11th Grade Reading List

Here is our Master list for 11th Grade, please feel free to comment which books you used with your children and which they enjoyed. Many should be used for SAT and ACT as well. Here is the Printable list.

Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc Aronson

Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement by Rick Bowers

Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 by Michael Capuzzo

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success by Sampson Davis

Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America by James M. Deem

Because They Marched: The People’s Campaign for Voting Rights that Changed America by Russell Freedman

Letters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny by Hill Harper

We Turned Back to See Where Where We Came From – Snapshots, Vignettes, and Stories by the Students of Greater Egleston High School by Daniel Boston

Marvel Comics: The Untold Story by Sean Howe

Freaks and Revelations by Davida Wills Hurwin

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin

Young Men and Fire by Norman Maclean

Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore

Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II by Martin W. Sandler

Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food by Eric Schlosser & Charles Wilson

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

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till by Simeon Wright

Mystery & Suspense

Kissed by an Angel: Kissed by an Angel; The Power of Love; Soulmates by Elizabeth Chandler

The Moonstone (Penguin Classics) by Wilkie Collins

The Face on the Milk Carton (The Face on the Milk Carton Series) by Caroline B. Cooney

Croak (Croak (Quality)) by Gina Damico

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Dover Thrift Editions) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

Skeleton Crew by Stephen King

Bel Canto (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Ann Patchett

The Angel Experiment: A Maximum Ride Novel (Book 1) by James Patterson

Tokyo Heist by Diana Renn