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High School Summer Reading


High School Study Room Hours (September through June):


Monday – Thursday: 3:00PM – 9:00PM
Friday: 3:00PM – 6:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Early Release Days: Opens at 12:00PM

Summer Reading

*Wellesley High School English Department Summer Reading 2020 Website

*Read the text assigned for your course plus one book of your choice. Title suggestions:

Grade 12

Class Title
12CP (English 143): Different Seasons – Stephen King (Read “The Body”)
12ACP (English 142): On Writing – Stephen King
Senior Creative Writing: Poetry 180, selected by Billy Collins -OR- 180 More, selected by Billy Collins(Poetry 180, in it’s entirety, may be found free at this link.)
12H (English 141): The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri
Beyond the Binary: The Handmaids Tale – Margarate Atwood
Diverse American Voices: Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism and You – Jason Reynolds
Evolutions 11/12: The Evolutions Primer
World Literature Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez

Grade 11



11CP (English 133): American Born Chinese – Gene Yang
11ACP (English 132): The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates – Wes Moore
11H (English 131): 1984 – George Orwell
Evolutions (11/12): The Evolutions Primer

Grade 10



10CP (English 123): The Sun is Also a Star – Nicola Yoon
10ACP (English 122): Kindred – Octavia Butler
 10H (English 121): Behold The Dreamers – Imbolo Mbue, -OR- The Grapes of Wrath – John Steinbeck

*Choose ONE of these texts PLUS ONE of the texts on the Who Are We list (linked above) 

 Foundations 9/10: Just Mercy: Adapted for Young Adults: A True Story of the Fight for Justice – Bryan Stevenson, -AND- Love from A to Z – S.K. Ali

*Please note: because your instructor has assigned two required texts, you are not required to read an additional text from the Choice List

Grade 9



9CP (English 113): The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo
9ACP (English 112): The Poet X – Elizabeth Acevedo
9H (English 111): Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
Foundations 9/10: Just Mercy: Adapted for Young Adults: A True Story of the Fight for Justice -Bryan Stevenson, -AND- Love from A to Z -S.K. Ali

*Please note: because your instructor has assigned two required texts, you are not required to read an additional text from the Choice List

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