QHS SUMMER READING 2014
Quincy High Advanced Social Studies Summer Reading Assignments 2014
Advanced World History
History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage
Advanced World and US History
Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran
There will be a test on this book the first week of school.
AP US History
Lies My Teacher Told Me by James Loewen
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
Opening Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century by Lauren Slater
There will be a test given in class during the first double period of the school year.
See Mr. Doyle’s website for the assignment.
AP Modern European History
Rick Steves’ Europe 101: History and Art for the Traveler
The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer
Suggested Additional Reading
• A World Lit Only By Fire by William Manchester
• Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
• World Without End by Ken Follett
See Ms. Matthews Website for the assignment.
All Politics is Local by Tip O’Neill
Take notes – recommended length is a total of two pages for the book.
The Boston Globe, Capital section, on Friday, August 22 AND Friday, August 29 – Capital ONLY appears in the Friday papers. The Thomas Crane Public Library subscribes to the Boston Globe and has online access here. Take notes – recommended length is one two-sided lined sheet of paper for EACH Friday paper. Notes will be due the first day of class.