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Summer Reading List and Assignment
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Northwest High School

Summer Reading List and Assignment

Summer Reading List
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Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P. M. Forni

Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

The Good Earth by Pearl Buck

Grayson by Lynne Cox

Knights of the Hill Country by Tim Tharp

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass

Rash by Pete Hautman

Song Yet Sung by James McBride

A book of your own choosing may also be selected as a summer reading assignment.

Summer Reading Assignment
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Writing Prompt:

In the Summer Reading 2009 selections, civility is displayed in various ways by different people. Write an essay in which you agree or disagree with one of the above quotes about civility. Identify people and events from the book(s) and give clear examples to support your position.

The completed assignment is due the first day of school —Monday, August 31, 2009.

Credit for this assignment will be counted in the first marking period in English.

Summer AP Assignments

AP Literature and Composition
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AP Language and Composition
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