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Summer Reading

Rising Freshmen - Class of 2021 Summer Reading 
 
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
Malala Yousafzai and Patricia McCormick
Young Readers Edition or Original Edition
 
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Daniel James Brown

 

PRESENT FRESHMEN - SOPHOMORES IN SEPTEMBER - CLASS OF 2020

English                                   

Double Digit
Annabel Monaghan

The Book Thief        Honors
Markus Zusak

Religion

Night
Eli Wiesel                                                                                           


Science

The Bumble Bee Flies Anyway
Robert Cormier                       


Social Studies

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Candace Fleming


PRESENT SOPHOMORES - JUNIORS IN SEPTEMBER - CLASS OF 2019

English                                                                                                            

The Brave
Robert Lipsyte

Slaughter House Five                Honors
Kurt Vonnegut

Religion                                                                                                                                              

Left to Tell                                                                             
Immaculee Ilibagiza (Hibagiza)

Science 

Flowers for Algernon                                                              
Daniel Keyes

Social Studies                                                                                                                                     

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass

 

PRESENT JUNIORS - SENIORS IN SEPTEMBER - CLASS OF 2018

English                                                                                                

A Walk In Their Shoes
Jim Ziolkowski

 

Science                                                                                                

My Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor

 

Social Studies                           

My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor                                                               

                                                                                                                                                           

AP U.S. HISTORY STUDENTS-as per Dr. Pellecchia AP WORLD STUDENTS – as per Mr. Turano    AP EUROPEAN STUDENTS – as per MR. MATTHEWS

 
These summer reading books are only a suggested minimum of books that students are asked to read over the summer. 
 
We encourage students to read as much as possible for both leisure and enjoyment. There is a strong correlation between those students who read a great deal and those students who do well on the verbal section of the SAT test.