Summer Reading and AP Assignments

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2019-2020 Required Summer Reading and AP Assignments

Click here for the 2019 Summer Reading List. Summer Reading is required for all grade levels for English. Advanced Placement (AP) classes such as AP Language and Composition and AP Literature have their own separate summer reading.  
 
Please see the Summer Reading and AP Assignments for the following 2019-2020 classes below:
 
 
9th Grade
  • I Am Malala:The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and was Shot By The Taliban By: Malala Yousafzai
  • The Dreamer By: Pam Muñoz Ryan
 
10th Grade: Ms. Hartley: thartley@stbernardhs.org
  • Black Boy- Richard Wright
  • Honors Sophomore Students must PRESENT their book review as a talk (slide presentation okay) during the first week as well as submitting the written report. DUE Friday 23rd August.
 
11th Grade: Ms. Gallegos: agallegos@stbernardhs.org
  • Required #1: Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust, Immaculee Ilibagiza
  • Required #2: Choose at least one book from the following list:
  • The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • The Outsiders by S. E. Hilton
  • Dead Man Walking, Sister Helen Prejean
  • Let’s Go Swimming on Doomsday by Natalie C. Anderson
  • Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
 
12th Grade: Ms. Gallegos: agallegos@stbernardhs.org
  • Required #1: Purple Hibiscus by Chimananda-Ngozi Adichie
  • Required #2: Choose at least one book from the following list:
  • What is the What, Dave Eggers 
  • The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zore Neale-Hurston
  • The Water Dancer by Ta-Neishi Coates
 
Additional for AP Literature Students:
  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
Teacher: Mr. Lynch: tlynch@stbernardhs.org
 
  • 10th Grade
    AP European History Summer Assignment Coming Soon
 
  • 11th Grade
    AP US History Summer Assignment Coming Soon
 
  • 12th Grade
    AP Government and Politics Summer Assignment Coming Soon