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Teen Summer Reading Assignments

Teen Summer Reading Assignments

It is time for the yearly summer reading assignment for students in grades 9-12 at Plainfield Community Schools.  Teen Central staff has collected all available copies of the book options and placed them near the new book shelf and non-fiction shelf in Teen Central. You may put them on hold and pick them up with our curbside pickup option, or you may grab them in person once the library reopens to the public on June 15th. Digital copies, as either ebooks or audiobooks, are available for many of the books. You can access them on your computer or using the Libby app on a smart device. One other option for ebooks is Freading, a digital service provided by the library. The list below includes the titles available in print at the library and the digital options available.


AP Lit & Composition (12)

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley     Overdrive ebook / Freading

11 AP Language

The Color of Water by James McBride     Overdrive ebook

CHAP (11 Honors)

Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck    Overdrive ebook / audiobook
The Color Purple by Alice Walker   Overdrive  ebook / Freading
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain    Overdrive ebook / audiobook / Freading
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser     Overdrive ebook / Freading
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner    Overdrive ebook / audiobook

10 Honors

In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez    Overdrive ebook / Freading
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd    Overdrive ebook / audiobook
Pirate Cinema by Cory Doctorow
The Road by Cormac McCarthy    Overdrive ebook
Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay   Overdrive  audiobook
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini     Overdrive ebook / audiobook

9 Honors

Noggin by John Corey Whaley
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd     Overdrive ebook
I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak     Overdrive ebook / audiobook
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson    Overdrive audiobook
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini    Overdrive ebook / audiobook

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