Summer Reading Assignments

Below find the summer reading books for each grade along with links to the accompanying assignments.

NOTE: It is far easier to access these files on OnCampus on the Library Media Center page. 

Summer Reading Handout for All Classes

Introduction to Literature

 Trouble by Gary Schmidt

Intro to Lit Summer Reading for Trouble (NEW for 2018)


Introduction to Literature: Honors

  Trouble by Gary Schmidt  AND The Odyssey by Gareth Hinds (Graphic novel)

Start Here: Downlaod the Honors Intro to Lit Summer Reading Checklist

Summer Reading Guide for The Odyssey (Link to Google folder with materials)

Summer Reading Guide for Trouble (New for 2018)



World Literature

The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore

World Lit Summer Reading: Wes Moore Guide


World Literature: Honors 

 The Lord of the Flies by WIlliam Golding  AND  I am Malala by Malala Yousafai (NOT the "Young Readers' Edition.")

Honors World Lit Summer Reading Lord of the Flies and I am Malala Guides


American Literature

 Outliers by Malcom Gladwell  AND  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 

Outliers Summer Reading Guide (Note that you do not need to read the whole book. See the Reading Guide for the assigned chapters.)

Of Mice and Men Summer Reading Guide


AP Language

 Outliers by Malcom Gladwell  AND The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

NEW 2018 Huck Finn Guide

NEW 2018 Outlers Guide 


Composition and Grammar, Creative Writing, Communications

 Touches the Sky by James Schapp   AND  Outcast United by Warren St. John (See notes on Summer reading handout for availablity and editions)

Senior Level Summer Reading Touches the Sky and Outcast United Guides


AP Literature

 Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe  AND

My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok  AND

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

AP Literature Summer Reading Guides


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