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Reading List 2022

The reading list for summer starts with ending the winter/spring list.

Pre-Summer Reading List

Winter/Spring 2022

To Be Read / Reading

• “Ellen Foster” by Kaye Gibbons, reading

• “Accidental” by Alex Richards, reading

• “Night” by Elie Wiesel, reading—banned book

• “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe, reading.

• “Cry, the Beloved Country” by Bryce Stephenson, reading

• “Maus” by Art Spiegelman

• “Something More: Reflections on a Bountiful Life” by Dr. Alexander Kalenak

• “The Giver” by Lois Lowry

• “Augie: Stalag Luft VI to the Major Leagues” by John Bacchia

• “Lives on the Boundary” by Mike Rose

• “Play It As It Lays” by Joan Didion

• “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood

• “Disastrous Floods and the Demise of Steel in Johnstown” by Pat Farabaugh

• “The Ku Klux Klan in Pennsylvania: A Study in Nativism” by Emerson Hunsberger Loucks

Read, Winter/Spring

• “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, done, Re-read

• “Persepolis” by Marjane Satrapi, done, first time

• “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, done, R

• “Slaughterhouse-5” by Kurt Vonnegut, done R

• “Ethan Frome” by Edith Wharton, done, R

• “The House on Mango Street,” by , done first time

• “Dracula” by Brad Stocker, done.

To Be Read or Are Currently Reading


  • “Othello” — done Read

  • “The Merchant of Venice” — done, R

  • “Midsummer Night’s Dream” — currently, R

  • “Much Ado About Nothing” — currently, R

  • “Romeo and Juliet” — done, R

  • “The Tempest” — done, R

Short Stories

• “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, done

• “The Possibility of Evil” by Shirley Jackson, done

• “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl, done

• “The Pomegranate Seeds” by Nathanial Hawthorne, done

• “Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe, R

• “Night Calls” by Lisa Fugard, done

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