Summer Reading

Summer Reading 2018

English I
Swallowing Stones by Joyce MacDonald

English I Essentials
Swallowing Stones by Joyce MacDonald

English I Honors
Swallowing Stones by Joyce MacDonald -Required
Pick one:
The Cage by Ruth Sender
China Boy by Gus Lee
Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman

English II College Prep
Pick one:
The Brief Wonrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
Life of Pi by Yann Martel

English II Essentials
Pick one:
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

English II Honors
Pick one:
Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Pick one:
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

English III-A
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

English III-B
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

English III Honors
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger -Required
Pick one:
Native Son by Richard Wright
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

English IV-A
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

English IV-B
Pick one:
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson

AP English Lit (Myers)
Choose two besides the two works that are required.  The total is four books.
Beowulf (translated by Seamus Heaney)-Required
Grendel by John Gardner - Required
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
The Stranger by Albert Camus
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett

AP Language and Composition (Lubonski)
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Choose two:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
Blink:The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario
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