Tuesday, June 1, 2010

CRLS Grade 10 Summer Reading

Required Reading: After the First Death, Robert Cormier

CP and Honors classes choose ONE and AP classes choose TWO additional books from the following lists:

Beach Reads:
Uglies series, Scott Westerfeld (choose one)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
The Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot
Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging, Louise Rennison
Senioritis, Tate Thompson

Nectar in a Sieve, Kamala Markandaya
Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith
Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger
The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway

Historical Fiction
The Glory Field, Walter Dean Myers
The Samurai's Garden, Gail Tsukiyama
Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Julia Alvarez
The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

Contemporary Fiction
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Mark Haddon
My Sister's Keeper, Jodi Picoult
Every Time a Rainbow Dies, Rita Williams-Garcia
The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri
Monster, Walter Dean Myers

Sci-Fi / Fantasy
His Dark Materials series, Phillip Pullman (choose one)
How I Live Now, Meg Rossof
Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
The Lord of the Rings series, J.R.R. Tolkien (choose one)

Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World, Mark Kurlansky (This is the 2010 Cambridge Reads book!)
The Color of Water, James McBride
Mountains Beyond Mountains, Tracy Kidder
Dreams from my Father, Barack Obama
Roots, Alex Haley


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