Sunday, July 21, 2019

Homeschool Reading List - 12th Grade Modern History

Here is the reading list I put together for my 12th grader. That year they were studying modern American history (1877 to the present) so quite a few of these titles fit with that time period. You'll also notice quite a few poetry selections just for exposure. (+ means any title by that author) Enjoy!

Title Author
1984 Orwell, George
Against All Hope Valladares, Armando
All Creatures Great and Small + Herriot, James
All the King's Men Warren, Robert Penn
American Leonardo Mabee, Carleton
Brave New World Huxley, Aldous
Diary of a Country Priest + Bernanos, George
Divergent + Roth, Veronica
Dream Thief Lawhead, Stephen
Every Living Thing Herriot, James
For Whom the Bell Tolls Hemingway, Ernest
Gone with the Wind Mitchell, Margaret
Great Gatsby Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Green Mansions + Hudson, William H
Heart of Darkness + Conrad, Joseph
In This Sign Greenberg, Joanne
Inherit the Wind Lawrence, Jerome
Invisible Man Ellison, Robert
Looking Backward Bellamy, Edward
Lord of the Flies Golding, William
Lord Peter + Sayers, Dorothy  
Master and Commander O'Brian, Patrick
Murder on the Orient Express Christie, Agatha
My Antonia Cather, Willa
Night Wiesel, Elie
Of Mice and Men Steinbeck, John
Old Creole Days + Cable, George Washington
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich + Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Dillard, Annie
Poems Lewis, C.S.
Poems Keats, John
Poems Byron, Lord
Poems Shelley, Percy  Blythe
Poems Scott, Sir Walter
Poems Wordsworth, William
Poems of Coleridge Symons
Ramona Jackson, Helen Hunt
Scott's Last Expedition Scott, Robert
Short Stories and Tales, Complete Poe, Edgar Allan
The Age of Innocence Wharton, Edith
The Caine Mutiny Wouk, Herman
The Catcher in the Rye Salinger, J.D.
The Contender Lipsyte, Robert
The Cross and the Switchblade Wilkerson, David
The Cruel Sea Monsarrat, Nicholas
The Death of Ivan Ilyitch Tolstoy, Leo
The Fairy Tale of My Life Anderson, Hans Christian
The Giver Lowry, Lois
The Good Earth Buck, Pearl S
The Grapes of Wrath Steinbeck, John
The Man Who Was Called Thursday Chesterton, G.K.
The Necklace and Other Stories + DeMaupassant, Guy
The Nine Tailors Sayers, Dorothy  
The Old Man and the Sea Hemingway, Ernest
The Power and the Glory + Greene, Graham
The Trial Kafka, Franz
Things Fall Apart Achebe, Chinua
To Kill a Mockingbird Lee, Harper
To the Lighthouse Woolf, Virginia
Unbroken Hillenbrand, Laura
Walden Thoreau, Henry David
War and Peace Tolstoy, Leo
War of the Worldviews DeMar, Gary
Witness Chambers, Whittaker

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