Contemporary Literature

2023-2024 Day/Time

Not offered in 2023-2024. Contemporary Literature rotates annually with World Literature and will be offered again in 2024-2025.


  • Grammar for High School: A Sentence-Composing Approach by Don and Jenny Killgallon
  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder
  • This Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World by Naomi Nye, ed.
  • In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
  • Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes
  • Biography/Autobiography of student’s choice
  • Note: Contemporary literature may include brief words/references of a PG-13 nature. No such references will be addressed in class.

Grade Levels

This tutorial is suggested for students in Grades 9-12. Contact Mrs. Craven if you have questions regarding placement.


$450 plus a $25 non-refundable registration fee


Not offered in 2023-2024.