City of Baker Schools
Summer Reading
REQUIRED READING LIST
BAKER HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER 2012

English Faculty Chair: Jared Wall               
ELA Faculty: Alexander, Belona, Comeaux, Kelso, Wall
Media Specialist: Patrick Abadie            

REQUIREMENTS
1.    Each student shall read the REQUIRED book for their appropriate grade level.
2.    Students should be prepared to be tested when they return to school in the Fall on the REQUIRED book from their grade level list and should be prepared to write about the book(s).
3.    HONORS: Students entering Honors English at all levels are REQUIRED to read the regular required book for their grade level plus another Honors level REQUIRED book to complete the admission requirement of their grade level.

9th Grade
REQUIRED for all: Monster by Walter Dean Meyers

9th Grade Honors
REQUIRED for all: Monster by Walter Dean Meyers
REQUIRED for Honors: House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

10th Grade
REQUIRED for all: Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Meyers

10th Grade Honors
REQUIRED for all: Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Meyers
REQUIRED for Honors: Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

11th Grade
REQUIRED for all: Their eyes were watching God  by Zora Neale Hurston

11th Grade Honors
REQUIRED for all: Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
REQUIRED for Honors: Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

12th Grade
REQUIRED for all: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

12th Grade Honors
REQUIRED for all: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
REQUIRED for Honors: The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

Required Summer Reading for Computer Science Classes
In addition to the required reading for English classes, Juniors and Seniors taking all levels of Mr Abadie’s classes at BHS are required to read *The Art of War by Sun Tzu.

*Text (and some audio) versions of titles marked with a (*) are available free, online at Project Gutenberg:
The Scarlet Letter: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/33
The Prince: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/1232
The Art of War: http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/132
 

   

 

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