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MVMMS ENGLISH SUMMER READING LIST 2014

 

Students Entering Grade 6

REQUIRED: Iqbal, by Francesco D’Adamo

AND must select one from non-fiction and one more from either list.

Fiction

Wonder, by R.J. Palacio

A Corner of the Universe, by Ann M. Martin

On My Honor, by Marion Dane Bauer

Flipped, by Wendelin Van Draanen

How Angel Peterson Got His Name, by Gary Paulsen

Non-Fiction

Candy Bomber, by Michael O. Tunnell

Drawing From Memory, by Alan Say

The Greatest: Muhammad Ali, by Walter Dean Myers

The Journey that Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey, by Louise Borden

Buried Alive: How 33 Miners Survived 69 Days Under the Chilean Desert, by Elaine Scott


Students Entering Grade 7

REQUIRED: Revolution is Not a Dinner Party, by Ying Chang Compestine

AND must select one from non-fiction and one more from either list.

Fiction

Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie, by Jordan Sonnenblick

Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen  

The Skin I'm In, by Sharon Flake

Red Kayak, by Priscilla Cummings

Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Mostly True Stories of Growing Up Scieszka, by Jon Scieszka

Non-Fiction

Call of the Klondike: A True Gold Rush Adventure, by David Meissner and Kim Richardson

Darwin: A Graphic Biography, by Eugene Byrne and Simon Gurr

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World, by Sy Montomery

Lincoln's Grave Robbers, by Steve Sheinkin

Shipwrecked: The True Adventuers of a Japanese Boy, by Rhoda Blumberg

 

Students Entering Grade 8

REQUIRED: Bomb: The Race to Build and Steal the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, by Steve Sheinkin

AND any two books from either list.

Fiction

Peak, by Roland Smith

Airborn, by Kenneth Oppel

A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park

Freak, by Marcella Pixley

Monster, by Walter Dean Myers

Nonfiction

Warriors Don't Cry, by Melba Beals

Within Reach: My Everest Story, by Mark Pfetzer

Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust, by Ruth Thomas

Leaving Glorytown: One Boy's Struggle Under Castro, by Eduardo Calcines