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Summer Reading



Soddy Daisy High School Summer Reading 2021

Hot breezes, cool waters, and good books- what a great way to relax this summer! Enjoy your summer break and also take the time to read the required number of texts for each grade level by the appointed date. If you have questions, contact your grade level counselor.

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For the 2021-2022 school year, students must read one of the following novels in their grade band; those in honors classes must read two. Summer Reading will comprise the largest portion of the first unit, meaning that if students have not read over the summer, they will not be able to complete the work, which will result in multiple grades of zero. Summer reading must be finished by the first full week of school. The grade level listed below is based on the student’s school year for 2021-2022. Enjoy!

9th Grade

  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas 
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
  • Slay by Brittney Morris

10th Grade

  • American Street by Ibi Zoboi
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee
  • Turtles All the Way Down by John Green


11th Grade

  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • The Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • Call me American by Abdi Nor Iftan and Max Alexander
  • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

12th Grade

  • Into the Wild by Upton Sinclair
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
  • Watchmen by Alan Moore
  • Educated by Tara Westover

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