SSCPS Summer Reading - HIGH SCHOOL

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

Freshmen English (choose one) Honors students read one additional book. Persepolis (Volume 1) by Marjane Satrapi Lion by Saroo Brierley Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

 History  I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

 Sophomores English (choose two)  The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (the entire series) All The Light We Cannot See  by Anthony Doerr Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

 History Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass

 Juniors  English (choose two) 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

 History: Students should read 10 interviews/excerpts from the assignment list on the school’s website from the following: Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression by Studs Terkel 

 Seniors English – British Literature (choose two) The Lady Elizabeth: A Novel by Alison Weir Brave New World by Aldous Huxley The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells

 History The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

 AP Language & Composition (all three) I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb The Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

 AP Literature and Composition (all three) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The Road by Cormac McCarthy War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells or The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

 AP Government and Politics (all three)  Gideon’s Trumpet by Anthony Lewis  The Red Bandanna by Tom Rinaldi Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families  by J. Anthony Lukas.

 AP US History Students should refer to the assignment on the school’s website.  They will use the textbook entitled America’s History: For the AP ® Course, ninth edition. 

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

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

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - February 12th, 2019

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

Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451673319
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2012

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

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

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

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

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (Barnes & Noble Classics Series): An American Slave Cover Image
By Frederick Douglass, Robert G. O'Meally (Introduction by), Robert G. O'Meally (Notes by)
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Published: Barnes & Noble Classics - August 1st, 2005

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

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

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

Kindred Cover Image
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

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

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

The Hobbit Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - September 18th, 2012

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

The Things They Carried Cover Image
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Published: Mariner Books - October 13th, 2009

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Cover Image
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 2nd, 2015

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

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

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

The Road (Vintage International) Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2007

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

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

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
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Published: Vintage - April 23rd, 1989

Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - August 12th, 1986