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April 28th - May 10th

Buy your books at Wesleyan's Barnes & Noble Bookfair located in The Forum - 5141 Peachtree Parkway.

All proceeds go to the Wesleyan Missions Program. Use the Bookfair ID 11834058.

Shop in person or click on the link below to shop online during the bookfair dates.
BN.com/bookfairs

Summer Reading books are best purchased during the bookfair; availability is not guaranteed after the bookfair ends.

High School Summer Reading

A minimum of three (3) books is required for each grade:

Two (2) books from the list of Faculty-Sponsored selections.

The English-Department selection required for your course.
- For these selections, please purchase books with the same ISBN numbers as those listed.

- Assignments will be required for these books to be completed over the summer.

- See the grade level tabs below for a list of books, ISBN numbers, and assignments. 

If you have questions about summer reading, please contact High School Librarian, Melanie O'Kelley.


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Faculty Sponsored Selection (2 Required)

All high school students will select two books from the Faculty-Sponsored list. Students will sign up for their choice in April. Students and teachers will discuss the book in August 2016. Students will sign an honor code statement saying they have read the book.

 

Rising 9th grade students, click here for a list and brief description of each book.

Rising 10th - 12th grade students, click here for a list and brief description of each book.

To find your books, click on one of the grade-level tabs below. Enjoy your summer reading!

Rising 9th Grade Students


Faculty-Sponsored Selections (2 required)

All rising 9th grade students will read two selections of their choice from the faculty sponsored book selections.
Students will sign up for their choice in April.

Discussions on the books will be held in August 2016.

Click here for a list and brief description of each book.

Students should be prepared to sign an Honor Code Statement at the beginning of school in August stating that they have read the book.

English Department Selections

In addition, rising 9th graders will read the following for English.
Students will have an assignment during the summer to complete.

Click here for the Standard English assignment.

Click here for the Honors English assignment.

An assessment will be given by the English department on these books the first week of school.These books must be purchased and brought to class on the first day of school.

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Standard and Honors English

 

The Book Thief

By: Mark Zusak

ISBN: 0375842209
ISBN: 9780375842207

Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.


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Honors English

In addition to The Book Thief, Honors classes will read: 

 

Things Fall Apart

By: Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 9780385474542

Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.

Rising 10th Grade Students


Faculty-Sponsored Selections (2 required)

All rising 10th grade students will read two selections of their choice from the faculty sponsored book selections.
Students will sign up for their choice in April.

Discussions on the books will be held in August 2016.

Click here for a list and brief description of each book.

Students should be prepared to sign an Honor Code Statement at the beginning of school in August stating that they have read the book.

English Department Selections

In addition, rising 10th graders will read the following for English.
Students will have an assignment during the summer to complete.
Click here for the Standard English assignment.

Click here for the Honors English assignment.
An assessment will be given by the English department on these books the first week of school.These books must be purchased and brought to class on the first day of school.

Standard English (choose one)


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Into the Wild

By: Jon KraKauer

ISBN: 9780385486804


 

 

 

OR


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The Glass Castle

By: Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247542


Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed. 

Honors English (read both)


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Into the Wild

By: Jon KraKauer

ISBN: 9780385486804


 

 

 

AND


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Of Mice and Men

By: John Steinbeck

ISBN: 9780140177398

Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed. 

Rising 11th Grade Students


Faculty-Sponsored Selections (2 required)

All rising 11th grade students will read two selections of their choice from the faculty sponsored book selections.
Students will sign up for their choice in April.

Discussions on the books will be held in August 2016.

Click here for a list and brief description of each book.

Students should be prepared to sign an Honor Code Statement at the beginning of school in August stating that they have read the book.

English Department Selections

In addition, rising 11th graders will read the following for English.
Students will have an assignment during the summer to complete.
Click here for the Standard English assignment.

Click here for the Honors English assignment.
An assessment will be given by the English department on these books the first week of school.These books must be purchased brought to class on the first day of school.


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Standard and Honors English

 

Frankenstein

By: Mary Shelley
ISBN: 9781593081157

Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.


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Honors English

In addition to Frankenstein, Honors classes will read:  

 

A Brave New World

By: Aldous Huxley

ISBN: 9780060850524

Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.

Rising 12th Grade Students


Faculty-Sponsored Selections (2 required)

All rising 12th grade students will read two selections of their choice from the faculty sponsored book selections.
Students will sign up for their choice in April.

Discussions on the books will be held in August 2016.

Click here for a list and brief description of each book.

Students should be prepared to sign an Honor Code Statement at the beginning of school in August stating that they have read the book.

English Department Selections

In addition, rising 12th graders will read the following for English.
Students will have an assignment during the summer to complete.
Click here for the Senior Seminar assignment.

Click here for the AP Language assignment.

Click here for the AP Literature assignment.
An assessment will be given by the English department on these books the first week of school.These books must be purchased and brought to class on the first day of school.

Senior Seminar


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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

ISBN: 9781594483851

Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed. 

AP Language (read both selections)


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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

ISBN: 9781594483851


 

 

 

 

AND


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Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey through his Son's Addiction

By: David Sheff

ISBN: 9780547203881


Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed. 

AP Literature (read both selections)


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A Streetcar Named Desire

By: Tennessee Williams

ISBN: 9780811216029


 

 

 

 

AND


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Frankenstein

By: Mary Shelley

ISBN: 9781593081157


Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.