Page Header
Beth Nowell Staff Photo

General Information 

 

 

 

 Welcome to Mrs. Nowell's Web Page

bnowell@hoover.k12.al.us

 

Pre-AP English 9 - Summer Reading

 

Join the Google Classroom group to access all information for this year’s required Summer Reading Assignment.  

 

Google Classroom group code: kfq9lw

 

Required Reading:

 

  • How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster (ISBN-13: 978-0060009427); Please use the PDF version by going to this link (there are different versions out there): http://bit.ly/1WFpn8l

 

Suggested Reading: **Please note this selection is not required, but there will be an opportunity for a bonus assignment for those who choose to read.

 

Choose ONE of the HHS Recommended Summer reading books.

 

  • All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

  • With the Old Breed by E.B. Sledge

  • The Big Over Easy by Jasper Fforde

 

Students who have already read The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon before it was removed from the school list are allowed to count it for their suggested reading text.