2013 SUMMER READING PROGRAM

All incoming students for the 2013-2014 school year are required to read all designated novels or plays during the summer months.  The first major grade of the school year will be based on these readings.  Reading guides in Gold below course titles.

ADVANCED PLACEMENT MAJOR BRITISH WRITERS (GRADE 12)

AP MAJOR BRITISH WRITERS SUMMER READING GUIDE
MYTHOLOGY: TIMELESS TALES OF GODS AND HEROES (E. Hamilton)
THINGS FALL APART (Achebe)                  
WUTHERING HEIGHTS (Bronte)               
BRAVE NEW WORLD (Huxley)
FRANKENSTEIN (Shelley)
ANGELA’S ASHES (McCourt)

MAJOR BRITISH WRITERS - HONORS (GRADE 12)

MAJOR BRITISH WRITERS HONORS SUMMER READING GUIDE
YEAR OF WONDERS (G. Brooks)
NEVERWHERE (N. Gaiman)
STUDY IN SCARLET (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
THE HOBBIT (Tolkien)   
A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS (Hoessini)

MAJOR BRITISH WRITERS - COLLEGE PREP, including AQUINAS (GRADE 12)

MAJOR BRITISH WRITERS CP SUMMER READING GUIDE
THE HOBBIT (Tolkien)
STUDY IN SCARLET (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)      
THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY (Adams)    

ADVANCED PLACEMENT AMERICAN LITERATURE (GRADE 11)

AP AMERICAN LIT SUMMER READING GUIDE
THE CRUCIBLE (Miller)                                              
NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER (Hughes)
STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Williams)
THE AWAKENING (Chopin)
THE GREAT GATSBY (Fitzgerald)
ETHAN FROME (Wharton)

AMERICAN LITERATURE - HONORS (GRADE 11)

AMERICAN LIT HONORS SUMMER READING GUIDE
THE GREAT GATSBY (Fitzgerald)
NOT WITHOUT LAUGHTER (Hughes)
TWELFTH NIGHT (Shakespeare)
THE CRUCIBLE (Miller)

AMERICAN LITERATURE - COLLEGE PREP, including AQUINAS (GRADE 11)

American Lit CP Summer Reading Guide
BLEACHERS (J. Grisham)
A PATCHWORK PLANET (Tyler)
INHERIT THE WIND - The Play (Lawrence & Lee)

SOPHOMORE ENGLISH - HONORS (GRADE 10)

SOPHOMORE HONORS SUMMER READING GUIDE
CATCHER IN THE RYE (Salinger)
1984 (Orwell)
REBECCA (DuMaurier)

SOPHOMORE ENGLISH - COLLEGE PREP, including AQUINAS (GRADE 10)

SOPHOMORE CP SUMMER READING GUIDE
NIGHT (Wiesel)
FAHRENHEIT 451 (Bradbury)
ENDER'S GAME (Card)

FRESHMAN WORLD LITERATURE - HONORS (GRADE 9)

FRESHMAN HONORS SUMMER READING GUIDE
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEENS (Covey)
THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND (William Kamkwamba)
MAUS I & MAUS II (Spiegeleman)

FRESHMAN ENGLISH - COLLEGE PREP, including AQUINAS (GRADE 9)

FRESHMAN COLLEGE PREP SUMMER READING GUIDE
HOUSE ON MANGO STREET (Cisernos)
MAUS I (Spiegeleman)
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE TEENS (Covey)

 

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