Summer Reading List 2017

 

Directions:

Please read all titles listed under the grade level/course which you will be entering next year. You will be tested in September.

ACADEMY OF MOUNT ST. URSULA

SUMMER READING TITLES

 

FOR ENGLISH

9TH GRADE:

  1. A Thousand Splendid Suns | Khaled Hosseini
  1. Bad Boy | Walter Dean Myers
  1. Of Mice and Men | John Steinbeck

 

10TH GRADE:

  1. 1984 | George Orwell
  1. Rebecca | Daphne DuMaurier
  1. The Picture of Dorian Gray | Oscar Wilde

 

11TH GRADE:

  1. Ethan Frome | Edith Wharton
  1. The Glass Castle | Jeannette Walls
  1. Life of Pi | Yann Martel

 

12 TH GRADE:

***Please read all titles under the course which you have selected as your English.

****For those seniors taking AP English: You must read all titles on the “required” list, as well as one title from the “optional” list.

 

AP ENGLISH (REQUIRED – READ ALL)

  1. Mythology Edith Hamilton
  1. Streetcar Named Desire | Tennessee Williams
  1. Heart of Darkness| Joseph Conrad
  1. A Passage to India | E.M. Forster
  1. The Poisonwood Bible | Barbara Kingsolver

 

AP ENGLISH (Supplemental – READ AT LEAST ONE)

  1. The Kite Runner | Khaled Hosseini
  1. In the Time of the Butterflies | Julia Alvarez
  1. Anna and the King of Siam | Margaret Landon
  1. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan | Lisa See
  1. The Namesake | Jhumpa Lahiri

 

ENGLISH 12

  1. Black Boy | Richard Wright
  1. The Kite Runner | Khaled Hosseini
  1. Go Ask Alice | Beatrice Sparks