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Required Summer Reading

Lower School

Kindergarten: Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems

First Grade: Choose one (or more) of the following books:
    The Dot
    Ish
    Sky Color   
    all three are by Peter H. Reynolds

Second Grade: Choose one (or more) of the following books:
    The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg & Bruce Ingman
    Lights Out by Arthur Geisert
    A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn’t Make It Good by Mark Gonyea
    Mapping Penny’s World by Loreen Leedy
    Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy
    Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

Third Grade: How Oliver Olson Changed the World by Claudia Mills

Fourth Grade: The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

Fifth Grade:
All students should read:
    Pigs Might Fly by Dick King-Smith

ALSO, choose one of the following to read:
    Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
    Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer Holm
    A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck

A Printable List for Lower School


Middle School

Sixth Grade
    English: The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
    History: Read one (or more) of the following books by James M. Deem:
        Bodies from the Ash: Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii
        Bodies from the Bog
        Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past

Seventh Grade
    English: The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
    History: The Fifth of March by Ann Rinaldi

    Recommended, not required, for Science:
        Top Secret by John Reynolds Gardner
        OR The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat
            (Young Readers Edition)
            by Michael Pollan and Richie Chevat

Eighth Grade
    English: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
    History: With Every Drop of Blood by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier

A Printable List for Middle School
Upper School English

9th grade: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

10th grade: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
     Assignment: English II.pdf

11th grade: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

12th grade: A Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris



Journalism: Optional assignment to be started at the beginning of summer: Journalism.pdf

A.P. English Language and Composition:

    50 Essays: A Portable Anthology by Samuel Cohen


A.P. English Literature:
    
    The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
    
    Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
      Assignment: English-AP-Lit.pdf

Upper School History
Please note: Topics in U.S. History (for International Students) does not have a summer reading book or written assignment.

9th grade: Antigone by Jean Anouilh
    Assignment: History-World_I.pdf

10th Grade: Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
      Assignment: History-World_II.pdf

U.S. History
:
     Mayflower: a Story of Courage, Community, and War
         by Nathaniel Philbrick
      Assignment: History-US.pdf

A.P. U.S. History:
     Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen
      Assignment: History-AP-US.pdf

A.P. European History:
     The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka,
            translated by Donna Freed
     Darkness at Noon: A Novel by Arthur Koestler
      Assignment: History-AP-Euro.pdf
    Extra credit:
    Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King
   

Upper School Science

A.P. Chemistry
:
    The only assignment is the following written assignment:
        AP Chemistry Summer Assignment.pdf

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