2016-17 Summer Reads

May 06, 2016

Each grade level is required to read two books that have been selected by the classroom teachers. 

Below you will find a listing of the grade level requirements, plus any extra information that needs to be shared for a particular grade. Some titles for specific grades had to be ordered separately from a source other than Scholastic.  These titles will have to be paid for separately with a check or cash, and will not be run through the Scholastic cash register.  That information will be shared with the listing.

RISING 3RD GRADE

Students will choose one of each of these series.

Any - Geronimo Stilton title, AND

Any - Who was……?   Who is…..? title

Both these series will be available as part of the Book Fair.  You will not have to pay for these separately.

RISING 4TH GRADE

Students will choose one copy of each of these two titles.

The Chocolate Touch by Robert Kimmel Smith (not part of Scholastic, will have to pay for separately)

Stuart Little by E.B. White (Stuart Little will be available as part of the Book Fair.)

 

RISING 5TH GRADE

Students will choose one copy of each of these two titles.

Holes by Louis Sachar

Dear America: Standing in the Light by Mary Pope Osborne

Both these books will have to be paid for separately, as they were not available from Scholastic.

  

RISING 6TH GRADE

Required title:

Island of the Blue Dolphin by Scott O’Dell (some copies available through Scholastic, some from another source)

Sixth grade will also choose ONE book from the list titled CHOICES FOR 2ND BOOK FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL located at the bottom of this note.


RISING 7TH GRADE

Required title:

The Incredible Journey by Shelia Burnford (available through Scholastic)

Seventh grade will also choose ONE book from the list titled CHOICES FOR 2ND BOOK FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL located at the bottom of this note.

 

RISING 8TH GRADE

Required title: 

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 

 

Eighth grade will also choose ONE book from the list titled CHOICES FOR 2ND BOOK FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL located at the bottom of this note.

 

CHOICES FOR 2ND BOOK FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL  

Students in 6th - 8th  grade will choose one of the following titles to go along with the required book.

False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielson

My Summer of Pink and Green by Lisa Grenwald

Nothing But the Truth by Avi

Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan

Red Necklace by Sally Gardner

Casualties of War:  Vietnam Book #4 by Chris Lynch

Ghosts in the Fog:  The Untold Story of Alaska’s WWII Invasion by Samantha Seipie

Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos

Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan

Mystery at the Olympics:   Rush for the Gold by John Feinsten

 

 
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