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St. Louis University High School Summer Reading List

All books are available for purchase below.

All Summer Read
The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border by Juan Pablo Villalobos

All Freshmen
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang 
 
All Sophomores
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time  by Mark Haddon

AP / Honors Juniors
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

Junior English
How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
 
Senior Electives

African-American Voices
Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
 
Alienated Hero
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Dante & the Modern World
Tales from Ovid trans. Ted Hughes 
 
Fantasy and Realism in Literature
A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle 
 
Irish Literature 
A Long, Long Way by Sebastian Barry 
 
American Literature
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer 
 
Shakespeare
Love's Labor's Lost 

The Other Side: Stories of Central American Teen Refugees Who Dream of Crossing the Border Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780374305734
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 10th, 2019

American Born Chinese Cover Image
By Gene Luen Yang, Gene Luen Yang (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780312384487
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Square Fish - December 23rd, 2008

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781400032716
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Published: Vintage - May 18th, 2004

Cold Mountain: 20th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780802126757
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Published: Grove Press - June 13th, 2017

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Revised Edition: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines Cover Image
$14.39
ISBN: 9780062301673
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 25th, 2014

Not Without Laughter (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$4.80
ISBN: 9780486454481
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Published: Dover Publications - April 4th, 2008

Brave New World Cover Image
$12.79
ISBN: 9780060850524
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 17th, 2006

Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780374525873
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 30th, 1999

A Long Long Way Cover Image
$13.60
ISBN: 9780143035091
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Published: Penguin Books - September 8th, 2005

Into the Wild Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780385486804
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Published: Anchor - January 20th, 1997

Love's Labor's Lost (Folger Shakespeare Library) Cover Image
$5.59
ISBN: 9780743484923
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 1st, 2005