Summer Reading 2023

Listed below are the summer reading lists for each grade level. Junior high students will read one book and high school students will read two books. Assignments that go along with summer reading will be posted the first week of June. 

7th Grade

  • The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford

8th Grade

  • The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

9th Grade

  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  • Follow Your Lifelong Adventure with Jesus by Katie Prejean McGrady

10th Grade

Required book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Choose one of the books below:

  • The Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

11th Grade

Required book: Grit by Angela Duckworth

Choose one of the books below:

  • The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon
  • A Teen’s Game Plan for Life by Lou Holtz

AP English Language

  • Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

English IV

  • The Stranger by Albert Camus
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

English Composition II

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (Abridged in Modern English) 

  • The Prologue
  • Nun’s Priest’s Tale
  • Knight’s Tale
  • Lawyer’s Tale
  • Wife of Bath’s Tale