Festival 2025



During the summer, the English Festival committee reviews books that we are considering for the next EF. We welcome feedback on any of the books at info@ysuenglishfestival.org. Download a Word document of the tentative booklist here

The books listed below are from the previous event and will be updated in September to reflect the 2025 list.

2024 English Festival Booklist

  10-12th Grades

Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows

Tiffany D. Jackson

Monday's Not Coming

Ruta Septys 

I Must Betray You

George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott  & Harmony Becker 

They Called Us Enemy*

Jasmine Warga

Here We Are Now

Jeff Zentner

In the Wild Light

Jeff Zentner

The Serpent King*    

*Book appears on both lists. 

  7-9th Grades



Jennifer Lynn Barnes

The Inheritance Games 

Anne Blankman

The Blackbird Girls  

 Lisa Fipps


  George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott & Harmony Becker

 They Called Us Enemy*

Jasmine Warga

A Rover's Story

Jasmine Warga

  The Shape of Thunder

Jeff Zentner

The Serpent King*



*Book appears on both lists.


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Program 2022

2024 English Festival Program

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