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HS Summer Reading

Summer is here and time to stay on top of that summer reading list!! Look below to see what you should be reading this summer!
 

9th Grade

Read one of the following:

 

A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron

Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Shane by Jack Schaefer

Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

 

 

PreAP 9th Grade

Required: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

 

PLUS one of the following (your choice):

 

The Chosen by Chaim Potok 

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Half Broke Horses by Janette Walls

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

 

10th Grade – Regular and PreAP

How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster (2014, Revised Edition)

 

Complete the corresponding assignment.

 

 

11th Grade

Read one of the following:

 

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Anthem by Ayn Rand

The Alchemist by Paula Coelho

 

Complete the corresponding assignment.

 

 

AP English Language & Composition (11th grade)

Choose one of the following texts:

 

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

 

Complete the corresponding assignment.

 

12th Grade

Read one of the following:

 

Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman

Alexie

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

 

AP English Literature & Composition (12th grade)

Choose one of the following:

 

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris

 

Required for new students to LSA within the last two years (in addition):

How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster (2014, Revised Edition)

 

Complete the corresponding assignment.