Summer Reading

Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School
Guidance Department

SUMMER READING
2017

GRADE 6:
Required Reading - 
    Wonder by RJ Palacio
    Raymie Nightingale by Katie Dicamillo

Wonder is required, if the student has never read it.  If they have read it, the should read Raymie Nightingale.

PLUS Choose (1) of the following -
    Belly Up by Stuart Gibbs
    Out of my Mind by Sharon M. Draper
    Because of Winn Dixie by Katie Dicamillo
    Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

* Required - Total of 2 books read


GRADE 7:
Required Reading -
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

PLUS Choose (1) of the following -
    Nothing But the Truth by Avi
    Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
    Counting by 7s by Holly Sloan
    Tangerine by Edward Bloor


GRADE 8:
Select (2) of the following:
    Facing the Lion: Growing Up Meaasai on the African Savanna by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton and Herman J. Viola
    Ashes of Roses by Mary Jane Auch
    Interstellar Pig by William Sleator
    Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
    Dances With Wolves by Michael Blake
    The Crossover by Kwame Alexander 
    The Hunger Games Trilogy (choose one) by Suzanne Collins
    The Last Mission by Harry Mazer


GRADE 9:
Required Reading:
    And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie