Summer Reading

Each summer, the English Department assigns reading in preparation for the coming year.

New students may pick up the appropriate book or books from the school front office during the month of June. The school’s summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Students entering the 9th grade should refer to the letter about their summer reading assignments.

Grade Class Book
7th Literature Ben Mikaelson, Touching Spirit Bear
8th English 8 Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give
9th English 9 Students entering the 9th grade should refer to the letter about their summer reading assignments.
10th American Literature Robert Pinsky & Maggie Dietz, eds., Americans' Favorite Poems. Click here for the summer reading assignment.
11th AP Literature Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale
12th The City in Literature
James Ellroy, Perfidia
12th Contemporary Fiction
JD Vance, Hillbilly Elegy
12th Shakespeare William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus
12th Ghost Stories Edward Gorey, ed., The Haunted Looking Glass
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Located near Pasadena and Los Angeles in La Cañada, CA, Flintridge Prep is a private independent, coed day school for grades 7-12.
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