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2018 Summer Reading Lists

Students are responsible for reading the book(s) assigned to them, and having an individual copy of the book(s) for assessment during the first week of school. All academic levels noted are for English classes. Please note: all 8th graders, Honors students, and AP students will read two books.

Grade 8

All 8th Graders:
Call of the Wild by Jack London
I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino

Grade 9

CP: Monster by Walter Dean Myers

CP1: Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos

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: Call Me By My Name by John Ed Bradley

Call Me By My Name by John Ed Bradley
Peace Like A River by Leif Enger

Grade 11

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

CP1: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

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

Grade 12

CP: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

CP1: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation by Seamus Heaney

Contact & Questions

Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson
Chair, English Dept.
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