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2023 Summer Reading

Summer reading titles and worksheets for select Lassiter classes

The below is a list of books that are needed for summer reading. For a full list of all summer assignments, including those without a required book reading, please visit the Summer Assignment page on the Lassiter Website. 

We will be offering book checkouts over the summer. Simply put a book on hold and we'll leave it for you to pickup at the front office. This process occurs once a week and we'll email you when the book is ready for pickup. 

9th Grade

Class
Reading Selection
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College Prep 9th Literature

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Honors 9th Literature

Animal Farm, by George Orwell

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F ORW (Sci Fi section)

Find it at Mountain View Library,  #A ORWELL

Find it on SORA (ebook)

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STEM Honors
9th Literature

Unwind, by Neal Shusterman

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F SHU (Sci Fi section)

Find it at Mountain View Library,  #Y SHUSTER

Find it on SORA (ebook)

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The House of the Scorpion, by Nancy Farmer

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F FAR 

Find it at Mountain View Library,  #Y FARMER

Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F ISH (Sci Fi section)

Find it on SORA (ebook through Cobb County Libraries)

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The House of the Scorpion, by Nancy Farmer

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F FAR 

Find it at Mountain View Library,  #Y FARMER

Find it on SORA (ebook through Cobb County Libraries)

10th Grade

Class
Reading Selection
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College Prep World Literature

Lord of the Flies, by William Golding

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F FAR 

Find it at Mountain View Library,  #Y FARMER

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Honors World Literature

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The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F BUC 

Find it on SORA (ebook through Cobb County Libraries)

AP World History

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Day of Empire, by Amy Chua

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #327.1 CHU

Find it at Mountain View Library,  #A 327.112 CHUA

STEM Honors World Literature

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The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #F BUC 

Find it on SORA (ebook through Cobb County Libraries)

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11th Grade

Class
Reading Selection
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College Prep American Literature

Almost American Girl, by Robin Ha

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, # GN HA (Graphic Novel)

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Honors American Literature

Almost American Girl, by Robin Ha

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, # GN HA (Graphic Novel)

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AP English Language & Composition

There, There, by Tommy Orange

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, # F ORA (Realistic Fiction)

Find it on SORA (ebook through Cobb County Libraries)

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12th Grade

Class
Reading Selection
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College Prep Advanced Comp

How to Read Literature Like a Professor, by Thomas Foster

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, # 808 FOS

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Honors Advanced Comp

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AP Environmental Science

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Appointment at the Ends of the World: Memoirs of a Wildlife Veterinarian, by William B. Karesh

(Not summer reading but you will need this book the first week of school)

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #636.089 KAR

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Eaarth, by Bill McKibben

(Not summer reading but you will need this book the first week of school)

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #304.2 McK

AP Language/ Composition

How to Read Literature Like a Professor, by Thomas Foster

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, # 808 FOS

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"Lassiter Reads" Book Club 

Reading Selection
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I'm Glad My Mom Died, by Jennette McCurdy

Find it at the Lassiter Media Center, #B McC

Find it at Mountain View Library,  #A BIOG MCCURDY

ebook through SORA - Cobb County Libraries

Join us on Tuesday, August 29 at 3:30pm in the media center as we discuss this student-selected memoir by Nickelodeon iCarly star, Jennette McCurdy. With extra short chapters filled with humor and refreshing candor, you'll be enthralled at this easy read about the struggles and success of a child actress.  Please note: This book contains sensitive content. Please get permission from your parent before reading. 

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