Sylacauga High School Summer Reading Requirements


 

Ninth Grade Regular English

Title

Author

Tears of a Tiger Sharon Draper

Ninth Grade Advanced English

Title

Author

Homecoming Cynthia Voigt
Nothing But the Truth Avi

 

 




Tenth Grade Regular English: Students are required to read one of the following books:

Title

Author

Now Is Your Time Walter Dean Myers
Playing in Traffic Gail Giles
Sacred Hoops Phil Jackson
War of the Worlds H.G. Wells
Who Killed My Daughter Lois Duncan

 

Tenth Grade Advanced English: Students are required to read one of the following John Grisham books:

Title

Author

The Broker John Grisham
The Innocent Man John Grisham

Tenth Grade Advanced English Students are also required to read:

Title

Author

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain


Tenth Grade Honors English are required to read the following books:

Title

Author

Deception Point Dan Brown
The Adventures of Huckleberry Mark Twain
The Turn of the Screw Henry James

 




Eleventh Grade English

Title

Author

Title

Author

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams All The President's Men Bernstein/Woodward
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil John Berendt Cold Sassy Tree Olive Burns
The Education of Little Tree Forrest Carter While My Pretty One Sleeps Mary Higgins Clark
The Party's Over Caroline B. Cooney The Chocolate War Robert Cormier
Beyond the Chocolate War Robert Cormier We All Fall Down Robert Cormier
On the Devil's Court Carl  Deuker Cold Mountain Charles Frazier
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Ernest Gaines The Drowning of Stephan Jones Bette Greene
Ghost Girl Tori Hayden Invitation to the Game Monica Hughes
Night Kites M.E. Kerr The Contender Robert Lipsyte
A Night to Remember Walter Lord Anything to Win Gloria D. Miklowitz
Death Walk Walt Morey Send no Blessings Phyllis Reynolds Nalor
How to Make an American Quilt Whitney Otto Are You in the House Alone? Richard Peck
The Reluctant God Pamela Service The Notebook Nicholas Sparks
Seventeen Against the Dealer Cynthia Voight

 




Twelfth Grade English:

Title

Author

Monster Walter Dean Myers

 

Advanced English 12  are required to read the following book and a book from the 12th Grade Reading List:

Title

Author

Angela's Ashes Frank McCourt


Twelfth Grade AP English Literature and Composition are required to read the following two books plus a book
from the  12th Grade Reading List:
 

Title

Author

Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston's
Cry the Beloved Country Alan Paton


Twelfth Grade Reading List:

Title

Author

Title

Author

Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen Friday Night Lights H.G. Bissinger
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown Patriot Games Tom Clancy
Loves Music, Loves to Dance Mary Higgins Clark Fried Green Tomatoes and the Whistle Stop Cafe Fannie Flagg
The Color Purple Alice Walker Dawn Elie Wiesel
Looking for Alaska John Green The Pelican Brief John Grisham
Ordinary People Judith Guest One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan
Return of the Ring J.R.R. Tolkien Johnny Got His Gun Dalton Trumbo


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