Mr. Rutland 9th Grade English, Special Education

A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows
Reading is my homeboy!

Rutland's Reading Raves
1. Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia Peggy Parish
2. Just Listen Mark Goulston 
3. Someone Knows my Name Lawrence Hill
4. All God's Children Fox Butterfiled
5. Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys Jawanza Kunjufu
6. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Sherman Alexie
7. Faces at the Bottom of the Well Derrick Bell
8. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey
9. A Long Way Gone Ishmael Beah
10. Voices of the Self Keith Gilyard
11. The Color of Water James McBride
12. King Leopold's Ghost Adam Hochschild
13. The Color Purple Alice Walker
14. I May Be Wrong but I Doubt It Charles Barkley
15. The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Junot Díaz
16. Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Seth Grahame-Smith
17. The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins
18. An Invisible Thread Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski
19. The Dreamkeepers Gloria Ladson-Billings
20. Prior Convictions and Other Life Sentences Richard Prior
21. Born Standing Up Steve Martin
22. Same Kind of Different as Me Ron Hall and Denver Moore
23. The Prince Machiavelli
24. When Bad Things Happen to Good People Harold S. Kushner
25. Bleachers John Grisham
26. Man's Search for Meaning Victor Frankl
27. Rules of the Red Rubber Ball Kevin Carroll
28. Have a Little Faith Mitch Albom
29. The Comedy Writer Peter Farrelly 
30. Rising Sun Michael Crichton
31. The Junction Boys Jim Dent
32. The Prophet Kahlil Gibran
33. Cosbiology Bill Cosby
34. The Go Giver Bob Burg
35. The History of White People Nell Irvin Painter
36. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mark Haddon
37. Hole in my Life Jack Gantos
38. The Pact Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Ramek Hunt
39. Living a Life That Matters Harold S. Kushner
40. Ghetto Schooling Jean Anyon
41. The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison
42. Manifesting your Heart's Desire Todd Varnum and Fred Fengler
43. Approval Addiction Joyce Meyer
44. Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
45. A Raisin in the Sun Lorraine Hansberry
46. Othello William Shakespeare
47. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty James Thurber
48. The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green
49. The Warmth of Other Suns Isabel Wilkerson
50. Agent Zigzag Ben Macintyre


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