Summer Reading Assignments

SUMMER READING FOR NDA

 Rising Freshman:  There is no summer reading required for class, but please read what you love over the summer!
 
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 
    - Available at Amazon.com (https://www.amazon.com/Book-Thief-Markus-Zusak/dp/0375842209), Barnes & Nobles, local bookstores, and local libraries
 
Rising Sophomores:
Choose from ONE of the following titles:

 
 
The Count of Monte Cristo  
    - Available for free via Sora; can also be found at Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble online, and  local libraries
   
    All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque
   The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
 - Available for free via Sora or BC public library
 - Also available on Amazon.com if you would like your own copy
 English 3 Juniors:
  Choose from ONE of the following titles:  
 Turn of the Screw by Henry James
 - Available for free via Sora or BC public library
- Also available on Amazon.com if you would like your own copy
   Dear Martin by Nic Stone
 - Available for free via Sora or BC public library
 - Also available on Amazon.com if you would like your own copy
 
ENG 111/112:

 

Thank you for Arguing by Jay Heinrichs  (2007 version)

- Check your email the week of June 1 for the text (emailed from Ms. Fox)
- Also available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3cf2vrv

 ALL Rising Seniors--Eng 4H and Eng 232/241:  How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

    - Check your email the week of June 1 for the text (emailed from Ms. Fox)
    - Also available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2zJsycU

**Note for ENG232 students: During the 2nd week of school, we will be reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in one week. If this seems daunting, you may want to get a head start over the summer.
     
    
  • To log on to Sora: Log into NCEd Cloud/IAM > Click into CLEVER > Scroll down to Sora (a little rocket icon).

You can search for books here. 

  • There is also access to the digital Buncombe County Library through this app using your student number. 
                      login: BCS student ID number
                      password: last 4 digits of your student ID number