Toms River Regional students looking to enjoy a good book or get a leg up on the coming school year can use the district's summer reading list, which itemizes its suggestions by grade level and genre.
The list is for high schoolers in the district, those entering grades 9 through 12, and spans genres from English Literature classics (Oliver Twist) to nonfiction gender studies (Good, the Bad, and the Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us).
Each of the Honors selections are well known classics — Dickens, Faulkner, Hemingway. There's dozens of very different books to choose from, and the list is broken down by topics such as Girl Talk, Ballers, Not-So-Happily-Ever-After and Cool Story Bro, among others, giving some reading suggestions based on interest and age. Many of the books are newer titles and emerging authors.
How many of these books have you read? Check out the full summer reading list on the Toms River Regional Schools website, here.