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Summer Reading List

?  Also available in PDF

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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