2017 Summer Reading List

All School Summer Reading Book

This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women edited by Jay Alison and Dan Gediman - click here for the summer assignment

 

English Required Reading

Freshmen - 

CP and Honors: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd - click here for the summer assignment

Sophomores -

CP and Honors: A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini - click here for the Honors assignment

Juniors -

Honors: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith - (no assignments accompany these books)
              The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

CP:        Flowers for Algernon  by Daniel Keyes - (no assignments accompany these books)
              Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Seniors - 

CP and Honors: 1984 by George Orwell  click here for the summer assignment

AP:                     Frankenstein by Mary Shelley click here for the AP assignment

 

Social Studies Required Reading

Freshmen -

CP& Honors: Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw -  click here for the summer assignment

Sophomores - 

CP:         Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly - click here for the summer assignment

Honors:   Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly - click here for the summer assignment
                Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift - click here for the summer assignment

Juniors - (US History)

CP:          The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood - click here for the summer assignment 

Honors:   The American Revolution  by Edward Countryman - click here for the summer assignment
                 Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age  by John William Ward

AP:           The American Revolution  by Edward Countryman - click here for the summer assignment
                 Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age  by John William Ward
                 The American Political Tradition: and the Men Who Made It  by Richard Hofstadter

Seniors -

AP Government:  Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices
                                     
 by Noah Feldman - click here for the summer assignment