Desert Heights Reading List

Desert Heights 2020 - 2021 Reading List

Book

Author

Price*

5th Grade

 

 

Thunder Rolling in the Mountains

Scott O'Dell

$6.15

The Phantom Tollbooth

Norton Juster

$6.92

The River Between Us

Richard Peck

$6.15

The Boy's War

Jim Murphy

$9.23

We are the Ship

Kadir Nelson

$15.39

 

 

 

6th Grade

 

 

Bud, Not Buddy

Christopher Paul Curtis

$6.92

Out of the Dust

Karen Hesse

$6.15

The Odyssey

Author Gillian Cross & Neil Packer

$15.39

The Ramayana: The Divine Loophole

Sanjay Patel

$23.06

Blood on the River: James Town in 1607

Elisa Carbone

$6.15

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown

Sally Walker

$17.70

Shipwrecked at the Bottom of the World

Jennifer Armstrong

$10.00

I Am Malala (Young Readers Edition)

Malala Yousafzai

$8.46

 

 

 

7th Grade

 

 

Castle Diary

Richard Platt

$5.38

Canterbury Tales

Geraldine McCaughrean

$5.38

The Midwife’s Apprentice

Karen Cushman

$6.15

Farewell to Manzanar

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

$7.69

Code Talker

Joseph Bruchac

$6.92

Fever 1793

Laurie Halse Anderson

$6.92

American Plague

Jim Murphy

$16.93

Animal Farm

George Orwell

$7.69

 

 

 

8th Grade

 

 

The Crossover

Kwame Alexander

$6.92

All Quiet on the Western Front

Erich Maria Remarque

$5.38

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Folger Version)

William Shakespeare

$4.61

Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice

Phillip Hoose

$10.00

*Prices are subject to sales tax and valid through June 30, 2021.