Upper School Summer Work

Summer Reading Assignments

Ninth Grade: 

Read three books from the HAISLN 9th/10th list: http://haisln.org/reading-lists.html. Students will use their chosen books for inspiration during their first English bin of the year. 

Tenth Grade: 

Read two books from either the HAISLN Grades 9-10 list or Grades 11-12 list: http://haisln.org/reading-lists.html

Eleventh Grade: 

Read two books from the HAISLN Grades 11-12 list: http://haisln.org/reading-lists.html

Twelfth Grade: 

AP Literature: Studies in Africa: Read Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. We will start discussing this book on the first day of class, so be prepared!

Writing for Change: Students are encouraged to read Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. Students who do not read the book during the summer will have to read the book during the school year. 

Both AP and Writing for Change should also read at least one book from the HAISLN 11-12 list: http://haisln.org/reading-lists.html