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2018-2019 Summer Reading

2018-2019 Required Summer Reading

Following is the required summer reading for students who will be attending Millbrook for the 2018-2019 school year; this list should be read according to the form students will be entering for the upcoming school year. This reading is assessed at the very beginning of the school year, and so it is important that your child completes it.

Please make arrangements to purchase these books at your local bookstore or via an online bookstore of your choosing. They are not available through our online bookstore. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 


III         Marcelo in the Real World - Francisco Stork (ISBN-13: 978-0545056908)

IV         Born a Crime - Trevor Noah (978-1473635302)
IVH      Born a Crime - Trevor Noah (978-1473635302)
            Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi (ISBN-13: 978-1101971062)

V          The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid (Harvest; ISBN: 978-0156034029)
VH       The Reluctant Fundamentalist - Mohsin Hamid (Harvest; ISBN: 978-0156034029)
            The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck (Penguin USA; ISBN: 978-0143039433)

VI        Students enrolled in VIth form Electives should select ONE book from the following
             list to read this summer. They can make this choice independent of the course in
             which they will enroll:
             A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking (978-0553380163)
             Man’s Search for Meaning - Victor E. Frankl (978-0807014295)
             Citizen - Claudia Rankine ( 978-1555976903)
             Wade in the Water - Tracey K. Smith (978-0141987842)
             1984 - George Orwell (978-0452284234)

AP        The Merchant of Venice - Shakespeare (Washington Square; ISBN: 978-0743477567)
             Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte (Bantam Classics; ISBN: 978-0553212587)
             Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf (ISBN: 0156628708)