Summer Reading 2016

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MARIEMONT READS : The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore

This summer MHS students entering grades 9-12 will all read The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore, the true story of two young men with the same name but very different fates. This community reading experience will give us the opportunity to explore the concept of identity and communicate new understandings to the greater community. Parents, staff, and community members are invited and encouraged to read along with us and join in the conversation at the community celebration in August. The complete list of required readings and assignments for each class is below.

English I CP

The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

English I Honors

The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


Journey assignment: http://bit.ly/engIhjourney *Must be signed in to your school Google Apps account to view--contact Mrs. Colpi for help with account access.


and one of the following:


The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

Available in print, and ebook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

~If you enjoy The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer, check out the sequel, The Lord of Opium.


The Examination by Malcolm Bosse

Available in print at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

English II CP

The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobookfrom the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

English II Honors

The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

Available in print and book-on-CD at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Available in print, book-on-CD, downloadable ebook, and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Also available as a free ebook from Project Gutenberg and a free audiobook through Librivox.

English III CP

The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


A documentary film of your choice about a controversial topic and a blog post about the film; see this handout for assignment details: http://bit.ly/engIIISR *Must be signed in to your school Google Apps account to view--contact Mrs. Colpi for help.

AP English Language & Composition

The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


A documentary film of your choice about a controversial topic and a blog post about the film; see this handout for assignment details: http://bit.ly/1Q7EqAM. *Must be signed in to your school Google Apps account to view--contact Mrs. Colpi for help.


and any three of the following:


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Available in print at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Available in print, book-on-CD, and Playaway audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County...or


Native Son by Richard Wright

Available in print and book-on-CD at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

English IV CP

The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


and one of the following:


1984 by George Orwell

Available in print, book-on-CD, downloadable ebook and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Available in print, book-on-CD, and downloadable ebook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Available in print, book-on-CD, downloadable ebook and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

AP English Literature

1) The Other Wes Moore (c2011) by Wes Moore

Available in print, book-on-CD, ebook, and downloadable audiobook from the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


2) How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster (selections--see assignment below for details)

Available in print and that the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


3) and one of the following:


1984 by George Orwell

Available in print, book-on-CD, downloadable ebook and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Available in print, book-on-CD, and downloadable ebook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Available in print, book-on-CD, downloadable ebook and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County...or


The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Available in print, book-on-CD, downloadable ebook and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


4) and one of the following:


A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

Available in print and ebook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Available in print, book-on-CD, and downloadable ebook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County...or


All the Light we Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Available in print, book-on-CD, downloadable ebook and downloadable audiobook at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


*AP English Literature students must also complete these assignments:

http://bit.ly/mhsAPLit2015. Contact the instructor (lwiseman@mariemontschools.org) with any questions regarding the assignments.
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