2020-2021 SUMMER READING

The rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are challenged to read at least 2 books off of the list below:

Title

Author

Home of the Brave Katherine Applegate
The Iron Trial Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish Pablo Cartaya
Book Scavenger Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
New Kid Jerry Craft
Michael Vey:  The Prisoner of Cell 25 Richard Paul Evans
90 Miles to Havana Enrique Flores-Galbis
Prisoner B-3087 Alan Gratz
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky Kwame Mbalia
Barbara Wright

The rising 7th and 8th grade students are challenged to read at least 2 books off of the list below:

(Note:  Honors 7th grade and English 1 (8th grade) students have different requirements.  For those requirements scroll down the page.)

Title

Author

Home of the Brave Katherine Applegate
The Iron Trial Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
The War that Saved My Life Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
The First Rule of Punk Celia C. Perez
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Dusti Bowling
Gym Candy Carl Deuker
Legend Marie Lu
A Monster Calls Patrick Ness
Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam Cynthia Kadohata
The Bitter Side of Sweet Tara Sullivan
Greenglass House Kate Milford
A Night Divided  Jennifer A. Nielsen
Crow Barbara Wright
I’ll Be There Holly Goldberg Sloan
Serafina and the Black Cloak Robert Beatty
Bomb Steve Sheinkin
The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler Phillip Hoose

 ELA Honors Requirements:

Rising 7th Grade Honors

Required – Young Adult or Adult Version I am Malala:  The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Additionally, it is required to read 1 of the following of your choosing:
A Night Divided Jennifer A. Nielsen
Bitter Side of Sweet Tara Sullivan
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler Phillip Hoose

 

Rising Honors English I (8th Grade)

Required – The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Additionally, it is required to read 1 of the following of your choosing:
Into Thin Air  Jon Krakauer
The Hobbit  JRR Tolkien
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

 

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