Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Longmeadow High School Summer Reading

Don't wait til the end of the summer rush to request your Longmeadow High School summer reading book. Link to the Storrs Library catalog to locate a copy of the title of your choice. You can then place a request for the book to be delivered to the Storrs Library or visit a nearby library to check the book out directly using your Longmeadow library card. For additional assistance stop by the Storrs Library Reference Desk.

Fiction List
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn- Smith
The Hobbit-J.R.R. Tolkein
Cat’s Cradle-Kurt Vonnegut
The Five People You Meet in Heaven-Albom
Call of the Wild- London
A Lesson Before Dying-Gaines
Bee Season-Goldberg
The Red Pony-Steinbeck
The Alchemist-Paul Coelho
The Secret Life of Bees- Monk Kidd
The Joy Luck Club- Tan
Franny and Zooey-Salinger
This Side of Paradise-Fitzgerald
A Thousand Splendid Suns-Hosseini
Little Big Man-Berger
A Farewell to Arms-Hemingway
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest-Kesey
Silas Marner-Eliot
Bel Canto-Patchett
The Age of Innocence-Wharton
The Grapes of Wrath-Steinbeck
The Return of the Native-Hardy
Sense and Sensibility-Austen
Lonesome Dove-McMurtry
Native Son-Wright
Catch 22-Heller
The Poisonwood Bible-Kingsolver
Nonfiction List
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail- Bryson
Death Be Not Proud-Gunther
The Right Stuff-Wolfe
The Color of Water-McBride
The Road From Coorain-KerConway
Travels With Charley-Steinbeck
Up From Slavery-Washington
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek-Dillard
Lost in Place-Salzman
The Glass Castle-Walls
Tuesdays With Morrie-Albom

Honors or AP English students: additional book as follows:
Grade 9 The Once and Future King- T.H. White
Grade 10 My Antonia-Willa Cather
Grade 11 Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen
AP English A Prayer for Owen Meany- John Irving