Common Reader: A Pearl in the Storm by Tori Murden McClure
All students are required to read this book prior to their return for the new school year in August. We will have activities and discussion groups as part of our opening activities for the 2016-17 school year. There is not a study guide to be completed during the summer for this assignment.
2016-17 English Department Summer Reading List
D’Aulaire’s Book of Greek Myth
by Edgar Parin d’Aulaire
FRESHMEN PLEASE NOTE:
Please use your new iPad to complete your summer reading assignment. Follow the steps in this
video to do so:
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathon Safran Foer
Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks
Any student taking AP Language and Composition should contact Ms. Sampson
for the summer reading assignment.
2016-17 Social Studies Department Summer Reading List
US History Honors (junior level): Rise To Rebellion by Jeff Shaara
AP U.S. History - Students for next year (they will be juniors) need to read chapters 1 and 2 in the text book, The American Pageant, Sixteenth Addition. They also need to work on the vocabulary that was emailed to them.