Summer Reading List 2016

Required Summer Reading List 2016-2017

 

Unless specified, used copies or electronic copies are acceptable; however, students are responsible to
cross-reference and match up page numbers.

 

English I           The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

English I H      The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

                           To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

English II          Lord of the Flies by William Golding

                           The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd 

English II H     Lord of the Flies by William Golding

                           Killing Jesus by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard

English III        The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

                           Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer

English III H    The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

                           The Old Man and the Sea by Earnest Hemingway

                           Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer

                           Short Stories

                           “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” & “Hills Like White Elephants”  by Earnest Hemingway

AP English III  The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
 

                           The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (Norton Critical Edition, 3rd Ed. Edited by Thomas Cooley) = required version

                           Letter From Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr.


Seniors Must Turn in a 500 Word College Essay on the First Day of Classes

 

English IV         Brothers Forever by Tom Sileo & Tom Manion             ISBN 9780306823732

                         1984  by George Orwell                                        ISBN 9780451524935

English IV H    Brothers Forever by Tom Sileo & Tom Manion             ISBN 9780306823732

                           Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell     ISBN 9780316017930

AP English IV The Street by Ann Petry

            How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition
by Thomas C. Foster    ISBN-13: 978-0062301673