Reading Lists

Students: Paraclete does not provide reading material to you. It is not included in the textbook fee.

Many reading books are free in the public domain. Check gutenberg.org

You may obtain an electronic copy, printed copy or library book for reading. The English department has no preference.

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ENGLISH SUMMER READING

AP English IV
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
How to Read Literature Like a Professor ( may omit chapters 16-17)

English IV
The Lord of the Flies by William Golding Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

AP English III
1984 By George Orwell
This I Believe: the Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman** (See Mrs Centeno-Johnston for project assignment)

English III
Anthem by Ayn Rand
This I Believe II: More Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman* see study guide

Pre-AP English II
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway

English II
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Animal Farm by George Orwell

Pre-AP English I
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

English I

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

ENGLISH SPRING READING

AP English IV
The Importance of Being Earnest BY Oscar Wilde

English IV
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

AP English III
To Build a Fire by Jack London (Do not purchase- class resource)

English III
Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut

Pre-AP 10 English
A Doll’s House by Henrick Ibsen

English II
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Pre-AP 9 English
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

English I
Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank