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SHS Summer Reading ~ 2017


Prior to the first day of school, all students entering grades 9 through 12 are to select and read one book from the list provided.  Please note that Honors and AP students have different summer reading requirements.

Suggested Summer Reading Titles Grades 9-12 
The Book Thief  by Marcus Zusak
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas Foster
Life is So Good by George Dawson
The Man Without a Face by Isabelle Holland and Asabelle Holland
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey 
Outliers:  The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell 
I Love To Read
Honors and AP Selections
Honors Grade 9 
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
One title from SHS Summer Reading Selection (student choice) 
Honors Grade 10
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Collection of Short Stories and Poetry (selections will be provided to students) 
Honors Grade 11
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou 
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

AP English 
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
The Awakening by Kate Chopin
A selection of 5 poems (poems will be provided to students)   
Passing My Summer Reading Test With Flying Colors!

Updated  5/19/17 – J. Ambs