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Summer Reading List

Dear Students and Parents,

The following Summer Reading Lists contain the required texts for each class and grade level.  These books are required to be read before the start of the 2020-21 school year. Remember to make good use of your Public Library this Summer!  If you do not have a library card, you can learn about how to acquire here: https://www.libraryvisit.org/our-happenings/library-card-services/

Happy Reading!

English Reading List – Grade 9

English

  • Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
  • Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

Honors English 9

  • Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
  • Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
  • The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank – Anne Frank

English Reading List – Grade 10

English 10

  • Siddhartha – Herman Hesse
  • Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

Honors English 10

  • Red Scarf Girl:  A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution – Ji-Li Jiang
  •  Siddhartha – Herman Hesse
  •  Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

English Reading List – Grade 11

English 11

  • A Raisin in the Sun – Lorraine Hansberry
  • The Crucible – Arthur Miller
  • The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Honors English 11

  •  A Raisin in the Sun – Lorraine Hansberry
  •  The Crucible – Arthur Miller
  •   To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

Advanced Placement Literature and Composition I

  • A Streetcar Named Desire – Tennessee Williams
  • The Crucible – Arthur Miller
  • The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

English Reading List – Grade 12

English 12

  • The Lord of the Flies – William Golding

Honors English 12

  • Heart of Darkness/Secret Sharer – Joseph Conrad
  • The Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  • A Man for All Seasons – Robert Bolt

Advanced Placement Literature and Composition II

  • A Man for All Seasons – Robert Bolt
  • Heart of Darkness/Secret Sharer – Joseph Conrad
  • The Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  • Macbeth – William Shakespeare
  • Pygmalion – George Bernard Shaw