*Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (homeschool, Classics '09, 999 Challenge, 1% Well-Read 2)
*The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (1% Well-Read 2, What an Animal, Dewey's Books, Book Awards 2, RYOB, Countdown Challenge, What's in a Name 2, 999)
*Lord of the Flies by William Golding (homeschool, What an Animal, 999, RYOB)
Graphic Novel Fiction:
*The Tale of One Bad Rat by Bryan Talbot (Graphic Novels Challenge, Dewey's Books, Support Your Local Library, 999 Challenge, What an Animal)
*Fables: Animal Farm by Bill Willingham (Once Upon a Time III, Graphic Novels, Countdown, RYOB)
*Fables: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham (Once Upon a Time III, Graphic Novels bonus, Countdown, RYOB)
Middle Grade Fiction:
*The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Daniel Pinkwater (read-aloud with boys, Spring Reading Thing '09, What an Animal)
*Shakespeare Wrote for Money by Nick Hornby (RYOB, Essay Challenge, Spring Reading Thing '09)
Young Adult Non-Fiction:
*Chew on This by Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson (homeschool)
Graphic Novel Non-Fiction:
*The Stuff of Life: A Graphic Guide to Genetics and DNA by Mark Schultz (Science Challenge, Non-Fiction Five, Graphic Novel Challenge, Countdown Challenge, Dewey Decimal)
*"South Africa: Statistics and Country Report," Global Studies: Africa by Thomas Krabacher, Ezekiel Kalipeni, and Azzedine Layachi (for homeschool)
*"The Long Journey of a Young Democracy," The Economist: March 3, 2007, reprinted in Global Studies: Africa by Thomas Krabacher, Ezekiel Kalipeni, and Assedine Lavachi (for homeschool)
*Creating Keepsakes (cover to cover) June 2009 issue (for fun)
*Harper's Island (for fun)
--"Thrack, Splack, Sizzle"
*House (for fun)
--"Under My Skin"
--"Both Sides Now"
*Crimal Minds (for fun)
--"To Hell...And Back"
*10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America by The History Channel (for homeschool)
--"When America Was Rocked"
*The Presidents by The History Channel (for homeschool)
--"Cleveland to Taft: 1885-1913"
--"Wilson to Franklin D. Roosevelt: 1913-1945"
--"Truman to For: 1945-1977"
--"Carter to George W. Bush: 1977-Present" (that "Present" having been 2005)
*Delores Claiborne (for fun)
*Volcano (for fun)
*Criminal Minds (for fun)
*Mississippi Burning (for homeschool)
*Lord of the Flies (for homeschool)
*Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War by The History Channel (for homeschool)
*NOVA "Cracking the Code of Life" (for homeschool)