High School ELA

What are we reading?

  • HS Book Lists, including specific schools and Engage NY

    9th Grade

    • St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, Karen Russsell
    • Black Swan Green, David Mitchell
    • Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke
    • Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare
    • Sugar Changed the WorldMarc Aronson & Marina Budhos

    10th Grade

    • There, There, Tommy Orange
    • Friday Nights Lights, Harry Gerard Bissinger III
    • Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
    • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

    11th Grade

    • My Last Duchess, Robert Browning
    • Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare
    • There, There,  Tommy Orange

    12th Grade

    • Malcolm X , Malcolm X
    • A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams 
    • The Overcoat, Nikolai Gogol
    • The Namesake,  Jhumpa Lahiri

    Sentinel High School Texts