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Summer Reading

Summer 2023:

Our community read for this summer is Resistance by Jennifer Nielsen. Students will have a number of opportunities to engage in enrichment activities around the themes of this book in various classes. The author will speak to the students this fall as well.

Resistance Book Cover

Every student is also required to complete the first book of their literature curriculum by the first day of school. Students will be tested over these novels, so a closer read is highly encouraged.

  • Freshman Literature: The Lightening Thief,  Riordan
  • Sophomore Literature: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Schaffer and Barrows
  • American Literature: The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger
  • American Literature Honors: The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger, and Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury
  • Senior Literature: A Thousand Ships, Haynes
  • AP Literature: A Thousand Ships, Haynes and The Iliad by Homer, translated by Alexander

Download the Resistance Reading Guide

First page of the PDF file: SummerReading2023ResistanceParts1-3