Summer Reading

summer reading

Required Summer Reading for our Gifted Program Students

Grade 6 - Choose one non-fiction and two fiction novels.

Grade 7 - The Giver by Lois Lowry

Grade 8 - The Diary of Anne Frank


Gifted students will also be reading the following novels during the school year:

Grade 6

  • Prairie Lotus by Sue Park   
  • The Hound of the Baskerville by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Grade 7

  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear Shakespeare version)

Grade 8

  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Maus II by Art Spiegelman
  • Hiroshima by John Hersey

Please purchase these books before the school year begins in August. All books are available through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

Have a great summer!