SUMMER 2020: Required Reading List – Grade 11 & 12 (Specific Class)
All students must choose two books to read over the summer. One book must be the assigned title from your class below, and the other should come from the Other section.
The two selected books must be at or above the student’s reading level and students should not have read their selections before. All students will be assessed on their summer reading in the first days of the 2020-2021 school year. Academic Decathlon students should read Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut in addition to the grade-level title. AP Language students should read the books specific to their course.
Note: It is encouraged that parents participate in the selection of texts to ensure that students are reading appropriate material, both thematically and academically.
American Literature required title: Vowell, Sarah Assassination Vacation
British Literature required title: Shelley, Mary Frankenstein
Contemporary Dramatic Literature required title: Williams, Tennessee The Glass Menagerie
Journalism required title: Kolbert, Elizabeth The Sixth Extinction
Modern World Literature required title: Hosseini, Khaled A Thousand Splendid Suns