Branford High School Summer Reading 2014

The assignments and note taking sheets are available on the Branford High School Summer Reading Page.

9th Grade List

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ung
The Future of Us by Carolyn Mackler and Jay Asher
Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
Running for My Life by Lopez Lomong
Swallowing Stones by Joyce McDonald
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Zoya’s Story by Zoya with John Follain and Rita Cristofari

10th Grade List

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary Pearson
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Nation by Terry Pratchett
The Nazi Hunters by Neal Bascomb
Still Star-Crossed by Melinda Taub

11th Grade List

American Uprising by Daniel Rasmussen
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Being Henry David by Cal Armistead
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
The Fault in our Stars by John Green
Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
Going Bovine by Libba Bray
Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Gym Candy by Carl Deuker
Room by Emma Donoghue
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Unwind by Neal Shusterman

12th Grade List

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright
Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin
Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri