2017 Summer Reading List
Posted On:
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

East Lake Academy Summer Reading List

Grades 6 - 8

2017 – 2018

 

 

Fiction:

Title & Author

Fountas & Pinnell Level

Recommended Grade Level & Genre

Wonder

by R.J. Palacio

U/V/W

Grades 6 – 8 / realistic fiction

Walk Two Moons

by Sharon Creech

U/V/W

Grades 6 - 8

On the Run: Chasing the Falconers book #1

by Gordon Korman

U/V/W

Grades 6 - 8

The Mighty Miss Malone

by Christopher Paul Curtis               

O/P/Q

Grades 6 – 8 / historical fiction

Any books from the Goosebumps series by R.L.Stine

O/P/Q

Grades 6 - 8

Inside Out & Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

U/V/W

Grades 6 – 8 / memoir / written in free-verse poems

Middle School: The Worst Years

(book #1) by James Patterson

U/V/W

Grades 6 – 8 / graphic novel

Ungifted

by Gordan Korman

U/V/W

Grades 6 - 8

The Crossover

by Kawme Alexander

X/Y/Z

Grades 6 – 8 / written in verse

Found: (The Missing, book 1)

by Margaret Peterson Haddix

X/Y/Z

Grades 6 – 8 / Fantasy

The Lions of Little Rock

by Kristin Sims Levine

X/Y/Z

Grades 6 – 8 / Historical Fiction

Percy Jackson and the Olympians series

by Rick Riordan

U/V/W

Grades 6 – 8 / Fantasy

Out of My Mind

by Sharon Draper

S/T

Grades 6 – 8 / Realistic Fiction

Becoming Naomi Leon

by Pam Munoz Ryan

U/V/W

Grades 6 – 8 / Realistic Fiction

Among the Hidden (The Shadow Children, book #1)

by Margaret Peterson Haddix

X/Y/Z

Grades 7 – up / Fantasy

*13 Reasons Why

by Jay Asher

Z

Grade 8 – up / Realistic Fiction

*The Selection

(book #1) by Kierra Cass

X/Y/Z

Grade 8 – up / Fantasy

*The Absolute True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by: Sherman Alexie

Z

Grade 8 – up / Realistic Fiction

Non-Fiction Book Selection (choose 1):

1.       Teens with Courage to Give: Young People Who Triumphed over Tragedy and Volunteered to Make a Difference (Call to Action Book):  by Jackie Waldman

2.       Brown Girl Dreaming: by Jacqueline Woodson

3.       Any books from the Who Was…?  Series OR the Who Is…? Series

4.       I Am Malala: How One Girl Stoop Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yusef

5.       Bomb: The Race to Build – and Steal – the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin

6.       How to Be a World Explorer (Not-for-Parents)  by Joel Levy

7.       Be a Changemaker: How to Start Something That Matters by Laurie Ann Thompson

8.       The House on Mango Street: by Sandra Cisneros

9.       Strike!: The Farm Workers’ Fight for Their Rights  by Larry Dame Brimner

 

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