The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.
When the Emperor Was Divine, Julie Otsuka
When the Emperor Was Divine is a work of enormous power that makes a shameful episode of our history as immediate as today's headlines.
The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien
The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling.
English 11 AP
Unaccustomed Earth, Jhumpa Lahiri
Unaccustomed Earth is rich with the author’s signature gifts: exquisite prose, emotional wisdom and subtle renderings of the most intricate workings of the heart and mind.
English 12 AP/Perspectives in Literature
The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver
Told from the perspective of five Different women, the poisonwood bible is a compelling exploration of African history, religion, family, and the many paths to redemption.