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Curricula and Learning Links - Language Arts

Introduction to Literature Reading List

Participants on our message boards recommend these books for ninth grade "Introduction to Literature." As always, you should peruse the book first to make sure it agrees with your family's beliefs and standards. Most of these books may be found at your public library, but if you would like to buy them, please use our links for Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Alibris, or Christian Book Distributors, and help support our site.

Please read the article "Why Study Literature?" to help your teaching efforts.

  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Robinson Crusoe
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Treasure Island
  • Silas Marner
  • Great Expectations
  • The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Diary of Anne Frank
  • A Christmas Carol
  • Oliver Twist
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Alas, Babylon
  • All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The Old Man and the Sea