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Englewood Public School District Summer Reading List

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

Entering 10th grade - A Child Called It by David Pelzer and The Fault on Our Stars by John Green

Entering 11th grade - Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

 

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 Morrow and Academies@Englewood students)

Entering 11th grade DE - The Help by Kathryn Stockett and Master by Harold Fugard

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 Files, and The Cleverest Person in the World.

JANIS DISMUS MIDDLE SCHOOL

Entering 7th grade - Hatchet

Entering 8th grade - They Cage the Animals at Night

vv AND DUAL ENROLLMENT (Dwight-Morrow and Academies@Englewood students)

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

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