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									                  JOHN A. FERGUSON HIGH SCHOOL READING LIST, SUMMER 2011

      In an effort to maintain high academic standards, summer reading is a requirement at John A.
Ferguson Senior High. Required books are listed below for each grade level, academic level and
academy. Students will be held responsible for all the books listed under their appropriate category.
Students will be given assessments based on their reading at the beginning of the school year.

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9 Grade                                     10th Grade
City of Beasts by Isabel Allende            Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima         Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
11th Grade                                  12th Grade
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath                The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

                               International Business and Finance
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9 Grade                                       10th Grade
The Firm by John Grisham                      Freakonomics by Steven Levitt
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima           Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
11th Grade                                    12th Grade
Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser            The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath                  The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

                                    Design and Architecture
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9 Grade                                      10th Grade
Speak by Laurie Anderson                     The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima          Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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11 Grade                                     12th Grade
Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield          All the President’s Men by Carl Bernstein
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath                 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

                                      Information Technology
9th Grade                                      10th Grade
The Art of Intrusion by Kevin Mitnick          Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima            Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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11 Grade                                       12th Grade
Neuromancer by William Gibson                  Prey by Michael Crichton
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath                   The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

                                Medical Skills and Biomedical
9th Grade                                    10th Grade
Coma by Robin Cook                           It’s Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima          Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
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11 Grade                                     12th Grade
The Adromeda Strain by Michael Crichton      Experimental Heart by Jennifer L. Rohn
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath                 The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
                                   Hospitality and Tourism
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9 Grade                                      10th Grade
Married to the Mouse by Richard E.           Julie and Julia by Julie Powell
Foglesong                                    Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima
11th Grade                                   12th Grade
Three Weeks with my Brother by Nicholas      Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Sparks                                       The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

                                     International Baccalaureate
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9 Grade Pre IB                                  AP Literature/10th Grade Pre IB
The City of Beasts by Isabel Allende            In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima             Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
                                                Barron’s AP English Literature and Composition 3rd
                                                Edition by George Ehrenhaft, Ed.D.
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11 Grade                                        12th Grade
1984 by George Orwell                           The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Fiela’s Child by Dalene Matthee                 Kiss of the Spiderwoman by Manuel Puig
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by
Thomas C. Foster

                                       Advanced Placement
AP Language and Composition (all)
Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
On Writing by Stephen King
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
AP Literature (all)
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

                                      Intensive Reading Plus
9th Grade                                         10th Grade
The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B.        Street Pharm by Allison Van Diepen
Cooney
11th Grade                                        12th Grade
The Road of the Dead by Kevin Brooks              Crank by Ellen Hopkins

								
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