Summer Reading List

2016 Summer Reading List

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

9TH GRADE:
1. A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
2. Bad Boy – Walter Dean Myers
3. Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck

10TH GRADE:
1. 1984 – George Orwell
2. Rebecca – Daphne DuMaurier
3. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

11TH GRADE:
1. Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton
2. The Glass Castle – Jeannette Walls
3. Life of Pi – Yann Martel

12TH 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
2. Streetcar Named Desire – Tennessee Williams
3. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
4. A Passage to India – E.M. Forster
5. The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver

AP ENGLISH (Supplemental – READ AT LEAST ONE)

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

ENGLISH 12
1. Black Boy – Richard Wright
2. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
3. Go Ask Alice – Beatrice Sparks