Classical Preparatory School
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Ninth Grade Reading List

All rising into ninth grade students must read the required book choice at their grade level and in a two page essay which answers the following question: How does an understanding of Aristotle’s philosophy allow us to be (1) logical thinkers and (2) moral leaders? Students must also read one additional book of their choice from the approved book list at their grade level, and then complete a one page written summary. Each assignment will be turned in for credit on the first day of school.



Aristotle for Everybody, Adler


Approved List:

And Then There Were None, Christie

The Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh

The Wright Brothers, McCullough

Tales of Troy, Green

Greek Myths, Coolidge

The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells

How to Win Friends and Influence People, Carnegie



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