Reading Lists

Summer Reading List

Upper School Novel Studies

9th Grade
English I CP

  • Lord of the Flies, by W. Golding
  • Anthem, by A. Rand (provided)
  • Macbeth, by W. Shakespeare
  • The Pearl, by J. Steinbeck (in text)

Honors English I

  • Lord of the Flies, by W. Golding
  • Anthem, by A. Rand (provided)
  • Macbeth, by W. Shakespeare
  • The Pearl, by J. Steinbeck (in text)
  • Our Town, by T. Wilder
  • A Raisin in the Sun, by L. Hansberry

10th Grade
English II CP

  • The Odyssey, by Homer (Fitzgerald translation)
  • Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, by R. L. Stevenson
  • A Christmas Carol, by C. Dickens
  • The Crucible, by A. Miller
  • Julius Caesar, by W. Shakespeare
  • The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
  • Uncle Tom's Children, by R. Wright

Honors English II

  • The Odyssey, by Homer (Fitzgerald translation)
  • Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde, by R. L. Stevenson
  • A Christmas Carol, by C. Dickens
  • The Crucible, by A. Miller
  • Julius Caesar, by W. Shakespeare
  • The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
  • Uncle Tom's Children, by R. Wright
  • Ethan Frome, by E. Wharton

11th Grade
English III CP

  • The Great Gatsby, by F.S. Fitzgerald
  • The Scarlet Letter, by N. Hawthorne
  • Hamlet, by W. Shakespeare
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God, Z.N. Hursten
  • Brave New World, by A. Huxley
  • Ender's Game, by O.S. Card

AP English Language

  • The Great Gatsby, by F.S. Fitzgerald
  • Outliers, by M. Gladwell
  • The Scarlet Letter, by M. Hawthorne
  • Hamlet, by W. Shakespeare
  • The Heart is the Lonely Hunter,,by C. McCullers
  • The Glass Castle, by J. Walls
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Z.N> Hursten
  • A Light in August, by W. Faulkner
  • Dr. Faustus, by C. Marlow
  • Never Let Me Go, by K. Ishiguro

12th Grade
Modern Literature

  • Othello, by W. Shakespeare
  • Frankenstein, by M. Shelley
  • The Stranger, by A. Camus
  • The Fifth Child, by D. Lessing
  • The Kite Runner, by K. Hosseini

AP English Literature

  • Othello, by W. Shakespeare
  • Frankenstein, by M. Shelley
  • Wuthering Heights, by E. Bronte
  • Idylls of the King, by A.L. Tennyson
  • Heart of Darkness, by J. Conrad
  • The Stranger, by A. Camus
  • As I Lay Dying, by W. Faulkner
  • Native Son, by R. Wright
  • The Handmaid’s Tale, by M. Atwood
  • The Things They Carried, by T. O’Brien
  • The Road, by C. McCarthy
  • Wit, by M. Edson

Middle School Novel Studies

6th Grade

  • The Thief Lord, by C. Funke
  • Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, by J. Grisham

8th Grade

  • To Kill a Mockingbird, by H. Lee
  • Romeo and Juliet, by W. Shakespeare

Honors ONLY

  • The Ring of McAllister, by R. Marantz (class set)

7th Grade

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by M. Twain
  • Among the Imposters, by M. P. Haddix
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, by W. Shakespeare (class set)
  • The Diary of Ann Frank, by A. Frank(class set)
  • Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by Boyne
  • Where the Red Fern Grows, by Rawls

Honors ONLY:

  • Island of the Blue Dolphins, by O'Dell
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Holmes(class set)