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2014 Reading List for the College Bound 

Bray, Libba
Going Bovine
Delacorte Press, 2009  
Butler, Octavia
Beacon Press, 2003
Crystal, David
Spell it Out: The Curious, Enthralling, and Extraordinary History of English Spelling
St. Martin’s Press, 2013 
Fforde, Jasper
The Eyre Affair
Viking, 2002
Garcia McCall, Guadalupe
Under the Mesquite
Lee & Low Books, 2011 
Giovanni, Nikki, ed.
100 Best African American Poems: (*But I Cheated)
Sourcebooks MediaFusion, 2010 
Katcher, Brian
Almost Perfect
Delacorte, 2009
Keillor, Garrison, ed.
Good Poems
Viking, 2002
King, A. S.
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Alfred A. Knopf, 2010
Levithan, David
Lover’s Dictionary
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011
Lewis, Catherine
Thrice Told Tales: Three Mice Full of Writing Advice
Antheum Books for Young Readers, 2013
Lockhart, E
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Hyperion, 2008
Marchetta, Melina
Finnikin of the Rock
Candlewick, 2010
Miller, Madeline
Song of Achilles
Ecco, 2012
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux
No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller Carolrhoda Lab, 2012
Pullman, Philip
Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version
Viking, 2012
Rowell, Rainbow
St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013
Sloan, Robin
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012
Steifvater, Maggie
Scorpio Races
Scholastic, 2011
Stiefvater, Maggie, Tessa Graton, and Brenna Yovanoff
The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories
Carolrhoda Lab, 2012
Suma, Nova Ren
Imaginary Girls
Dutton Books, 2011
Teller, Janne and Martin Aitken, trans.
Antheum Books for Young Readers, 2010
Yang, Gene Luen
American Born Chinese
First Second, 2006