Suggested Summer Reading 2020: River Hill High School

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 11:08am

1. Howard County Public Library Reading List

2. Selection for English Classes: Please note that the reading selections are suggested, not required. Also, there is no guarantee that every book listed will be taught next year.

  • 9th grade: To Kill a Mockingbird, Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fahrenheit 451
  • 10th grade: Persepolis, Macbeth, Jane Eyre, Ender’s Game, Oedipus Rex, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Catcher in the Rye, Lord of the Flies
  • 11th grade: The Great Gatsby, Their Eyes Were Watching God, The Crucible, Of Mice and Men, Enrique’s Journey, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Joy Luck Club
  • 12th grade: Hamlet, Fences, The Stranger, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Memoirs of a Geisha, No Exit, The Metamorphosis, Americanah

3. Free Ebooks

4. Books to educate yourself about Black Lives Matter

  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle by Angela Davis
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehsi Coates
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement by Wesley Lowery