High schools in the Wheaton area handle summer reading requirements very differently.
asks its incoming freshmen to choose one of six books. Options include a Dan Brown novel, Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game," and a comic book about the Holocaust.
Students in grades 10-12 signed up for summer reading before classes ended in the spring, with different teachers sponsoring each book. Everyone can see what everyone else is reading on the list posted online by student last name.
tells its students to "read what you love" and gives them a list of recommendations.
asks its incoming freshmen to read two books: one from the school's list, and one of their own choice. Reading requirements for grades 10-12 are left more open-ended: sophomores and seniors must choose a biography or autobiography, and juniors must choose an "age/grade level appropriate" book of nonfiction or fiction.