“Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.” - Mortimer Adler
Scroll down to Related Files for the AP Language and AP Literature summer reading assignments.
These assignments are required for each course.
Below you will find some guidelines for summer reading along with book list recommendations for students entering Grades 9 – 12.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there specific books that students must read over summer vacation?
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The attached document is ONE component of your AP Literature Summer Reading assignment. Part 2 requires you to read Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Copies are available at your local library or can be purchased at any retailer.