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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 by Joseph Conard /

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 Name 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