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Suggested Summer Reading Lists 2017
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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Suggested Summer Reading List

Grades 6, 7 and 8

Grade 6 List

Author

Title

AR Level

AR Points

Armstrong, William H.

Sounder

5.3

3.0

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

The Secret Garden

6.3

13.0

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Bud, Not Buddy

5.0

8.0

Curtis, Christopher Paul

The Mighty Miss Malone

4.7

10.0

DuPrau, Jeanne

The City of Ember (Series)

5.0

9.0

George, Jean Craighead

Julie of the Wolves

5.8

6.0

Juster, Norton

The Phantom Tollbooth

6.7

7.0

Lewis, C.S.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

5.7

6.0

Lord, Cynthia

Rules

3.9

4.0

Lowery, Lois

Number the Stars

4.5

4.0

McKissack, Phyllis

The Dark Thirty

4.6

4.0

Naylor, Phyllis

Shiloh

4.4

4.0

Palacio, R.J.

Wonder

4.8

11.0

Paulson, Gary

Hatchet

5.7

7.0

Paulson, Gary

My Life in Dog Years

5.6

3.0

Sewell, Anna

Black Beauty

7.7

11.0

Sheinkin,   Steve

Bomb: The Race to   Build--and Steal--the World's Most   Dangerous Weapon

6.9

10.0

Speare, Elizabeth George

The Sign of the Beaver

4.9

5.0

Spinelli, Jerry

Maniac Magee

4.7

5.0

 

Grade 7 List

Author

Title

AR Level

AR Points

Anderson, Laurie Halse

Chains

5.2

11.0

Blackwood, Gary

The Shakespeare Stealer

5.2

7.0

Bradbury, Ray

The Martian Chronicles

6.2

9.0

Bradley, James

Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima

8.2

9.0

Cooper, Susan

Ghost Hawk

5.9

12.0

Creech, Sharon

Walk Two Moons

4.9

9.0

Curtis, Christopher Paul

The Watsons Go to  Birmingham--1963

5.0

8.0

Gibson, William

The Miracle Worker

5.2

4.0

Heese, Karen

Out of the Dust

5.3

3.0

Jiang, Ji-li

Red Scarf Girl:  A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

5.0

8.0

Lai, Thanhha

Inside   Out and Back Again

4.8

2.0

Lewis, Gregg

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

6.7

5.0

Leyson, Leon

The Boy in the Wooden Box: How The Impossible Became   Possible...On Schindler's List

7.0

7.0

Lyons, Mary

Letters from a Slave Girl

5.1

4.0

Myers, Walter Dean

Slam!

4.5

8.0

Paulsen, Gary

Guts:   The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books

6.5

4.0

Peck, Richard

Year Down Yonder

4.5

4.0

Petry, Ann

Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad

6.6

9.0

Van Draanen, Wendelin

The Running Dream

4.1

9.0

Yep, Lawrence

Dragonwings

5.3

10.0

 

 

Grade 8 List

Author

Title

AR Level

AR Points

Alcott, Louisa May

Little Women

7.9

33.0

Carson, Ben

Gifted Hands: The Ben   Carson Story

6.8

11.0

Draper, Sharon

Tears of a Tiger

4.3

4.0

Duncan, Lois

Don’t Look Behind You

6.2

9.0

Farmer, Nancy

The House of the Scorpion

5.1

15.0

Herriot, James

All Creatures Great and   Small

6.8

26.0

Hunt, Irene

Across Five Aprils

6.6

10.0

Knowles, John

A Separate Peace

6.9

10.0

London, Jack

The Call of the Wild

8.0

7.0

London, Jack

White Fang

7.4

13.0

Myers, Walter Dean

The Glory Field

5.0

12.0

Paulsen, Gary

Canyons

5.5

5.0

Paulsen, Gary

Voyage of the Frog

6.0

5.0

Stevenson, Robert Louis

Treasure Island

8.3

12.0

Stone, Tanya Lee

Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles,   America's First Black Paratroopers

8.0

5.0

Sutcliff, Rosemary

Black Ships Before Troy

6.8

5.0

Tanaka, Shelly

Attack on Pearl Harbor: The True Story of the Day America Entered World War II

5.7

1.0

Voigt, Cynthia

Homecoming, Dicey’s Song & Series

5.0

11.0

Voigt, Cynthia

Elske

6.3

14.0

Happy reading!!!

 

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