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12th Grade Summer Reading Novels

12th Grade Summer Reading List

Students should NOT select books they have previously read and tested on or studied in prior classes.
Novel TitleAuthorAR Points
REQ.No Required Reading Book – May read any other book on this list
1Robinson Crusoe (Unabridged)Daniel Defoe27
2Sherlock HolmesSir Arthur Conan Doyle18
3The Picture of Dorian GreyWilde, Oscar14
4Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad10
5A Room of One’s OwnVirginia Woolfe7
6Emma (Unabridged)Jane Austen30
7Tess of the d’UrbervillesThomas Hardy23
8Pride and PrejudiceJane Austen27
9Wuthering Heights (Unabridged)Charlotte Bronte23
10Waiting for the BarbariansJ.M. Coetzee11
11The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s…Steven Johnson15
12Oliver Twist (Unabridged)Charles Dickens33
13Great Expectations (Abridged)Charles Dickens7
14Silas MarnerGeorge Eliot14
15The Pilgrim’s ProgressJohn Bunyan21
16To the LighthouseVirginia Woolfe12
17The Screwtape LettersC.S. Lewis7
18The Canterbury TalesGeoffrey Chaucer26
19HamletWilliam Shakespeare7
20The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeRobert Louis Stevenson5
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