Class of 2025 Summer Reading Assignments

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English 9 Regents (9R):

1. Tuesday's with Morrie, Mitch Albom: 9780767905923

2. The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: 9781503312753

Please read and annotate your copies of Tuesday's with Morrie and The Hounds of the Baskervilles. Be prepared for an in-class assessment in September.


English 9 Honors (9H):

1. The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway: ISBN-13: 978-0684801223

2. Tuesdays With Morrie,  Mitch Albom: ISBN-13: 978-0767905923

As you are reading the classic work of fiction The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, please take note of the prominent themes, conflicts, and symbols. For the non-fiction book Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom, please annotate as you are reading, and take note of the important lessons that Mitch Albom learns from his mentor, Morrie Schwartz. Also, please take note of Morrie’s aphorisms and the significance of their meaning. You will be expected to write an essay on both books upon returning to school in September


English 9 Scholars (9S):

1. The Old Man and the Sea,  Ernest Hemingway: ISBN-13: 978-0684801223

2. A Separate Peace, John Knowles: ISBN-13: 978-0743253970

As you are reading these classic works of fiction, please take note of the prominent themes, conflicts, and symbols for each work. Please annotate as you are reading, in addition to keeping separate notes. You will be expected to write an essay on both books upon returning to school in September.


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