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Extra Credit Reading

The following titles can be selected, up to two per quarter, for extra credit.  The typed book review should be two pages long, double-spaced, and should be a review of the work just read, not a retelling of the plot.  If you have a book in mind that is not among the 14 books below, instruction permission is required for it to be considered.  You may not select a book which is being read for another class, or a work that you have previously read.  Remember that extra credit assignments need to be turned in prior to the last week of each quarter.

Existing choices:

1) Cannery Row, John Steinbeck

2) Farenheit 451, Ray Bradbury

3) The Demon in the Freezer, Richard Preston

4) The Grace of Silence, Michele Norris

5) The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury

6) The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane

7) A Choice of Weapons, Gordon Parks

8) A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson

9) The Book of Unknown Americans, Cristina Henriquez

10) 1984, George Orwell

11) Animal Farm, George Orwell

12) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Mark Haddon

13) Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut

14) A Thief of Time, Tony Hillerman