AP, PAP and DC Summer Reading

Books should be read by 1st day of school.

The details

Students in all AP, PAP and DC classes are required to complete summer reading. The required reading is listed by grade level. Also listed is a contact email for each grade level.

The BOOKS

English I PAP

English II PAP

English III AP and DC

English IV AP

English IV DC

The List

9th grade jbarbara@willisisd.org

Chasing Lincoln's Killer by James L. Swanson

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

1984 by George Orwell will need to be purchased for use in the spring semester.


10th grade emeachen@willisisd.org

Bleachers by John Grisham

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


11th grade christina.henderson@willisisd.org

AP and DC classes

The Road by Cormac McCarthy*

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson*

Strunk and White's The Element of Style

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

*for these selections, the students will complete dialectical journal entries. These are due FRIDAY, AUSGUST 29, 2014 in class. Copies of the assignment can be obtained from your sophomore English teacher or Mrs. Henderson. No late assignments will be accepted. A test over The Road will be Sept. 5 and for The Devil in the White City on Sept 12. Both are timed exams and must be completed in class.


12 grade brebeske@willisisd.org

AP/DC students will have a summer reading assignment. You must get this from your English III teacher or contact Mrs. Rebeske.

AP English IV

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

How to Read Literature like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster,

5 Steps to a 5: 500 English Literature Questions to Know by Test Day by Shveta Verma Miller.

DC English IV

Beowulf translated by Seamus Heaney.

The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell