If you like The Hunger Games- lots of great choices here if you've already read and loved The Hunger Games
Realistic Fiction- books about as close to real life as you can get
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Printz Award Winners - Updated for 2014! Awarded annually for excellence in Young Adult Literature
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Twilight- books for everyone who loved the Twilight series
Not YA for YA- books you might like that are not Young Adult novels
LGBTQ- books featuring charactes who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning
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Lenape High School
One Book, One School Selection:
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
AP Language and Composition (Junior AP)
In addition to the One Book, One School assignment, all AP Language and Literature students must read the following:
1984 by George Orwell
R.W. Emerson's "Nature"
H.D. Thoreau’s "Walking"
Neil Postman’s “Propaganda”
For more information about this assignment, see Advanced Placement Language and Composition
AP Literature (Senior AP)
In addition to the One Book, One School assignment, all AP Literature students must read the following:
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
For more information about this assignment, see Advanced Placement Literature and Composition
Visit the Lenape High School web site for information about other summer assignments.