Summer Reading | Seton Catholic Preparatory

Summer Reading List 2018

Welcome to your summer reading experience! Students must be prepared for assessment the first day(s) back at school in the fall.  Books will not necessarily be reviewed in class before assessment. Students are responsible for acquiring their own texts. Any unabridged versions (ebooks, etc.) are acceptable.

Intro to Lit:
Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Honors Intro to Lit:
Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

World Lit:
They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky by Benjamin Ajak, Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, Judy A. Bernstein

Honors World Lit:
1984 by George Orwell
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

American Lit:
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
and choice of ONE book​ by an American author, at least 200 pages long. Further specifications to the assignment can be found in the American Lit Summer Canvas Course or by contacting Mrs. Breen:

AP Language:
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

Brit Lit:
The Hound of the Baskervilles and "A Study in Scarlet" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

AP Lit:
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
and choice of ONE* of the following:
Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
A Separate Peace by John Knowles
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

* requires participation in online discussion during summer Questions? ​Contact

  • All books are to be read before the first day of school and will be assessed in early days of class in the fall.
  • Some reading involves additional activities (see notes in table above).
  • Any questions on readings and/or accompanying activities should be directed toward teacher of the course. 

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