12th Grade

All Incoming 12th Graders:

Incoming 12th graders enrolled in College Prep English 12 will read Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. Information about ordering the book is on the home page of this website.

AP Language Students:

12th graders enrolled in AP Language and Composition should will read Educated by Tara Westover.


Students can find reviews and ordering information here.

Optional Reading Suggestions:

For your reading pleasure, the 12th grade teachers recommend the following works for OPTIONAL summer reading:

  • The Dutch House --Ann Patchett
  • Sadie --Courtney Summers
  • Unsheltered--Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Memory Keeper's Daughter--Kim Edwards
  • The Secret History--Donna Tartt
  • Bowlaway--Elizabeth McCracken
  • Olive Kitteridge--Elizabeth Strout
  • Little Fires Everywhere-Celeste Ng
  • The Water Dancer--Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Boneclocks--David Mitchell
  • Red Rising--Pierce Brown
  • I Am Radar--Reif Larsen
  • Stamped --Jason Reynolds and Ibram X Kendi