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QHS Summmer Reading

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All students should complete their grade-wide- reading assignment,which will be assessed in the indicated class. Students should complete additional reading 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

Social Studies


9th Grade

English 9 Advanced

All students must read:
Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Rushdie, Salmon
Life of Pi- Martel, Yann

English 9 Honors

Choose two of the following:
The Alchemist - Coelho, Paulo
Chinese Cinderella - Mah, Adeline Yen
Touching Spirit Bear - Mikaelsen, Ben
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Smith, Betty

English 9 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose one of the following:
An Abundance of Katherines - Green, John
The Maze Runner - Dashner, James
Miss Peregrine's School for Peculiar Children - Riggs, Ransom


10th Grade

English 10 Advanced

All students must read:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime - Haddon, Mark
The Hobbit- Tolkien, J.R.R.

English 10 Honors

Choose two of the following:
Monster - Myers, Walter Dean
The Art of Racing in the Rain - Stein, Garth
The Moon is Down - Steinbeck, John
The Samurai's Garden- Tsukiyama, Gail

English 10 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose one of the following:
Tuesdays With Morrie - Albom, Mitch
Nailed - Jones, Patrick
The Art of Racing in the Rain - Stein, Gail


11th Grade

AP English 11

All students must read:
David and Goliath - Gladwell, Malcolm
and complete the assignments found on plentimaw.com. Contact Mr. Columb at columb@gmail.com with questions.

English 11 Honors

All students must read:
Thomas Foster, How to Read Literature Like a Professor and Contact Mr. Natalizia at cnataliziaghs@gmail.com for associated work. All students must also read one of the following:
Girl With A Pearl Earring - Chevalier, Tracy
Beloved - Morrison, Toni
Cat's Cradle - Vonnegut, Kurt

English 11 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose one of the following:
The Innocent Man - Grisham, John
My Sister's Keeper - Picoult, Jodi
The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Chbosky, Stephen


12th Grade

AP English 12

All students must read:
No Country for Old Men- McCarthy, Cormac
Oedipus Rex, Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus- Sophocles

English 12 Honors

Choose two of the following:
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Albom, Mitch
Glass Castle - Walls, Jeanette
The Color of Water - McBride, James
The Lovely Bones- Sebold, Alice

English 12 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose one of the following:
The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Albom, Mitch
Glass Castle - Walls, Jeanette
Mortal Stakes - Parker, Robert B.


 

English Language and Literature 

Choose one of the following:
The Prophet of Yonwood
- DuPrau, Jean
The Contender - Lipsyte, Robert


Social Studies Summer Reading

9th Grade Advanced World History

History of the World in 6 Glasses- Standage, Tom

10th Grade Advanced Honors

Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution- Moran, Michelle

11th Grade

AP US History

Lies My Teacher Told Me- Loewen, James

11th Grade Honors

Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase to Catch Lincoln's Killer- Swanson, James L.

12th Grade

AP Economics

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything- Levitt, Steven

AP Psychology

Opening Skinner's Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century - Slater, Lauren



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