Summer 2015 Reading Information
As a way to keep students involved in a successful reading program, a summer reading list has been compiled for each grade level. Below are links to specific summer reading information for our incoming grades for September 2015.
Below are summer reading lists for incoming grades 3-8:
- The book(s) marked with Required is required reading for each grade.
- RO = Reading Olympics
- PYRC = Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice
- The Library will have all the required books available for purchase during Library/ILA classes May 26 through 29.
One Required Book:
Freckle Juice by Judy Blume $5.99
Grade 4 students must read the required title only, others are suggestions for additional reading.
Required: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing By Judy Blume $6.99
Stuart Little by E.B. White (RO)
The BFG by Roald Dahl
The Adventures of South Pole Pig by Chris Kurtz (RO)
Jake and Lily by Jerry Spinelli
The Night I Flunked My Field Trip by Henry Winkler (RO)
A Week in the Woods by Andrew Clements
Grade 5 students must read the required title only, others are suggestions for additional reading.
Required: Frindle by Andrew Clements $7.99
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Peterson (RO)
El Deafo by Bell Cece (PYRC)
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (RO)
Loot by Jude Watson (PYRC)
Rules by Cynthia Lord
Savvy by Ingrid Law (RO)
Grade 6 students must read the required title as well as at least ONE of the other books listed below.
Required: Powerless by Matthew Cody $6.99
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
Half a Chance by Cyntha Lord (PYRC)
The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods (PAYRC)
Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley (PYRC)
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (RO & PYRC)
I am Malala (Young Reader’s Edition) by Malala Yousafzai (RO)
Fish in a Tree: A Novel by Lynda Mullaly Hunt (RO)
Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina by Philbrick Rodman (RO & PYRC)
Two Required Books:
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm $16.99
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson $8.99
Two Required Books:
Counting by Sevens by Holly Sloan $8.99
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake $6.99