MHS LANGUAGE ARTS
SUMMER READING REQUIREMENTS FOR 2012-13
All Mandarin High students are expected by the
first day of school to have carefully read the summer-reading selection(s)
required for the English course they will be taking.
9th Grade Standard Speak
by Laurie Halse Anderson (1999) 208 pgs.
9th Grade Honors
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953) 176 pgs.
9th Grade Pre-AICE A Tree
Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith (1943) 528 pgs.
10th Grade Standard The
Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (2002) 336 pgs.
10th Grade Honors Into Thin
Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Krakauer (1999) 368 pgs.
10th Grade AICE General Paper 1)Into
Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest
by Jon Krakauer (1999) 368 pgs.
2) Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard by Kiran Desai
11th Grade Standard Copper
Sun by Sharon M. Draper (2008) 336 pgs.
11th Grade Honors 1)
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925) 180 pgs.
READ BOTH 2) The
Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (1951) 128 pgs.
11th Grade AP Language 1)
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of
and AICE Language Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba (2010) 320 pgs.
READ BOTH 2) Uncle
Tomís Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852) 544 pgs.
12th Grade Standard
Allusion Story Project
Click link for assignment.
12th Grade AP Literature 1)
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini (2004) 372 pgs.
and AICE Literature
2) A Streetcar Named
Desire (play) by Tennessee Williams
READ BOTH (1947)
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ENGLISH IV
STUDENTS: The links below apply to Eng IV Standard and
AP/AICE Literature classes.
Information sheet for
Eng IV Students
Info for purchasing hard copy
of Allusion Packet
Entire Allusion Workshop
Packet (Note: This pdf file is 52 pages. You may want to purchase hard
copy rather than printing out entire packet on your printer.)