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Grades 10-12 English Reading List

This list was pulled from a July, 1970 Saskatchewan reading list for the public school system. Grade 10 and 11 students were required to read a minimum of 6 books for each grade. Grade 12s were required to read a minimum of 3 books. Can you check-off at least 15 of these books?

See also the reading list for Grades 7-9

Adamson, Joy. Born Free (Collins & Harwell), 1960

Aldrich, B.S. A Lantern in Her Hand (Grosset), 1956

Anderson, Marian. My Lord, What a Morning (Ma), 1956

Anderson, W.A. Angel of Hudson Bay (Ci),(Clarke Irwin Canadian paperback), 1961

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice (Dm),(Great illustrated classics), 1945

Baker, Louise. Out on a Limb (Mh), 1946

Barber, E.O. The Trembling Years (Ma), (N.Y.), 1949

Barrett, W.E. The Lilies of the Field (Do), 1962

Barrie, J.M. The Admirable Crichton (Ci), (Pilot books), n.d.

Baumann, Hans. Sons of the Steppe (Ox), 1957

Bennett, Lerone. What Manner of Man (Johnston), 1964

Bentley, E.C. Trent's Last Case (Ne), (Nelson's classics), n.d.

Besier, Rudolf. The Barretts of Wimpole Street (Little), 1930

Blackmore, R.D. Lorna Doone (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1943

Bodsworth, Fred. Last of the Curlews (Ms), (New Canadian library), 1954

Bodsworth, Fred. The Strange One (Dm), 1959

Bonham, Frank. Durango Street (Ci), 1965

Brickhill, Paul. Reach for the Sky (Co), 1954

Bridgeman, William. The Lonely Sky (Hr), 1955

Bro, M.H. Sarah (Do), 1949

Bronte, Emily. Wuthering Heights (Dm), (Great illustrated classics) 1942

Buchan, John. The Thirty-Nine Steps (De) (Dent's children's illustrated classics) London, 1964

Buck, Pearl. The Good Earth (Grosset), 1931

Burgess, Alan. The Small Woman (Evans), (Cadet ed.), 1959

Burgess, Perry Who Walk Alone (Hr), 1940

Calder-Marshall, Arthur. Lone Wolf (Me), (Story biography series), 1961

Camus, Albert. The Outsider (Hamish Hamilton), 1946

Carr, Emily. Klee Wyck (Ci), (Clarke Irwin Canadian paperback), 1941

Cather, Willa. My Antonia (Ne), (Sentry edition), 1961

Cather, Willa. Shadows on the Rock (Knopf), 1931

Cavanna, Betty. Going on Sixteen (Westminster), 1946

Christie, Agatha. The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Collins), (Modern authors series), 1964

Chute, Marchette. The Innocent Wayfaring (Ci), 1943

Chute, Marchette. The Wonderful Winter (Ci), 1954

Clarke, Tom E. The Big Road (Lothrop), 1965

Cleary, Jon. The Sundowners (Scribner), (Young people's edition), 1952

Collins, Wilkie. The Moonstone (Fu), (New and slightly abr. ed.), n.d.

Conrad, Joseph. Lord Jim (Dm), 1961

Cooper, J.F. The Last of the Mohicans (Sa), (Scribner illustrated classics), 1919

Corbett, Jim. Man-Eaters of Kumaon (Ox), 1952

Costain, T.B. The Black Rose (Do), 1945

Coulter, John. The Trial of Louis Riel (Ob), 1968

Cousy, Robert. Basketball is My Life (Ph), 1958

Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage (Grosset), 1925

Cronin, A.J. The Green Years (Lb), 1944

Cronin, A.J. The Citadel (Grosset), 1937

Daly, Maureen. Seventeenth Summer (Dm), 1942

Daugherty, James. Abraham Lincoln (Ma), 1943

Davies, W.H. The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp (Cape), 1955

Day, Clarence. Life With Father (Knopf), 1935

Dickens, Charles. Oliver Twist (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1941

Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities (Grosset), (Illustrated junior library), 1948

Dooley, T.A. The Night They Burned the Mountain (Farrar), 1960

Doss, Helen. The Family Nobody Wanted (Lb), 1954

Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Crime and Punishment (Dm), (Titan ed.), (Great illustrated classics), 1963

Doyle, A.C. The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (Modern Library), 1921

Drinkwater Abraham Lincoln (Cc), Required Reading for Grade 12

Dumas, Alexandre. The Count of Monte Cristo (Dm), n.d.

Dumas, Alexandre. The Three Musketeers (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1941

Du Maurier, Daphne. Rebecca (Do), 1938

Durrell, Gerald. My Family and Other Animals (Gh), 1962

Durrell, Gerald. The Whispering Land (Gh), 1961

Eaton, Jeanette. David Livingstone: Foe of Darkness (Morrow), 1947

Eliot, George. Silas Marner (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1948

Eliot, T.S. Murder in the Cathedral (Qu), 1963

Erdman, L.G. The Wind Blows Free (Dm), 1952

Ferber, Edna. Cimarron (Grosset), 1939

Fisher, Aileen. We Dickinsons (Ms), 1965

Forester, C.S. Captain Horatio Hornblower (Lb), 1939

Forster, E.M. A Passage to India (De), 1962

Frank, Anne. The Diary of a Young Girl (Do), 1952

Freedman, Benedict. Mrs. Mike (Coward), 1947

Frost, Robert. You Come Too (Hr), 1959

Fuller, Iola. Loon Feather (Lg), 1940

Gallico, Paul. The Snow Goose (Knopf), 1940

Gallico, Paul. Thomasina: The Cat Who Thought She Was God (Do), 1957

Gibson, William. Miracle Worker (Knopf), 1957

Gilbreth, Frank B. Cheaper by the Dozen (Crowell), (Updated ed.), 1963

Godden, Rumer. An Episode of Sparrows (Ma), (London), 1966

Golding, William. Lord of the Flies (Qu), 1954

Gollomb, Joseph. Albert Schweitzer: Genius in the Jungle (Cc), 1949

Gorsline, Douglas Farm Boy (Ma), 1950

Graham, Shirley. Dr. George Washington Carver (Mu), 1944

Griffin, John Howard. Black Like Me (Ne), 1961

Groves, Cy. Plays on a Human Theme (Ry), 1967

Gurko, Miriam. Clarence Darrow (Crowell), 1965

Haig-Brown, R.L. Starbuck Valley Winter (Collins), 1957

Hardy, Thomas. The Life and Death of the Mayor of Casterbridge (Ma), (Greenwood edition), (London), 1966

Harris, Christie. You Have to Draw the Line Somewhere (Ms), 1965

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter (Ne), (Riverside library), n.d.

Haycraft, Howard. The Boys' Second Book of Great Detective Stories (Fw), 1940

Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls (Sa), 1940

Hemingway, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea (Sa), 1952

Hemon, Louis. Maria Chapdelaine (Ma), (St. Martin's classics), 1965

Hersey, John A Bell for Adana (Knopf), 1965

Hersey, John. A Single Pebble (Knopf), 1956

Herzberg, Max J. A Treasure Chest of Sport Stories (Mu), 1951

Heyer, Georgette. Frederica (Qu), 1965

Heyerdahl, Thor. The Kon-Tiki Expedition (Goerge Allen), 1950

Hickok, L.A. The Touch of Magic (Dm), 1961

Hiemstra, Mary. Gully Farm (Ms), (Canadian Best Seller Libary), 1955

Hilton, James. Good-By, Mr. Chips (Lb), 1934

Hilton, James. Lost Horizon (Ma), (School ed), 1965

Hinton, S.E. The Outsiders (Ma), 1967

Holt, Victoria. Mistress of Mellyn (Collins), 1960

Huffman, Grant 15 Stories (Ms), 1960

Hugo, Victor The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1947

Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World (Ci), 1960

Hyman, Mas. No Time for Sergeants (Rh), 1954

Innes, Hammond. The Land God Gave to Cain (collins), 1966

Irwin, Margaret. Young Bess (Ci), 1944

Jackson, H.H. Ramona (Lb), 1939

James, Henry. The Turn of the Screw, and, The Lesson of the Master (Modern Library), 1957

Jelinek, Henry. On Thin Ice (Ph), 1965

Johnson, Annabel. Torrie (Fw), 1960

Judson, C.I. Benjamin Franklin (Ry), 1957

Kaufman, Bel. Up the Down Staircase (Ph), 1964

Keith, Agnes Newton. Three Came Home (Lb), 1946

Kilbourn, William. The Firebrand (Ci), (Clark Irwin Canadian paperbacks), 1956

Killilea, M.L. Karen (Ph), 1952

King, Carlyle. Saskatchewan Harvest (Ms), 1955

King, M.L. Why We Can't Wait (Fw), 1964

Kipling, Rudyard Kim

Kirby, William. The Golden Dog (Ma), (St. Martin's classics), 1931

Klein, A.M. The Second Scroll (Ms), (New Canadian library), 1966

Knowles, John. A Separate Peace (Bs), (School ed.), 1959

Kreisel, Henry. The Betrayal (Ms), 1964

Kugelmass, A. Ralph J. Bunche (Mu), (Rev. ed), 1962

Laurents, Arthur. West Side Story (Rh), 1958

Leacock, Stephen. Nonsense Novels (Ms), (New Canadian library), 1963

Le Carre, John. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (Do), 1963

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird (Ms), 1960

L'Engle, Madeleine. And Both Were Young (Lothrop), 1949

Lewis, Sinclair. Arrowsmith (Lg), 1925

Llewellyn How Green Was My Valley (Michael Joseph), 1939

MacEwan, Grant. Between the Red and the Rockies (Ut), (Canadian university paperbooks), 1952

MacLean, Alistair. The Guns of Navarone (Co), 1957

MacLennan, Hugh. Two Solitudes (Ma), (School ed.), 1951

McNally, G.F. A Book of Good Stories (Ma), (St. Martin's classics),1934

McPhedron, Marie. Golden North (Ma), 1948

Markandaya, Kamala. Nectar in a Sieve (John Day), 1954

Martin, Betty. No One Must Ever Know (Do), 1959

Maugham, W.S. Of Human Bondage (Do), 1936

Maule, Tex. The Quarterback (Mu), 1962

Mayerson, Leon. Two Blocks Apart (Hr), 1965

Medearis, Mary. Big Doc's Girl (Ms), 1942

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick, or, The White Whale

Miller, Arthur. The Crucible (Ma), (Compass books), 1964

Mitchell, Margaret. Gone With the Wind (Ma), (N.Y.), 1936

Mitchell, W.O. Who Has Seen the Wind (Ma), (School ed.), 1947

Mosarrat, Nicholas. The Cruel Sea (Cassell), 1951

Mowat, Farley. The Dog Who Wouldn't Be (Lb), 1957

Mowat, Farley. Never Cry Wolf (Ms), 1963

Nash, Ogden. Everybody ought to Know (Ms), 1961

Nathan, Robert. Potrait of Jennie (Knopf), 1940

Newell, L.H. Short Stories of Distinction (Bs), 1960

Nicoll, Eric. The Roving I (Ry), 1950

Noble, Iris. The Doctor Who Dared: William Osler (Cc), 1959

Nordhoff, Charles. The Bounty Trilogy (Lb), 1951

Norton, Andre. Moon of Three Rings (Ma), 1966

O'Neill, Eugene. Ah, Wilderness! and Two Other Plays (Modern Library), 1964

Orwell, George. Animal Farm (Secker & Warburg), (Collected ed.), 1965

Orwell, George. Nineteen Eighty-Four (Secker & Warburg), (Collected ed.), 1965

Oursler, Fulton. The Greatest Book Ever Written (Do), 1951

Oursler, Fulton. The Greatest Book Ever Told (Co), 1949

Parker, Gilbert. The Seats of the Mighty (Cc), 1896

Paton, Alan. Cry, the Beloved Country (Sa), 1948

Peare, C.O. Albert Einstein (Hr), 1949

Phillips, Alan The Living Legend (Lb), 1955

Piersall, Jim Fear Strikes Out (Lb), 1955

Plimpton, George. Paper Lion (Fw), 1965

Pratt, E.J. Here the Tides Flow (Ma), (School ed.), 1962

Rama, Rau, Santha. Home to India (Fw), 1944

Reid, P.R. The Colditz Story (University of London), 1957

Richardson, Grace. Douglas (Fw), 1966

Ringuet Thirty Acres (Ms), (New Canadian library), 1960

Rolvaag, O.E. Giants in the Earth (Fw), 1927

Rosen, Sidney. Doctor Paracelsus (Lb), 1959

Rostand, Edmond. Cyrano de Bergerac (Hr), (School ed.), 1923

Rublowsky, J. Popular Music (Basic Books), 1967

Russell, S.M. A Lamp is Heavy (Ms), 1950

St. Pierre, Paul. Breaking Smith's Quarterhorse (Ry), 1966

Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye (Lb), 1951

Sansan. Eighth Moon (Fw), 1964

Sayers, Dorothy. The New Sayers Omnibus (Do), 1963

Schecter, Betty. The Dreyfus Affair (Ne), 1965

Scoggin, M.C. The Edge of Danger (Knopf), 1951

Scott, Sir Walter. Quentin Durward (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1944

Seventeen (Periodical) Stories from Seventeen (Ms), 1955

Shakespeare, William. Hamlet Required Reading for Grade 12

Shakespeare, William. Julius Caesar Required Reading for Grade 10

Shakespeare, William. Macbeth Required Reading for Grade 11

Shaw, Bernard. Arms and the Man (Lg), 1955

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein (De), 1960

Shepherd, George. West of Yesterday (Ms), 1965

Shute, Nevil. On the Beach (Ml), 1957

Sillitoe, Alan. The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner (W.H. Allen), 1959

Speare, E.G. Calico Captive (Ne), 1957

Sprague, Rosemary. Forever in Joy (Chilton Books), 1965

Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men (Modern Library), 1937

Steinbeck, John. The Pearl (Ma), 1945

Stewart, Mary. The Moon-Spinners (Hodder), 1962

Stolz, Mary. A Love, or a Season (Fw), 1964

Stolz, Mary. Who Wants Music on Monday? (Fw), 1963

Stone, Irving. Lust for Life (co), 1937

Stoutenburg, Adrien. Explorer of the Unconscious (Sa), 1965

Sullivan, W. We Are Not Alone (Mh), (Rev. ed.), 1966

Sutcliff, Rosemary. The Mark of the Horse Lord (Ox) 1965

Tey, Josephine. The Daughter of Time (Peter Davies), 1951

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fellowship of the Ring (Allen & Unwin), 1954

Tolstoy, Leo. Anna Karenina (Dm), (Titan ed.), (Great illustrated classics), 1966

Trapp, M.A. The Story of the Trapp Family Singers (Ms), 1949

Tunis, J.R. Iron Duke (Lg), 1938

Turnbull, A.S. The Rolling Years (Ma), (N.Y.), 1936

Twain, Mark. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Fw), 1917

Ullman, J.R. Banner in the Sky (Ms), 1954

Uris, Leon. Exodus (Do), 1958

Verne, Jules. Around the World in Eighty Days (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1956

Walker, Mildred. Winter Wheat (Lg), 1944

Washington, Booker T. Up From Slavery (Dm), (Great illustrated classics), 1965

Westheimer, David. Von Ryan's Express (Do), 1964

Wilder, Thornton. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Grosset), 1927

Wilder, Thornton. Three Plays (Fw), 1957

Wister, Owen. The Virginian (Ma), (N.Y.), 1929

Wong, J.S. Fifth Chinese Daughter (Fw), 1945

Woodham-Smith, Cecil. Lonely Crusader (Mh), (Abridged ed.), 1951

Wouk, Herman. The Caine Mutiny (Do), 1951

Wren, P.C. Beau Geste (John Murray), 1924

Wyndham, John. The Chrysalids (Michael Joseph), 1955

Wyndham, John. The Day of the Triffids (Michael Joseph), 1951

Yates, Brock. The Indianapolis 500 (Fw), 1961

Yates, Elizabeth. Prudence Crandall: Woman of Courage (Ci), 1955

Young, P.B. Psyche (Lg), 1959

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