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Smethport Area Jr.-Sr. High School Library

Summer Reading List


The following are complied lists of books for summer reading for all grades! Remember to keep reading over the summer and visit your local public library to open the door to the world through reading!


Grade 7-8

CONTEMPORARY FICTION:

Crazy Lady! Conly

Frenchtown Summer Cormier

Snail Mail No More Danziger & Martin

A Girl Named Disaster Farmer

Whirligig Fleishman

The Eagle Kite Fox

The Cuckoo's Child Freeman

Jack's New Power: Gantos

Second Cousins Hamilton

Hidden Talents Lubar, D.

145th Street Stories Myers

Achingly Alice Naylor

Walker's Crossing Naylor

All Alone in the Universe Perkins

Holes Sachar

Stargirl Spinelli

Belle Prater's Boy White

My Angelica Williams

Lena Woodson

Child of the Owl Yep

BIOGRAPHY:

The Double Life of Pocahontas Fritz

Samuel Adams Fradin

The Life and Death of Crazy Horse Freedman

Rocket Boys/October Sky Hickman

Black Pioneers: An Untold Story Katz, Wm.

No Pretty Pictures Lobel

Gutsy Girls: Young Women Who Dare Schwager

Knots in my Yo-Yo String Spinelli

Chinese Cinderella: The Story of an Unwanted Daughter Yen Mah

FANTASY/SCIENCE FICTION:

The Iron Ring Alexander

On a Pale Horse Anthony

Tomorrowland Cart, M.

King of Shadows Cooper

The Ear, the Eye and the Arm Farmer

Ella Enchanted Levine

Rose Daughter Mc Kinley

The Changeover Mahy

The Golden Compass Pullman

The Other Ones Thesman

INFORMATIONAL BOOKS:

Navajo Code Talkers Aaseng

Anthology for the Earth Allen, Judy

Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers Budhos

Liberty Curlee

Neale S. Godfrey's Ultimate Kids' Money Book Godfrey

A Dime A Dozen Grimes

Black, Blue and Gray: African Americans in the Civil War Haskins

The Bone Dectectives: How Foresenic Anthropologists Solve Crimes... Jackson

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road Lester

Terror of the Spanish Main: Sir Henry Morgan & His Buccaneers Marrin

Black Hands, White Sails Mc Kissack

At Her Majesty's Request Myers, W.D.

MYSTERY:

Skellig Almond, David

In the Middle of the Night Cormier

The Case of the Missing Cutthroats George

The House of Dies Drear Hamilton

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn Hoobler

Murdered, My Sweet Nixon

The Ruby in the Smoke Pullman

The Westing Game Raskin

The View from the Cherry Tree Roberts

Hand of the Necromancer Strickland

The Vandemark Mummy Voight

Never Trust a Dead Man Vande Velde, Vivian

The Case of the Goblin Pearls Yep

LEGENDS AND MYTHS:

The Deetkatoo: Native American Stories about Little People Bierhorst, John ed.

Kissing the Witch Donoghue

The Ch'i-Lin Purse Fang

Her Stories Hamilton

Spiders in the Hairdo Holt, D.

One Thousand and One Arabian Nights Mc Caughrean

Greek and Roman Mythology Nardo, Don

Parizal: The Quest of the Grail Knight Paterson

Passenger Say


CORE LITERATURE:

GRADE 7:

Among the Volcanoes Castaneda

Dark Is Rising Cooper

Monkey Island Fox

Young Landlords Myers

Scorpions Myers

Black Pearl O'Dell

Hatchet Paulsen

Witch of Blackbird Pond Speare

Let the Circle Be Unbroken Taylor

Grab Hands and Run Temple

Taste of Salt Temple

Homecoming Voight

Goodbye, Vietnam Whelan

Dragonwings Yep

GRADE 8:

Nothing But the Truth Avi

Journey of the Sparrows Buss

Year of Impossible Goodbyes Choi

Children of the River Crew

Diary of Anne Frank Frank

The Giver Lowry

Hoops Myers

Lyddie Paterson

Harriet Tubman Petry

High Elks Treasure Sneve

The Pearl Steinbeck

Road to Memphis Taylor

Dicey's Song Voight

Dragon's Gate Yep

HISTORICAL FICTION:

Bud, Not Buddy Curtis, Christopher Paul

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple Cushman

The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker De Felice

Lily's Crossing Giff

A Light in the Storm: the Civil War Diary of Amelia Martin Hesse, Karen

Stones in Water Napoli

The War In Georgia Oughton

Jip: His Story Paterson

Alida's Song Paulsen

My Heart is on the Ground: The Diary of Nanie Little Rose, a Sioux Girl

Rinaldi, Ann Joan of Arc Stanley, Diane


LIBROS EN ESPAÑOL 6-8:

Trubino Armstrong

Entre Dos Lunas Creech

Laura Contra el Tiempo Cueto

Diario Zlata Filipovic

Julie y los lobos George

Rebeldes Hinton

El dador Lowry

La Senora Frisby y las ratas de Nimh O'Brien

No me llama Angelica O'Dell

Einstein y la relatividad Parker

Un puente hasta Therabithia Paterson

El signo del castor Speare

Lloro por la tierra Taylor

Espacio y planetas Time-Life

Juan de Pareja Trevino


Grade 9-12

CONTEMPORARY FICTION:

Go and Come Back Abelove

Speak Anderson

Rules of the Road Bauer

Ender's Game Card

Frenchtown Summer Cormier

Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes Crutcher

Catherine Called Birdy Cushman

Whirligig Fleishman

A Life for a Life Hill, E.

The Circuit: Stories from the Migrant of a Migrant Child Jimenez

Toning the Sweep Johnson

Deliver Us From Evie Kerr

Different Seasons King

Heart in Atlantis King

Finding My Voice Lee

Saying Goodbye Lee

Tomorrow, When the War Began Marsden

Spindle's End Mc Kinley

145th Street Stories Myers

Monster Myers

Soldier's Heart Paulsen

Freak the Mighty Philbrick

Holes Sachar

Caucasia Senna

Oddballs Sleator

Lord of the Rings Tolkien

The Road Home White

Facing The Music Wiley

Doing Time: Notes From the Undergroud Thomas

ROMANCE FICTION:

Lasso The Moon Covington

Someone Like You Dessen, Judy

Dither Farm Hite

The Image Game Johnston

The Raging Quiet Jordan

Love Story, Take Three Miklowitz

In Your Dreams Neenan

If It Weren't For Sebastian Ure

David and Della Zindel

Early Sorrow: Ten Stories Of Youth Zolotow

MYSTERY:

The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories Christie

Remember Me Clark

Hush Little Baby Cooney

The Silver Pigs Davis

The Hound Of The Baskervilles Doyle

The Twisted Widow Duncan

Time and Again Finney

Short Circuits Gallo, ed.

The Blessing Way Hillerman

The Green Mile King

Blood And Chocolate Klause

The Death of Colonel Mann Peale

A Morbid Taste for Bones Peters

Ruby in the Smoke Pullman

The Spirit House Sleator

The Killer's Cousin Werlin

BIOGRAPHY:

Shipwrecked at the Bottom of the World Armstrong

Maud: The Life of L.M. Montgomery Bruce

Written by Herself: Autobiographies of American Women Conway, ed.

Who Killed My Daughter? Duncan

Black Cowboy: The Life And Legend Of George Mc Junkin Folsom

Barrio Boy Galarza

Eleanor's Story Garner

Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave Hamilton

W.E.B. Dubois: A Biography Hamilton

Years Jackson

Louisa May Johnston

No Pretty Pictures Lobel

Chinese Cindrella Mah

Commander in Chief Marrin

Thomas Jefferson: The Revolutionary Aristocrat Meltzer

Rosa Parks: My Story Parks

Anonymously Yours Peck

Bearing Witness: Stories of the Holocaust Rochman, ed.

Knots in My Yo-Yo Spinelli

Matthew Brady: His Life and Photographs Sullivan

Behind the Mask Thomas

POETRY:

I Am The Darker Brother Adoff, ed.

The Voice That Is Great Within Us: Carruth, ed.

I Too Sing America: African American Poetry Clinton

Shimmy, Shimmy, Shimmy Like My Sister Kate Giovanni

Pierced by a Ray of Sun: Poems for the Times We Feel Alone Gordon, ed.

The Open Boat: Poems from Asian America Hongo, ed.

Going Over to Your Place Janeczko, ed.

A Night Without Armor Jewel

Lifelines: A Poetry Anthology Marcus, ed.

Earth, Air, Fire & Water Mc Cullough, ed.

What Have You Lost? Nye, ed.

Quiet Storm: Voices of Young Black Poets Okutoro, ed.

War and the Pity of War Philip

Light-Gathering Poems: Poems of Hope and Healing Rosenberg, ed.

The Rose That Grew In Concrete Shakur

ANTHOLOGIES:

Growing Up Latino: Memoirs And Stories Augenbraum, ed.

33 Things Every Girl Should Know Bolden, ed.

Growing Up Female Cahill

Tomorrowland: Ten Stories About the Future Cart, M., ed.

Where Angels Glide At Dawn: New Stories From Latin America Conway, ed.

Trapped: Cages of Mind and Body Duncan, Lois,, ed.

Dirty Laundry Stories About Family Secrets Fraustino, ed.

Join In Gallo, ed.

No Easy Answers Gallo, ed.

Who Do You Think You Are? Rochman & Mc Campbell, eds.

Help Wanted: Short Stories Silvey, ed.

Pieces Of The Heart: New Chicano Stories Soto, ed.

In America Thomas, ed.


SELECTED CORE LITERATURE:

GRADE 9:

Miracle Worker Gibson

Raisin in the Sun Hansbury

Annie John Kincaid

Animal Farm Orwell

Late Great Me Scoopertone

Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare

Twelfth Night Shakespeare

Jesse Soto

GRADE 10:

Good Earth Buck

Farewell to Manzanar W. Houston

Flowers for Algeron Keyes

Midsummer's Night Dream Shakespeare

Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare

Antigone Sophocles

Night Weisel

Black Boy Wright

GRADE 11:

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Angelou

Great Gastby Fitzgerald

Death of a Salesman Miller

In Nueva York Mohr

An Island Like You Ortiz-Cofer

Macbeth Shakespeare

Othello Shakespeare

Jungle Sinclair

Joy Luck Club Tan

GRADE 12:

House of Spirits Allenade

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents Alvarez

Canterbury Tales Chaucer

A Doll's House Ibsen

Metamorphosis Kafka

Color of Water Mc Bride

Coming of Age in Mississippi Moody

Grass Dancer Power

Hamlet Shakespeare

Frankenstein Shelley

Ceremony Silko

Oedipus Sophocles


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