Summer Reading List

Georgetown MS/HS 2015 Reading List

Grade 7: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Grade 8: Blue by Joyce Moyer Hostetter

Grade 9

Honors:  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

     College Prep: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collin

     Standard:  Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli

Grade 10

Honors:  Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

     College Prep:  The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

     Standard: Going Solo by Roald Dahl

Grade 11

Honors:  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Anthem by Ayn Rand

     College Prep:  The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

      Standard: All My Sons by Arthur Miller

Grade 12

AP:    Long Day’s Journey into Night by Eugene O’Neill

                 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

                 Oresteia by Aeschylus

     Honors World Literature:  Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Medea by Euripides

     Mythology:  Antigone by Sophocles

     Creative Writing: Great Short Short Stories: Quick Reads by Great Writers by Paul Negri

     Journalism:  In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

    College Writing:  A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

    Writing About Film:  Awake in the Dark by Roger Ebert (Read Section 2 only)