Reading List

American Literature and Composition

All or most of us teach...

The Things They Carried
The Crucible
The Great Gatsby

Some of us teach...

A Raisin in the Sun
A Streetcar Named Desire
Death of a Salesman
Into The Wild
Paper Towns
The Catcher in the Rye
Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Joy Luck Club
The Scarlet Letter
The Chicago Way
Narrative of Frederick Douglass
The Glass Menagerie
When They Call You a Terrorist

AP English Language and Composition

All or most of us teach...

The Great Gatsby

Some of us teach...

The Scarlet Letter

AP English Literature and Composition

All of most of us teach...

Beloved
Frankenstein
King Lair

Some of us teach....

The Kite Runner
As I Lay Dying
East of Eden
The Road
Waiting for Godot
The Stranger
All The Pretty Horses
Crime and Punishment
Death of a Salesman

Classic Literature (elective)

All or most of us teach...

Paradise Lost
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
How to Read Literature Like a Professor

Some of us teach...

Student Choice books TBA

Contemporary Fiction (elective)

A Long Way Down
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Water for Elephants
The Night Circus
The Bad Seed

Freshman Literature and Composition

All or most of us teach...

Fahrenheit 451
Lord of the Flies
Romeo and Juliet
Of Mice and Men
The Hate U Give

Some of us teach...

The Fault in Our Stars
Hamlet
Literature Circles (books change)
Born a Crime

Freshman Literature and Composition Honors

All of most of us teach...

Fahrenheit 451
Lord of the Flies
Julius Ceasar
Greek Myths

Some of us teach...

The Odyssey
Fences
American Born Chinese
Of Mice and Men
Cry, the Beloved Country
The Color of Water
Reading Workshop (Choice)

Philosophy and Film (elective)

All or most of us teach...

Never Let Me Go
Do the Right Thing

Some of us teach...

No Country for Old Men
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Take Shelter
The Truman Show
The Greatest Showman
I. Tonya
Children of Men
BlackkKlansman

Science Fiction (elective)

All or most of us teach...

Ready Player One
Ender's Game
Jurassic Park
Old Man’s War
The Demolished Man
The Illustrated Man
The Time Traveler’s Wife
Robopocalyspe

World Literature and Composition

All or most of us teach...

The Book Thief
Persepolis
Shakespeare
Medea

Some of us teach...

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Antigone
Midsummer Night's Dream
Tasting the Sky
The Alchemist
A Long Way Gone
Escape from Camp 14
Purple Hibiscus
Chinese Cindarella
Reading Workshop (Choice)
The Girl Who Smiled Beads

World Literature and Composition Honors

All or most of us teach...

Antigone
The Alchemist
Macbeth
Magical Realism
Sonnets/poetry
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Things Fall Apart
Medea

Some of us teach...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Metamorphosis
The Assault
Joy Luck Club