Lemont High School announces summer reading selections

Lemont High School announces summer reading selections

Lemont High School has announced its summer reading selections for the 2020-21 school year. Over the summer, all students will be required to read various works depending on what English course they will be enrolled in next year.

A complete list of summer reading selections for Lemont High School students may be found below. Specific assignments for these selections are available on the school’s website on the Summer Homework page.

For questions concerning the summer reading program, contact English Chair Mark Cannon at (630) 243-3253.

2020-21 Lemont High School Summer Reading Requirements

English I
The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas; ISBN-10: 0062498533 or ISBN-13: 978-0062498533)
Alternate text: Turtles All the Way Down (John Green; ISBN-10: 0525555366 or ISBN-13: 978-0525555360)

English I Honors
The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas; ISBN-10: 0062498533 or ISBN-13: 978-0062498533)
Alternate text: Turtles All the Way Down (John Green; ISBN-10: 0525555366 or ISBN-13: 978-0525555360)
How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Thomas C. Foster; ISBN-13: 978-0062301673 or ISBN-10: 0062301675) – Intro-Chapter 5

English II
All We Have Left (Wendy Mills; ISBN-10: 9781681194325 or ISBN-13: 978-1681194325)

English II Honors
The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini; ISBN-10: 159463193X or ISBN-13: 978-1594631931)
Alternate text: Cry, the Beloved Country (Alan Paton; ISBN-13: 978-0743262170)

English III
The Day the World Came to Town (Jim DeFede; ISBN-13: 978-0060559717)

English III: AP Language & Composition
Friday Night Lights (H.G. Bissinger; ISBN-13: 978-0306824210)
Alternate text: Into the Wild (Jon Krakauer; ISBN-13: 978-0385486804)

English IV (students may choose one of the following, or a memoir of their choice with parent permission)
Born a Crime (Trevor Noah; ISBN-10: 1531865046 or ISBN-13: 978-1531865047)
Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness (Susannah Cahalan; ISBN-10: 1451621388 or ISBN-13: 978-1451621389)
We Should Hang Out Sometime (Josh Sundquist; ISBN-10: 0316251003 or ISBN-13: 978-0316251006)

English IV: AP Literature & Composition
“Sonnet 54” (Edmund Spenser)
“Though I Am Young” (Ben Jonson)
“Ode on the Death of a Favorite Cat” (Thomas Gray)
“We Are Seven” (William Wordsworth)
“Tears, Idle Tears” (Lord Alfred Tennyson)
“Preludes” (T.S. Eliot)
“We Real Cool” (Gwendolyn Brooks)
“New Clothes” (Julia Alvarez)