Summer Reading

Summer Reading

We expect all of our students to have a great time over the summer vacation.  While we do have summer reading assignments for you, your reading experience should be an enjoyable one.  Choose a book that appeals to you and your interests.

Summer Reading Assignments

For Incoming 6th graders  

Please read two (2) books of your choice and be prepared to talk and write about them when school starts August 26th.  We have a few favorite suggestions from our 6th grade team if you need help choosing a book. 

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Holes by  Louis Sachar
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Ghost by Jason Reynolds

The Thing about Jellyfish - Ali Benjamin
Harry Potter - JK Rowling (start with book one if you haven't read them)
The Watsons go to Birmingham - Christopher Paul Curtis
The Tale of Despereaux - Kate DiCamillo


7th and 8th Graders

Please read two (2) books over the summer.  Choose at least one of those books from the list.  Be prepared to write and discuss them when school begins August 26th.  Click here for a printable list:  7th and 8th Grade List

The Thing About Jellyfish - Ali Benjamin
The Book Thief - Marcus Zusak
The One and Only Ivan - Katherine Applegate
Regugee - Alan Gratz
Long Way Down - Jason Reynolds
The Magic Circle - Donna Jo Napoli
Gym Candy - Carl Deuker
Piecing Me Together - Rene Watson
Benefits of Being an Octopus - Ann Braden
One Crazy Summer - Rita Williams Garcia
Booked - Kwame Alexander
Eleven - Tome Rogers
One of Us is Lying - Karen M. McManus
Not If I Save you First - Ally Carter
A Study in Charlotte - Brittany Cavallaro
Ronan Boyle and the Bride of Riddles - Thomas Lennon