Summer Reading

6th Grade 2019-2020
Absolutely Normal by Sharon Creech
Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story by Susan Tran
Belle Prater’s Boy by Ruth White
Bridge to Terabithia. By Katherine Paterson
The Usual Suspects by Maurice Broaddus
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
Catherine, called Birdy. By Karen Cushman
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
The Complete Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle
I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven
The Island by Gary Paulsen
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina
Yummy by G. Neri
Drift by M.K. Hutchins
Ahimsa by Supriya Kelkar
Surfer of the Century: the Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie Crowe
Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
Bird by Zetta Elliott
The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds
A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramee
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender
Twinchantment by Elise Allan
The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
It Ain’t So Awful Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas
Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai
The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly
Somewhere Among by Annie Donwerth-Chikamatsu
A Girl Named Faithful Plum by Richard Bernstein
I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosin
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Rules by Cynthia Lord

7th Grade 2019-2020
New Kid by Jerry Craft
Booked by Kwame Alexander
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
The Usual Suspects by Maurice Broaddus
How Hight the Moon by Karyn Parsons
It Ain’t So Awful Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandan
Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai
The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly
Island Treasures by Alma Flor Ada
They Call Me Guero: A Border Kid’s Poems by David Bowles
Tortilla Sun by Jennifer Cervantes
Lety Out Loud by Angela Cervantes
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Best Babysitters Ever by Caroline Cala
Monster by Walter Dean Myers
Warriors by Erin Hunter
Maximum Ride Series by James Patterson
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt
Journey of the Sparrows by Fran Leeper Buss
The Man Who Was Poe by Avi
The Maze by Will Hobbs
Myst, The Book of Atrus by Rand Miller, Robyn Miller, David Wingrove
Night by Elie Wiesel
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
River Thunder by Will Hobbs
Shabanu, Daughter of the Winid by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Where the Lilies Bloom by Vera Cleaver, Bill Cleaver
Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien
The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel by Hopkinson
Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
The Boy Who Dared by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Tangerine by Edward Bloor
Dust by Arthur Slade
Click Here: To Find Out How I Survived Seventh Grade by Denise Vega
Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh
No Summit out of Sight by Jordan Romero
The Magic Mirror by Susan Hill Long
Longbow Girl by Linda Davies
Lord of the Rings Series by J.R.R. Tolkien

8th Grade 2019-2020
Perfect Liars by Kimberly Reid
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Walking Home by Eric Walters
The Length of a String by Elissa Brent Weissman
The House That Lou Built by Mae Respicio
Summerlost by Allie Condie
Love Sugar Magic: A Sprinkle of Spirits by Anna Meriano
The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez by Robin Yardi
The Beloved World of Sonia Sotomayor by Sonia Sotomayor
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Yummy by G. Neri
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai
The Mother Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick
I am the Wallpaper by Mark Peter Hughes
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Nothing but the Truth, A Documentary Novel by Avi
Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar
The Complete Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
Mythology for Teens by Zachary Hamby
Castle by David Macaulay
The Cay by Theodore Taylor
Children of the River by Linda Crew
The Chosen by Chaim Potok
Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg
Ironman by Chris Crutcher
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Lone Wolf by Kristine L. Franklin
Midget by Tim Bowler
Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech
Artificial Intelligence by Phillip Margulies
Crash by Jerry Spinelli
Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen
The Girls by Amy Goldman Koss
Guts by Gary Paulsen
Hoops by Walter Dean Myers
Knots on My Yo Yo String by Jerry Spinelli
Phoenix Rising by Karen Hesse
Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica
Pillow of Clouds by Marc Talbert