English Summer Reading List

The following books are highly recommended for students to read over the summer. Pick one of the titles listed in the grade level you will be in for the 2019-20 school year (NOT the one you are in now)

9th grade

House on Mango Street - Cisneros

Catcher in the Rye - Salinger

A Lesson Before Dying - Ernest J. Gaines

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief - Rick Riordan

10th Grade

Julius Caesar - Shakespeare

The Joy Luck Club - Tan

The Stranger - Camus

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou

11th Grade

The Scarlet Letter - Hawthorne

Lord of the Flies - Golding

Of Mice and Men - Steinbeck

The Pearl - Steinbeck

12th Grade

Little Fish: A Memoir from a Different Kind of Year - Beyer

The Tipping Point - Malcolm Gladwell

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky - Heidi W. Dunrow