Summer 2016 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 2016.

Summer Reading: GMA will be selling incoming grades 3-8 required summer reading books only. A limited supply will be available for sale in the library through June 3rd. All sales are cash and carry.

Click here to print out the Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Awards Program Master List 2016-2017.

Click here to review Reading Olympics Books Lists for 2017.

Grade 1 - Suggested Summer Reading

Grade 2 - Suggested Summer Reading

Grade 3 - Required book below and Suggested Summer Reading

Below are summer reading lists for incoming grades 3-8:

  • The book(s) marked with Required is required reading for each grade.
  • The Library will have all the required books available for purchase during Library/ILA classes.

2nd Grade Entering 3rd Grade

One Required Book:

Freckle Juice by Judy Blume $5.99

Click here to review additional suggested reading for incoming 3rd grade.

3rd Grade Entering 4th Grade

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

4th Grade Entering 5th Grade

Grade 5 students must read the required title only, others are suggestions for additional reading.

Required: Frindle by Andrew Clements $7.99

5th Grade Entering 6th Grade

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

Optional books may be chosen from the PA Young Reader’s

Choice and appropriate grade Reading Olympics lists.

6th Grade Entering 7th Grade

Two Required Books:

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm $7.99

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson $8.99

7th Grade Entering 8th Grade

Two Required Books:

Counting by Sevens by Holly Sloan $8.99

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake $6.99

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