Summer Reading for 2019-2020 English Classes

Students – Be prepared for a test on your novel(s) within the first days of your English class!

Freshmen (Class of 2023)

English 9HP (Honors)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

and one of the following:

  1. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey
  3. Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

English 9P

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

and one of the following:

  1. Black Like Me by John Griffin
  2. Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
  3. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Sophomores (Class of 2022)

English 10HP (Honors)

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

English 10P

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

Juniors (Class of 2021)

Advanced Placement Language and Composition (“AP Comp”)

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

American Literature (English 11P)

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Seniors (Class of 2020)

Advanced Placement Literature and Composition (“AP Lit”)

How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

In the Lake of the Woods by Tim O’Brien

World Literature (English 12P)

The Epic of Gilgamesh (Penguin Classics) by Anonymous & Andrew George