6-8 Summer Reading List

6th Grade

Summer Reading 6th Grade Summer Reading

Mandatory:

6th grade- Word of Mouse by James Patterson

Read at least 2 Optional: DO A PROJECT ON ONE OPTIONAL BOOK

  1. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate and Patricia Casteleo
  2. The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
  3. The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan
  4. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
  5. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  6. Rising Above: How 11 Athletes Overcame Challenges in Their Youth to Become Stars by Gregory Zuckerman and Elijah Zuckerman
  7. Mark of the Thief by Jennifer Nielson
  8. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
  9. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place by Maryrose Wood and John Klassen (any book in the series)
  10. The Boys Who Challenged Hitler by Philip Hoose
  11. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (any book in the series)
  12. Handbook for Dragon Slayers by Merrie Haskell
  13. Chomp by Cark Hiassen
  14. Whales on Stilts M.T. Anderson (or any book in the series)
  15. Space Case: A Moon Base Alpha Novel by Stuart Gibbs
  16. Spy School by Stuart Gibbs (any book in the series)
  17. The Outcasts: Brotherband Chronicles by John Flanagan
  18. Fantasy League by Mike Lupica
  19. The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall
  20. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  21. Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper
  22. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
  23. Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson
  24. Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design by Chip Kidd
  25. The Great Trouble: A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and a Boy Called Eel by Deborah Hopkinson
  26. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  27. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  28. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
  29. Dragon Song by Anne McCaffery
  30. The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages
  31. Holes by Louis Sachar
  32. The Whizzpop Chocolate Shop by Kate Saunders
  33. War Dogs by Rachel Frankel
  34. The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon
  35. The Name of this Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch(or any book in series)

7th&8th grades

Summer Reading 7th and 8th Grade Summer Reading

Mandatory:

7th grade- Heroes of the Holocaust: True Stories of Rescue by Teens by Allan Zullo and Mara Bovsun

8th grade- Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Read at least 2 Optional: DO A PROJECT ON ONE OPTIONAL BOOK

1.       The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart (any book from the series)

2.       Tangerine by Edward Bloor

3.       Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

4.       Hidden Figures (young readers edition) by Margot Lee Shetterly

5.       Spy School by Stuart Gibbs (any book from the series)

6.       Maze Runner by James Daschner (any book from the series)

7.       Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

8.       Peter and the Star Catchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

9.       Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

10.   Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

11.   The Emerald Atlas by John Stephens

12.   Life of Pi by Yan Martel

13.   Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan

14.   Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

15.   Cinder by Marissa Meyer (any book in the series)

16.   I am Malala (young readers edition) by Malala Yousafzai

17.   The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (or any book in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy)

18.   Game Seven by Paul Volponi

19.   Alex Rider: Storm Breaker by Anthony Horowitz

20.   Crow by Barbara Wright

21.   Boy by Roald Dahl (autobiography)

22.   Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

23.   Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

24.   Nocturne: Creatures of the Night by Traer Scott

25.   War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History and Love by Rebecca Frankel

26.   No Summit out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits by Jordan Romero and Linda LeBlanc

27.   The Birds of Pandemonium by Michele Raffin

28.   The Boys in the Boat: The True Story of an American Team’s Epic Journey to Win the Gold at the 1936 Olympics (Young Readers adaptation) by Daniel James Brown

29.   One Dead Spy: Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales by Nathan Hale

30.   The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

31.   Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt

32.   Merlin: The Lost Years by T.A. Barron (any book from the series)

33.   Across a War-Tossed Sea: A Troubled Peace by L.M. Elliott

34.   A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle (any book in series)

35.   Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art by Madeline L’Engle