2019 Summer Reading

Summer reading requirements will be utilized in a writing assignment during the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year.

Students registered for AP Literature need to read the following:

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 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

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:

Jurassic Park – Crichton

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