Reading Lists for Summer 2017

Reading Lists 2017


The summer book lists are here! Our language arts teachers have selected several titles for students for great summer reading.  When students return to school, they are able to share what they read with a back-to-school project.  Please check your child's grade level and have him/her pick out a book (or two) to read and enjoy this summer.  Happy Reading!

6th Grade List←

7th Grade List←

There is no expected reading list for the 8th graders.

Click here ←to print a reading log

Some Great Award-Winning Books

  • Caldecott Books--award-winning and honor titles for outstanding picture books for children.
  • Caudill Books--award-winning and honor titles which have the distinction of being nominated and awarded by students.
  • Edgar Books--award-winning and honor titles for outstanding mysteries for children and young adults.
  • Newbery Books--award-winning and honor titles for outstanding literature for young adults.
  • Printz Books--To an author(s) of the best young adult book of the year, defined solely in terms of library merit.

What Should I Read Next?


What's New in the 7/8 LRC?

Sinking the Sultana Sally Walker 973.7 WAL
Raymie Nightingale Kate DiCamillo FIC DIC
Midnight Without A Moon Linda Williams Jackson FIC JAC
Hoop Rat Scott Ciencin 741.5 CIE
Quarterback Rush Carl Bowen 741.5 BOW
Make Your Bed:Little Things That Can Change Your Life William McRaven 158.1 MCR
The Thing About Jellyfish Ali Benjamin FIC BEN
The Harlem Charade Natasha Tarpley FIC TAR
Wolf Hollow Lauren Wolk FIC WOL
Sticks & Stones Abby Cooper FIC COO
BMX Breakthrough Carl Bowen 741.5 BOW
Snowboard Standoff Scott Ciencin 741.5 CIE
The Best Man Richard Peck FIC PEC
The Wild Robot Peter Brown FIC BRO
The Secret Keepers Trenton Stewart FIC STE
Edgeland Jake Halpern FIC HAL
Wonder Woman:Warbringer Leigh Bardugo FIC BAR
The Artic Code Matthew Kirby FIC KIR
The Shrunken Head Lauren Oliver FIC OLI
The Shadow Cipher Laura Ruby FIC RUB
Generation One Pittacus Lore FIC LOR
Patina Jason Reynolds FIC REY
Middle School Mayhem (Misadventures of Max Crumbly) Rachel Renee Russell FIC RUS
Ethan Marcus Stands Up Michele Weber Hurwitz FIC HUR
The Six Mark Alpert FIC ALP
The Siege Mark Alpert FIC ALP
The Silence Mark Alpert FIC ALP
Lord of Shadows Cassandra Clare FIC CLA
Scythe Neal Shusterman FIC SHU
Thunderhead Neal Shusterman FIC SHU
The Breadwinner Deborah Ellis FIC ELL
Parvana's Journey Deborah Ellis FIC ELL
Mud City Deborah Ellis FIC ELL
My Name is Parvana Deborah Ellis FIC ELL
The Girl Who Drank the Moon Kelly Regan Barnhill FIC BAR
Tower of Dawn Sarah J. Maas FIC MAA
Planet Tad Tim Carvell FIC CAR
Return to Planet Tad Tim Carvell FIC CAR
The Screaming Statue Lauren Oliver FIC OLI
The Fearsome Firebird Lauren Oliver FIC OLI
Spotlight Soccer Ricardo Sanchez 741.5 SAN
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer Kelly Jones FIC JON
8-Bit Baseball Brandon Terrell 741.5 TER
The Gender Game Bella Forest FIC FOR
The Gender Secret Bella Forest FIC FOR
The Gender Lie Bella Forest FIC FOR
The Gender War Bella Forest FIC FOR
Wish Barbara O'Connor FIC OCO
Scateboard Breakdown Eric Fein 741.5 FEI
Tumble & Blue Cassie Beasley FIC BEA
Mosquitoes Don't Bite Me Pendred Noyce FIC NOY
Checked Cynthia Kadohata eBook
Demons of the Ocean (Vampirates) Justin Somper eBook
Every Last Word Tamara Ireland Stone eBook
Heaven Looks A Lot Like the Mall Wendy Mass eBook
The Cruel Prince Holly Black eBook
The Journey of Little Charlie Christopher Paul Curtis eBook
The Last Girl on Earth Alexandra Blogier eBook
The Lie Tree Frances Hardinge eBook
The Not So Boring Letters of Private Nobody Matthew Landis eBook
The Oceans Between Stars Kevin Emerson eBook
The Strange and Deadly Portraits of Bryony Gray E. Latimer eBook
Until Friday Night Abbi Glines eBook
Waiting to Forget Sheila Kelly Welch eBook