2019-20 Honors, Dual Enrollment, and Advanced Placement English Summer Reading Selections

Please note:  these readings are strongly suggested – they will be taught in full during the school year, and reading them over the summer may ease the student’s workload during the semester.

Honors English 9

  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Honors English 10

  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  • Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Honors English 11

  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Color of Water by James McBride

Honors English 12

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? (Reprint Edition) by Michael J. Sandel

Dual Enrollment English 12/College Composition 

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? (Reprint Edition) by Michael J. Sandel

Advanced Placement English Language and Composition (juniors)

  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition (seniors)

  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel