillan Collector's Library - July 19th, 2016

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781400032716
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

The Chosen: A Novel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780449213445
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Fawcett - April 12th, 1987

An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography Cover Image
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9780143038603
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - February 27th, 2007

People of the Book: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143115007
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Penguin Books - December 30th, 2008

A River Runs through It and Other Stories Cover Image
By Norman Maclean, Robert Redford (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780226472065
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: University of Chicago Press - May 16th, 2017

Rocket Boys (Coalwood #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780385333214
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Delta - January 11th, 2000

Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780849919107
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Thomas Nelson - March 9th, 2008

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143117469
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Penguin Books - April 27th, 2010

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316113519
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Little, Brown Spark - January 1st, 2013

Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See: My Story Cover Image
$18.70
ISBN: 9780452282940
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Plume - March 26th, 2002

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143038252
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Penguin Books - January 30th, 2007