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Highland Park High School English Department

SCHOOL YEAR 2015-2016 REQUIRED SUMMER READING

Summer reading is a requirement for all English courses at Highland Park High School. This information will be distributed through English classes and can also be found on the high school website beginning in May. Text rationales for each of these titles is available in the English Department section on the HPHS website in the Literary Works catalog: http://hphsweb.hpisd.org/Departments/AcademicDepartments/English.aspx

No matter the course, students should be prepared by reading and annotating their assigned book as active learners and expect discussions, assignments, and objective assessments beginning the first week of school. NOTE: Prices indicated are the cost through the HPHS PTA Supply Store

*Available at your local bookstore

English I Standard Farewell to Manzanar* by Jeanne Watsuki Houston

ISBN-13: 978-0307976079 ISBN-10: 0307976076

English I PAP and Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet* by Jamie Ford

English I PAP TAG (Humanities) ISBN-13: 978-0345505347 ISBN-10: 0345505344

English II Standard Choice of ONE of the following:

Little Brother* by Cory Doctorow ISBN-13: 9780765323118

1984* by George Orwell ISBN-13: 978-0451524935

English II PAP and II PAP TAG Lord of the Flies by William Golding ($10) ISBN: 978-0-399-50148-7

English III Standard Choice of ONE of the following:

The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe ($17) ISBN-13: 978-0-312-42756-6

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier ($16) ISBN-13: 978-0-8021-42849

English III AP Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Edition: What Aristotle, Lincoln, And Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion by Jay Heinrichs ($15) ISBN: 978-0-385-34775-4

English III AP TAG *Both works below required

Thank You For Arguing, Revised and Updated Edition: What Aristotle, Lincoln, And Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion by Jay Heinrichs ($15) ISBN: 978-0-385-34775-4

and

Outliers: the Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell ($11)

English IV Grendel by John Gardner ($14) ISBN: 978-0-679-72311-0

English IV AP Choice of ONE of the following:

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontё ($5) ISBN: 978-0-451-53091-2 The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver ($16)

ISBN-13 978-0-06-078650-2

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Pevear and Volokhonsky translation) ($18) ISBN# 0-679-73450-3

English IV AP TAG Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Pevear and Volokhonsky translation) ($18) ISBN# 0-679-73450-3


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