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2018 Summer Reading

Summer reading requirements will be utilized in a writing assignment during the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.

Students registered for AP Literature need to read the following:

 

All the Pretty Horses - McCarthy or A Farewell to Arms - Hemingway

King Lear – Shakespeare

Billy Buddy - Melville

Students registered for AP Language need to read the following:

 

Grapes of Wrath - Steinbeck

War is Hell (speech) - Sherman

Students registered for Critical Thinking:

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character - Feynman

The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric – Sister Miriam Joseph

Students registered for English 11 Academic, English 11 Honors, English 12 Academic, and English 12 Honors are required to read one of the following:

 

To a God Unknown - Steinbeck

Oliver Twist - Dickens

Little Bee - Cleave

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Kesey

Chronicle of a Death Foretold - Marquez

The Last Town on Earth - Mullen

The Bean Trees - Kingsolver

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Haddon

A Lesson Before Dying - Gaines

East of Eden - Steinbeck

My Antonia - Cather

Uncle Tom's Cabin - Stowe

Into Thin Air - Krakauer

The Picture of Dorian Gray - Wilde

Pride and Prejudice - Austen

The Road - McCarthy

The Language of Flowers - Diffenbaugh

A Farewell to Arms - Hemingway

Cry the Beloved Country - Paton

Into the Wild - Krakauer

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman – Krakauer

The Glass Castle – Walls

Students registered for English 10 Honors are required to read:

The Kite Runner - Hosseini

Students registered in English 10 Academic courses are required to read one of the following:

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Alexie

Out of Darkness­ - Pérez

Students registered in English 9 Honors are required to read any of the following:

 

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I – Anderson

Jurassic Park – Crichton

Uglies – Westerfield

Students registered in English 9 Academic courses are required to read any of the following:

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I – Anderson

Jurassic Park – Crichton

Uglies – Westerfield

From the Barrio to the Board Room – Renteria

Fahrenheit 451 – Bradbury

A Tale of Two Cities – Dickens

Bluefish – Schmatz

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Dick

Ender’s Game – Card

Jane Eyre – Bronte

Things Fall Apart – Achebe

The Good Earth – Buck

Same Kind of Different As Me – Hall and Moore

1776 – McCullough