SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENT (SUMMER 2021)
*Please email your completed assignment to my School Email address: email@example.com by the first day of 1st Semester, Wednesday, August 11, 2021.
If you have English second semester, you will need to complete your Summer Reading assignment by August 11, 2021. The grade you make will be applied to your English class in the Spring.
All Rising 9th-12th graders will choose one book from the following lists. Find the class you will be in next year and follow the link (in RED) for the book page count and the corresponding assignment.
You may be able to check the book out of your local library or download a free version online. If not, each book title below will be a link to the book on Amazon, where you can buy the book online. If you are unable to purchase a copy of the book, please let me know, and I’ll get one to you.
Click on your class name (in RED) for the Summer Reading assignment.
True Grit by Charles Portis; Wonder by R.J. Palacio; The Ransom of Mercy Carter by Caroline Cooney
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien; Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery; The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White; Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanha Lai; All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque; The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom; Night by Elie Weisel
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr; I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai; Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte; The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald; Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer; The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather; Walden by Henry Thoreau; The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck; The Chosen by Chaim Potok
11th AP English Language and Composition
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte; The Time Machine by H.G. Wells; A Room With a View by E. M. Forster
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (or any Austen novel); Great Expectations by Charles Dickens; 1984 by George Orwell; Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens