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Summer Assignments


2020 Summer Reading Lists

• Students should be prepared for an assessment on their assigned text(s) during the first week of school.

• Please note that Honors and AP students will read TWO books.

• If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Melissa Andrews, English Department Chair, at click to email.

Grade 8

All 8th Grade Students
Crossover by Kwame Alexander
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Grade 9

CP:
Monster by Walter Dean Myers

CP1:
Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos

Honors:
Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos
Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of WWII 
by Joseph Bruchac

Grade 10

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

CP1:
There There by Tommy Orange

Honors:
There There by Tommy Orange
Dig
by A.S. King

Grade 11

CP:
Maus: Vol. 1, My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman

CP1:
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Honors:
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

AP:
Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud
Walden by Henry David Thoreau

Grade 12

CP:
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

CP1:
A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman

Honors:
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

AP:
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

AP Literature Summer Assignment

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AP Italian Summer Assignment

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