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Summer Reading

Upper School

List of 4 items.

  • Class 9

    Peruse the list below and select one title that appeals to you.

    Bless Me Ultima
    Anaya, Rudolpho
    Austen, Jane
    Jane Eyre
    Bronte, Charlotte
    Sarah's Key
    de Rosnay, Tatiana
    Great Expectations
    Dickens, Charles
    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
    Ford, Jamie
    A Lesson Before Dying
    Gaines, Ernest
    Chronicle of a Death Foretold
    Garcia Marquez, Gabriel
    Herbert, Frank
    A Prayer for Owen Meany
    Irving, John
    The Trial
    Kafka, Franz
    The Secret Life of Bees
    Kidd, Sue Monk
    The Bean Trees
    Kingsolver, Barbara
    A Separate Peace
    Knowles, John
    Life of Pi
    Martel, Yann
    Master and Commander
    O'Brian, Patrick
    Where the Crawdads Sing
    Owens, Delia
    The Hate U Give
    Thomas, Angie
    Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Class 10

    Peruse the list below and select one title that appeals to you.

    The Nickel Boys
    Coulson Whitehead
    Every Day
    David Levithan
    Lovely War
    Julie Berry
    Yaa Gyasi
    In the Time of Butterflies
    Julia Alvarez
    I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
    Erika Sanchez
    Never Let Me Go
    Kazuo Ishiguro 
    A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
    Betty Smith
    A Tale of Two Cities
    Charles Dickens
    A Man Called Ove
    Fredrik Backman
    George Eliot
    100 Years of Solitude
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    Virginia Woolf
    Wuthering Heights
    Emily Bronte
    Pride and Prejudice
    Jane Austen
    On Such a Full Sea
    Chang Rae-Lee
  • Class 11

    The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Class 12

    Depends on student's English IV elective. Contact Rachel Weissenstein at rweissenstein@sjs.org for questions.

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