Summer Reading Lists

American Lit Summer Reading List 11th and 12th Grade
You must read one of the following books on the list. You must be prepared to give a summary of the book on the first day of class and answer a few questions about it. You must not have read the book before. If you are in Honors you must read two.

1. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

3. The Grapes of Wrath by James Steinbeck

4. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

5. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

6. A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Vivian Hansberry

7. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

8. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

9. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

10. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass

11. In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

12. Slaughterhouse-Five by Truman Capote

13. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

14. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

15. I know Why the Caged Bird Sings

16. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

17. The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

18. The Call of the Wild by Jack London

19. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

20. The Last of the Mohicans by James Fennimore Cooper

21. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin



9th and 10th Summer Reading List

You must read one of the following books on the list. You must be prepared to give a summary of the book on the first day of class and answer a few questions about it. You must not have read the book before.

1. The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom
2. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
        a. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
        b. Prince Caspian
        c. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
        d. The Silver Chair
        e. The Horse and His Boy
        f. The Magician’s Nephew
        g. The Last Battle
3. I Dared to Call Him Father by Richard H. Schneider and Bilquis Sheikh
4. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
        a. The Fellowship of the Ring
        b. The Two Towers
        c. The Return of the King
5. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
6. Joni by Joni Eareckson
7. Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
8. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
9. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle
10. Red Badge of Courage by Crane
11. Anne of Green Gable by L.M. Montgomery
12. Christy by Marshall
13. The Pearl by Steinbeck
14. Jacob Have I Loved by Paterson
15. White Fang by London
16. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
17. Animal Farm by George Orwell
18. Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
19. 1984 by George Orwell
20. Anitgone by Sophocles
21. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
22. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
23. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
24. Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
25. Inferno by Dante Alighieri
26. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
27. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
28. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Middle School Summer Reading List
You must read one of the books on the following list.  It should be a book you have not read before. You must be prepared to give a summary of the book on the first day of class and answer a few questions about it.  Starred books are available in the CCA library.

Fiction

*Alcott Little Women

Asimov I, Robot

*Babbit Tuck Everlasting

*Burnett A Little Princess

*Burnford The Incredible Journey

*Creech Walk Two Moons

D’Adamo Iqbal

*Forbes Johnny Tremain

*L’Engle A Wrinkle in Time

*Lewis The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

*London The Call of the Wild

Lowry Number the Stars

*Lowry The Giver

*Montgomery Anne of Green Gables

*O’Dell Island of the Blue Dolphins

Palacio Wonder

Paterson Bridge to Terabithia

Paulsen Hatchet

*Rawls Where the Red Fern Grows

Riorden The Lightning Thief

Sachar Holes

Speare The Witch of Blackbird Pond

Taylor The Cay

*Taylor Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

*Tolkien The Hobbit

Zusak Book Thief


Nonfiction

*Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

*Frank The Diary of a Young Girl

Harris Do Hard Things

Sheinkin Bomb

TenBoom The Hiding Place

Yousafzai I am Malala

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