Solanco School District Literary Canon

Please select a grade level below:

Grade 6

Summer Reading Selection: Peak (packet for assignment)

peak mistakes_that_worked the_true_confessions_pf_charlotte_doyle the_story_of_my_life the_twenty_one_balloons

Grade 7

Summer Reading Selection: Wonder (packet for assignment)

wonder The_great_fire shipwreck_at_the_bottom_of_the_world island_of_the_blue_dolphins the_call_of_the_wild

Grade 8

Summer Reading Selection: Fever 1793 (packet for assignment)

fever_1793 an_american_plague Anne_Frank_Diary_of_a_young_girla_christmas_carol across_five_aprils   romeo_and_juliet


Grade 9

Summer Reading Selection, English: Anthem (packet for assignment)

Summer Reading Selection, Advanced English: Lord of the Flies (packet for assignment)

lord_of_the_flies anthem to_kill_a_mockingbird the_glass_menagerie the_book_thief i am malala girl who changed the world book cover Macbeth


Grade 10

Summer Reading Selection, World Literature: Farewell to Manzanar (packet for assignment)

Summer Reading Selections, Advanced World Literature: Things Fall Apart and Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes (packet for assignment)

farewell_to_manzanar things_fall_apart mythology_timeless_tales_of_gods_and_heroes Antigone_Oedipus_the_king_and_Electra Julius_Caesar Les_Miserables Night The_odyssey a_dolls_house the_metamorphosis


Grade 11

Summer Reading Selection, American Literature: The Killer Angels (packet for assignment)

Summer Reading Selections, Advanced American Literature: The Grapes of Wrath and The Jungle (packet for assignment)

the_killer_angels the_jungle the_grapes_of_wrath mcteague the_cruciblethe_great_gatsby of_mice_and_men as_I_lay_dying a_raisin_in_the_sun

Grade 12

Summer Reading, British Literature: Brave New World

Summer Reading, Modern Novels: The Bean Tree

Summer Reading, Journalism: Dispatches from the Edge

Summer Reading, AP English: The Merchant of Venice, In Cold Blood, & The Heart of Darkness (packet for assignment)

brave_new_world the_bean_trees dispatches_from_the_edge Heart_of_darkness The_merchant_of_venicein_cold_blood Beowulf_a_new_verse_translation hamlet rosencrantz_and_guildenstern_are_dead Frankenstein Tuesdays_with_Morrie Fahrenheit_451 the_road their_eyes_were_watching_god extremely_loud_and_incredibly_close the_sun_also_rises the_best_short_stories_of_the_modern_age Twelfth_Night_or_what_you_will