Summer 2013 Recommended Reading List

Rising Tenth Grade 2013-2014

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Nonfiction Books

Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Des by Marc AronsonTrapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Des
Aronson, Marc
2011
Provides a detailed account of rescue efforts to save thirty-three miners, who got trapped in a copper-gold mine in San Jose, Chile, examining the psychological, physical, and environmental factors influencing the course of the rescue, and describing the efforts of experts from around the world.

Fiction Books

The Drowned Cities by Paolo BacigalupiThe Drowned Cities
Bacigalupi, Paolo
2012
In a dark future America that has devolved into unending civil wars, orphans Mahlia and Mouse barely escape the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities, but their fragile safety is soon threatened and Mahlia will have to risk everything if she is to save Mouse, as he once saved her.