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NQHS Summer Reading

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All students should complete their grade-wide reading assignment according, which will be assessed in the indicated class. Students should complete additional readings according to the level of the English class for the next school year. All titles may be obtained in local libraries, bookstores and online. Students are responsible for getting the proper books.


English


9th Grade

Grade-wide Assignment

The Alchemist - Coelho, Paulo

English 9 Advanced

An autobiography or biography of studen't chioce One additional title from the grade 9 list below

English 9 Honors

Choose two additional titles from the grade 9 list below

English 9 College and Career Prep (CCP)

One additional title from the grade 9 list below

Additional English 9 Titles

Murder On the Orient Express - Christie, Agatha
The Maze Runner - Dashner, James
An Abundance of Katherines- John Green
Touching Spirit Bear - Mikaelsen, Ben

Chinese Cinderella - Mah, Adeline Yen
Miss Peregrin's Home for Peculiar Children - Riggs, Ransom 
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Smith, Betty


10th Grade

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks- Skloot, Rebecca

English 10 Advanced

All students must read: Outliers - Gladwell, Malcolm and The Book Thief- Zusak, Marcus

English 10 Honors

Two additional titles from the grade 10 list below

English 10 College and Career Prep (CCP)

One additional title from the grade 10 list below

Additional English 10 Titles

Choose one of the following:
Tuesdays With Morrie - Albom, Mitch
Nailed - Jones, Patrick
Monster - Myers, Walter Dean
The Art of Racing in the Rain - Stein, Garth
The Samurai's Garden - Tsukiyama, Gail


11th Grade

Grade-wide Assignment

Unbroken- Hillenbrand, Laura

Advanced 11

All students must read: Nickel and Dimed - Ehrenreich, Barbara and The Grapes of Wrath- John Steinbeck 

Honors

Two additional titles from the grade 11 list below English 11

CCP 

One additional titles from the grade 11 list below

Additional English 11 Titles

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime - Haddon, Mark
The Bean Trees - Kingsolver, Barbara
Paper Towns- Green, John 
The Time Traveler's Wife- Niffenegger, Audrey
A Hope in the Unseen - Suskind, Ron


12th Grade

Everyone is required to read Eleven Secondsby Travis Roy.

Advanced 12

The Fountainhead - Rand, Ayn
Crime and Punishment
- Dostoyevsky, Fyodor

Honors

Two additional titles from the grade 12 list below.

English 12 CCP 

One additional title from the grade 12 list (below)

Additional Grade 12 Titles

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Albom, Mitch
Mortal Stakes - Parker, Robert
Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi
The Lovely Bones - Sebold, Alice
The Joy Luck Club- Tan, Amy

English Language and Literature 1 or 2 CCP

Students should complete the grade-wide title for their grade and choose one additional title from the list for their grade.



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