Summer Reading List

Georgetown MS/HS 2013 Reading List

Grade 6: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Grade 7: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Grade 8: Blue by Joyce Moyer Hostetter

Grade 9

Honors:  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith

                 A Separate Peace, John Knowles

     College Prep: The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collin or All My Sons, Arthur Miller

     Standard:  The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros

Grade 10

Honors:  Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

                 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson

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

     Standard: The Invisible Man, H.G.Wells

Grade 11

Honors:  My Antonia, Willa Cather

                  Anthem, Ayn Rand

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

      Standard: The Teammates, David Halberstram

Grade 12

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

                 Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

                 Oresteia, Aeschylus

     Mythology, Honors:  The Life of Pi, Yann Martel

                                                Oresteia, Aeschylus

     Mythology:   The King Must Die, Mary Renault

     Creative Writing:   Crafting a Life: In Essay, Story, Poem, Donald M. Murray

     Journalism:   The Greatest Generation, Tom Brokaw or Play Their Hearts Out, George Dohrmann

    College Writing:   A Doll’s House, Henrik Ibsen

    Cineliteracy:  Making Movies Work, Jon Boorstin or Conversations with Woody Allen, Eric Lax