Recommended titles — all subjects

Suggested Reading — English Department

5 Steps to a 5: Literature & Composition

How to read literature like a professor

Poisonwood Bible

All the Light We Cannot See



Farenheit 451

Brave New World


Maze Runner


Secret Life of Bees  by Sue Monk Kidd

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy  by  Douglas Adams

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

Suggested Nonfiction Reading–Social Studies Department

Devil’s HIghway

Lone Survivor

Where Men Win Honor

Into Thin Air

Chinese Cinderella

The Wave (Susan Casey)

Devil’s Teeth

Where Men Win Glory

How Soccer Explains

Reading Lolita in Tehran


Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Perfect Storm

Isaac’s Storm

I am Najood

I am Malala

Joy Luck Club

Kitchen God’s Wife

Beyond the Beautiful Forevers


Voice in My heart

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Ghost Map

Fast Food Nation

American Gypsy

Early arrival of dreams: A Year in China

Barron’s AP Human Geography

Cracking the AP Human Geography Exam

5 Steps to a 5:  AP Human Geography