SSCPS Summer Reading - HIGH SCHOOL

High School – Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

Freshmen

Persepolis (Volume 1) by Marjane Satrapi
Lion by Saroo Brierley
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass
 

Sophomores

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (the entire series)
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

Juniors 

Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Kindred by Octavia Butler
All Souls by Michael MacDonald
Here to Stay by Sara Farizam

Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression

Seniors

The Lady Elizabeth: A Novel by Alison Weir
Dubliners by James Joyce (Specifically the short story: The Dead)
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells

 A.P. Classes:

Gideon's Trumpet by Anthony Lewis
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps that Explain Everything About the World (Politics of Place)

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell
Evicted by Matthew Desmond
The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Tsotsi by Athol Fugard
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780375714573
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Published: Pantheon - June 1st, 2004

Lion (Movie Tie-In) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399584695
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Published: Berkley - November 1st, 2016

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399588198
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Published: One World - February 12th, 2019

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas an American Slave Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781523892525
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Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - February 5th, 2016

The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Book One) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439023528
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 1st, 2010

Catching Fire (Hunger Games, Book Two) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545586177
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 4th, 2013

Mockingjay (Hunger Games, Book Three) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545663267
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 25th, 2014

All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501173219
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Published: Scribner - April 4th, 2017

The Joy Luck Club: A Novel Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143038092
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Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2006

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385341004
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - May 5th, 2009

Caleb's Crossing: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143121077
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Published: Penguin Books - April 24th, 2012

The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780345804327
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Published: Anchor - January 30th, 2018

The Help Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780425232200
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Published: Berkley - April 5th, 2011

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

Kindred Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807083697
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

All Souls: A Family Story from Southie Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780807072134
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Published: Beacon Press - November 1st, 2007

Here to Stay Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781616209858
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781565846562
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Published: New Press - July 7th, 2005

The Lady Elizabeth: A Novel (Elizabeth I) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780345495365
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 4th, 2008

Dubliners Cover Image
By James Joyce, Terence Brown (Introduction by), Terence Brown (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780140186475
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 1st, 1993

Dubliners Cover Image
By James Joyce, Brenda Maddox (Introduction by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780553213805
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Published: Bantam Classics - March 1st, 1990

Brave New World Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060850524
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 17th, 2006

The Hobbit Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547928227
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Published: Mariner Books - September 18th, 2012

The Hobbit: The Enchanting Prelude to The Lord of the Rings Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780345339683
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Published: Del Rey - July 12th, 1986

The Invisible Man Cover Image
By H. G. Wells, W. Warren Wagar (Introduction by), Scott Westerfeld (Afterword by)
$5.95
ISBN: 9780451531674
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Published: Signet - October 5th, 2010

Gideon's Trumpet: How One Man, a Poor Prisoner, Took His Case to the Supreme Court-and Changed the Law of the United States Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780679723127
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Published: Vintage - April 23rd, 1989

Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (Politics of Place #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501121470
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Published: Scribner - October 11th, 2016

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553447453
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Published: Broadway Books - February 28th, 2017

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316478526
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

Girl with a Pearl Earring: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780452282155
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Published: Penguin Books - January 1st, 2001

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Broadway Books - March 8th, 2011

Tsotsi Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802142689
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Published: Grove Press - January 27th, 2006

Frankenstein Cover Image
By Mary Shelley, Harold Bloom (Afterword by), Douglas Clegg (Introduction by)
$4.95
ISBN: 9780451532244
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Published: Signet - October 1st, 2013

The War of the Worlds Cover Image
By H. G. Wells, Patrick Parrinder (Editor), Brian Aldiss (Introduction by), Andy Sawyer (Notes by)
$8.00
ISBN: 9780141441030
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Published: Penguin Classics - May 4th, 2005

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
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Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998