Students entering AP Literature in the fall should read The Odyssey and one additional text from the list located on this page. Read each text thoroughly, paying close attention to how the author constructs meaning and demonstrates style.
Students entering AP Language in the fall should read The New Kings of Non-Fiction and one other title from the list available on this page. Read each text thoroughly, with particular attention paid to style and argumentation.
Students entering AP Language would also benefit greatly from becoming more familiar with current events and social issues. Periodicals like The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The Atlantic Monthly would be great sources.