Osborne High School

Joshua Morreale, Principal

Sheldon Bulluck, AP  |  Jennifer Glendenning, AP  |  Brandon Mann, AP |  Amy Perkins, AP
Amanda Pittman, AP |  Bryan Rathke, AP  |  Angelo Washington, AP |  Andrea Battaglia, SSA

2451 Favor Road
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: 770-437-5900
Fax: 770-437-5902

 

SUMMER READING 2017 – 9th LITERATURE (Rising Freshmen)

You are required to read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian and fill out a short response form. This will be GRADED in your English class, EVEN IF YOU DON’T TAKE ENGLISH UNTIL SPRING.

Buy the book:
http://www.amazon.com/Absolutely-True-Diary-Part-Time-Indian/dp/0316013692/
Read online for FREE:
http://www.sturgeonenglish.com/uploads/1/3/6/0/13602064/the-absolutely-true-diary-of-a-part-time-sherman-alexie-1.pdf   

REQUIRED FORM:
http://goo.gl/forms/nhW75bE7O8

 

SUMMER READING 2017 – WORLD LITERATURE (Sophomores)

You are required to read The Woman Warrior OR Funny in Farsi and fill out a short response form. This will be GRADED in your English class, EVEN IF YOU DON’T TAKE ENGLISH UNTIL SPRING.

Buy the book:
http://www.amazon.com/Woman-Warrior-Memoirs-Girlhood-Ghosts/dp/0679721886/
OR
http://www.amazon.com/Funny-Farsi-Growing-Iranian-America/dp/0812968379
Read online for FREE:
https://swhs.swisd.net/teachers/perry/Maxine%20Hong%20Kingston%20-%20The%20Woman%20Warrior.pdf
OR
http://pebblebrookhigh.typepad.com/files/funny-in-farsi-book.pdf

REQUIRED FORM:
http://goo.gl/forms/VhPID3PbC2

 

SUMMER READING 2017 – AMERICAN LITERATURE (Rising Juniors)

You are required to read The Old Man and The Sea and fill out a short response form. This will be GRADED in your English class, EVEN IF YOU DON’T TAKE ENGLISH UNTIL SPRING.

Buy the book:
http://www.amazon.com/Old-Man-Sea-Ernest-Hemingway/dp/0684801221/
Read online for FREE:
http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/oldmansea.pdf

REQUIRED FORM:
http://goo.gl/forms/z3NNHlnSqB

 

SUMMER READING 2017 – BRITISH AND MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE (Rising Seniors)

You are required to read 1984 (Brit Lit) OR The Autobiography of Malcolm X as Told To Alex Haley (Multicultural Lit) and fill out a short response form. This will be GRADED in your English class, EVEN IF YOU DON’T TAKE ENGLISH UNTIL SPRING.

Buy the book:
Brit: http://www.amazon.com/1984-Signet-Classics-George-Orwell/dp/0451524934/
Multicultural: http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Malcolm-Told-Alex-Haley/dp/0345350685/
Read online for FREE:
Brit: http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100021.txt
Multicultural: http://al-rasid.com/shared_uploads/The.Autobiography.of.MalcolmX.pdf

REQUIRED FORM:
http://goo.gl/forms/Qt4whLjgxE

 

SUMMER READING 2017 – AP LANGUAGE (Junior AP Students)

You are required to read The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell and fill out a short response form. This will be GRADED in your AP Language class.

Buy the book:
http://www.amazon.com/The-Tipping-Point-Little-Difference/dp/0316346624
You can also find this book for FREE at the public library.

REQUIRED FORM:
http://goo.gl/forms/tGX0lJAcx3

SUMMER READING 2017 – AP LITERATURE (Senior AP Students)

You are required to read Like Water for Chocolate, The Time Traveler's Wife, and Invisible Man and fill out a short response form. This will be GRADED in your AP Literature class.

REQUIRED FORM:
http://goo.gl/forms/tGX0lJAcx3