Summer Reading Assignments

Welcome to the Summer Reading Assignments page! 

Below are the books and assignments for each grade that are required reading for this summer.  The A.P. summer reading is also found below.

The summer reading books are available for purchase on Amazon or any book provider of your choice.  The ISBN number is included to help purchase the correct version of the book.


FRESHMEN - Class of 2026


  • Season of Life                                                9781416545408

                                                                            or 9780743269742

  AND Choose One of the following:

  • The Hobbit                                                   9780547928227
  • The Alchemist                                              9780062315007
  • The Hate U Give                                          9780062498540
  • Ready Player One                                        9780307887443
  • Children of Blood and Bone                        9781250294623

  See Assignment for Class of 2026

SOPHOMORES - Class of 2025

ENGLISH – Choose One of the following:

  • Homegoing                                                     9781101971062
  • Underground Railroad                                   9780345804327
  • Everything I Never Told You                          9780143127550
  • The Kite Runner                                              9781594631931
  • Educated                                                         9780399590504

See Attached Assignments for Class of 2025 for English


  • Alive                   Paul Piers Read                    9780380003211

See Attached Assignments for Class of 2025 on Alive

JUNIORS - Class of 2024


Juniors in A.P. Lit do not read this book.     

SENIORS - Class of 2023

ALL RELIGION ELECTIVES   (except Bioethics-see below)

  • Man’s Search for Meaning   Viktor Frankl          9780807014271    

 BIOETHICS (as a Science or Religion)

  • Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks   Rebecca Skloot   9781400052189                                                                                                         


A.P.  U.S. History   

  • Barracoon                                        Zora Neale Hurston          9780062748201

A.P.  European History   

  • The Return of Martin Guerre            Natalie Zemon Davis          9780674766914

A.P. English Lit


  • Frankenstein                                    Mary Shelley   (No need to purchase - issued at yr. end)
  • The Knife Thrower                           Steven Millhauser                   9780679781639


  • Odyssey                                           Robert Fagles translation        9789609012201
  • The Great Gatsby                            F. Scott Fitzgerald (No need to purchase - issued at yr. end)