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Summer Reading List

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Grades 6-8 Fiction

🔲  Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle  📖  📈
🔲  Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume  📖
🔲  Copper Sun by Sharon Draper  📖
🔲  Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers  📖
🔲  Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott  📖
🔲  Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry  📖
🔲  Sounder by William H. Armstrong  📖
🔲  The Call of the Wild by Jack London  📖  📈

Grades 6-8 Non-Fiction

🔲  A Night to Remember by Walter Lord  📖  📈
🔲  Alicia: My Story by Alicia Appleman-Jurman  📖
🔲  Nelson Mandela: No Easy Walk to Freedom by Barry Denenberg  📖
🔲  Red Scarf Girl by Ji-li Jiang  📖  📈
🔲  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin  📖
🔲  The Bible  📖  📈
🔲  Through my Eyes by Ruby Bridges  📖

Grades 9-12 Fiction

🔲  1984 by George Orwell  📖  📈
🔲  A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest Gaines  📖
🔲  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck  📖
🔲  Red Badge of Courage by Stephan Crane  📖  📈
🔲  Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson  📖
🔲  The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom  📖
🔲  The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver  📖  📈
🔲  To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee  📖  📈

Grades 9-12 Non-Fiction

🔲  Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin  📖
🔲  I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai  📖
🔲  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou  📖  📈
🔲  Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat  📖
🔲  Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different by Karen Blumenthal  📖
🔲  The Bible  📖  📈
🔲  The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston  📖  📈
🔲  Through my Eyes by Tim Tebow  📖

Legend:
📖 = Available at the public library
📈 = Advanced level reading

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