Upper School English
9th grade (English I)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
10th grade (English II)
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
Assignment: English II and Scoring Guides (2016).pdf
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
The Novel: Global Perspectives in Literature
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Optional assignment to be started at the beginning of summer: Journalism (2016).pdf
A.P. English Language and Composition
50 Essays: A Portable Anthology (4th ed.) by Samuel Cohen
A.P. English Literature
For your summer reading, you should read at least two major works of fiction or drama. See the assignment below for more detailed information and suggested titles.
Assignment: APLiterature (2016).pdf
Upper School History
Please note: Topics in U.S. History (for International Students) does not have a summer reading book or written assignment.
Antigone by Jean Anouilh
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
Read a history book of your choice ONLY when approved by Mr. Hunt. See the assignment below for more details.
A.P. European History
The Prince by Niccoló Machiavelli