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Grade 11 APLA English Language & Composition Reading

Recommended Reading List Summer 2022

Non-Fiction Recommendations

AuthorBook Title
Katherine BooBehind the Beautiful Flowers
Ta-Nehisi CoatesBetween the World and Me
Andrea ElliottInvisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City
Atul GawandeComplications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
Sam KeanThe Violinist’s Thumb and Other Lost Tales of Love, War, Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code
Tracy KidderMountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of De. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
Robin Wall KimmererBraiding Sweetgrass
Barbara KingsolverAnimal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Jeanne Marie LaskasConcussion
Michelle ObamaBecoming
Michael PollanThe Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Richard PrestonHot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
Robert Michael PyleWintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land
Matt RiddleyGenome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
Siddhartha MukherjeeThe Emperor of All Maladies
Rebecca SklootThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Oliver SacksUncle Tungsten: Memoir of a Chemical Boyhood
Rebecca TraisterAll the Single Ladies
Alan WeismanThe World Without Us
Isabel WilkersonCaste: The Origin of our Discontents
Michelle ZaunderCrying in H Mart