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2016 Summer Reading - Grades 10 and 11
Grades 10 and 11
10th and 11th grade students have required summer reading for English class. The books will be discussed in depth in the fall semester.
Required Summer Reading - Grade 10
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Norton Critical Edition by
Publication Date: 1998-12-17
Huck is a young, naive white boy fleeing from his drunken, dangerous Pa; and Jim is a runaway slave longing to be reunited with his family. Flung together by circumstance, they journey down the Mississippi together on a log raft, each in search of his own definition of freedom. Their daring adventures along the way provide both entertainment and a satirical look at the moral values of the Deep South of the 1800s. This Norton Critical Edition includes annotations, documents, information about the author, and critical excerpts.
Required Summer Reading - Grade 11
Snow Falling on Cedars by
Call Number: F Gut
Publication Date: 1995-09-26
Ishmael Chambers, a newspaperman from the Pacific Northwest who lost an arm in World War II, reunites with his childhood sweetheart, Hatsue Imada, whom he was separated from by the Japanese-American internment, when Imada's husband is tried for murder.
Call Number: F And
Publication Date: 2012-07-17
In a society dominated by 'the feed' - a next-generation Internet/television hybrid that is directly hardwired into the brain - a teenage boy named Titus tells the story of a spring break vacation to the moon disrupted by a hacker and a beautiful, intelligent girl who decides to fight her implant's messages.