St. Joseph High School

ENGLISH DEPT. SUMMER READING FOR ALL STUDENTS!

 

Below are the summer reading options for each class.  Every student must pick one work listed under the English class they will take next year and completely read the novel prior to the first day of school in August.

 

AP Literature seniors must complete both Mythology and the Odyssey as well as complete their notes on TurnItIn over the summer.

 

If there are any questions, please contact Mr. Krob at mkrob@sjhsknights.com.

 

Have a wonderful summer!

 

 

Incoming Freshmen:

  • Breaking Through by Francisco Jiminez
  • The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
  • The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
  • The Whale Rider by  Witi Ihimaera

 

Sophomores Composition & Literature Honors

  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • Night Trilogy by Elie Wiesel

Sophomores Composition & Literature

  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • Night Trilogy by Elie Wiesel
  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
 

Junior American Literature:

  • A Farewell to Arms by Earnest Hemingway
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
 

Junior AP English Language & Composition:

  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
 

Senior World Literature:

  • The Aeneid by Virgil
  • Edith Hamilton's Mythology
  • The Divine Comedy by Dante
  • The Illiad by Homer
  • The Odyssey by Homer
 

Senior AP Literature & Composition (Both novels are REQUIRED):

  • Edith Hamilton's Mythology
  • The Odyssey translated by Fitzgerald
 
 
 
 
 

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