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Summer Reading List books and guides

The Bishop Luers English Department has announced books for summer reading. The study guides are now posted. Click on the hyperlink to get the study guide or go to "Forms" in "About us." 
 
The list includes the following books.
 

Freshmen

English 9 – "That Was Then, This Is Now" – Hinton

Academic English 9 – "That Was Then, This Is Now" – Hinton. Please note: Academic English 9 students should complete the English 9 assignment.

Honors English 9 – "The Hiding Place" - Boom

                                     "Goodnight Mr. Tom" – Magorian 

Sophomores

English 10 – "Walk Two Moons" – Creech

Academic English 10 – "Tuesdays with Morrie" - Albom

Honors English 10 – "Flowers for Algernon" (science fiction) - Keyes

                                  "The Killer Angels" (historical fiction) – Shaara

                                   "Tuesdays with Morrie" (autobiographical documentary) – Albom   (Pick 2 of 3)

Juniors

Academic English 11 – "The Glass Castle" – Walls

AP Language and Composition – "The Glass Castle" – Walls (mandatory)

"The Picture of Dorian Gray" - Wilde, "The Awakening" - Chopin, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" - Chbosky, "Slaughter House-Five" – Vonnegut (choose 1 of the 4)

 

Seniors

Academic English 12 – "I Am the Messenger" - Zusak; Note: There's been a change on this guide. The report to Mr. Brown should be four pages double spaced.

AP Literature and Composition – "A Lesson Before Dying" – Gaines

                                                      " The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" - Haddon

Students are advised not to begin summer reading until after assignments are posted in July. Reading assignments too early may lead to memory loss of the books' contents.