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.


Social Studies

9th Grade

English 9 Advanced

All students must read:
The Alchemist - Coelho, Paulo
Life of Pi- Martel, Yann

English 9 Honors

All students must read:

Choose one of the following:

English 9 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose one of the following:

10th Grade

English 10 Advanced

All students must read:

English 10 Honors

All students must read: 

Choose one of the following:  

English 10 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose oneof the following:

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 oneof the following:

English 11 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose oneof the following:

12th Grade

AP English 12

All students must read:

English 12 Honors

All students must read: The Color of Water - McBride, James  Choose one of the following: 

English 12 College and Career Prep (CCP)

Choose oneof the following:


English Language and Literature 

Choose one of the following:

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

Macroeconomics: Principles, Problems and Policies 18th ed - McConnell, Brue and Flynn

AP Psychology

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


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