High School Summer Reading
Summer reading is required in all grades. Please find the books required for your 2013-14 classes below. English selections are accompanied by required study guides and assignments, which one may access by following the links provided below.
If you have trouble accessing the summer reading assignments, please contact Ryan Walsh: email@example.com. Specific questions about each assignment and reading selection should be addressed to the teacher noted in the assignment.
AP Chemistry Summer Reading
Chemistry by Steven Zumdahl and Susan A. Zumdahl 7th Edition text book; Assignment
English Summer Reading
English I (9th grade): The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams and Animal Farm by George Orwell; Assignment
Lyceum English I (9th grade): Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee; Assignment
World Literature (10th grade): Life of Pi by Yann Martel; Assignment
Lyceum World Literature (10th grade): The Essential Aeneid by Virgil (translated by Stanley Lombardo) (ISBN: 0872207900) and Life of Pi by Yann Martel; Assignment
English III (11th grade): The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway; Assignment
AP English Language (11th grade): Thank You for Arguing by Jay Heinrichs and Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell; Assignment
English IV (12th grade): The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver; Assignment
AP English Literature (12th grade): 1) My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok or The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham; 2) The Poison Wood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver; 3) “Ranking, Evaluating, and Liking” by Peter Elbow; Assignment
History Summer Reading
Grade 9: Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy by Ilene Cooper
Grade 9 Lyceum: Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Roy Jenkins
Grade 10: A History of the World in 6 Glasses *Students are responsible for chapters 7-12 and Epilogue, but are encouraged to read the entire book.
Grade 10 AP World History: Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization by Liel Leibovitz and Matthew Miller
Grade 11: The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw
Grade 11 AP US History: Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis
Grade 12 AP Macroeconomics: Economics by Example by Davide A. Anderson
Grade 12 AP US Government: Hardball Chris Matthews
Grade 12 Contemporary World History: Let It Be Morning by Sayed Kashua