Tuesday, June 1, 2010

CRLS Grade 11 Summer Reading

Required Reading: The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Malcolm X and Alex Haley

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

Beach Reads
Maximum Ride series, James Patterson (choose one)
The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown
A Time To Kill, John Grisham
The Gospel According to Larry, Janet Tashjian
That Summer, Sarah Dessen

Light in August, William Faulkner
On the Road, Jack Kerouac
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
The Color Purple, Alice Walker
Native Son, Richard Wright

Historical Fiction
Jesse, Gary Soto
Copper Sun, Sharon Draper
The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien
Killer Angels, Michael Shaara
The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd

Contemporary Fiction
Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri
Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris
The Life of Pi, Yann Martel
The Host, Stephanie Meyer
Rucker Park Setup, Paul Volponi

Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Watchmen, Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
Kindred, Octavia Butler
Moonfall, Jack McDevitt
Blood and Chocolate, Annette Curtis Klause
The Andromeda Strain, Michael Crichton

Our America, LeAlan and Lloyd Newman
Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser
A Hope in the Unseen, Ron Suskind
The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou


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