High School  Reading List

Summers of High School English

This list is appropriate for High School students and adult readers.

Parents: share books out loud with your students...
they may never pick up A Passage to India, but they will love
sharing it with you.

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The Bible (King James version):

Old Testament -- Genesis; Exodus; Job; Proverbs 1-9; Ecclesiastes
New Testament -- two of the Gospels (preferably Mark & Luke); Revelation

1984, by George Orwell
The Old Man And The Sea, by Ernest Hemingway
Native Son, by Richard Wright
The Loved One, by Evelyn Waugh
My Antonia, by Willa Cather
Childhood's End, by Arthur C. Clarke
Beloved, by Toni Morrison
To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
The Good Earth, by Pearl Buck
Daughters of Copper Woman, by Anne Cameron
Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein
Pride & Prejudice, by Jane Austin
A Passage to India, by E. M. Forester
Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston
Slaughterhouse Five, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The Stranger, by Albert Camus
Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison
Catch 22, by Joseph Heller
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Ken Kesey
The Color Purple, by Alice Walker
Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad
Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte
Return of the Native, by Thomas Hardy
Turn of the Screw, by Henry James
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, by James Joyce
The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner
The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand
Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson
Desert Solitude, by Edward Abbey
The Trial, by Franz Kafka
Don Quixote, by Cervantes
Ivanhoe, by Sir Walter Scott
The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck


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