English 10 Summer Reading

Link to summer reading assignments.
Required: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, by Ben Fountain, ISBN 0060885610


Summer reading book chat assignment.
Book chat times and dates - email Ms. S. with questions/issues.


Also, choose one of the following:

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi - Americanah

Anderson, M.T. - Feed

Bechdel, Alison - Fun Home

Blow, Charles M. - Fire Shut Up In My Bones

Cary, Lorene - Black Ice

Chabon, Michael - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Diaz, Junot - A Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Egan, Jennifer - A Visit from the Goon Squad

Eggers, Dave - The Circle

Ellison, Ralph - Invisible Man

Ehrenreich, Barbara - Nickel and Dimed

Erdrich, Louise - The Round House

Eugenides, Jeffrey - Middlesex

Evans, Danielle - Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

Groff, Lauren - Arcadia

Hamilton, Garielle - Blood, Bones, Butter

Harbach, Chad - The Art of Fielding

Jen, Gish - Typical American

Karr, Mary - Liar’s Club

Lewis, John - March: Book One

Mathis, Ayana - The 12 Tribes of Hattie

Obama, Barack - The Audacity of Hope

Petry, Ann - The Street

Russell, Karen - Swamplandia

Samuellson, Marcus - Yes, Chef

Smith, Patti - Just Kids

Sotomayor, Sonya - My Beloved World

Tirado, Linda - Hand to Mouth: Living In Bootstrap America

Walls, Jeannette - The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Ward, Jesmyn - Salvage the Bones

Wolf, Tobias - This Boy’s Life

Yates, Richard - Revolutionary Road






You will be doing a book chat about your free-choice book during the first month of school.


Related Articles:
How Jeanette Walls Spins Good Stories Out of Bad - about the author of The Glass Castle.
Superheroes: Super Boys, by Brad Ricca - a review of a nonfiction book about the creators of the Superman comics, on whom Kavalier and Clay is partly based.
Alison Bechdel Misses Feeling Special - an interview with the author of Fun Home.