Summer Reading Lists / Assignments

Summer Reading 2018

 

Please click the link below for summer reading assignments.  You will see links at the top for each grade level.

 

http://www.magnetsummerreading.weebly.com

 

Please email Kim Handrop at KHANDROP@caddoschools.org if you have questions regarding summer reading.

 

 

The books are listed below, but the link will guide you to the expectations for each.

Find your appropriate class and phase below:

English I (G, E, H) 
*Animal Farm (George Orwell)
*Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet ​(Jamie Ford)

 

English I GATEWAY/GT

*The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
*Choose a book. It should be a minimum of 150 pages. There is no maximum. It may be
fiction or non-fiction.

 

English II (G, E, H)

*To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

*The Heartmender, Andy Andrews

 

English II GT

*Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is downloadable for free since it is now in the public domain.)

*Cry the Beloved Country,  Alan Paton

Choose ONE of the following:

*The Survivor’s Club, Ben Sherwood

*Left to Tell, Immaculee Ilibagiza with Steve Erwin

 

English III (G, E, H)

*Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

*The Crucible, Arthur Miller

*The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane

 

English III AP Language and Composition (GT AND NON-GT)

*Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

*The Crucible, Arthur Miller

*Choice book from the following list:

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

 

English IV (G, E, H)

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

*Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Select One: *Atonement by Ian McEwan OR *Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

 

English IV AP (non-GT)

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

*Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Select One: *Atonement by Ian McEwan OR *Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

*Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

 

 

English IV GT

*Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

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

*Write a College Application Essay

* Choice of ONE 20th/21st Century “classic”: *

The Kite Runner-Khaled Hosseinii OR

A Thousand Splendid Suns

The Handmaid’s Tale-Margaret Atwood

Invisible Man-Ralph Ellison

The Poisonwood Bible-Barbara Kingsolver

Obasan-Joy Kogawa

Beloved-Toni Morrison

The Namesake-Jhumpa Lahiri

Life of Pi-Yann Martel

All the Light We Cannot See-Anthony Doerr

Slaughterhouse Five-Kurt Vonnegut

The Shadow of the Wind-Carlos Ruiz Zafon

One Hundred Years of Solitude-Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Alchemist-Paulo Coelho

The Road-Cormac McCarthy

Atonement-Ian McEwan

The Bonesetter’s Daughter-Amy Tan

Othello AND Much Ado About Nothing— William Shakespeare