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					    2007 Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
                  Summer Reading List for IBET

School-Wide Summer Reading Choice
   As the Future Catches You by Juan Enriquez

   This year’s school-wide summer reading selection has been chosen by Dr. Glazer, our
   principal. Borders has this book in stock for purchase as well as other local book
   stores. Local libraries and the TJHSST library will also have the book for free loan.

IBET English 9 – Reading List
   Read at least one new and challenging book from each category—fiction and
   nonfiction—before classes begin in September. Be prepared to discuss your two
   books and complete an assignment to be given by your ninth grade English teacher on
   the first day of school.

   Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
   The Children of Hurin by J. R. R. Tolkien
   The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
   Dune by Frank Herbert
   Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
   Foundation by Isaac Asimov
   Girl with a Pearl Earring* by Tracy Chevalier
   The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
   The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
   Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
   Life of Pi by Yann Martel
   Mists of Avalon* by Marion Zimmer Bradley
   Namesake* by Jhumpa Lahiri
   Next* by Michael Crichton
   Persuasion by Jane Austen
   The Red Tent* by Anita Diamant
   Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier
   The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason
   A Thousand Splendid Suns* by Khaled Hosseini
   A Time for Dancing by Davida Willa Hurwin
   Yellow Raft on Blue Water* by Michael Dorris
   Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
   A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nazar
   blink by Malcolm Gladwell
   The Bookseller of Kabul* by Asne Seierstad
   Chinese Cinderella* by Adeline Yen May
   Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gwande
   Freakonomics… by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
   Gifted Hands… by Ben Carson
   The Hot Zone* by Richard Preston
   Kaffir Boy* by Mark Mathabane
   I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings* by Maya Angelou
   Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
   Galileo’s Daughter by Dava Sobel
   Lucifer’s Legacy by Frank Close
   October Sky/ Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam
   Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman by Richard P. Feynman
   Seabiscuit by Lauren Hillenbrand
   Teen Angst by Ned Vizzini
   This Boy’s Life: A Memoir by Tobias Wolff
   Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
   When I was Puerto Rican* by Esmeralda Santiago

*An asterisk is placed by a book containing mature subjects, such as violence or sexual
material, as well as adult language. Do not choose these books without permission from
your parents.

NOTE: Please note that in total you are required to read three (3) books for IBET this
summer – As the Future Catches You, a fiction book, and a non-fiction book.

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