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High School
2219 Senior Drive
Charlotte, NC 28216
Courier #: 576
P: 980-343-6060  |  F: 980-343-6049 
LC: Project L.I.F.T.
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12
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Summer Assignments

​​​​​AP US History​ Summer Assignment for 2017-2018

​Please see the below attachment for information regarding the summer assignment for scholars entering Mrs. Harris AP US HIstory in the Fall of 2017.  


WEST CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL

SUMMER READING 2016

Summer Reading is Required for 11th & 12th Grade AP& IB.

Summer Reading is strongly encouraged for 9-12 Standard/Honors.

 

English I (Rising 9th Graders)

English II (Rising 10th Graders)


Divergent- Veronica Roth

 

The Color of Water- James McBride

 

Tears of a Tiger- Walter Dean Myers

 

Life of Pi- Yann Martel

 

The Third Eye- Lois Duncan

 

One More River to Cross- Jim Haskins

 

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates- Wes Moore


The Perks of Being a Wallflower-

Stephen Chbosky

 

All the Light We Cannot See- Anthony Doerr

 

The Book Thief- Markus Zusak

 

Looking for Alaska- John Green

 

The Burn Journals- Brent Runyon

 

The True Diary of a Part Time Indian-

Alexie Sherman

 

Like Water for Chocolate- Laura Esquivel

English III (Rising 11th Graders)

English IV (Rising 12th Graders)

 

 

Nonfiction Selections

 

The Jungle - Upton Sinclair

The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Alex Haley

The Narrative of Frederick Douglass

Nickle and Dimed- Barbara Ehrenreich 

Blink - Malcolm Gladwell

 

Fiction Selections

 

Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury 

My Sister's Keeper - Jodi Picoult 

The Pearl - John Steinbeck 

The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd

The Color Purple - Alice Walker

The Joy Luck Club - Amy Tan

 

SERIES 

 

Enders Game - Orson Scott Card

Divergent Series - Veronica Roth

The Maze Runner - James Dashner

 

IB& AP (REQUIRED READING)

 

Memoirs of a Geisha- Arthur Golden

 

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing,

Traitor to the Nation Volume I-

Matthew T. Anderson

 

A Brave New World- Aldous Huxley

 

Othello (Folger’s Edition) –

  William Shakespeare

 

Outliers- Malcolm Gladwell

 

Things Fall Apart- Chinua Achebe

 

 

 

IB (REQUIRED READING)

 

To be announced –

 information will be sent to scholars’ homes. 

 

AP (REQUIRED READING)

 

Things Fall Apart- Chinua Achebe

AND Outliers- Malcolm Gladwell

 

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