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Burrillville High School Library: Summer Reading

2021 Summer Reading


Summer reading assignments vary based on what grade and class you will be entering. Students are asked to choose one of the books from the appropriate list (9/10 or 11/12) and write an essay.

Students entering Honors and AP classes have specific assignments to complete. See the "Honors and AP Assignments" box on this page for details.

Happy reading!

CP Reading Lists and Assignments

Read a book from the appropriate list (grades 9/10 or grades 11/12). Then, write a character analysis essay following the directions below.

Book Choices for Grades 9 and 10

With the Fire on High
The Downstairs Girl
The Body in the Woods
The House on Mango Street

Book Choices for Grades 11 and 12

On the Come Up
The Fountains of Silence
Two Can Keep a Secret
The Alchemist