Scholars should purchase and read the required reading for their grade level for the 18-19 Academic Year. There are also suggested readings listed which are meant to highlight and supplement the information that will be discussed during the Saturday Sessions. While these texts are not required to be read, they are highly recommended.
7th Required Reading: “Wonder” by R.J Palacio & “Auggie & Me” by R.J. Palacio
8th Required Reading: “Freedom’s Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories” by Ellen Levine
Suggested Reading: “Kids Can Change the World: A Middle Schooler’s Guide for Turning Passion into Progress” by Adam Appiah
9th Required Reading: “The College Bound Organizer: The Ultimate Guide to Successful College Applications” by Anna Costaras & Gail Liss
Suggested Reading: “Teens’ Guide to College & Career Planning” by Justin Ross Muchnick
10th Required Reading: “We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success” by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins & Rameck Hunt
Suggested Reading: “Words You Should Know In High School: 1000 Essential Words To Build Vocabulary, Improve Standardized Test Scores” by Burton Jay Nadler and Jordan
11th Required Reading: “The Education of Millionaires” by Michael Ellsberg
Suggested Reading: “The College Essay Trap (2017-2018 Edition): Rescue your college essay from the “maybe” pile” by Cassie Nichols &
12th Required Reading: “My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming A Student” by Rebekah Nathan
***These books can be purchased at local book stores, or ordered on-line at www.amazon.com.