Monday, June 20, 2011

Recommended Reading

These are required or recommended for Holyoke students. I think I'll use this to start my summer reading. This includes Honors and standard class lists but not the AP classes. Blue indicates I've already read it (and remember!)


Johnny Tremain Esther Forbes
The Bluest Eye Toni Morrison
The Human Comedy William Saroyan
Never Cry Wolf Farley Mowat
The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

 Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder
Death Be Not Proud John Gunther
Light in the Forest Conrad Richter
The Sea Wolf Jack London
The Yearling Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
The Call of the Wild Jack LondonLet the Circle Be Unbroken Mildred D. Taylor
Watership Down Richard Adams
Summer Edith Wharton
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul Jack Canfield
Hometown Tracy Kidder
All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque
The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury
All Creatures Great and Small James Herriot
My Left Foot Christy Brown
Irish Folk Tales Agatha Christie
And Then There Were None Agatha Christie
Dracula Bram Stoker
The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini
The Time Machine H.G. Wells
Little Big Man Thomas Berger
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Ernest J. Gaines
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith
Ragtime E.L. Doctorow
Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
The Joy Luck Club AmyTan
The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton

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