Ursuline News

English Department Summer Reading

English Department Summer Reading 2020

  • English I: Sister of My Heart by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni 
  • English I Honors: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens  
  • English II: The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood 
  • English II Honors: In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
  • English III: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • English III Honors: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri 
  • AP Language:  The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • English IV Reading in the Dark: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • English IV Gods Behaving Badly: Circe by Madeline Miller
  • English IV Foodie Lit:   A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
  • AP Lit: Humanity: 
    • 1) A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf.  Harcourt  
    • 2) The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy.  Random House
  • AP Lit: S. Cat: 
    • 1) A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit 
    • 2) The Rings of Saturn by W. G. Sebald

The English Department requires that all paperback novels be purchased new. Bear Necessities is currently not carrying the summer reading books as the campus is closed. In the meantime, books can be purchased from various online stores.