The English Department looks forward to summer as a time for new adventures, especially in reading. In addition to your own free reading choices, we require the following texts:


Incoming Freshmen:

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch


Incoming Sophomores:

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr


Incoming Juniors and Seniors:

Into The Wild by John Krakauer


Honors and AP Juniors and Seniors:

AP students must contact Ms. Goldstein or Mrs. Kahan for additional readings. Those enrolled in honors must also read the following:

World Lit I: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

World Lit II: The Stranger by Albert Camus

Heroes: Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Creative Writing: Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Journalism Honors: In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Students will write about these selections during the first week of classes.  Enjoy!