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Hixson High School Summer Reading List 2018
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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Hixson High School Summer Reading List 2018

 

9-12 Standard English: Students are required to read one book of their choice from this list and will be assessed during the first week of school.

Title

Author

Classification

House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros

Classics

Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier

Classics

Forge

Laurie Halse Anderson

Historical Fiction

Code Talker

Joseph Bruchac

Historical Fiction

Dreamland Burning

Jennifer Latham

Historical Fiction

Between Shades of Gray

Ruta Sepetys

Historical Fiction

I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith

Historical Fiction

Book Thief

Markus Zusak

Historical Fiction

Enchanted Air

Margarita Engle

Non-Fiction

Boys Who Challenged Hitler

Phillip House

Non-Fiction

What If?

Randall Munroe

Non-Fiction

Rhythm Ride

Andrea Pinkney

Non-Fiction

Port Chicago 50

Steve Sheinkin

Non-Fiction

Sachiko

Caren Stelson

Non-Fiction

Slam!

Walter Dean Myers

Sports

Undefeated

Steve Sheinkin

Sports

Curveball, The Year I Lost My Grip

Jorden Sonnenblick

Sports

Running Dream

Wendelin Van Draanen

Sports

Every Day

David Levithan

Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Cinder

Marissa Meyer

Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Ransom Riggs

Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Bone Gap

Laura Ruby

Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Scythe

Neal Shusterman

Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Anya’s Ghost

Vera Brosgol

Graphic Novel

Friends with Boys

Faith Hicks

Graphic Novel

March: Book One

John Lewis

Graphic Novel

Batman:   The Dark Knight Returns

Frank Miller

Graphic Novel

American Born Chinese

Gene Yang

Graphic Novel

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Mark Haddon

Modern Fiction

Smilla’s Sense of Snow

Peter Hoeg

Modern Fiction

Monster

Walter Dean Myers

Modern Fiction

Hate U Give

Angie Thomas

Modern Fiction

Piecing Me Together

Renee Watson

Modern Fiction

Sun is Also a Star

Nicola Yoon

Modern Fiction

  

Institute Reading

Institute

Title

Author

Health Science

Into the Magic Shop

James Doty, MD

 

Idiot Brain

Dean Brunett

 

The Happiness Advantage

Shawn Achor

 

Bubonic Panic

Gail Jarrow

 

Losing Face

Kathie Torpie

Agriculture

The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Young Reader’s Edition

Michael Pollan

 

Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlossel

 

Silent Spring

Rachel Carson

 

All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriot

Business

Be a Young Entrepreneur: Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz

Adam Sutherland

 

Honors Classes *read required and one choice from page 1

Grade

Title

Author

9th

Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury

10th

Any Biography/Autobiography/memoir about a person you find interesting

 

11th

A Small White Scar or

Perfect Escape

K.A. Nuzum

Jennifer Brown

  

Advanced Placement Classes

*Students received their assignments from Guidance before summer break.

Grade

Title

Author

11th

Outliers

Malcolm Gladwell

 

Thank You for Arguing 2017 (3rd edition)

Jay Heinrich

12th

How to Read Novels Like a Professor, 2017

Thomas Foster

 

How to Read Poetry Like a Professor, 2018

Thomas Foster

 

Mythology

Edith Hamilton

 

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