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ESD 12th Grade Summer Reading Online Book Fair

Welcome to The Episcopal School of Dallas Upper School Summer Reading Lists! Below is the reading list for rising 12th graders


REQUIRED READING 

These readings serve as touchstones for the discussion of other works of literature.  These requirements are listed below. Please purchase a physical copy of the text for in-class use.

English IV: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

English IV AP Language and Composition: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid AND Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli

English IV AP Literature and Composition: White Teeth by Zadie Smith AND choose ONE: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Exit West: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735212206
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Riverhead Books - February 27th, 2018

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781566894951
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Coffee House Press - April 4th, 2017

White Teeth: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375703867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2001

Jane Eyre Cover Image
By Charlotte Bronte, Stevie Davies (Editor), Stevie Davies (Introduction by), Stevie Davies (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141441146
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - August 15th, 2006

Great Expectations Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Charlotte Mitchell (Editor), David Trotter (Introduction by), Charlotte Mitchell (Notes by)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141439563
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002


ENRICHMENT READING 

All students need to read at least ONE work (or approximately 250 pages) for enrichment. 

Note: Not all Suggested Enrichment Readings are listed below as some titles are unavailable through Interabang.


In Persuasion Nation Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594482427
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Riverhead Books - March 6th, 2007

The Working Poor: Invisible in America Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780375708213
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Vintage - January 4th, 2005

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312626686
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Picador - August 2nd, 2011

Freakonomics Revised and Expanded Edition: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063032378
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316346627
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - January 7th, 2002

Wuthering Heights Cover Image
By Emily Bronte, Pauline Nestor (Introduction by), Lucasta Miller (Preface by), Pauline Nestor (Notes by)
$8.00
ISBN: 9780141439556
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

The Philip K. Dick Reader Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780806537948
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Citadel - January 26th, 2016

Brave New World Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060850524
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - October 17th, 2006

White Teeth: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375703867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 12th, 2001

The Road (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307387899
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2007

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780684842677
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Scribner - May 25th, 1999

Atlas Shrugged Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451191144
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Signet - September 1st, 1996

Atonement: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385721790
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2003

Cat's Cradle: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385333481
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - September 8th, 1998

Waiting: A Novel (Vintage International) Cover Image
By Ha Jin
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375706417
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Vintage - September 19th, 2000

The Glass Castle: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743247542
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Scribner - January 17th, 2006

The Last Lecture Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781401323257
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Hachette Books - April 8th, 2008

Leadership Is an Art Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385512466
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Currency - May 18th, 2004

The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143037149
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Penguin Books - May 30th, 2006

1984 Cover Image
By George Orwell, Erich Fromm (Afterword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780451524935
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Signet -

Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

Middlesex: A Novel Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312427733
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Picador - June 5th, 2007

The Leavers (National Book Award Finalist): A Novel Cover Image
By Lisa Ko
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616208042
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Algonquin Books - April 24th, 2018

The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802124944
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

Bloodchild and Other Stories Cover Image
Currently Unavailable
ISBN: 9781583226988
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Seven Stories Press - October 4th, 2005

The Age of Innocence Cover Image
$8.15
ISBN: 9781508475576
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - February 14th, 2015

Anna Karenina Cover Image
By Leo Tolstoy, David Magarshack (Translated by), Priscilla Meyer (Introduction by)
$7.95
ISBN: 9780451528612
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Signet - November 5th, 2002

A Doll's House (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$3.00
ISBN: 9780486270623
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Dover Publications - February 21st, 1992

Madame Bovary Cover Image
$9.09
ISBN: 9781503287839
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - November 29th, 2014

The Awakening and Selected Stories Cover Image
By Kate Chopin, Sandra M. Gilbert (Introduction by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780142437322
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Penguin Classics - February 4th, 2003

The Handmaid's Tale: A Novel Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780385490818
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Anchor - March 16th, 1998

Emma Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Fiona Stafford (Editor), Fiona Stafford (Introduction by), Fiona Stafford (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141439587
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - May 6th, 2003

Middlemarch Cover Image
By George Eliot, Rosemary Ashton (Editor), Rosemary Ashton (Introduction by), Rosemary Ashton (Notes by)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780141439549
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Penguin Classics - March 25th, 2003

Foe: A Novel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780140096231
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Penguin Books - January 5th, 1988

Bless Me, Ultima Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780446600255
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 1st, 1994

Interpreter of Maladies Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358213260
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Mariner Books - October 22nd, 2019

The Lacuna: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060852580
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Harper Perennial - July 20th, 2010

Mister Pip Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385341073
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - May 20th, 2008

The Namesake: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358062684
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - June 4th, 2019

Love in the Time of Cholera (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307389732
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - October 5th, 2007

One Hundred Years of Solitude Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060883287
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - February 21st, 2006

She's Come Undone Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780671003753
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 3 - 7 business days
Published: Washington Square Press - December 1st, 1996