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Grade 6 Summer Reading List

Downloadable PDF

**indicates book not available at Wadleigh.  If linked, the book is available to request from another library.

Africa

Bowling, Dusti.  Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus. (Overdrive ebook)(Overdrive audiobook)

Myers, Walter Dean.  The Glory Field.

Naidoo, Beverley.  No Turning Back: A Novel of South Africa.

Rupert, Janet E.  The African Mask.

Shange, Ntozake.  Ellington Was Not a Street.

 

Asia

**Jiang, Ji-li.  Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution. (Cloud Library ebook)

Park, Linda Sue.  When My Name Was Keoko. (CD audiobook)

 

South America

Clark, Ann Nolan.  Secret of the Andes.

Ryan, Pam Munoz. The Dreamer. (Overdrive audiobook)

 

Central America

Phillips, Helen.  Here Where the Sunbeams Are Green.

**Ellis, Leanne Statland.  The Ugly One.

Gale, Eric Kahn.  The Zoo at the Edge of the World.

**Goldman, Judy.  Whiskers, Tails & Wings: Animal Folktales.

 

Non-Fiction

Hughes, Susan.  Case Closed? Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science.

Jackson, Donna M. Extreme Scientists: Exploring Nature's Mysteries from Perilous Places.

Cate, Annette LeBlanc.  Look Up! Bird Watching in Your Own Backyard.

 

Looking for more titles to choose from?

**Look, Lenore. Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things. (Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

Dahl, Roald. The BFG. (second copy)(CD audiobook)(Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

Clements, Andrew.  Frindle. (CD audiobook)(Overdrive audiobook)

Davies, Jacqueline. The Lemonade War. (Overdrive audiobook)( Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

**Applegate, Katherine. Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs.

Applegate, Katherine.  The One and Only Ivan. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

**Chick, Bryan.  The Secret Zoo.

 

Graphic Novel Recommendations

Craft, Jerry.  New Kid. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive ebook)

Terciero, Rey.  Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy.

Telgemeier, Raina.  Ghosts.

**Libenson, Terri.  Becoming Brianna.

Wang, Jen. Stargazing. 

Scrivan, Maria.  Nat Enough.

Alexander, Kwame.  Crossover. (Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

 

Do you like to "ear read"?  How about a Podcast!

The Radio Adventures of Eleanor Amplified

Flyest Fables

StarTalk Radio

The Allusionist

Stuff You Missed in History Class

Youth Radio

The Past & The Curious


Grade 7 Summer Reading List

Downloadable PDF

**indicates book not available at Wadleigh.  If linked, the book is available to request from another library.

If you liked Colibri:

Park, Linda Sue.  When My Name Was Keoko. (CD audiobook)

**Smith, Roland.  Elephant Run.

Riordan, Rick. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson #1). (CD audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)(Overdrive audiobook)

**Anderson, Laurie Halse. Fever 1793. (Overdrive audiobook)

If you liked The Cay:

**O'Dell, Scott.  Island of the Blue Dolphins. (Overdrive ebook)(Overdrive audiobook)

Curtis, Christopher Paul. Bud, Not Buddy. (Cloud Library ebook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library audiobook)

**De Angeli, Marguerite. The Door in the Wall. (Overdrive ebook)

Lupica, Mike. Hero. (Overdrive audiobook)

If you liked Chinese Cinderella:

Draper, Sharon.  Out of My Mind. (CD audiobook)

Zusak, Marcus. The Book Thief. (Large Print)(CD audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

**Seiple, Samantha.  Ghosts in the Fog.

Mikaelsen, Ben. Petey.

If you liked Listening for Lions:

Woodson, Jacqueline. Feathers.

**Park, Linda Sue. Kite Fighters.

**Lacey, Josh.  The Sultan's Tigers. (Overdrive audiobook)

Park, Linda Sue. A Single Shard. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive ebook)

If you liked A Long Walk to Water:

Palacio, R.J. Wonder. (CD audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

**Leyson, Leon. The Boy on the Wooden Box. (Overdrive audiobook)

Haddix, Margaret. Among the Hidden. (Cloud Library ebook)

If you liked Homeless Bird:

**Blackwood, Gary.  The Shakespeare Stealer.

Alexander, Kwame.  Crossover. (Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

**D'Aulaire, Ingri & Edgar Parin.  D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths.

 

Looking for more titles to choose from?

Barnhill, Kelly.  The Girl Who Drank the Moon. (Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

Creech, Sharon.  Walk Two Moons. (CD audiobook)(Cloud Library ebook)(Overdrive audiobook)

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly. Fish in a Tree. (Overdrive ebook)(Overdrive audiobook)

Jacques, Brian. Redwall. (CD audiobook)

**Kelly, Scott. Endurance: My Year in Space and How I Got There (young reader edition).

Noah, Trevor.  It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime (young reader edition). (Overdrive ebook)

Sloan, Holly Goldberg. Counting by 7s. (Overdrive audiobook)

**Spear, Elizabeth George.  The Sign of the Beaver. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive ebook)

Woodson, Jacqueline. Brown Girl Dreaming. (Overdrive audiobook)(Cloud Library ebook)

Yousafzai, Malala.  I Am Malala. (Large Print)(Cloud Library ebook)

 

Graphic Novel Recommendations

Craft, Jerry.  New Kid. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive ebook)

Terciero, Rey.  Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy.

Telgemeier, Raina.  Ghosts.

**Libenson, Terri.  Becoming Brianna.

Wang, Jen. Stargazing. 

Scrivan, Maria.  Nat Enough.

Alexander, Kwame.  Crossover. (Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

 

Do you like to "ear read"?  How about a Podcast!

The Radio Adventures of Eleanor Amplified

Flyest Fables

StarTalk Radio

The Allusionist

Stuff You Missed in History Class

Youth Radio

The Past & The Curious


Grade 8 Summer Reading List

Downloadable PDF

**indicates book not available at Wadleigh.  If linked, the book is available to request from another library.

 

Ahmed, Samihra.  Love, Hate, and Other Filters. (Cloud Library ebook)

Kelly, Erin Entrada. You Go First. (Overdrive audiobook)

Krosoczka, Jarret J. Hey Kiddo. (Cloud Library audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

Lupica, Mike. Travel Team. (Overdrive audiobook)

Schmidt, Gary D. Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive ebook)

Sitomer, Allen Lawrence. Homeboyz.

Smith, Sherri L. Flygirl.

 

More options...

Alcott, Louisa May. Little Women. (Large Print)(CD audiobook)(Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

Anderson, Laurie Halse. Catalyst. (Overdrive audiobook)

Colfer, Eoin. Airman. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive ebook)

Coy, John. Crackback.

Deuker, Carl. Gym Candy.

**Deuker, Carl. Heart of a Champion.

**Deuker, Carl. Runner.

Donna, Elena Dell. Elle of the Ball.

Giles, Gail. What Happened to Cass McBride. (Overdrive ebook)

Gino, Alex. George.

Greene, Bette. Summer of My German Soldier.

**Hautman, Pete. Rash.

Howe, James. Misfits. (Overdrive audiobook)

**Hughes, Dean. Soldier Boys.

**Jenson, Cordelia & Laurie Morrison. Every Shiny Thing. (Cloud Library ebook)

Khorram, Adib. Darious the Great Is Not Okay. (Cloud Library ebook)

LaFleur, Suzanne M. Eight Keys. (Overdrive audiobook)

**Landis, Matthew. The Not-So-Boring Letters of Private Nobody.

Levithan, David. Every Day. (Overdrive audiobook)(Overdrive & Cloud Library ebook)

**Lipsyte, Robert. The Contender.

**Myers, Walter Dean. Slam.

Myers, Walter Dean. Sunrise Over Fallujah.

**Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Faith, Hope and Ivy June. (Overdrive ebook)

Ryan, Pam Munoz. Esperanza Rising.

**Sherlock, Patti. Letters from Wolfie. (Overdrive ebook)

**Spalding, Amy. The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in Los Angeles).

**Stahler Jr., David. Truesight.

West, Kasie. Listen to Your Heart.

Wilson, Jacqueline. Miracle's Boys.

**Wittlinger, Ellen. Someone Else's Shoes.

Wulffson, Dan L. Soldier X.

Yang, Kelly. Front Desk.