Skip To Main Content
Newton Public Schools N logo

Novels

Book Title Building Grade Level Approved by BOE
Eight Days: A Story of Haiti by Edwidge Danticat SF 5 4.2022
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan SF 5 4.2022
Ghost by Jason Reynolds SF 6 5.22.23
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly SF 6 4.2022
Holes by Louis Sachar SF 6 5.22.23
Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America by Sharon Robinson SF 5 4.2022
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by Bryan Mealer and William Kamkwamba SF 6 4.2022
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan SF 6 4.2022
The Most Beautiful Roof in the World by Kathryn Lasky SF 5 4.2022
Two Roads by Joseph Bruchac SF 6 4.2022
Ungifted by Gordon Korman SF 6 3.4.24
Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James Swanson CMS 8 6.26.23
Redwall by Brian Jacques CMS 7 1.9.23
Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall CMS 8 11.13.23
The Giver by Lois Lowry CMS 7 5.22.23
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins CMS 7 5.22.23
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton CMS 7 5.22.23
1984 by George Orwel NHS 10 1.8.24
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare NHS 10 11.14.22
A Raisin In the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry NHS 11 6.12.23
Animal Farm by George Orwell NHS 10 6.12.23
Antigone by Sophocles NHS 10 11.13.23
Beowulf (Author unknown) NHS 12 6.26.23
Crucible by Arthur Miller NHS 11 6.12.23
Danse Macabre by Stephen King NHS 12 6.26.23
Dante's Inferno by Dante Alighieri NHS 12 5.22.23
Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson NHS 12 6.26.23
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover NHS 11 11.13.23
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury NHS 10 6.12.23
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley NHS 12 6.26.23
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford NHS 11 11.13.23
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote NHS 11 6.26.23
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer NHS 11 6.12.23
Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan NHS 11 6.12.23
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare NHS 10 11.13.23
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng NHS 11 11.13.23
Macbeth by William Shakespeare NHS 10 11.14.22
Monster by Walter Dean Myers NHS 10 8.28.23
Mudbound by Hillary Jordan NHS 11 1.8.24
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass NHS 11 6.26.23
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles NHS 9 11.14.22
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck NHS 10 11.14.22
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey NHS 12 5.22.23
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi NHS 10 6.12.23
Short Stories in English for Beginners by Ollie Richards NHS 9-12 ELL 11.13.23
Short Stories in English for Intermediates by Ollie Richards NHS 9-12 ELL 11.13.23
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel NHS 9 6.26.23
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho NHS 9 6.12.23
The Book of Unknown Americans by Christina Henriquez NHS 11 11.13.23
The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls NHS 10 11.13.23
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald NHS 11 11.14.22
The Last Lecture by Jeffrey Zaslow and Randy Pausch NHS 11 6.12.23
The Odyssey by Jack McDevitt NHS 9 11.14.22
The Tempest by William Shakespeare NHS 12 8.28.23
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien NHS 11 6.26.23
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare NHS 9 5.22.23
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston NHS 9 6.26.23
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee NHS 9 5.22.23
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare NHS 9 6.26.23
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawl NHS 9-12 11.13.23
Eats, Shoots, and Leaves by Lynn Truss NHS 9 3.4.24
Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann NHS 11 3.4.24
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro NHS 11 3.4.24
Night by Elie Wiesel NHS 10 3.4.24
The Girl With Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee with David John NHS 11 3.4.24