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12th Grade Summer Assignments 2013

Each year, WMTL supports the curriculum of West Milford Township Public Schools by providing copies of Summer Assignment titles.

The following list contains links to the catalog records for these assigned titles. Click the title link in the WMTL & Passaic county library copies column to check availability and to place holds; books may be borrowed  for three weeks. There is limited availability for some assigned titles, so please plan accordingly.

WMTL & Passaic county library copies Note Purchase
Required text: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer Library ebook download Amazon | B&N
Inferno, by Dan Brown Long waiting list Amazon | B&N
The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown (also check large print edition)   Amazon | B&N
Girl With a Pearl Earring , by Tracy Chevalier (also check large print edition)   Amazon | B&N
Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier (also check other editions here , here , and here)   Amazon | B&N
Shattering Glass, by Gail Giles   Amazon | B&N
A Map of the World, by Jane Hamilton   Amazon | B&N
The Last Exit to Normal, by Michael B. Harmon Few library copies available Amazon | B&N
Identical, by Ellen Hopkins   Amazon | B&N
A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini (also check large print edition)   Amazon | B&N
Sister Wife, by Shelley Hrdlitschka   Amazon | B&N
The Friday Night Knitting Club, by Kate Jacobs (also check other editions here and here)   Amazon | B&N
Schindler's List, by Thomas Kenneally   Amazon | B&N
On the Road, by Jack Kerouac (also check other editions here, here , and here)   Amazon | B&N
The Secret Life of Bees, by Sue Monk Kidd   Amazon | B&N
The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver   Amazon | B&N
Interpreter of Maladies, by Jhumpa Lahiri   Amazon | B&N
Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri (also check another edition here) Library ebook download Amazon | B&N
I Know This Much is True, by Wally Lamb (also check another edition here)   Amazon | B&N
She's Come Undone, by Wally Lamb (also check other editions here and here)   Amazon | B&N
Raider's Night, by Robert Lipsyte   Amazon | B&N
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy (also check other editions here and here) Library ebook download Amazon | B&N
Run, by Ann Patchett (also check large print edition)   Amazon | B&N
Little Children, by Tom Perrotta   Amazon | B&N
Prep, by Curtis Sittenfeld (also check other edition here)   Amazon | B&N
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett (also check other editions here and here) Library ebook download Amazon | B&N
Welcome to the Monkey House, by Kurt Vonnegut (also check other editions here and here)   Amazon | B&N
Nonfiction    
We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda, by Philip Gourevitch Few library copies available Amazon | B&N
Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journal from her Father's Harem through the Islamic Revolution, by Sattareh Farmaian   Amazon | B&N
Girlbomb: A Halfway Homeless Memoir, by Janice Erlbaum   Amazon | B&N
Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, by Michael M. Lewis   Amazon | B&N
A Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest, by Stephen E. Ambrose (other edition: here)   Amazon | B&N
Sacred Hoops, by Phil Jackson (other edtion: here) Few library copies available Amazon | B&N
Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell (other edition: here)   Amazon | B&N

AP English

   
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (also check other editions here)   Download free to your PC, phone or ereader
Hunger by Knut Hamsun (also check other editions here and here) Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James   Download free to your PC, phone or ereader

Holocaust and Genocide Studies

   
Chapter 1 of Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing by James Waller (Chapter 20 in the PDF file) Limited library copies available  

AP Macro/Micro Economics

   
Keynes Hayek: The Clash That Defined Modern Economics by Nicholas Wapshott   Amazon | B&N

AP Biology

   
The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Record of Evolution by Sean B. Carroll (also check other copy here) Limited library copies available Amazon | B&N