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1 Mahanoy Area High School Requirements English 9English 10English 11English 12AP Lit and LCCC (click on the class you will be taking for ) Importance of ReadingVotech Students

2  According to research, reading helps to improve a student’s overall academic performance both in life and in school.  The act of reading, no matter how difficult the material may be, provides a means of enrichment that is much needed in our society.  Mahanoy Area will participate in summer reading to help both the students and the society.

3  All high school students (including Votech students) must read two novels.  During the first two weeks of school, all students will receive an assessment over the novel(s).  Books will be available to check out in the high school office, the public library, or from the classroom teacher. If desired, books can also be purchased at a store or through the Nook or Kindle for your own personal use.

4  All Votech students are required to read the summer selections.  Click on your grade level to see what novels are required. English 10English 11English 12

5  All students MUST read both: 1. Speak 2. Red Badge of Courage by Laurie Halse Anderson by Stephan Crane ****$0.99 on Nook***free on Kindle ****

6  All students MUST read both: 1. The Pearl 2. Night by John Steinbeck by Elie Wiesel

7  All students MUST read:  All students must read a second novel. You may choose ONE from the list below: 1- For One More Day 2- Fast Food Nation by Mitch Albom by John Schlosser 3- One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

8  All students MUST read: Dracula by Bram Stoker ****$0.99 on Nook***free on Kindle ****  All students must read a second novel. You may choose ONE from the list below. 1- Sarah’s Key 2- Sunrise Over Fallujah by Tatiana de Rosnay by Walter Dean Myers 3- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night –Time by Mark Haddon

9  All students MUST read both: 1. East of Eden by John Steinbeck 2. Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison


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