Hillsboro Summer Reading

Summer Reading Assignments for 2017


Here is a one stop resource Page for all things Summer Reading. I have contacted all English teachers to get their Summer Reading info compiled into one place. Follow @burrolibrary on Instagram & Twitter to stay connected this summer. I will be sending reminders of upcoming dates and Summer Library Events. Be sure to utilize your Student ID at Nashville Public Library & on Hoopla to read beyond the assignment! Hoopla instructions are below! Also check out the link at the bottom to see some of your teachers favorite summer reads! https://www.smore.com/xtumm

9th Grade Summer Reading

Start your freshman year off right by completing your summer reading! Feed is available online as a ebook or audio book from Nashville Public Library or you can find one of the numerous copies at various branches. Check availability here! If you need to wait for your copy of Feed to come in, go ahead and find a book online to stream. Choose one of the suggested titles or find one on your own!

10th & 11th Grade AVID students

English II

Summer Reading Attached Here!

  • Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

  • Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men

  • Tan, Amy. The Joy Luck Club

  • Lahiri, Jhumpa. The Namesake

  • Kesey, Ken. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

  • Morgenstern, Erin. The Night Circus

  • Gaines, Ernest J. A Lesson Before Dying

  • Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner

  • Golding, William. Lord of the Flies

    • Smiley, Jane. A Thousand Acres

English III

Summer Reading Attached Here!

  • Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

  • Salinger, J.D. Catcher in the Rye

  • Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice

  • Martell, Yann. Life of Pi

  • Heller, Joseph. Catch-22

  • Morrison, Toni. Song of Solomon

  • Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man

  • Martin, George R. R. Game of Thrones

  • Satrapi, Marjane. Persepolis

  • Beah, Ismael. A Long Way Gone

  • Relin, David Oliver. Three Cups of Tea

  • Skloot, Rebecca. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    Sacks, Oliver. Musicophilia: Music and the Brain

  • Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me

English IV Standard & Honors

The Last Lecture

By Randy Pausch

Contact Pamela.Richardson@mnps.org with any questions.

Assignment for English IV (12th Grade)

Dual Enrollment English

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Assigned by Casey Ward


Check for Availability Here!

Click Here for Assignment

AP English Lang & Comp

Assigned by Dr. Stugart

Assignment & Welcome Letter

Be sure to check Nashville Public Library Catalog to see what is available. You can still use your Student ID as a library card with your birthday as a 4 digit PIN. (September 8th would be 0908 as an example). You can also check audio & ebook availability on Hoopla. To create an account, you would choose Nashville Public Library and simply use your student ID to create your own account.

IBDP Language and Literature

Challenge Yourself Beyond the Assignment!

Do you see yourself tracking towards a IB Diploma? Then I encourage you to read beyond the assignment. Below is a list of Prescribed Literary Text from the International Baccalaureate. Follow the link to see how you can acquire these titles digitally or check them out at your local public library branch!

NPL Summer Reading 2017

Click Here to find out how you can earn awesome prizes this summer!

Here to Help you find the book you need!