Reading Lists

6th Grade Summer Reading List 2016

Required:
Rules by Cynthia Lord
Students can choose one of the following:
Rose’s Journal: The story of a Girl in the Great Depression by Marissa Moss
Beyond Basketball: Coach K’s Keywords for Success by Mike Krzyzewski and Jamie K. Spatola
How Angel Peterson Got His Name by Gary Paulsen
Oh My Gods!: A Look-it-Up Guide to the Gods of Mythology (Mythlopedia) by Meghan Bryant
Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance by Jennifer Armstrong

7th Grade Summer Reading List 2015

Required:
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Students can choose one of the following:
Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson
Anything But Typical by Nora Raleigh Baskin
Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson
Guts by Gary Paulsen
Secret Subway: The Fascinating Tale of an Amazing Feat of Engineering by Martin W. Sandler
Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the
Chilean Desert by Marc Aronson
The Notorious Benedict Arnold by Steve Sheinkin
The Dark Game: True Spy Stories by Paul B. Janeczko

8th Grade Summer Reading List 2015

Required:
Inside Out & Back again by Thanhha Lai
Students can choose one of the following:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Killing Sea by Richard Lewis
Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Charles and Emma: The Darwin’s Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman
The Duel: The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr by Judith St. George
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafazi and Christina Lamb
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I’s Bravest Dog by Ann Bausum

9, 10, 11, 12th Summer Reading List 2014

9th Grade Required Reading:
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
10th Grade Required Reading:
Animal Farm by George Orwell
11th Grade Required Reading:
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
12th Grade Required Reading:
The Color of Water by James McBride
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