AHHS Summer Reading

AHHS Summer Reading 2024

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● Below is a list of 2024 Summer Reading Assignments for each course in the AHHS English Language Arts Department.
● Select the summer reading assignment for the course that you have signed up to take during the 2024-25 school year.
● Please contact Ben Keenan (bkeenan@ahisd.net) with questions, clarifications and/or requests for modified materials (e.g. large print, audio).

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English I - Advanced/GT

English I - Grade Level

English II - Advanced/GT

English II-Grade Level

English III Grade Level

AP Language & Composition (11th grade)

 English IV Grade Level

AP Literature & Composition (12th grade)

Dual Credit 1301 (students starting Dual Credit for the first time)

Dual Credit 2322 (students who have taken DC 1301)


 

Atonement: A Novel By Ian McEwan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385721790
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2003

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A symphonic novel of love and war, childhood and class, guilt and forgiveness that provides all the satisfaction of a brilliant narrative and the provocation we have come to expect from the acclaimed Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling author.


Beowulf By Seamus Heaney (Editor) Cover Image
By Seamus Heaney (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393320978
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 17th, 2001

New York Times bestseller and winner of the Costa Book Award.


Great Expectations By Charles Dickens, Charlotte Mitchell (Editor), David Trotter (Introduction by), Charlotte Mitchell (Notes by) Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Charlotte Mitchell (Editor), David Trotter (Introduction by), Charlotte Mitchell (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141439563
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

'Great Expectations is up there for me with the world's greatest novels' Howard Jacobson. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


In Cold Blood (Vintage International) By Truman Capote Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780679745587
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Published: Vintage - February 1st, 1994

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The most famous true crime novel of all time "chills the blood and exercises the intelligence" (The New York Review of Books)and haunted its author long after he finished writing it.


Lord of the Flies By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by) Cover Image
By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780399501487
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - December 16th, 2003

Golding’s iconic 1954 novel, now with a new foreword by Lois Lowry, remains one of the greatest books ever written for young adults and an unforgettable classic for readers of any age.
 
This edition includes a new Suggestions for Further Reading by Jennifer Buehler.


The Most Dangerous Game - Richard Connell's Original Masterpiece By Richard Connell Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781604500295
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tark Classic Fiction - October 5th, 2007

"The Most Dangerous Game" is Richard Connell's best known story and has spawned many imitations and a number of film adaptations.


Oedipus the King (Plays for Performance) By Sophocles, Nicholas Rudall (Translator) Cover Image
By Sophocles, Nicholas Rudall (Translator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781566633086
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Published: Ivan R. Dee Publisher - August 29th, 2000

The tragedy of Oedipus, who unknowingly slays his father and marries his mother, is one of the mythical cornerstones of Western civilization. Plays for Performance Series.