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Summer Reading 2012

Letters to Families about Summer Reading

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Everyone Reads (choose one)                                        Textbook Information

Tattoos on the Heart / ISBN: 9781439153154

Gregory Boyle

Dead Man Walking / ISBN: 9780679751311

Helen Prejean

Signum Fidei students only (choose one)

Tattoos on the Heart / ISBN: 9781439153154

Gregory Boyle

Holes /  ISBN:  978-0440414803

Louis Sachar

Plus these English classes require extra reading:

UPDATED:  Download English Department Summer Reading Assignment (doc) (Google Docs template)

English II

McDonald  (choose one)

The Hobbit / ISBN: 9780345339683

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Hunger Games / ISBN: 9780439023528

Suzanne Collins

Going Bovine / ISBN: 9780385733984

Libba Bray

The Reformed Vampire Support Group /                   ISBN: 9780547411668

Catherine  Jinks

Ender’s Game / ISBN: 9780765342294

Orson Scott Card

True Grit / ISBN: 9781590204597

Charles Portis

Anansi Boys / ISBN: 9780060515195

Neil Gaiman

The Graveyard Book / ISBN: 9780060530945

Neil Gaiman

White / Stiff

Ender’s Game / ISBN: 9780765342294

Orson Scott Card

English II Honors

Angela’s Ashes / ISBN: 97806842677

Frank McCourt

English III (choose one)

Hamlet’s Blackberry / ISBN: 9780061687174

William Powers

Into The Wild / ISBN: 9780385486804

John Krakauer

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet /               ISBN: 9780345505347

Jamie Ford

The Secret Life of Bees / ISBN: 9780142001745

Sue Monk Kidd

English III Honors (choose one)

My Antonia / ISBN: 9781593082024

Willa Cather

The Tortilla Curtain / ISBN: 9780140238280

T. C. Boyle

English IV (choose one)

The Kite Runner / ISBN: 9781594480003

Khaled Hosseini

What is the What / ISBN: 9780307385901

David Eggers

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan / 9780812968064

Lisa See

Purple Hibiscus / ISBN: 9781616202415

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Life of Pi / ISBN: 9780156027328

Yann Martel

AP English IV (choose one)

The Metamorphosis / ISBN: 9780553213690

Dreisbach -- Choice reading

Franz Kafka

AP Biology

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks / ISBN:  9781400052172

Rebecca Skloot

AP Chemistry

Napoleon's Buttons: 17 Molecules That Changed History / ISBN: 9781585423316

Penny Le Couteur & Jay Burreson