Get Ready for SUMMER READING!
Get the most out of your summer in three easy steps:
Check out the list below to find out what each grade will be reading.
Required Summer Reading (PDF version)
For students entering the 8th Grade, there is an additional assignment that goes along with your United States Constitution graphic novel. You can find the details in the document below.
Constitution Summer Assignment (PDF version)
Check out these great lists to get suggestions and ideas for exciting new books beyond just the required reading.
Notable Books for Children
is a great list put together every year by the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children), and it includes books that "reflect and encourage children's interests in exemplary ways." The list includes all types of books (fiction, information, poetry, etc.) and is divided into three age groups: Younger Readers (PK - 2nd, age 7), Middle Readers (3rd - 5th, ages 8 - 10), and Older Readers (6th - 8th, ages 11 - 14). It also includes brief summaries of the books and notes if it has recieved other akalades.
Best Fiction for Young Adults is an extensive list of 102 of the past year's best books. The list includes books appropriate for ages 12 - 18 from a "wide range of genres and styles." There is a brief summary of each book as well.
If you're looking for more great ways to get the most out of summer reading, check with your local library! Public libraries have fantastic summer reading programs with great prizes and programs that will get anyone excited about the power of a good book!
The important thing is to spend time every day enjoying books. Happy Summer Reading!