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Independence Day
Summer Reading Suggestions
Conference Alert: AP Annual Conference 2017
Professional Development Titles

Independence Day

American Scripture by Pauline Maier
Declaration of Independence by Carl Becker
Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis
Plain, Honest Men by Richard Beeman

Summer Reading Suggestions

Aftermath by Brian Shawver
An Iliad by Alessandro Barrico
Audacity of Hope, The by Barack Obama
Brief History of the Dead, The by Kevin Brockmeier
Butcher's Crossing by John Williams
Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario
Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas
Hondo by Louis L'Amour
Honky by Dalton Conley
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
Martian Chronicles, The by Ray Bradbury
Million Nightingales, A by Susan Straight
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
My Losing Season by Pat Conroy
Perfect Man, The by Naeem Murr
Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
Road, The by Cormac McCarthy
Scanner Darkly, A by Philip K. Dick
Tropical Fish by Doreen Baingana

Also see our June and August suggestions, as well as our December Independent Reading suggestions.

Conference Alert: Advanced Placement® Annual Conference (AP®)

When: July 19-22, 2019
Where: Houston, TX
Random House booth number: 715-716
Knopf Doubleday booth number: 711-712

2018 Program ads: Random House | Knopf Doubleday
2018 Titles on Display: Random House | Knopf Doubleday
New AP® Catalog: Knopf Doubleday

For the conference website:
click here.

About AP®:
The AP® Annual Conference is the largest professional development gathering of the Advanced Placement® Program and Pre-AP® communities, AP® Coordinators, school counselors, and administrators from across the United States and throughout the world. This year's conference promises to engage, inspire, and promote innovation in our schools.

Professional Development Titles

Art of Teaching, The by Gilbert Highet
Delivered From Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Dreamers, Discoverers, and Dynamos by Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D.
Educating for Character by Thomas Lickona
Essential Conversation, The by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Schoolgirls by Peggy Orenstein
Setting Limits in the Classroom, Revised by Robert J. Mackenzie
Language Police, The by Diane Ravitch
Montessorri in the Classroom by Paula Lillard
Montessorri Method by Maria Montessori
Not Much Just Chillin’ by Linda Perlstein
Undressed Art, The by Peter Steinhardt