The more we read, the more we know! It sounds like a catch-phrase on a silly public service announcement, but it’s true. Students who read widely and deeply are better prepared for college and life. Though it can be difficult to find the time to read for pleasure, once you get in the habit of reading, you will discover the joy of imaginative escape. Don’t wait for a teacher or librarian to hand you a book; seek out your own reading adventures! To be well-rounded, read from a variety of genres (plays, novels, essays, etc.), multiple time periods (ancient, Renaissance, modern, etc.), and diverse cultures (American, Latin American, European, etc.).
The following lists can help you on your journey. Continue reading “College-Bound Reading Lists”