School Reading List Books

Lafourche Parish School Summer Reading Lists Titles

(Incomplete list—please email your school’s list to hbrunet@lafourche.org )

Vandebilt Catholic High School Summer Reading List

Incoming 8th Graders

Level One

All read the following book:

Anthem – A. Rand

Students choose ONE of the following:

Be a Changemaker – L. A. Thompson

Start Something That Matters – B. Mycaskie

The Promise of a Pencil, How an Ordinary Person can Create Extraordinary Change – A. Braun

Regular Classes

All read the following book:

The Hiding Place – Boom, Carrie Ten, Scherill, John; et.al.

Students choose ONE of the following:

Bringing the Boy Home – N. A. Nelson

Rules of the Road – J. Bauer

Skills

All read the following book:

Touching Spirit Bear – B. Mikaelson

 

9th Grade

Level One

All read the following book:

Night – Elie Weisel

Students choose ONE of the following:

Uglies – Scott Westerfeld

Ender’s Games – Orson Scott Card

Regular

All students read the following:

Stargirl – Jerry Spinelli

Students choose ONE of the following:

The Life of Pi – Y. Martel

Hunger Games – S. Collins

Skills

All students read the following:

Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief – R. Riordan

 

10th Grade

Level One

All students read the following:

Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom

Students choose ONE of the following:

Rebecca – Daphne duMaurier

The Alchemist – Paolo Coelho   

Regular

All students read the following:

Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom

Students choose ONE of the following:

I Am Malala – Malala Yousafzai

The Illustrated Man – R. Bradbury

Skills

All students read the following:

Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom

 

11th Grade

Level One

All students read the following:

A Farewell to Arms – E. Hemingway

Students choose ONE of the following:

The Awakening – K. Chopin

The Andromeda Strain – M. Crichton

Regular

Students choose TWO of the following:

Fahrenheit 451 – R. Bradbury

The Andromeda Strain – M. Crichton

A Farewell to Arms – E. Hemingway

Skills

All students read the following:

The Maze Runner – James Dashner

12th Grade

Level One

Students choose TWO of the following:

1984 – G. Orwell

A Tale of Two Cities – C. Dickens

Jane Eyre – C. Bronte

Pride and Prejudice – J. Austen

Regular

All students read TWO of the following:

1984 – G. Orwell

Jane Eyre – C. Bronte

Murder on the Orient Express – A. Christie

Skills

All students read the following:

Divergent – Veronica Roth

E.D. White Catholic High School Summer Reading List

English I Skills, English I, English I Honors:  Night - Elie Wiesel

English II Skills, English II, English II Honors:  Animal Farm - George Orwell

English III AP:  The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
                     
Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

English III Honors:  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain

English III Skills, English III:  Peace Like a River - Leif Enger

English IV AP:  Beowulf                     

                     Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 

English IV Skills, English IV:  Lord of the Flies - William Golding

English 8, English 8 Advanced:  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain

English 8 Skills:  The Lottery Rose - Irene Hunt


 

Central Lafourche High School Summer Reading List

Novel Options:

  • Uglies - Scott Westerfield

  • Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein

  • Gym Candy - Carl Deuker

South Lafourche High School Summer Reading List

English II Pre-AP:  Listed are the sources for the assignment.

  • Farewell to Manzanar - Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston (novel)

  • "Aria:  Memoir of a Bilingual Childhood" - Richard Rodriguez (essay excerpt copy)

  • "America Declares War on Japan" - President Roosevelt's speech on YouTube

  • "Remarks on Signing the Bill Providing Restitution for the Wartime Internment of Japanese American Civilians" - President Ronald Reagan's speech copy 

  • "From Wrong to Right:  A U.S. Apology for Japanese Internment" -
    news article copy