Required High School Novel Purchases for the 2019-2020 School Year

Please make arrangements to buy the assigned books for your child’s grade level before the school year starts. They are the required texts which will be read during the school year. You may need to purchase them outside of Egypt or order them in advance.

Grade 9

Title

Author

ISBN

Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck

0-14-01-7739-6

Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury

978-1451673319

Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare

978-1586638450

Grade 10

Title

Author

ISBN

Animal Farm

George Orwell

978-0451526342

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

978-0446310789

Midaq Alley

Naguib Mahfouz (translated by Humphrey Davies)

978-9774167133

Like Water for Chocolate

Laura Esquivel

978-0385420174

Grade 11 American Diploma

Title

Author

ISBN

Macbeth

William Shakespeare

978-1586638467

The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night Time

Mark Haddon

978-1400032716

1984

George Orwell

978-0451524935

The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer

978-0140424386

Grade 12 American Diploma

Title

Author

ISBN

Into The Wild

Jon Krakauer

978-0385486804

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

978-0743273565

The Crucible

Arthur Miller

978-0142437339

The Old Man and The Sea

Ernest Hemingway

978-0684801223

Grade 11 IB Standard Level

Title

Author

ISBN

The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood

978-0385490818

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

978-1593082017

Grade 11 IB Higher Level

Title

Author

ISBN

The Handmaid’s Tale

Margaret Atwood

978-0385490818

Grade 12 IB Standard Level

Title

Author

ISBN

Hamlet

William Shakespeare

978-1586638443

Persepolis Book 1

Marjane Satrapi

978-0375714573

Grade 12 IB Higher Level

Title

Author

ISBN

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

978-0743273565

The God of Small Things

Arundhati Roy

978-0812979657

Suggested Summer Readings

We have also compiled a list of suggested readings to enjoy over the summer break, for each grade level. The list is found below.

Incoming 9th grade:

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

Incoming 10th grade:

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

The Kite Runner by Khalid Hosseini

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Hiroshima by John Hersey

Incoming 11th grade:

100 Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Incoming 12th grade:

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Enjoy your summer break!

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Established in Cairo for over 25 years, American International School in Egypt's (AIS) - West Campus was inaugurated in 2009. Serving the local and international community, AIS encourages and inspires students to become lifelong learners who contribute to a diverse and changing world. An Esol Education school, AIS is part of a network of exceptional international schools around the world in locations such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Cairo, Nicosia and Lebanon.

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