Summer Reading List (High School) - Select and read one book this summer! (Grades 9-12)

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Summer Reading List (High School)
Please select and read one book from the grade level that you will be entering in September.
HIGH SCHOOL: Grades 9-12
Students Entering GRADE NINE

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Led to Success by Sampson Davis

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago

A Step From Heaven by An Na

Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid

Students Entering GRADE TEN

Bad Boy: A Memoir by Walter Dean Myers

In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Laughing in the Dark: From Colored Girl to Woman of Color--A Journey From Prison to Power by Patrice Gaines

Students Entering GRADE ELEVEN

Dreams From My Father; a Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines

The Color of Water by James McBride

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor

Students Entering GRADE TWELVE

A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest Gaines

Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Tar Baby by Toni Morrison

The God of Small Things: A Novel by Arundhati Roy

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi