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2017 Summer Reading List
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Summer Reading

Thompson Middle School 2017-2018

7th Grade GRC English

(Students will read a total of one book; choose from the following)

1.       Out of Mind by Sharon Draper

2.       The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke

3.       Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

7th Grade Pre-AP English

(Students will read a total of 2 books)

1.        Students may choose one of the following books of fiction:

  • Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
  • The Limit by Kristen Landon
  • The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielson

2.       Students may choose any non-fiction book.

7th Grade Standard English 

(Students will read a total of one book; choose from the following)

1.       Wonder by R.J. Palacio

2.       Smile by Raina Tegelmier

3.       Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

4.       The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

5.       Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson

6.       Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

7.       The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson

8.       Soccer Sabotage by Liam O’donnel

9.       Ghost by Jason Reynolds

10.   Counting by 7’s by Holly Goldberg Sloan

11.   Ghosts by Raina Tegelmeier

8th Grade GRC English

(Students will read a total of one book; an assignment will be given over the summer; due the first day of school)

1.       The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor

OR

2.        Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

8th Grade Pre-AP English (Students will read a total of two books)

1.       Students may choose one of the following:

  • The Compound by S. A. Bodeen
  • Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

2.       The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor (All Students - due the first day of school)

8th Grade Standard English

(Students will read a total of one book; choose from the following)

1.       Tangerine by Edward Bloor

2.       The Giver by Lois Lowry

3.       A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle  

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