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2023-24 Middle School Summer Reading

Middle School students, please preview/print out the required assignment before you begin reading, so you may know what is expected in advance.  It is recommended that AS YOU READ your summer reading books, please annotate, answer the study guide questions, and/or complete the study guide charts. Do not wait until you have finished reading the book to begin the assignment. Students will be expected to bring their summer reading book(s) and answers/responses from the study guide on the first day of the class.  

Late Enrollment and Summer Reading
A student who enrolls between August 1 and August 15 will be responsible for reading ONE English and ONE Social Studies summer reading selection.

BOOKS AND STUDY GUIDES

Required for
Entering Grade 6

English Department

Westing Game
by Ellen Raskin
ISBN 9780142401200
STUDY GUIDE

Social Studies Department

The Endless Steppe
by Esther Hautzg
ISBN-13: 978-0-06-440577-5
ISBN-10: 0-06-440577-X
STUDY GUIDE

Required for
Entering Grade 7

English Department

Winterhouse cover

Winterhouse
by Ben Guterson
ISBN 9781250123893
STUDY GUIDE

Social Studies Department

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A selection of biographies
STUDY GUIDE

 

Required for
Entering Grade 8

English Department

And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie
ISBN 9780062073488
STUDY GUIDE

Social Studies Department

Choose one of these books:

Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN 978-0147515827

Superman Smashes the Klan
by Gene Luen Yang
ISBN 978-1779504210

Notorious RBG: Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
by Irin Carmon
ISBN 978-0062748539
STUDY GUIDE