Summer Reading List


 

Get your children, reading with book recommendations from our ISPS Library. These up-to-date suggested summer reading lists are available for every grade level from Elementary to Middle school to High School!!
 

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” — Frederick Douglass.

 

Elementary School

Grade Three

Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman

Not My Dog by Colby F. Rodowsky and Colby Rodowsky

Grade Four

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Grade Five

Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan

 

Middle School

Grade Six - English

All the Answers by Kate Messner

Grade Seven - English

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne

Grade Eight - English

Doll Bones by Holly Black

 

High School

Grade 9  

Lord of the Flies
by William Golding

Grade 10

In Cold Blood
by Truman Capote

English 11

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon

Great Reads

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare 

Creative Writing 

Stephen King On Writing 

AP Language

Educated
by Tara Westover.  

AP Literature

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare and

Wuthering Heights
by Emily Bronte

AP Suggestions

AP Biology

Read the entire book for an assessment the first day of school.

Between XX and XY: Intersexuality and the Myth of Two Sexes by Gerald N. Callahan PhD

AP Economics

Read the entire book for an assessment on the first day of school.

Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

AP English Language

Students are required to read an essay of their choice from each section in A World of Ideas for a writing assessment on the first day of school.

A World of Ideas by Lee A. Jacobus

AP English Literature

Students are required to read these two books to be prepared for an assessment the first day of class.

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

AP Human Geography

The chapters are divided into regions. Choose any two chapters (regions) to read and be prepared for an assignment on the first day of class.

Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World by Tim Marshall

AP History

Read the first five chapters of the book listed below and be prepared for an assessment on the first day of school.

Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

AP Psychology

Read the entire book for the first day of class.

A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar

AP Spanish

Read the entire book for the first day of class.

"Antes de ser libres" by Julia Alvarez

AP Capstone

Read the entire book for the first day of class.

Historians on Hamilton: How a Blockbuster Musical Is Restaging America’s Past

by Renee C. Romano and Claire-Bond Potter

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