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Summer Reading List 

West Greene High School – Summer Reading List

10th grade (Upcoming Sophomores)


Students: Choose one novel, book of poetry, drama, or non-fiction selection to read this summer.


Honors Students: Choose one novel, book of poetry or drama selection AND one non-fiction selection to read this summer.


Please check West Greene High School’s website for online versions of these texts and audio books.



A Separate Peace by John Knowles                                                                                          1110 Lexile

Lord of the Flies by William Golding                                                                                          770 Lexile

Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad/Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe(Must read both)                   1050/890 Lexile

October Sky by Homer Hickam                                                                                                900 Lexile

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury                                                                                               890 Lexile

The Odyssey by Homer                                                                                                         1050 Lexile

1984 by George Orwell                                                                                                          1090 Lexile



Final Harvest by Emily Dickinson                                                                                             Non-prose

Raven and Other Poems by Edgar Allan Poe                                                                                Non-prose



The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams                                                                                Non-prose

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare                                                                   Non-prose

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare                                                                                       Non-prose

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams                                                                        Non-prose



Night by Elie Wiesel                                                                                                             570 Lexile

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger                                                                                    1140 Lexile

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey                                                            870 Lexile