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Summer Reading List for High School Students

By Summer Reading List For High School Students
Sunday, September 19, 2004; Page BW08

If, as the 18th-century English essayist Sir Richard Steele suggested, "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body," area high school students got plenty of exercise this past summer. Here are some of the other titles that appeared on reading lists for rising seniors:

FICTION

All the King's Men, by Robert Penn Warren

As I Lay Dying, by William Faulkner

Benito Cereno, by Herman Melville

Bless the Beasts & Children, by Glenson Swarthout

The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison

Brideshead Revisited, by Evelyn Waugh

A Canticle for Leibowitz, by Walter M. Miller Jr.

Catch-22, by Joseph Heller

Cat's Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut

Ceremony, by Leslie Marmon Silko

Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier

Cry, the Beloved Country, by Alan Paton

Dancing on the Edge, by Han Nolan

The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown


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