Students going into 10th Honors Literature and 12th AP Literature are required to read an assigned text prior to the start of the 2021-22 school year. See your English teacher for information on how to check out your summer reading book.
9th Honors Lit/Comp: No Summer Reading
10th Honors Multi-Cultural Literature: Medea – Euripides
One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Having married Medea and fathered her two children, Jason abandons her for a more favorable match, never suspecting the terrible revenge she will take
AP Language: No Summer Reading
AP Literature: A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss, and by fate. As they endure the ever-escalating dangers around them, in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul, they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation.