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Summer Reading

Students must purchase their own summer reading books and may choose to read print or a digital book. These books are not included in the textbook fee and will not be provided on iPad.


Big Voices (English 1)
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros  ISBN: 0679734775 or 9780679734772
Please refer to this The House on Mango Street Reading Guide as you read the novel.

English 2
Please choose any book from your reading level to enjoy over the summer. Return to school prepared to talk and write about the book you read.

English 3 (CHS) 
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines  ISBN: 9780375702709

English 3 (DLS) 
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer  ISBN: 9780385486804

AP English Language & Composition (CHS & DLS)
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald  ISBN: 9780743273565

AP English Literature & Composition (CHS)
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck  ISBN: 0143039431 or 9780143039433

AP English Literature & Composition (DLS)
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde  ISBN: 9780486278070
and The Odyssey by Homer; trans. by Robert Fagles  ISBN: 9780140268867

Classics of Horror
Carrie by Stephen King ISBN: 9780307743664

Dystopian Fiction 
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline ISBN: 0307887448 or 9780307887443

Explorations of Writing 
How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringiyimana  ISBN: 9780062470157

Literature, Conflict, & the Human Experience

Podcasting & Storytelling

Psych Realism

 Shakespeare on Toast: Getting a Taste for the Bard by Ben Crystal  ISBN: 9781848310544

The 21st Century Woman 
Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof  ISBN: 9780307387097

The Culture of Storytelling 
The Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula LeGuin  ISBN: 9780547773742

The Short Story 
Short Story Reader PDF is sent to all students enrolled in this course. If you haven’t received it by June 10, please contact Ms. Koski

Western Literature 
Shane by Jack Schaefer  ISBN:9780544239470

Writing Seminar 
This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff  ISBN: 9780802136688


Modern Language




AP Biology
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Young  ISBN: 9780062368607 or 0062368605


Social Studies

AP US History (DLS)
The American Pageant: AP Edition (Read Chapters 1-3)
Textbook provided to all Carondelet students PDF

AP US History (CHS)
American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America ISBN 9780143122029 or 0143122029
Read chapters 1-12 (pages 23-149)
and The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People
Textbook provided to all Carondelet students PDF
Read chapters 1-3. Please review this intro to the summer reading.

AP Psychology (CHS)
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell ISBN: 9780316010665

AP Psychology (DLS)
The Story of Psychology by Morton Hunt ISBN: 9780307278074
Please review this intro to the summer reading.


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