11 Great Book Lists for High School Students

Books to spice up your high school syllabus!

Our Favorite Book Lists for High School Students

Are you looking for new reading material to add to your high school English or literature syllabus? Look no further than some of our favorite book lists for high school students:

1. We asked high school teachers for some of their favorites when they were in high school. Maybe the love will rub off!

12 Most Influential Books for High School Students, According to Teachers

 

2. Move aside Twain, Fitzgerald, and Williams… there’s plenty of authors outside the U.S. to explore.

21 International Books That Belong on Your High School Syllabus

 

3. These books about World War II will make history feel more personal than ever before.

5 Books About World War II for Your High School Students

 

4. Because what’s a better reward after reading a book than watching the movie?

Our Favorite Book-Movie Adaptations for Every Grade Level

 

5. Some time in the future, these will be known as “classics”.

6 21st-Century Novels to Teach in English Class

 

7. These books don’t get as much attention in the high school classroom as they should!

These 10 American Lit Classics Still Belong On Your Syllabus

 

8. These are some of our favorite characters of all time.

These Women of Color Belong on Your High School Reading List

 

9. These 2017 YA novels are all must-reads.

21 YA Books You Should Be Reading Right Now

 

10. Great list if you’re just building your classroom library.

Building Your Classroom Library: The Best Books for Grades 9-12

 

11. More YA recommendations to help you change things up.

6 Books to Read Instead of (or in Addition to) the Classic Novel

 

What are your favorite book lists for high school students? We’d love to see links in the comments.

 

Posted by Michael Kokias

Michael is an Editorial Intern for weareteachers.com and a Junior English major at Saint Joseph's University. He loves to read (as every English major must) and run (because, sadly, it's not healthy to sit around and read books all day).

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