Required Reading Lists

English Classes Required Reading Lists


  • assigned during the school year
  • novels are checked out from the TF North bookstore
  • generally used for reports/essays​
The Stranger
  Albert Camus AP Lang & Comp
There Are No Children Here   Alex Kotlowitz AP Lang & Comp
Their Eyes Were Watching God   Zora Hurston AP Lang & Comp
Thinks Fall Apart   Chinua Acheve AP Lang & Comp
A Hope In The Unseen   Ron Suskind AP Language
Death of a Salesman   Arthur Miller AP Language & Comp
Beowulf   Trans. By Burton Raffel AP Language & Comp.
Glass Castle   Janette Walls AP Language & Comp.
Othello   Shakespeare AP Language & Eng 12
A MidSummers Nights Dream   Shakespeare AP Literature
Fences   August Wilson AP Literature
Great Expectations   Charles Dickens AP Literature
Hamlet   Shakespeare AP Literature
Ibsen - 4 Major Plays   Henrik Ibsen AP Literature
Midsummer Nights Dream   Shakespeare AP Literature
Pride and Prejudice   Jane Austen AP Literature
Sopocles - 3 Theban Plays   Sophocles AP Literature
The Grapes of Wrath   John Steinbeck AP Literature
The Inferno    Dante AP Literature
The Three Theban Plays   Sophocles AP Literature
A Raisin in the Sun   Lorrain Hansberry English 10
Fallen Angels   Walter Dean Myers English 10
Of Mice and Men   John Steinbeck English 10
Native Son   Richard Wright English 10 Honors
The Crucible   Arthur Milkler English 10 Honors
The Great Gatsby   F. Scott Firzgerald English 10 Honors
The Things They Carried   Tim O'Brien English 10 Honors
A Lesson Before Dying   Ernest Gaines English 11
Swallows of Kabul   Yasmin  Khadra English 11
The Secret Lives of Bees   Sue Monk Kidd English 11
In the Time of Butterflies   Julia Alvarez English 11 (Honors)
Macbeth   Shakespeare English 11 (Honors)
Brave New World   Aldous Huxley English 11 Honors
Canterbury Tales   Geoffrey Chaucer English 11 Honors
Feed   M.T. Anderson English 11 Honors
The Importance of Being Ernest   Oscar Wilde English 11 Honors
The Tempest   Shakespeare English 11 Honors
The Taming of the Shrew   Shakespeare English 11 honors
Pygmalion   George B. Shaw English 12
The Outliers   Malcolm Gladwell English 12
To Kill A Mockingbird      Harler Lee English 9
All Quiet on The Western Front   Erich Remarque English 9 honors
Kaffir Boy   Mark Mathabane English 9 honors
The Odyssey   Homer English 9 Honors
Night   Elie Wiesel English 9 honors, English 9
Romeo and Juliet   Shakespeare English 9, Honors English 9
Film Genre   Lester Friedman Media Analysis
1984 * George Orwell  
A Long Way Gone * Ishmael Beah  
Always Running * Luis Rodriguez  
Beautiful Boy * David Sheff  
Black Boy * Richard wright  
Devil in The White City * Erik Larson  
Escape * Carolyn Jessop  
Emma * Jane Austin  
Frankenstein   * Mary Shelley  
Girl In Transition * Jean Kwok  
Into Thin Air * Jon Krakauer  
Of Beetles & Angels * Mawi Asgedom  
Tale of Two Cities * Charles Dickens