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Jeffersontown High School Library: J-Town Summer Reading Resources

Summer Reading Support

This page is dedicated to helping you to find and access the books that you need to read this summer to prepare for your classes next school year. 

Freshmen & Sophomores

Fun and easy Summer reading stuff for freshmen and sophomores: 

No Flying, No Tights!

No Flying, No Tights is full of reviews and recommendations for graphic novel fans of all types. Its particularly useful for keeping up with new titles in this action packed genre.

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Juniors

Juniors
Fahrenheit 451 - ebook                          Their Eyes Were Watching God - ebook
     eBook @ LFPL                              eBook @ LFPL      
 Audiobook@ LFPL                     Audiobook@ LFPL

 

Summer Before 11th Grade


Titles for the Essential Question:  Where Am I Going?

Fever 1793 - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

Audiobook@ LFPL

The Road - ebook

 eBook @ LFPL

Audiobook@ LFPL

No Choirboy--Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook

Title details for We Were Here by Matt De La Peña - Available

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook

If I Stay - ebook

eBook @ LFPL 

Audiobook@ LFPL

The Pact - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

Audiobook@ LFPL

Outliers - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

Audiobook@ LFPL

As I Lay Dying - Audiobook

eBook @ LFPL 

Fast Food Nation - ebook

eBook LFPL

No audiobook

I Am Malala - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

Audiobook@ LFPL

Into Thin Air - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook

 

With Their Eyes - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook 

Mythology - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook

Into Thin Air - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook

A Tale of Two Cities - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

Audiobook@ LFPL

1984 - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

Audiobook@ LFPL

Things Fall Apart - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

 No audiobook

Room - ebook

eBook @ LFPL

No audiobook

 

Funny How Things Change by Melissa Wyatt
Shift by Jennifer Bradbury
Leverage by Joshua C. Cohen
*Fences by August Wilson
Because I Am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas 

Seniors

Seniors
Title details for The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls - Wait list          
eBook @ LFPL                          eBook @ LFPL  
AudiobookLFPL                  Audiobook@ LFPL
 
Summer Before 12th Grade
Titles for the Essential Question:  What Does the World Expect of Me?
*Animal Farm by George Orwell
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gains
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
*Beloved by Toni Morrison
*Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
*The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Bee Seasons by Myla Goldberg
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley
The Color of Water by James McBride
Scratch Beginnings by Adam Shepard
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Ten Mile River by Paul Griffen

AP Literature

Suggested reading list for the AP Literature course:

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