2014 Summer Reading

East/West English Department

 

9th Grade:

Incoming 9th grade students are required to read Into the Wild and choose ONE Book from the
following list.

 

REQUIRED:

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

 

CHOOSE ONE:


Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

10th Grade:

Students entering 10th grade are required to read The Glass Castle and choose ONE Book from the
following list.


REQUIRED:

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

 

CHOOSE ONE:

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
About a Boy by Nick Hornby
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

11th Grade (HL English):

Students entering 11th Grade IB HL are required to read The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini and choose ONE book from the following list.


For students taking HL English.

REQUIRED:

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini


CHOOSE ONE:

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

11th Grade (SL English):

Students entering 11th Grade IB SL are required to read Sold by Patricia McCormick and
choose ONE book from the following list.


For students taking SL English.
REQUIRED:

Sold by Patricia McCormick


CHOOSE ONE:

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer