Summer Reading 2020

2020 Summer Reading Letter for all levels and courses

English I

   
Ender's Game
Orson Scott Card 
Summer of the Mariposas
Guadalupe Garcia McCall

English I Accelerated

   
The Power of One
Bryce Courtenay
 
True Grit
Charles Portis 

American Literature

   
A Raisin in the Sun
Lorraine Hansberry
The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls

American Literature Honors

 
A Raisin in the Sun
Lorraine Hansberry
Educated
Tara Westover


Junior English Electives

The Lock Artist
Steve Hamilton
 

A.P. Literature

 
1984
George Orwell
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neal Hurston
  Please note: Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Thurston, will be used in the AP Literature course; it is not required summer reading.  Students enrolled in AP Lit will read the book during the school year as assigned by the teacher.


Senior English Electives

All seniors are required to complete the Senior College Essay for the first day of class. More information can be found here.  In addition, students enrolled in any senior English elective are to read the following book:

 
Before the Fall
Noah Hawley

A.P. Language

 
The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
The Immortal Life
of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot