Home School Book List 9-12 Grades 2017-18

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Non-Battle of the Books titles may also be ordered at the same time if you so desire.

Out of Darkness: The Story of Louis Braille Cover Image
By Russell Freedman, Kate Kiesler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780395968888
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 20th, 1999

A biography of the 19th century Frenchman who developed Braille. The book spans Braille's life from childhood through his days at the Royal Institute for Blind Youth and into his final years, when the alphabet he invented was finally gaining acceptance.


The Shadow Riders Cover Image
$4.79
ISBN: 9780553231328
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Published: Bantam - September 1st, 1982

Dal and Mac Traven left Texas young and idealistic. They came back from opposite sides of a living hell, a war that had torn the nation in two. They wanted only to reclaim their old lives...but one man held their future hostage.


The Time Machine Cover Image
By H. G. Wells, Greg Baer (Introduction by), Simon James (Afterword by)
$4.76
ISBN: 9780451470706
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Published: Signet Book - November 4th, 2014

The revolutionary novel that catapulted readers into the future, from the father of science fiction, H.G. Wells.

"I've had a most amazing time...."


The Pearl (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) Cover Image
$9.60
ISBN: 9780140177374
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Published: Penguin Books - February 1st, 1993

"There it lay, the great pearl, perfect as the moon."


Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics) Cover Image
By Emily Bronte, Pauline Nestor (Introduction by), Lucasta Miller (Preface by)
$6.40
ISBN: 9780141439556
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Published: Penguin Books - December 31st, 2002

One of English literature's classic masterpieces--a gripping novel of love, propriety, and tragedy. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read


20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Bantam Classics) Cover Image
By Jules Verne, Anthony Bonner (Translator)
$4.79
ISBN: 9780553212525
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Published: Bantam Classics - January 1st, 1985

An American frigate, tracking down a ship-sinking monster, faces not a living creature but an incredible invention -- a fantastic submarine commanded by the mysterious Captain Nemo.


Old Man and the Sea Cover Image
$10.39
ISBN: 9780684801223
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Published: Scribner Book Company - May 5th, 1995

Told in language of great simplicity and power, this story of courage and personal triumph remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most enduring works.


Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever (Bill O'Reilly's Killing) Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9781250012166
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 1st, 2015

A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly


The Big Sky Cover Image
$11.96
ISBN: 9780618154630
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Published: Mariner Books - January 9th, 2002

A classic portrait of America's vast frontier that inspired the Western genre in fiction.


The Secret Life of Bees Cover Image
$12.80
ISBN: 9780142001745
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Published: Penguin Books - January 28th, 2003

The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings