2013 High School English Summer Reading List

Grade 12

     AP:  

                 A Long Day’s Journey into Night, Eugene O’Neill

                 Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

                 Oresteia, Aeschylus

 

     Mythology, Honors:     

                  The Life of Pi, Yann Martel

                 Oresteia, Aeschylus

 

     Mythology:   

                   The King Must Die, Mary Renault

 

     Creative Writing:

                  Crafting a Life: In Essay, Story, Poem, Donald M. Murray

 

     Journalism:

                  The Greatest Generation, Tom Brokaw

                  Or

                  Play Their Hearts Out, George Dohrmann

 

    College Writing:

                  A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen

 

    Cineliteracy:

                  Making Movies Work, Jon Boorstin

                  Or

                  Conversations with Woody Allen, Eric Lax

               

Grade 11 

     Honors:         

                  My Antonia, Willa Cather

                  Anthem, Ayn Rand

  

     College Prep:      

                 The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien

      

      Standard:      

                 The Teammates, David Halberstram

 

Grade 10

     Honors:         

                 Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

                 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson

                          

     College Prep:       

                 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson

 

     Standard:      

                 The Invisible Man, H.G.Wells

 

Grade 9

     Honors:         

                 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith

                 A Separate Peace, John Knowles

                          

     College Prep:       

                 The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

                 Or

                 All My Sons, Arthur Miller

 

     Standard:      

                 The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros