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Trudy
08-08-2012, 03:21 PM
Would you mind sharing your reading lists for high school?

Renee
08-08-2012, 09:51 PM
Sure! I only have our list for 9th and 10th grade, but that's a start. :)
Bible Reading
Answers for Difficult Days
Know What You Believe
How to Read Slowly
The Deadliest Monster
Know Why You Believe
Mere Christianity
Assumptions
The Universe Next Door
Affliction
The City of God
Genesis in Space and Time
How Should We Then Live?
Let Us Highly Resolve



Literature Reading
The Iliad
The Odyssey
The Republic
The Aeneid
Chronicles of Narnia- Entire Series
Frankenstein
Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Indian Captive
Amos Fortune
Tom Sawyer
Pilgram's Progress
The Best of Father Brown
Jane Eyre
Oliver Twist
A Seperate Peace
A Parcel of Patterns
Pictures of Hollis Woods
Pride and Prejudice
The Ramsay Scallop
Robinson Crusoe
Romeo and Juliet
The Screwtape Letters
A Separate Peace
The Shining Company
Treasure Island
Twelfth Night

We do a combo of Sonlight and Cornerstone Curriculum's World Views of the Western World - and my ds is a big reader, he probably read another 20+ books for fun.

Trudy
08-08-2012, 10:13 PM
Thank you so much. That is a great help! :clap:

wende
08-09-2012, 12:01 AM
For dd15's we usually tie in history and language arts, so her reading list reflects that. Science selections are pursuant to my dd’s goal of becoming an herbalist. She will also be reading two Uncle Eric books year. And she reads oodles of books of her choice.

9th grade (Ancients Rotation)

History selections – (she is required to read 3 per quarter, plus her choices)
Adam and His Kin: The Lost History of Their Lives and Times by Ruth Beechick
The Great Dinosaur Mystery and the Bible by Paul S. Taylor
Are You Being Brainwashed? By Dr. Kent Hovind
The Cat of Bubastes : A Tale of Ancient Egypt by G.A. Henty
Mummies, Tombs, and Treasure by Lila Perl
Life in Ancient Egypt by Denise M. Doxey
The Trojan War by Bernard Evslin
The Iliad by Homer (Gutenberg)
The Odyssey by Homer (Gutenberg)
Famous Men of Greece by Poland and Haaren
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky
The Book of Indians by Holling C. Holling
Stories from Ancient Greece by LA Hill
The Works of Josephus
Life in Ancient Rome by Joseph Farrell
Detectives in Togas by Henry Winterfeld
Seven Wonders of the World
Aesop’s Fables (Gutenberg)
Archimedes and the Door of Science by Jeanne Bendick
The Young Carthaginian, a Story of the Times of Hannibal by G. A. Henty (Gutenberg)
Alexander the Great - Makers of History by Jacob Abbott (Gutenberg)
Hannibal by Jacob Abbott (Gutenberg)
History of Julius Ceaser by Jacob Abbott (Gutenberg)
Cleopatra, The Queen of Kings by Fiona MacDonald
History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt by Jacob Abbott (Gutenberg)
Julius Caesar by Shakespeare (included in Shakespeare Stories II by Leon Garfield)
Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare (included in Shakespeare Stories II)
Ben Hur by Lew Wallace
Vinegar Boy by Alberta Hawse
The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare

Science selections –
Where the Lilies Bloom
My Side of the Mountain/Other Side of the Mountain
Walden by Thoreau
The Harvester by Gene Stratton Porter
History Makers: Scientists of Ancient Greece by Don Nardo

Government/Economics selections–
Whatever Happened to Penny Candy? by Maybury
Ancient Rome and How it Effects You Today by Maybury

wende
08-09-2012, 12:14 AM
"the plan" for 10th grade (Middle Ages Rotation)

History selections – (Must read 3 per quarter, plus her own selections)

Beric the Briton by Henty
For the Temple by Henty
Beowulf
The Confessions Of Saint Augustine
Otto of the Silver Hand by Howard Pyle
Son of Charlemagne by Barbara Willard
The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
The Song of Roland Translated by C. K. Moncreiff
Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
Wulf the Saxon by Henty
Winning His Spurs by Henty
Hamlet
The Boy Knight A Tale of the Crusades by Henty
Canterbury Tales
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! By Laura Amy Schlitz
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
In Freedom’s Cause by G.A. Henty
Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray
St. George for England by Henty
The Lion of Saint Mark by Henty
A March on London by Henty
Both Sides the Border by Henty
At Agincourt by Henty
Ink on His Fingers by Vernon
A Knight of the White Cross by Henty
Hunchback of Notre Dame

Science selections –
History of Medicine
Old-Time Makers of Medicine by James J. Walsh
she also found a few middle ages alchemy books on gutenberg that she loaded on her reader


Government/Economics selections–
Whatever Happened to Justice? by Maybury

Cari
08-09-2012, 11:30 AM
Wow ~ I won't even post DD15's list, I can't begin to match the ones that have already been posted. She is definitely NOT a reader. Sigh.

Alicia
08-09-2012, 07:29 PM
My ds read the following for 9th grade ~

The Iliad
The Odyssey
The Republic
Antony and Cleopatra
Oedipus the King
The Aeneid
The Portable Dante
Out of this Silent Planet

Here is his required reading list for this year, 10th grade ~

The Prince
King Lear
Paradise Lost
Cyrano de Bergerac
Crime and Punishment
and a couple more to be determined

11th grade ~

The Scarlet Letter
Billy Budd
The Grapes of Wrath
The Old Man and the Sea
The Great Gatsby
The Red Badge of Courage
and a couple more to be determined


12th Grade ~

Hamlet
Night
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Heart of Darkness
1984
The Awakening
Invisible Man

He also reads many books on his own. He read The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, and several other Dumas books this year. He also read many Grisham books, as he loves books about law.

Rebe
08-09-2012, 09:20 PM
Wow ~ I won't even post DD15's list, I can't begin to match the ones that have already been posted. She is definitely NOT a reader. Sigh.

Cari, I wish you would! (I don't think the idea here is to see who has the most impressive list. ;) ) I have a son who really dislikes reading, too, and I know for sure that he's not going to be reading the same things or in the same quantity that his older siblings have or will. I would love to see a high school list that someone has used with a reluctant reader.

Renee
08-09-2012, 10:50 PM
Cari, I wish you would! (I don't think the idea here is to see who has the most impressive list. ;) ) I have a son who really dislikes reading, too, and I know for sure that he's not going to be reading the same things or in the same quantity that his older siblings have or will. I would love to see a high school list that someone has used with a reluctant reader.

:yes:
I know when my dd's get to this stage we will have very different lists.

wende
08-10-2012, 08:43 AM
:yes:
I know when my dd's get to this stage we will have very different lists.

Yes, my list will definitely look different for my youngest.

Jen in SC
08-18-2012, 09:02 PM
Only a week and a half in so far, but Animal Farm over the summer and now starting The Hobbit.