Tuesday, June 1, 2010

CRLS Grade 12 Summer Reading

Required Reading: The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

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

Beach Reads
Love Sick, Jake Coburn
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes, Chris Crutcher
Little Brother, Cory Doctorow
Waiting to Exhale, Terry McMillan
The Dying Ground, Nichelle D. Tramble

One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf
The Good Earth, Pearl Buck
Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut
Fail Safe, Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler

Historical Fiction
A Lesson Before Dying, Ernest Gaines
The Good Negress, A.J. Verdelle
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
Caucasia, Danzy Senna
Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier

Contemporary Fiction
The Pact, Jodi Picoult
The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
Bel Canto, Ann Patchett
Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
Double Helix, Nancy Werlin

Sci-Fi / Fantasy
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
V for Vendetta, Alan Moore and David Lloyd
A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess
Brave New World, Aldous Huxley


The World is Flat, Thomas L. Friedman
A Civil Action, Jonathan Harr
Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer
The Perfect Storm, Sebastian Junger
Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich


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