Addendum to Summer Reading for Honors English and AP English Courses, 2020-2021

In addition to BookSmart Day, students taking the following courses should read the following books over the summer and be prepared to discuss and write about them…


AP English Literature*

Oresteia, Aeschylus

Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Eugene O’Neill

Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston

*Along with the reading of these works, a summer assignment is required, due on the first day of school. There is a mandatory meeting in June to clarify expectations for this assignment. 


Honors World Literature

The Life of Pi, Yann Martel


Honors English, Grade 11

My Antonia, Willa Cather


Honors English, Grade 10

Frankenstein, Mary Shelley 

(1818 edition is preferable to the 1831 edition)


Honors English, Grade 9

CHOICE: A Separate Peace, John Knowles, OR A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith