Suggested Reading Book List

Mrs. Bezich

The View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
Are you there God? It’s Me Margaret by Judy Blume
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Commodore Perry in the Land of Shogun by Rhonda Blumberg
Gathering of Days by Joan Blos
Gusty Girls: Young Women Who Dare by Tina Schwager
Jackie and Me by Dan Gutman
Lyddie by Katherine Paterson
Missing May by Cynthia Rylant
Number The Stars by Lois Lowry
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
The River by Gary Paulsen
The Summer of Swans by Betsy Byars
Superfudge by Judy Blume
Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
A Year Down Under by Richard Peck
The Young Man and the Sea by Rodman Philbrick (realistic fiction)
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (Newbery Medal Winner 2012)
Harris and Me: A Summer Remembered by Gary Paulsen (historical fiction)

Mrs. Mason

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
The Greatest Show on Earth: the Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins
Survival of the Sickest by Dr. Sharon Moalem
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Genome by Matt Ridley

Ms. Pearlman

Davita's Harp by Chaim Potok
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel