Englewood Public School District Summer Reading List

Grades 7th through 12th

HONORS (Academies@Englewood)

Entering 9th grade - Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie and The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

Entering 10th grade - Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow and Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle

 

Entering 11th grade - Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

 

Entering 12th grade - An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina and Left to Tell by Immaculee Illibagiza

COLLEGE PREP (Dwight-Morrow)

Entering 9th grade - House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Entering 10th grade - Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

Entering 11th grade - Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Freedom Writers Diary by Zlata Filipovic and Erin Gruwell

 

Entering 12th grade - An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina and Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Hailey

 

AP AND DUAL ENROLLMENT (Dwight-morrowM and Academies@Englewood students)

Entering 11th grade DE  - The Help by Kathryn Stockett  and The Freedom Writers Diary by Zlata Fillipovic

Entering 12th  grade DE - Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy

AP English - Jane Eyre, The Kite Runner, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Purple Hibiscus and The Glass Menagerie

Students placed in Resource Room (DM)

Money Hungry

Lord of the Flies

The Cleverest Person in the World

JANIS DISMUS MIDDLE SCHOOL ​

Entering 7th Grade - Hatchett

Entering 8th Grade - They Cage the Animals