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Summer Reading 2016

The summer reading requirements for the 2016-2017 year are listed below. The prices reflect the Barnes and Noble cost; you may purchase any of these books from a vendor of your choice. If you are taking an AP course at the Junior or Senior level, please check with the teacher for assigned readings. AP Europen History readings are listed below.


Freshman Reading

Sophomore Reading

  • Golding, William; Lord of the Flies (REQUIRED – ENGLISH) – 978-0399501487 – $9.99
  • Beals, Melba; Warriors Don’t Cry (REQUIRED – SOCIAL STUDIES) – 978-1416948827 – $7.99
  • Lewis, C.S.; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (REQUIRED – THEOLOGY) – 978-0064471046 – $6.99
  • Wunderli, Richard; Peasant Fires (REQUIRED – AP EUROPEAN) – 978-0253207517 – $12.95

Junior Reading

  • *London, Jack – The Call of the Wild (OPTIONAL – ENGLISH) – 978-0553212334 – $4.99
  • *Wharton, Edith – Ethan Frome (OPTIONAL – ENGLISH) – 978-1593080907 – $5.95
  • Williams, Tennessee – The Glass Menagerie (REQUIRED – ENGLISH) 978-0811214049 – $11.95
  • Pausch, Randy – The Last Lecture (REQUIRED – THEOLOGY) – 978-1401323257 – $21.99
  • McPherson, James M.; Abraham Lincoln (REQUIRED – SOCIAL STUDIES) – 978-0195374520 – $12.95

Senior Reading

  • *Tan, Amy; The Joy Luck Club (OPTIONAL – ENGLISH) – 978-0143038092 – $16.00
  • *Christie, Agatha; The Mousetrap (OPTIONAL – ENGLISH) – 978-0573702440 – $10.95
  • Ilibagiza, Immaculee; Left to Tell (REQUIRED – ENGLISH/THEOLOGY) – 978-1401944322 – $15.99
*Juniors and Seniors: Select one of the two optional reading selections, plus the required reading for your academic year.


We are very proud of the accomplishments of all Archbishop Carroll students!

Congratulations to Coach Tom Nerney and our Girls Varsity Basketball team for defeating Bonner-Prendie to advance to the Semi-Finals of the PCL Championships! They will play Neumann-Goretti on Tuesday February 16 at Philadelphia University, start time is set for 8pm!  LET’S GO PATRIOTS!!!

Let’s give a BIG CONGRATULATIONS to our Boys Head Varsity Basketball Coach Paul Romanczuk on being named COACH OF THE YEAR of the Philadelphia Catholic League! We would also like to CONGRATULATE Senior Forward Ryan Daly for being named PLAYER OF THE YEAR of the Philadelphia Catholic League as well as Senior Guard Josh Sharkey for being named 1st team ALL Philadelphia Catholic League.  What a remarkable ACCOMPLISHMENT these three gentleman achieved!


Last Sunday Jan. 17 former Carroll Girl’s Basketball Standout Rachel Pearson scored her 1000 pt for the Drexel Dragons Women’s Basketball Team vs Elon University!  We wanted to Congratulate Rachel for her hard work on and off the court!!  What an ACCOMPLISHMENT!!  Great JOB Rachel!!!  We Salute YOU!!