Book List: English Studies

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New students are encouraged to read titles from previous years for summer reading.

Third Grade
Farmer Boy
Charlotte’s Web
The MoffatsWriting Lessons in Structure and Style (IEW)
Fourth Grade
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Heidi
Lassie, Come HomeClassical Composition I: Fable
Fifth Grade
Adam of the Road
Robin Hood
King Arthur
Classical Composition II: Narrative
Sixth Grade
The Bronze Bow
Anne of Green Gables
The Hobbit
Classical Composition III: Chreia-Maxim
Seventh Grade
Wind in the Willows
As You Like It
, by Shakespeare
American Poetry Anthology
Treasure Island, Robert Louis StevensonClassical Composition IV: Refutation-Confirmation
Eighth Grade
Macbeth, by Shakespeare
Beowulf the Warrior
Everyman
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Canterbury Tales
British Poetry Anthology
The Middle Ages,
by Dorothy Mills
Tom SawyerClassical Composition V: Common Topic
Ninth Grade
Romeo & Juliet, by Shakespeare
Julius Caesar
, by Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by Shakespeare
The Scarlet Letter
, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
British Poetry Anthology
Classical Composition VI: Encomium-Invective-Comparison
Tenth Grade
Hamlet, by Shakespeare
Henry IV Part I, by Shakespeare
Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë
British Poetry Anthology
Eleventh Grade
The Divine Comedy, by Dante
Twelfth Grade
King Lear, by Shakespeare
The Tempest, by Shakespeare
Till We Have Faces, by C.S. Lewis
Moby-Dick, Herman Melville
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Prose Essays and American Short Stories