Edmond North High School Required Reading

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REQUIRED READING LIST 2023-24

EDMOND NORTH HIGH SCHOOL

9th Grade

On-Level:

  • The Odyssey by Homer
  • Night by Elie Wiesel
  • Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet
  • The Bonds Between Us Lit Circles (Student Choice)
    • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
    • Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
    • Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Watkatzuki Houston & James D. Houston
    • House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
    • Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi & Yusef Salaam
    • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 

Intro to Advanced:

  • The Odyssey by Homer
  • Night by Elie Wiesel
  • Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet
  • The Bonds Between Us Lit Circles (Student Choice)
    • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely
    • Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
    • Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Watkatzuki Houston & James D. Houston
    • Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi & Yusef Salaam
    • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

 

10th Grade

On-Level 

  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
    • Alternate course: Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Shakespeare (Choose one)
    • Twelfth Night
    • The Tempest
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    • Julius Caesar
  • Ourselves and Others Lit Circles (Student Choice)
    • 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
    • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    • Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Letitch Smith
    • Dear Martin by Nic Stone
    • A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
    • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
    • I Am not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez
    • The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
    • Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

Intro to Advanced:

  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
    • Alternate course: Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
    • Alternate course: Life of Pi by Yann Martel 
  • Antigone by Sophocles
  • Shakespeare (Choose one)
    • Twelfth Night
    • The Tempest
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    • Julius Caesar
  • Ourselves and Others Lit Circles (Student Choice)
    • 57 Bus by Dashka Slater
    • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    • Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Letitch Smith
    • Dear Martin by Nic Stone
    • A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
    • The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
    • I Am not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sanchez
    • The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
    • Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay

 

11th Grade

  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Individual and Society Nonfiction Lit Circle (Student Choice) 
    • Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri 
    • The Nazi Hunters by Neal Bascomb
    • Born a Crime (YA Version) by Trevor Noah
    • Brain on Fire by Sussanah Cahalan
    • Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
    • Unbroken (YA Version) by Laura Hillenbrand
    • A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

 

AP Language

  • The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri (excerpts)

 

12th Grade

  • Beowulf
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • Shakespeare (Choose one)
    • Hamlet
    • Macbeth 

 

AP Literature

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • Student choice:
    • Student choice titles tbd

 

Lit circle choices may be found by searching for the title using the search bar near the top of the webpage.

 

 

Night By Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel (Translated by), Elie Wiesel (Preface by) Cover Image
By Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel (Translated by), Elie Wiesel (Preface by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780374500016
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Published: Hill and Wang - January 16th, 2006

The Glass Castle: A Memoir By Jeannette Walls Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780743247542
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Published: Scribner - January 17th, 2006

Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) By Daniel Nayeri Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140008
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Published: Levine Querido - August 25th, 2020

Animal Farm: 75th Anniversary Edition By George Orwell, Russell Baker (Preface by), Tea Obreht (Introduction by) Cover Image
By George Orwell, Russell Baker (Preface by), Tea Obreht (Introduction by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451526342
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Signet - April 6th, 2004

The Kite Runner By Khaled Hosseini Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594631931
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 5th, 2013

Life of Pi: A Novel By Yann Martel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780156027328
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Published: Mariner Books Classics - May 1st, 2003

The Great Gatsby: The Only Authorized Edition By F. Scott Fitzgerald Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781982146702
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Published: Pocket Books - November 17th, 2020

The Things They Carried By Tim O'Brien Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780618706419
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books Classics - October 13th, 2009

The Namesake: A Novel By Jhumpa Lahiri Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358062684
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books Classics - June 4th, 2019

1984: 75th Anniversary By George Orwell, Dolen Perkins-Valdez (Introduction by), Sandra Newman (Afterword by) Cover Image
By George Orwell, Dolen Perkins-Valdez (Introduction by), Sandra Newman (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
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Published: Signet -

Frankenstein By Mary Shelley, Harold Bloom (Afterword by), Douglas Clegg (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Mary Shelley, Harold Bloom (Afterword by), Douglas Clegg (Introduction by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780451532244
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Published: Signet - October 1st, 2013

Lord of the Flies By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by) Cover Image
By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780399501487
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - December 16th, 2003

Invisible Man (Vintage International) By Ralph Ellison Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780679732761
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - March 14th, 1995