Recommended Summer Reading 5 th Grade George Washington, Spymaster (Allen) – Biography

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Recommended Summer Reading 5 th Grade George Washington, Spymaster (Allen) – Biography Seer of Shadows ( Avi ) – Ghosts/fiction/NYC/Swindlers Chasing Vermeer ( Balliett ) – Mystery/Fiction The Penderwicks ( Birdsall ) - Family/Fiction Millions (Boyce) - Humor/Adventure/fiction - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Recommended Summer Reading 5th GradeGeorge Washington, Spymaster (Allen) BiographySeer of Shadows (Avi) Ghosts/fiction/NYC/SwindlersChasing Vermeer (Balliett) Mystery/FictionThe Penderwicks (Birdsall) - Family/FictionMillions (Boyce) - Humor/Adventure/fictionAfter the Last Dog Died (Bredeson) Nonfiction/Douglas Mawson and Antarctic expeditionMission Control: This is Apollo (Chaiken) - NonfictionJanitors Boy; Landrys News (Clements) Realistic/Fiction/SchoolOver Sea, Under Stone (Cooper) Fantasy/Fiction/TreasureFramed (Cottrell) Adventure/Fiction/ArtChasing Redbird (Creech) Family/FictionRodzina (Cushman) Historical/Fiction/Orphans/WestGuinea Pig Scientists: Bold Self-Experimenters in Science (Dendy and Boring) Nonfiction/scientists and inventorsMagicians Elephant (Cushman) Fantasy/Adventure/FictionI am the Ice Worm (Easley) Adventure/Survival/FictionShoeless Joe and Me (Gutman) Sports/FictionWait Till Helen Comes (Hahn) Ghosts/FictionGeorges Secret Key to the Universe (Hawking) Science/Adventure/FictionMusic of the Dolphins (Hesse) Science Fiction/Diary/Marine lifeRedwall (Jacques) Fantasy/Adventure/FictionTales from Moominvalley (Jansson) Fantasy/FictionKira-Kira (Kadohata) Family/Fiction/DeathFramed (Korman) Adventure/fiction/School

Recommended Summer Reading 5th GradeElla Enchanted (Levine) Fantasy/fictionTravel Team (Lupica) Sports/Fiction11 Birthdays (Mass) Realistic/fictionBaseball Saved Us (Mochizuki) Picture Book/Fiction/WWIIJournal Of Biddy Owens (Myers) Sports/Historical/FictionBad News Outlaws (Nelson) Biography/Bass ReevesWe Are the Ship (Nelson) Nonfiction/BaseballLegend of Bass Reeves (Paulsen) Historical/FictionEsperanza Rising (Ryan) Realistic/Historical/FictionBasher Five-Two: The true story of F-16 Fighter Pilot (OGrady) BiographyLightning Thief (Riordan) Fantasy/FictionScared Stiff (Roberts) Mystery/fictionInvention of Hugo Cabret (Selznick) Fantasy/FictionWhen You Reach Me (Stead) Realistic/FictionMysterious Benedict Society (Stewart) Adventure/Sci FiGorilla Doctors (Turner) NonfictionTwin in the Tavern (Wallace) - MysterySammy Keyes and the Hotel Thief (Van Draanen) Mystery/Fiction

Recommended summer Reading 6th Grade

Down the Rabbit Hole (Abrahams) Mystery/FictionChains (Anderson) Historical Fiction/Slavery/SpyTrue Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (Avi) Historical Fiction/Murder/MysteryHeartlight; Ancient One(Barron) Science FictionShakespeare Stealer (Blackwood) Mystery, FictionWhen the Tripods Came (Christopher) Science Fiction/Aliens Things Not Seen (Clements) Friendships/Fiction/BlindnessPowerless (Cody) Mystery/supernaturalThe Wish List (Colfer) Super natural/fiction12 Again (Corbett) Family/MysteryThe Wanderer (Creech) Realistic Fiction/Sea LifeWatsons Go to Birmingham (Curtis) Family/Realistic/Fiction/PrejudiceCatherine Called Birdy (Cushman) Historical Fiction/Diary/Middle AgesThe Sight (Davies) Fantasy/FictionThe Breadwinner (Ellis) Historical Fiction/AfghanistanThe Slave Dancer (Fox) Historical/Fiction/slaveryBen Franklins Almanac (Fleming) BiographyThe Sea of Trolls (Farmer) Fantasy/Fiction/Viking MythologyCover Up (Feinstein) Realistic Fiction/SportsInkheart (Funke) Fantasy/Fiction/seriesGraveyard Book (Gaiman) Supernatural/FictionGo for the Gold (Hamm) - BiographyOut of the Dust (Hesse) Historical/Fiction/Great DepressionStorm Breaker (Horowitz) Adventure Fiction/Mystery/Spies/TerrorismFarewell to Manzanaar (Houston) Biography/Japanese Internment/WWIISteve Jobs: Titans of Business (Hunter) Biography/ComputersThe Secret of Platform 13 (Ibbotson) Fantasy/FictionDark Game: True Spy Stories (Janeczko) nonfictionGreen Glass Sea (Klages) Historical Fiction/WWII/Manhattan Project

Recommended summer Reading 6th GradeUnreal (Jennings) Short Stories/FictionHowls Moving Castle (Jones) - FantasyCracker! Best Dog in Vietnam (Kadohata) Historical FictionSkulduggery Pleasant (Landry) Fantasy/Humor/MagicThe Wreckers (Lawrence) Survival/Fiction/ShipwrecksA Wrinkle in Time (LEngle) space & time/FictionWizard of Earthsea (LeGuin) Fantasy/Fiction/magicIndian Captive (Lenski) Historical/Fiction/Mary JemisonHeat; Travel Team; Game Changers (Lupica) Fiction/SportsHero and the Crown (McKinley) Fantasy/Fiction/WizardsGods of Manhattan (Mebus) Fantasy/mythology/Advent.Keys to the Kingdom series (Nix) Fantasy/Good & EvilBound (Napoli) Historical/China/FootbindingSing Down the Moon (ODell) Historical Fiction/NavajoBread and Roses (Paterson) Historical/ Fiction/StrikesThe Ghost Belonged to Me (Peck) Mystery/Fiction/GhostsRevenge of the Whale (Philbrick) Nonfiction/ShipwreckMagic Steps (Pierce) Fantasy/Murder/magicThe Witch Child (Rees) Historical Fiction/1600s WitchesAn Acquaintance with Darkness (Rinaldi) Historical FictionRed Pyramid (Riordan) Fantasy Fiction/MythologyBenedict Arnold (Sheinkin) Biography/SpiesThis is Rocket Science (Skurzynski) Nonfiction/ aerospaceSurviving the Applewhites (Tolan) School/family/fictionGirl in a Cage (Yolen) Historical Fiction/Scotland 1600s

Recommended Reading 7th-8th GradesShip Breaker (Bacigalupi) Science Fiction/ Recycling/Looking Glass Wars (Bleddor) Fantasy/based on Alice in WonderlandTangerine (Bloor) Realistic/Blindness/SoccerArtemis Fowl series(Colfer) - Fantasy/fiction/KidnappingMatched (Condie) - FantasyDaniel Half Human (Chotjewitz) Historical Fiction/WWIIPower of One (Courtnenay) Historical/Fiction/Prejudice/WWIIGetting Away with Murder (Crowe) historical fiction/Emmit Till/RacismRed Kayak (Cummings) Realistic/Fiction/DeathMaze Runner trilogy (Dashner) Science FictionEarth in the Hot Seat (Delano) Nonfiction/Global WarmingThe Truth About Forever (Dessen) Realistic/Fiction/DeathRunner (Deuker) Adventure/Terrorism/SmugglingEnders Game (Card) Science Fiction/Space warfareThe Lincolns (Fleming) BiographyGone (Grant) Fiction/SupernaturalLooking for Alaska (Green) Schools/fictionDouble Identity (Haddix) Science fiction/CloningSeaBiscuit (Hillenbrand) Nonfiction/Horse racingUnbroken (Hillenbrand) Nonfiction/WWII/Prisoner of WarInto Thin Air (Krakauer) Nonfiction/Mt. Everest/AccidentsBeyond the Burning Time (Lasky) Historical fiction/Witches/1600sLord of the Nutcracker Men (Lawrence) Historical fiction/WWICorner of the Universe (Martin) Friendship/fictionTomorrow When the War Began (Marsden) Science fiction/SurvivalSunrise Over Fallujah (Myers) Historical fiction/Iraq WarSabriel (Nix) Fantasy; Good and Evil

Recommended Reading 7th-8th GradesLegend (Lu) Science fiction/governmentRuined (Morris) Ghost/FictionLeft for Dead (Nelson) Nonfiction/WWIIAirborn (Oppel) Fantasy/Pirates/FictionThis Dark Endeavor (Oppel) Supernatural fictionThe Devil in Vienna (Orgel) Historical Fiction/WWIIMaximum Ride The Final Warning (Patterson) - AdventureEast (Pattou) Fantasy /FictionCrooked River (Pearsall) Nonfiction/Frontier/TrialsLife As We Knew It (Pfeffer) Science fiction/natural disasterTerrier(Pierce) FantasyHot Zone (Preston) Science Fiction/DiseaseMortal Engines (Reeve) Science Fiction/Nuclear weaponsMiss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children (Riggs) Science fiction/OrphanagesDrums Girls and Dangerous Pie (Sonneblick) Realistic/Disease/School Shabanu (Staples) marriage/fictionUnder the Persimmon Tree (Staples) Survival/AfghanistanThe Hobbit (Tolkien) - FantasyAdventures of Huckleberry Finn (Twain) Classic/fictionHomecoming (Voigt) Family/Realistic/FictionGlass Castle (Walls) Biography/HomelessSurviving Hitler (Warren) NonfictionLeviathan (Westerfeld) Science fiction/War/Genetic eng.Distant Waves (Weyn) Historical fiction/Titanic/inventors