This is a list of materials you will need to obtain on your own, or gain access to, during the course of the quarter if you want to be successful in Intro to Lit.
Young adult novels are becoming more and more sophisticated these days. This one is pretty exceptional. I would also recommend the audio book because they actually produce the commercials and soundbites interspersed throughout the chapters.
Skim, a graphic novel by Mariko Tamaki
Ceremony, a novel by Leslie Marmon Silko
Exit Wounds, a graphic novel by Rutu Modan
Reservation Blues, a novel by Sherman Alexie