2016 Guilford Reading List
Baldwin & Adams

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Baldwin Middle School

2016 Summer Reading List

 

Baldwin Middle School

2016 Summer Reading List

 

Title

Author

THE BOUNDLESS

Oppel, Kenneth

CRENSHAW

Applegate, Katherine

DASH

Larson, Kirby

ECHO

Ryan, Pam Munoz

EDDIE RED UNDERCOVER: MYSTERY ON MUSEUM MILE

Wells, Marcia

ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY

Grabenstein, Chris

THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH

Holm, Jennifer

GABY, LOST AND FOUND

Cervantes, Angela

HALF A CHANCE

Lord, Cynthia

THE MAP TRAP

Clements, Andrew

MASTERMINDS

Korman, Gordon

THE MISADVENTURES OF THE FAMILY FLETCHER

Levy, Dana Alison

THE ONLY GAME

Lupica, Mike

RANGER IN TIME: RESCUE ON THE OREGON TRAIL

Messner, Kate

RED BERRIES, WHITE CLOUDS, BLUE SKY

Dallas, Sandra

ROLLER GIRL

Jamieson, Victoria

RUMP: THE TRUE STORY OF RUMPELSTILTSKIN

Shurtliff, Liesl

A SNICKER OF MAGIC

Lloyd, Natalie

SPACE CASE

Gibbs, Stuart

THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker



E.C. Adams Middle School 2016 SUGGESTED Summer Reading:
Students entering 7 th and 8 th Grade
2017 NUTMEG BOOK AWARD TEEN NOMINEES
Auxier, Jonathan The Night Gardener
Black, Holly & Cassandra Clare The Iron Trial
Bullard, Lisa Turn Left at the Cow
Dicks, Matthew Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
Deuker, Carl Swagger
Harrington, Karen Sure Signs of Crazy
Johnson, Jaleigh The Mark of the Dragonfly
McNeal, Tom Far, Far Away
Schrefer, Eliot Endangered
Venkatraman, Padma A Time to Dance
GENERAL FICTION
Abrahams, Peter Down the Rabbit Hole
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women
Amato, Mary Final Four
Applegate, Katherine Home of the Brave
Avi City of Orphans
Bodeen, S.A. The Compound
The Raft
Brande, Robin Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature
Bryant, Jen Pieces of Georgia
Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth
Budhos, Marina Ask Me No Questions
Choldenko, G. Al Capone Does My Shirts
Christie, Agatha And Then There Were None
Connor, Leslie Waiting for Normal
Cooney, Caroline Code Orange
Face on the Milk Carton
Cormier, Robert Tunes for Bears to Dance to
Couloumbis, Audrey Say Yes
Coy, John Crackback
Creech, Sharon Walk Two Moons
Curtis, Christopher Paul Bucking the Sarge
DeFelice, Cynthia Under the Same Sky
Detorie, Rick The Accidental Genius of Weasel High
DiCamillo, Kate The Tale of Despereaux
Donnelly, Jennifer A Northern Light
Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Hound of the Baskervilles
Duncan, Lois Locked in Time
Fama, Elizabeth Overboard
Farmer, Nancy A Girl Named Disaster
Federle, Tim Better Nate than Ever
Fisher, Suzanne Under the Persimmon Tree
Fleishman, Paul Whirligig
Gagnon, Michelle Don’t Turn Around
Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
Gardner, Graham Inventing Elliot
Goldberg Sloan, Holly I’ll Be There
Gray, Keith Ostrich Boys
Grimes, Nikki Bronx Masquerade
Gulledge, Laura Lee Page by Paige
Haddix, Margaret Running Out of Time
Takeoffs and Landings
Hesse, Karen Phoenix Rising
Hiaasen, Carl Hoot
Ho, Minfong The Clay Marble
Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas In Darkness, Death
Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly One for the Murphys
Kadohata, Cynthia KiraKira
Knowles, Johanna See You at Harry’s
GENERAL FICTION
Konigsburg, E.L. The View from Saturday
Lieb, Josh I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want
to be Your Class President
Lipsyte, Robert The Contender
Korman, Gordon Pop
Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie LandauBanks
London, Jack White Fang
Lowry, Lois Gathering Blue
Lupica, Mike Heat
Maas, Wendy Jeremy Fink and The Meaning of Life
Mankell, Henning Secrets in the Fire
Martin, Ann M. A Corner of the Universe
Meyer, Stephenie Twilight
Mikaelsen, Ben Touching Spirit Bear
Mulligan, Andy Trash
Murdock, Gilbert Dairy Queen
Nixon, Joan Lowery The Name of the Game Was Murder
Park, Linda Sue A Single Shard
Paterson, Katherine Jacob Have I Loved
Patron, Susan The Higher Power of Lucky
Peck, Richard A Year Down Yonder
Perkins, Lynne Rae Criss Cross
Rees, Douglas Vampire High
Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief
Roy, Jennifer Mindblind
Rylant, Cynthia Missing May
SaintExupery,
Antoine de The Little Prince
Schmidt, Gary D. The Wednesday Wars
Shusterman, Neal Bruiser
Full Tilt
The Schwa Was Here
Sloane, Holly Goldberg Counting by 7’s
Smith, Roland Peak
Sonnenblick, Jordan Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie
Soto, Gary Accidental Love
Sparks, Nicholas A Walk to Remember
Spinelli, Jerry Stargirl
Springer, Nancy The Case of the Missing Marquess
Staples, Suzanne Fisher Under the Persimmon Tree
Stead, Rebecca When You Reach Me
Steinbeck, John The Pearl
Stevenson, James The Unprotected Witness
Stevenson, Robert Louis Kidnapped
Stewart, Mary Nine Coaches Waiting
Strand, Jeff I Have a Bad Feeling About This
Sullivan, Tara Golden Boy
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Van Draanen, Wendelin The Running Game
Voigt, Cynthia Dicey’s Song
Volponi, Paul Final Four
Williams, Michael Now Is the Time for Running
Wolff, Virginia Euwer Bat 6
Woods, Brenda Emako Blue
Woodson, Jacqueline Hush
Zevin, Gabrielle Elsewhere
Zindel, Paul Loch
SCIENCE FICTION
Clements, Andrew Things Not Seen
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games
Condie, Ally Matched
Dasher, James The Maze Runner
Farmer, Nancy The House of the Scorpion
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the Hidden
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Turnabout
Kincaid, S.J. Insignia
L’Engle, Madeline A Wrinkle in Time
SCIENCE FICTION
Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life as We Knew It
Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines
Messner, Kate Eye of the Storm
Roth, Veronica Divergent
Shusterman, Neal Unwind
Tintera, Amy Reboot *
Valentine, James Don’t Touch Anything
Verne, Jules 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Evans, Richard Paul Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25
Wells, H.G. The Time Machine
Westerfeld, Scott Uglies
HISTORICAL FICTION
Alexander, Lloyd The Gawgon and the Boy
Anderson, Laurie Halse Chains
Berry, James Ajeemah and His Son
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy
Cather, Willa O Pioneers!
Collier, James Lincoln &
Collier, Christopher With Every Drop of Blood
Cooney, Caroline B. Goddess of Yesterday
Crowe, Chris Mississippi Trial, 1955
Curtis, Christopher Bud, Not Buddy
The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963
Cushman, Karen The Midwife’s Apprentice
Forbes, Ester Johnny Tremain
Giff, Patricia Reilly Lily’s Crossing
Greene, Bette Summer of My German Soldier
Hesse, Karen Out of the Dust
Hughes, Dean Soldier Boys
Hunt, Irene Across Five Aprils
Lester, Julius Day of Tears
Levine, Gail Carson Dave at Night
Levine, Kristin The Lions of Little Rock
McKernan, Victoria Shackleton’s Stowaway
Magoon, Kekla The Rock and the River
Matas, Carol Daniel’s Story
Mazer, Harry A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor
Meyer, Carolyn White Lilacs
Myers, Walter Dean The Glory Field
Paterson, Katherine Lyddie
Paulsen, Gary Nightjohn
Peck, Richard The River Between Us
Rinaldi, Ann A Break with Charity
Salisbury, Graham Eyes of the Emperor
Preus, Margi Shadow on the Mountain
Speare, Elizabeth George Witch of Blackbird Pond
Spinelli, Jerry Milkweed
Taylor, Mildred Let the Circle be Unbroken
FANTASY
Bell, Hilari The Goblin Wood
Delaney, Joseph Revenge of the Witch
Farmer, Nancy The Sea of Trolls
Fforde, Jasper Last Dragonslayer
Fletcher, Susan Alphabet of Dreams
Gaiman, Neil The Graveyard Book
George, Jessica Day Princess of the Midnight Ball
Kostik, Conor Epic
Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted
Maas, Sarah J. Throne of Glass
Maberry, Jonathan Rot& Ruin
Mari, Silvana de The Last Dragon
Meyer, Marissa Cinder
Nielsen, Jennifer A. False Prince
Oppel, Kenneth Airborn
Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass
FANTASY
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter Series
Sanderson, Brandon The Rithmatist
Shulman, Polly The Grimm Legacy
Stiefvater, Maggie The Raven Boys
The Scorpio Races
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings:
White, T.H. The Sword in the Stone
Yolen, Jane Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager/Hobby/Merlin
POETRY
Greenberg, Jan, ed. Heart to Heart
Hopkins, Lee B. Hand in Hand
Opening Days: Sports Poems
Hughes, Langston The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
Loewen, Nancy Walt Whitman
Rosenberg, Liz, ed. The Invisible Ladder
(Series) Poetry for Young People (any title in series)
BIOGRAPHY
Bernall, Misty She Said Yes
Coren, Michael The Man Who Created Narnia
Filipovic, Zlata Zlata’s Diary
Frank, Anne The Diary of a Young Girl
Freedman, Russell Lincoln: A Photo Biography
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
The Voice that Challenged a Nation
Fritz, Jean You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
Gunther, John Death Be Not Proud
Herriot, James All Creatures Great and Small
Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki Farewell to Manzanar
Liang, JiLi
Red Scarf Girl
Ma, Yan The Diary of Ma Yan
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Uchida, Yoshiko The Invisible Thread
GENERAL NONFICTION
Adler, David A. We Remember the Holocaust
Anne Frank House Anne Frank in the World 19291945
Armstrong, Jennifer Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Hitler Youth
Bragg, Georgia How they Croaked
Calabro, Marian Perilous Journey of the Donner Party
Canfield, Jack Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul
Diakite, Baba Wague A Gift from Childhood
Haskins, James Bound for America
Hersey, John Hiroshima
Jackson, Donna The Bone Detectives
Kaye, Cathryn Berger Going Blue
Krizmanic, Judy A Teen’s Guide to Going Vegetarian
Lanier, Shannon &
Feldman, Jane Jefferson’s Children
Lekuton, Joseph Facing the Lion
Libby, Megan McNeill Postcards from France
McKissack, Patricia C. &
McKissack, Frederick L. Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Melzer, Milton Piracy and Plunder: A Murderous Business
Murphy, Jim Gone AWhaling
Rappoport, Ken Guts and Glory: Making It in the NBA
Sandler, Martin W. Trapped in Ice
E.C. Adams Middle School 2016 SUGGESTED Summer Reading:
Students entering 7 th and 8 th Grade
2017 NUTMEG BOOK AWARD TEEN NOMINEES
Auxier, Jonathan The Night Gardener
Black, Holly & Cassandra Clare The Iron Trial
Bullard, Lisa Turn Left at the Cow
Dicks, Matthew Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
Deuker, Carl Swagger
Harrington, Karen Sure Signs of Crazy
Johnson, Jaleigh The Mark of the Dragonfly
McNeal, Tom Far, Far Away
Schrefer, Eliot Endangered
Venkatraman, Padma A Time to Dance
GENERAL FICTION
Abrahams, Peter Down the Rabbit Hole
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women
Amato, Mary Final Four
Applegate, Katherine Home of the Brave
Avi City of Orphans
Bodeen, S.A. The Compound
The Raft
Brande, Robin Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature
Bryant, Jen Pieces of Georgia
Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth
Budhos, Marina Ask Me No Questions
Choldenko, G. Al Capone Does My Shirts
Christie, Agatha And Then There Were None
Connor, Leslie Waiting for Normal
Cooney, Caroline Code Orange
Face on the Milk Carton
Cormier, Robert Tunes for Bears to Dance to
Couloumbis, Audrey Say Yes
Coy, John Crackback
Creech, Sharon Walk Two Moons
Curtis, Christopher Paul Bucking the Sarge
DeFelice, Cynthia Under the Same Sky
Detorie, Rick The Accidental Genius of Weasel High
DiCamillo, Kate The Tale of Despereaux
Donnelly, Jennifer A Northern Light
Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Hound of the Baskervilles
Duncan, Lois Locked in Time
Fama, Elizabeth Overboard
Farmer, Nancy A Girl Named Disaster
Federle, Tim Better Nate than Ever
Fisher, Suzanne Under the Persimmon Tree
Fleishman, Paul Whirligig
Gagnon, Michelle Don’t Turn Around
Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
Gardner, Graham Inventing Elliot
Goldberg Sloan, Holly I’ll Be There
Gray, Keith Ostrich Boys
Grimes, Nikki Bronx Masquerade
Gulledge, Laura Lee Page by Paige
Haddix, Margaret Running Out of Time
Takeoffs and Landings
Hesse, Karen Phoenix Rising
Hiaasen, Carl Hoot
Ho, Minfong The Clay Marble
Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas In Darkness, Death
Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly One for the Murphys
Kadohata, Cynthia KiraKira
Knowles, Johanna See You at Harry’s
GENERAL FICTION
Konigsburg, E.L. The View from Saturday
Lieb, Josh I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want
to be Your Class President
Lipsyte, Robert The Contender
Korman, Gordon Pop
Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie LandauBanks
London, Jack White Fang
Lowry, Lois Gathering Blue
Lupica, Mike Heat
Maas, Wendy Jeremy Fink and The Meaning of Life
Mankell, Henning Secrets in the Fire
Martin, Ann M. A Corner of the Universe
Meyer, Stephenie Twilight
Mikaelsen, Ben Touching Spirit Bear
Mulligan, Andy Trash
Murdock, Gilbert Dairy Queen
Nixon, Joan Lowery The Name of the Game Was Murder
Park, Linda Sue A Single Shard
Paterson, Katherine Jacob Have I Loved
Patron, Susan The Higher Power of Lucky
Peck, Richard A Year Down Yonder
Perkins, Lynne Rae Criss Cross
Rees, Douglas Vampire High
Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief
Roy, Jennifer Mindblind
Rylant, Cynthia Missing May
SaintExupery,
Antoine de The Little Prince
Schmidt, Gary D. The Wednesday Wars
Shusterman, Neal Bruiser
Full Tilt
The Schwa Was Here
Sloane, Holly Goldberg Counting by 7’s
Smith, Roland Peak
Sonnenblick, Jordan Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie
Soto, Gary Accidental Love
Sparks, Nicholas A Walk to Remember
Spinelli, Jerry Stargirl
Springer, Nancy The Case of the Missing Marquess
Staples, Suzanne Fisher Under the Persimmon Tree
Stead, Rebecca When You Reach Me
Steinbeck, John The Pearl
Stevenson, James The Unprotected Witness
Stevenson, Robert Louis Kidnapped
Stewart, Mary Nine Coaches Waiting
Strand, Jeff I Have a Bad Feeling About This
Sullivan, Tara Golden Boy
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Van Draanen, Wendelin The Running Game
Voigt, Cynthia Dicey’s Song
Volponi, Paul Final Four
Williams, Michael Now Is the Time for Running
Wolff, Virginia Euwer Bat 6
Woods, Brenda Emako Blue
Woodson, Jacqueline Hush
Zevin, Gabrielle Elsewhere
Zindel, Paul Loch
SCIENCE FICTION
Clements, Andrew Things Not Seen
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games
Condie, Ally Matched
Dasher, James The Maze Runner
Farmer, Nancy The House of the Scorpion
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the Hidden
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Turnabout
Kincaid, S.J. Insignia
L’Engle, Madeline A Wrinkle in Time
SCIENCE FICTION
Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life as We Knew It
Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines
Messner, Kate Eye of the Storm
Roth, Veronica Divergent
Shusterman, Neal Unwind
Tintera, Amy Reboot *
Valentine, James Don’t Touch Anything
Verne, Jules 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Evans, Richard Paul Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25
Wells, H.G. The Time Machine
Westerfeld, Scott Uglies
HISTORICAL FICTION
Alexander, Lloyd The Gawgon and the Boy
Anderson, Laurie Halse Chains
Berry, James Ajeemah and His Son
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy
Cather, Willa O Pioneers!
Collier, James Lincoln &
Collier, Christopher With Every Drop of Blood
Cooney, Caroline B. Goddess of Yesterday
Crowe, Chris Mississippi Trial, 1955
Curtis, Christopher Bud, Not Buddy
The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963
Cushman, Karen The Midwife’s Apprentice
Forbes, Ester Johnny Tremain
Giff, Patricia Reilly Lily’s Crossing
Greene, Bette Summer of My German Soldier
Hesse, Karen Out of the Dust
Hughes, Dean Soldier Boys
Hunt, Irene Across Five Aprils
Lester, Julius Day of Tears
Levine, Gail Carson Dave at Night
Levine, Kristin The Lions of Little Rock
McKernan, Victoria Shackleton’s Stowaway
Magoon, Kekla The Rock and the River
Matas, Carol Daniel’s Story
Mazer, Harry A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor
Meyer, Carolyn White Lilacs
Myers, Walter Dean The Glory Field
Paterson, Katherine Lyddie
Paulsen, Gary Nightjohn
Peck, Richard The River Between Us
Rinaldi, Ann A Break with Charity
Salisbury, Graham Eyes of the Emperor
Preus, Margi Shadow on the Mountain
Speare, Elizabeth George Witch of Blackbird Pond
Spinelli, Jerry Milkweed
Taylor, Mildred Let the Circle be Unbroken
FANTASY
Bell, Hilari The Goblin Wood
Delaney, Joseph Revenge of the Witch
Farmer, Nancy The Sea of Trolls
Fforde, Jasper Last Dragonslayer
Fletcher, Susan Alphabet of Dreams
Gaiman, Neil The Graveyard Book
George, Jessica Day Princess of the Midnight Ball
Kostik, Conor Epic
Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted
Maas, Sarah J. Throne of Glass
Maberry, Jonathan Rot& Ruin
Mari, Silvana de The Last Dragon
Meyer, Marissa Cinder
Nielsen, Jennifer A. False Prince
Oppel, Kenneth Airborn
Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass
FANTASY
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter Series
Sanderson, Brandon The Rithmatist
Shulman, Polly The Grimm Legacy
Stiefvater, Maggie The Raven Boys
The Scorpio Races
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings:
White, T.H. The Sword in the Stone
Yolen, Jane Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager/Hobby/Merlin
POETRY
Greenberg, Jan, ed. Heart to Heart
Hopkins, Lee B. Hand in Hand
Opening Days: Sports Poems
Hughes, Langston The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
Loewen, Nancy Walt Whitman
Rosenberg, Liz, ed. The Invisible Ladder
(Series) Poetry for Young People (any title in series)
BIOGRAPHY
Bernall, Misty She Said Yes
Coren, Michael The Man Who Created Narnia
Filipovic, Zlata Zlata’s Diary
Frank, Anne The Diary of a Young Girl
Freedman, Russell Lincoln: A Photo Biography
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
The Voice that Challenged a Nation
Fritz, Jean You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
Gunther, John Death Be Not Proud
Herriot, James All Creatures Great and Small
Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki Farewell to Manzanar
Liang, JiLi
Red Scarf Girl
Ma, Yan The Diary of Ma Yan
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Uchida, Yoshiko The Invisible Thread
GENERAL NONFICTION
Adler, David A. We Remember the Holocaust
Anne Frank House Anne Frank in the World 19291945
Armstrong, Jennifer Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Hitler Youth
Bragg, Georgia How they Croaked
Calabro, Marian Perilous Journey of the Donner Party
Canfield, Jack Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul
Diakite, Baba Wague A Gift from Childhood
Haskins, James Bound for America
Hersey, John Hiroshima
Jackson, Donna The Bone Detectives
Kaye, Cathryn Berger Going Blue
Krizmanic, Judy A Teen’s Guide to Going Vegetarian
Lanier, Shannon &
Feldman, Jane Jefferson’s Children
Lekuton, Joseph Facing the Lion
Libby, Megan McNeill Postcards from France
McKissack, Patricia C. &
McKissack, Frederick L. Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Melzer, Milton Piracy and Plunder: A Murderous Business
Murphy, Jim Gone AWhaling
Rappoport, Ken Guts and Glory: Making It in the NBA
Sandler, Martin W. Trapped in Ice

E.C. Adams Middle School 2016 SUGGESTED Summer Reading:

Students entering 7 th and 8 th Grade

2017 NUTMEG BOOK AWARD TEEN NOMINEES

Auxier, Jonathan     The Night Gardener

Black, Holly & Cassandra Clare   The Iron Trial

Bullard, Lisa   Turn Left at the Cow

Dicks, Matthew   Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend

Deuker, Carl   Swagger

Harrington, Karen   Sure Signs of Crazy

Johnson, Jaleigh  The Mark of the Dragonfly

McNeal, Tom  Far, Far Away

Schrefer, Eliot  Endangered

Venkatraman, Padma  A Time to Dance

GENERAL FICTION

Abrahams, Peter  Down the Rabbit Hole

Alcott, Louisa May  Little Women

Amato, Mary  Final Four

Applegate, Katherine  Home of the Brave

Avi   City of Orphans

Bodeen, S.A.   The Compound

The Raft

Brande, Robin Evolution,  Me & Other Freaks of Nature

Bryant, Jen   Pieces of Georgia

Buck, Pearl S.  The Good Earth

Budhos, Marina   Ask Me No Questions

Choldenko, G.   Al Capone Does My Shirts

Christie, Agatha   And Then There Were None

Connor, Leslie   Waiting for Normal

Cooney, Caroline   Code Orange

Face on the Milk Carton

Cormier, Robert Tunes for Bears to Dance to

Couloumbis, Audrey Say Yes

Coy, John Crackback

Creech, Sharon Walk Two Moons

Curtis, Christopher Paul Bucking the Sarge

DeFelice, Cynthia Under the Same Sky

Detorie, Rick The Accidental Genius of Weasel High

DiCamillo, Kate The Tale of Despereaux

Donnelly, Jennifer A Northern Light

Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Hound of the Baskervilles

Duncan, Lois Locked in Time

Fama, Elizabeth Overboard

Farmer, Nancy A Girl Named Disaster

Federle, Tim Better Nate than Ever

Fisher, Suzanne Under the Persimmon Tree

Fleishman, Paul Whirligig

Gagnon, Michelle Don’t Turn Around

Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Gardner, Graham Inventing Elliot

Goldberg Sloan, Holly I’ll Be There

Gray, Keith Ostrich Boys

Grimes, Nikki Bronx Masquerade

Gulledge, Laura Lee Page by Paige

Haddix, Margaret Running Out of Time

Takeoffs and Landings

Hesse, Karen Phoenix Rising

Hiaasen, Carl Hoot

Ho, Minfong The Clay Marble

Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas In Darkness, Death

Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker

Hunt, Lynda Mullaly One for the Murphys

Kadohata, Cynthia KiraKira

Knowles, Johanna See You at Harry’s

GENERAL FICTION

Konigsburg, E.L. The View from Saturday

Lieb, Josh I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want

to be Your Class President

Lipsyte, Robert The Contender

Korman, Gordon Pop

Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie LandauBanks

London, Jack White Fang

Lowry, Lois Gathering Blue

Lupica, Mike Heat

Maas, Wendy Jeremy Fink and The Meaning of Life

Mankell, Henning Secrets in the Fire

Martin, Ann M. A Corner of the Universe

Meyer, Stephenie Twilight

Mikaelsen, Ben Touching Spirit Bear

Mulligan, Andy Trash

Murdock, Gilbert Dairy Queen

Nixon, Joan Lowery The Name of the Game Was Murder

Park, Linda Sue A Single Shard

Paterson, Katherine Jacob Have I Loved

Patron, Susan The Higher Power of Lucky

Peck, Richard A Year Down Yonder

Perkins, Lynne Rae Criss Cross

Rees, Douglas Vampire High

Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief

Roy, Jennifer Mindblind

Rylant, Cynthia Missing May

SaintExupery,

Antoine de The Little Prince

Schmidt, Gary D. The Wednesday Wars

Shusterman, Neal Bruiser

Full Tilt

The Schwa Was Here

Sloane, Holly Goldberg Counting by 7’s

Smith, Roland Peak

Sonnenblick, Jordan Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

Soto, Gary Accidental Love

Sparks, Nicholas A Walk to Remember

Spinelli, Jerry Stargirl

Springer, Nancy The Case of the Missing Marquess

Staples, Suzanne Fisher Under the Persimmon Tree

Stead, Rebecca When You Reach Me

Steinbeck, John The Pearl

Stevenson, James The Unprotected Witness

Stevenson, Robert Louis Kidnapped

Stewart, Mary Nine Coaches Waiting

Strand, Jeff I Have a Bad Feeling About This

Sullivan, Tara Golden Boy

Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Van Draanen, Wendelin The Running Game

Voigt, Cynthia Dicey’s Song

Volponi, Paul Final Four

Williams, Michael Now Is the Time for Running

Wolff, Virginia Euwer Bat 6

Woods, Brenda Emako Blue

Woodson, Jacqueline Hush

Zevin, Gabrielle Elsewhere

Zindel, Paul Loch

SCIENCE FICTION

Clements, Andrew Things Not Seen

Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games

Condie, Ally Matched

Dasher, James The Maze Runner

Farmer, Nancy The House of the Scorpion

Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the Hidden

Haddix, Margaret Peterson Turnabout

Kincaid, S.J. Insignia

L’Engle, Madeline A Wrinkle in Time

SCIENCE FICTION

Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life as We Knew It

Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines

Messner, Kate Eye of the Storm

Roth, Veronica Divergent

Shusterman, Neal Unwind

Tintera, Amy Reboot *

Valentine, James Don’t Touch Anything

Verne, Jules 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Evans, Richard Paul Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25

Wells, H.G. The Time Machine

Westerfeld, Scott Uglies

HISTORICAL FICTION

Alexander, Lloyd The Gawgon and the Boy

Anderson, Laurie Halse Chains

Berry, James Ajeemah and His Son

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy

Cather, Willa O Pioneers!

Collier, James Lincoln &

Collier, Christopher With Every Drop of Blood

Cooney, Caroline B. Goddess of Yesterday

Crowe, Chris Mississippi Trial, 1955

Curtis, Christopher Bud, Not Buddy

The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963

Cushman, Karen The Midwife’s Apprentice

Forbes, Ester Johnny Tremain

Giff, Patricia Reilly Lily’s Crossing

Greene, Bette Summer of My German Soldier

Hesse, Karen Out of the Dust

Hughes, Dean Soldier Boys

Hunt, Irene Across Five Aprils

Lester, Julius Day of Tears

Levine, Gail Carson Dave at Night

Levine, Kristin The Lions of Little Rock

McKernan, Victoria Shackleton’s Stowaway

Magoon, Kekla The Rock and the River

Matas, Carol Daniel’s Story

Mazer, Harry A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor

Meyer, Carolyn White Lilacs

Myers, Walter Dean The Glory Field

Paterson, Katherine Lyddie

Paulsen, Gary Nightjohn

Peck, Richard The River Between Us

Rinaldi, Ann A Break with Charity

Salisbury, Graham Eyes of the Emperor

Preus, Margi Shadow on the Mountain

Speare, Elizabeth George Witch of Blackbird Pond

Spinelli, Jerry Milkweed

Taylor, Mildred Let the Circle be Unbroken

FANTASY

Bell, Hilari The Goblin Wood

Delaney, Joseph Revenge of the Witch

Farmer, Nancy The Sea of Trolls

Fforde, Jasper Last Dragonslayer

Fletcher, Susan Alphabet of Dreams

Gaiman, Neil The Graveyard Book

George, Jessica Day Princess of the Midnight Ball

Kostik, Conor Epic

Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted

Maas, Sarah J. Throne of Glass

Maberry, Jonathan Rot& Ruin

Mari, Silvana de The Last Dragon

Meyer, Marissa Cinder

Nielsen, Jennifer A. False Prince

Oppel, Kenneth Airborn

Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass

FANTASY

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter Series

Sanderson, Brandon The Rithmatist

Shulman, Polly The Grimm Legacy

Stiefvater, Maggie The Raven Boys

The Scorpio Races

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings:

White, T.H. The Sword in the Stone

Yolen, Jane Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager/Hobby/Merlin

POETRY

Greenberg, Jan, ed. Heart to Heart

Hopkins, Lee B. Hand in Hand

Opening Days: Sports Poems

Hughes, Langston The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

Loewen, Nancy Walt Whitman

Rosenberg, Liz, ed. The Invisible Ladder

(Series) Poetry for Young People (any title in series)

BIOGRAPHY

Bernall, Misty She Said Yes

Coren, Michael The Man Who Created Narnia

Filipovic, Zlata Zlata’s Diary

Frank, Anne The Diary of a Young Girl

Freedman, Russell Lincoln: A Photo Biography

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

The Voice that Challenged a Nation

Fritz, Jean You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?

Gunther, John Death Be Not Proud

Herriot, James All Creatures Great and Small

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki Farewell to Manzanar

Liang, JiLi

Red Scarf Girl

Ma, Yan The Diary of Ma Yan

Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella

Uchida, Yoshiko The Invisible Thread

GENERAL NONFICTION

Adler, David A. We Remember the Holocaust

Anne Frank House Anne Frank in the World 19291945

Armstrong, Jennifer Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Hitler Youth

Bragg, Georgia How they Croaked

Calabro, Marian Perilous Journey of the Donner Party

Canfield, Jack Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul

Diakite, Baba Wague A Gift from Childhood

Haskins, James Bound for America

Hersey, John Hiroshima

Jackson, Donna The Bone Detectives

Kaye, Cathryn Berger Going Blue

Krizmanic, Judy A Teen’s Guide to Going Vegetarian

Lanier, Shannon &

Feldman, Jane Jefferson’s Children

Lekuton, Joseph Facing the Lion

Libby, Megan McNeill Postcards from France

McKissack, Patricia C. &

McKissack, Frederick L. Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts

Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella

Melzer, Milton Piracy and Plunder: A Murderous Business

Murphy, Jim Gone AWhaling

Rappoport, Ken Guts and Glory: Making It in the NBA

Sandler, Martin W. Trapped in Ice

E.C. Adams Middle School 2016 SUGGESTED Summer Reading:
Students entering 7 th and 8 th Grade
2017 NUTMEG BOOK AWARD TEEN NOMINEES
Auxier, Jonathan The Night Gardener
Black, Holly & Cassandra Clare The Iron Trial
Bullard, Lisa Turn Left at the Cow
Dicks, Matthew Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
Deuker, Carl Swagger
Harrington, Karen Sure Signs of Crazy
Johnson, Jaleigh The Mark of the Dragonfly
McNeal, Tom Far, Far Away
Schrefer, Eliot Endangered
Venkatraman, Padma A Time to Dance
GENERAL FICTION
Abrahams, Peter Down the Rabbit Hole
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women
Amato, Mary Final Four
Applegate, Katherine Home of the Brave
Avi City of Orphans
Bodeen, S.A. The Compound
The Raft
Brande, Robin Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature
Bryant, Jen Pieces of Georgia
Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth
Budhos, Marina Ask Me No Questions
Choldenko, G. Al Capone Does My Shirts
Christie, Agatha And Then There Were None
Connor, Leslie Waiting for Normal
Cooney, Caroline Code Orange
Face on the Milk Carton
Cormier, Robert Tunes for Bears to Dance to
Couloumbis, Audrey Say Yes
Coy, John Crackback
Creech, Sharon Walk Two Moons
Curtis, Christopher Paul Bucking the Sarge
DeFelice, Cynthia Under the Same Sky
Detorie, Rick The Accidental Genius of Weasel High
DiCamillo, Kate The Tale of Despereaux
Donnelly, Jennifer A Northern Light
Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Hound of the Baskervilles
Duncan, Lois Locked in Time
Fama, Elizabeth Overboard
Farmer, Nancy A Girl Named Disaster
Federle, Tim Better Nate than Ever
Fisher, Suzanne Under the Persimmon Tree
Fleishman, Paul Whirligig
Gagnon, Michelle Don’t Turn Around
Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
Gardner, Graham Inventing Elliot
Goldberg Sloan, Holly I’ll Be There
Gray, Keith Ostrich Boys
Grimes, Nikki Bronx Masquerade
Gulledge, Laura Lee Page by Paige
Haddix, Margaret Running Out of Time
Takeoffs and Landings
Hesse, Karen Phoenix Rising
Hiaasen, Carl Hoot
Ho, Minfong The Clay Marble
Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas In Darkness, Death
Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly One for the Murphys
Kadohata, Cynthia KiraKira
Knowles, Johanna See You at Harry’s
GENERAL FICTION
Konigsburg, E.L. The View from Saturday
Lieb, Josh I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want
to be Your Class President
Lipsyte, Robert The Contender
Korman, Gordon Pop
Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie LandauBanks
London, Jack White Fang
Lowry, Lois Gathering Blue
Lupica, Mike Heat
Maas, Wendy Jeremy Fink and The Meaning of Life
Mankell, Henning Secrets in the Fire
Martin, Ann M. A Corner of the Universe
Meyer, Stephenie Twilight
Mikaelsen, Ben Touching Spirit Bear
Mulligan, Andy Trash
Murdock, Gilbert Dairy Queen
Nixon, Joan Lowery The Name of the Game Was Murder
Park, Linda Sue A Single Shard
Paterson, Katherine Jacob Have I Loved
Patron, Susan The Higher Power of Lucky
Peck, Richard A Year Down Yonder
Perkins, Lynne Rae Criss Cross
Rees, Douglas Vampire High
Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief
Roy, Jennifer Mindblind
Rylant, Cynthia Missing May
SaintExupery,
Antoine de The Little Prince
Schmidt, Gary D. The Wednesday Wars
Shusterman, Neal Bruiser
Full Tilt
The Schwa Was Here
Sloane, Holly Goldberg Counting by 7’s
Smith, Roland Peak
Sonnenblick, Jordan Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie
Soto, Gary Accidental Love
Sparks, Nicholas A Walk to Remember
Spinelli, Jerry Stargirl
Springer, Nancy The Case of the Missing Marquess
Staples, Suzanne Fisher Under the Persimmon Tree
Stead, Rebecca When You Reach Me
Steinbeck, John The Pearl
Stevenson, James The Unprotected Witness
Stevenson, Robert Louis Kidnapped
Stewart, Mary Nine Coaches Waiting
Strand, Jeff I Have a Bad Feeling About This
Sullivan, Tara Golden Boy
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Van Draanen, Wendelin The Running Game
Voigt, Cynthia Dicey’s Song
Volponi, Paul Final Four
Williams, Michael Now Is the Time for Running
Wolff, Virginia Euwer Bat 6
Woods, Brenda Emako Blue
Woodson, Jacqueline Hush
Zevin, Gabrielle Elsewhere
Zindel, Paul Loch
SCIENCE FICTION
Clements, Andrew Things Not Seen
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games
Condie, Ally Matched
Dasher, James The Maze Runner
Farmer, Nancy The House of the Scorpion
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the Hidden
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Turnabout
Kincaid, S.J. Insignia
L’Engle, Madeline A Wrinkle in Time
SCIENCE FICTION
Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life as We Knew It
Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines
Messner, Kate Eye of the Storm
Roth, Veronica Divergent
Shusterman, Neal Unwind
Tintera, Amy Reboot *
Valentine, James Don’t Touch Anything
Verne, Jules 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Evans, Richard Paul Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25
Wells, H.G. The Time Machine
Westerfeld, Scott Uglies
HISTORICAL FICTION
Alexander, Lloyd The Gawgon and the Boy
Anderson, Laurie Halse Chains
Berry, James Ajeemah and His Son
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy
Cather, Willa O Pioneers!
Collier, James Lincoln &
Collier, Christopher With Every Drop of Blood
Cooney, Caroline B. Goddess of Yesterday
Crowe, Chris Mississippi Trial, 1955
Curtis, Christopher Bud, Not Buddy
The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963
Cushman, Karen The Midwife’s Apprentice
Forbes, Ester Johnny Tremain
Giff, Patricia Reilly Lily’s Crossing
Greene, Bette Summer of My German Soldier
Hesse, Karen Out of the Dust
Hughes, Dean Soldier Boys
Hunt, Irene Across Five Aprils
Lester, Julius Day of Tears
Levine, Gail Carson Dave at Night
Levine, Kristin The Lions of Little Rock
McKernan, Victoria Shackleton’s Stowaway
Magoon, Kekla The Rock and the River
Matas, Carol Daniel’s Story
Mazer, Harry A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor
Meyer, Carolyn White Lilacs
Myers, Walter Dean The Glory Field
Paterson, Katherine Lyddie
Paulsen, Gary Nightjohn
Peck, Richard The River Between Us
Rinaldi, Ann A Break with Charity
Salisbury, Graham Eyes of the Emperor
Preus, Margi Shadow on the Mountain
Speare, Elizabeth George Witch of Blackbird Pond
Spinelli, Jerry Milkweed
Taylor, Mildred Let the Circle be Unbroken
FANTASY
Bell, Hilari The Goblin Wood
Delaney, Joseph Revenge of the Witch
Farmer, Nancy The Sea of Trolls
Fforde, Jasper Last Dragonslayer
Fletcher, Susan Alphabet of Dreams
Gaiman, Neil The Graveyard Book
George, Jessica Day Princess of the Midnight Ball
Kostik, Conor Epic
Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted
Maas, Sarah J. Throne of Glass
Maberry, Jonathan Rot& Ruin
Mari, Silvana de The Last Dragon
Meyer, Marissa Cinder
Nielsen, Jennifer A. False Prince
Oppel, Kenneth Airborn
Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass
FANTASY
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter Series
Sanderson, Brandon The Rithmatist
Shulman, Polly The Grimm Legacy
Stiefvater, Maggie The Raven Boys
The Scorpio Races
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings:
White, T.H. The Sword in the Stone
Yolen, Jane Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager/Hobby/Merlin
POETRY
Greenberg, Jan, ed. Heart to Heart
Hopkins, Lee B. Hand in Hand
Opening Days: Sports Poems
Hughes, Langston The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
Loewen, Nancy Walt Whitman
Rosenberg, Liz, ed. The Invisible Ladder
(Series) Poetry for Young People (any title in series)
BIOGRAPHY
Bernall, Misty She Said Yes
Coren, Michael The Man Who Created Narnia
Filipovic, Zlata Zlata’s Diary
Frank, Anne The Diary of a Young Girl
Freedman, Russell Lincoln: A Photo Biography
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
The Voice that Challenged a Nation
Fritz, Jean You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
Gunther, John Death Be Not Proud
Herriot, James All Creatures Great and Small
Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki Farewell to Manzanar
Liang, JiLi
Red Scarf Girl
Ma, Yan The Diary of Ma Yan
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Uchida, Yoshiko The Invisible Thread
GENERAL NONFICTION
Adler, David A. We Remember the Holocaust
Anne Frank House Anne Frank in the World 19291945
Armstrong, Jennifer Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Hitler Youth
Bragg, Georgia How they Croaked
Calabro, Marian Perilous Journey of the Donner Party
Canfield, Jack Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul
Diakite, Baba Wague A Gift from Childhood
Haskins, James Bound for America
Hersey, John Hiroshima
Jackson, Donna The Bone Detectives
Kaye, Cathryn Berger Going Blue
Krizmanic, Judy A Teen’s Guide to Going Vegetarian
Lanier, Shannon &
Feldman, Jane Jefferson’s Children
Lekuton, Joseph Facing the Lion
Libby, Megan McNeill Postcards from France
McKissack, Patricia C. &
McKissack, Frederick L. Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Melzer, Milton Piracy and Plunder: A Murderous Business
Murphy, Jim Gone AWhaling
Rappoport, Ken Guts and Glory: Making It in the NBA
Sandler, Martin W. Trapped in Ice

E.C. Adams Middle School 2016 SUGGESTED Summer Reading:
Students entering 7 th and 8 th Grade
2017 NUTMEG BOOK AWARD TEEN NOMINEES
Auxier, Jonathan The Night Gardener
Black, Holly & Cassandra Clare The Iron Trial
Bullard, Lisa Turn Left at the Cow
Dicks, Matthew Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
Deuker, Carl Swagger
Harrington, Karen Sure Signs of Crazy
Johnson, Jaleigh The Mark of the Dragonfly
McNeal, Tom Far, Far Away
Schrefer, Eliot Endangered
Venkatraman, Padma A Time to Dance
GENERAL FICTION
Abrahams, Peter Down the Rabbit Hole
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women
Amato, Mary Final Four
Applegate, Katherine Home of the Brave
Avi City of Orphans
Bodeen, S.A. The Compound
The Raft
Brande, Robin Evolution, Me & Other Freaks of Nature
Bryant, Jen Pieces of Georgia
Buck, Pearl S. The Good Earth
Budhos, Marina Ask Me No Questions
Choldenko, G. Al Capone Does My Shirts
Christie, Agatha And Then There Were None
Connor, Leslie Waiting for Normal
Cooney, Caroline Code Orange
Face on the Milk Carton
Cormier, Robert Tunes for Bears to Dance to
Couloumbis, Audrey Say Yes
Coy, John Crackback
Creech, Sharon Walk Two Moons
Curtis, Christopher Paul Bucking the Sarge
DeFelice, Cynthia Under the Same Sky
Detorie, Rick The Accidental Genius of Weasel High
DiCamillo, Kate The Tale of Despereaux
Donnelly, Jennifer A Northern Light
Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Hound of the Baskervilles
Duncan, Lois Locked in Time
Fama, Elizabeth Overboard
Farmer, Nancy A Girl Named Disaster
Federle, Tim Better Nate than Ever
Fisher, Suzanne Under the Persimmon Tree
Fleishman, Paul Whirligig
Gagnon, Michelle Don’t Turn Around
Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key
Gardner, Graham Inventing Elliot
Goldberg Sloan, Holly I’ll Be There
Gray, Keith Ostrich Boys
Grimes, Nikki Bronx Masquerade
Gulledge, Laura Lee Page by Paige
Haddix, Margaret Running Out of Time
Takeoffs and Landings
Hesse, Karen Phoenix Rising
Hiaasen, Carl Hoot
Ho, Minfong The Clay Marble
Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas In Darkness, Death
Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly One for the Murphys
Kadohata, Cynthia KiraKira
Knowles, Johanna See You at Harry’s
GENERAL FICTION
Konigsburg, E.L. The View from Saturday
Lieb, Josh I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want
to be Your Class President
Lipsyte, Robert The Contender
Korman, Gordon Pop
Lockhart, E. The Disreputable History of Frankie LandauBanks
London, Jack White Fang
Lowry, Lois Gathering Blue
Lupica, Mike Heat
Maas, Wendy Jeremy Fink and The Meaning of Life
Mankell, Henning Secrets in the Fire
Martin, Ann M. A Corner of the Universe
Meyer, Stephenie Twilight
Mikaelsen, Ben Touching Spirit Bear
Mulligan, Andy Trash
Murdock, Gilbert Dairy Queen
Nixon, Joan Lowery The Name of the Game Was Murder
Park, Linda Sue A Single Shard
Paterson, Katherine Jacob Have I Loved
Patron, Susan The Higher Power of Lucky
Peck, Richard A Year Down Yonder
Perkins, Lynne Rae Criss Cross
Rees, Douglas Vampire High
Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief
Roy, Jennifer Mindblind
Rylant, Cynthia Missing May
SaintExupery,
Antoine de The Little Prince
Schmidt, Gary D. The Wednesday Wars
Shusterman, Neal Bruiser
Full Tilt
The Schwa Was Here
Sloane, Holly Goldberg Counting by 7’s
Smith, Roland Peak
Sonnenblick, Jordan Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie
Soto, Gary Accidental Love
Sparks, Nicholas A Walk to Remember
Spinelli, Jerry Stargirl
Springer, Nancy The Case of the Missing Marquess
Staples, Suzanne Fisher Under the Persimmon Tree
Stead, Rebecca When You Reach Me
Steinbeck, John The Pearl
Stevenson, James The Unprotected Witness
Stevenson, Robert Louis Kidnapped
Stewart, Mary Nine Coaches Waiting
Strand, Jeff I Have a Bad Feeling About This
Sullivan, Tara Golden Boy
Twain, Mark The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Van Draanen, Wendelin The Running Game
Voigt, Cynthia Dicey’s Song
Volponi, Paul Final Four
Williams, Michael Now Is the Time for Running
Wolff, Virginia Euwer Bat 6
Woods, Brenda Emako Blue
Woodson, Jacqueline Hush
Zevin, Gabrielle Elsewhere
Zindel, Paul Loch
SCIENCE FICTION
Clements, Andrew Things Not Seen
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games
Condie, Ally Matched
Dasher, James The Maze Runner
Farmer, Nancy The House of the Scorpion
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Among the Hidden
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Turnabout
Kincaid, S.J. Insignia
L’Engle, Madeline A Wrinkle in Time
SCIENCE FICTION
Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life as We Knew It
Reeve, Philip Mortal Engines
Messner, Kate Eye of the Storm
Roth, Veronica Divergent
Shusterman, Neal Unwind
Tintera, Amy Reboot *
Valentine, James Don’t Touch Anything
Verne, Jules 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Evans, Richard Paul Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25
Wells, H.G. The Time Machine
Westerfeld, Scott Uglies
HISTORICAL FICTION
Alexander, Lloyd The Gawgon and the Boy
Anderson, Laurie Halse Chains
Berry, James Ajeemah and His Son
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker For Freedom: The Story of a French Spy
Cather, Willa O Pioneers!
Collier, James Lincoln &
Collier, Christopher With Every Drop of Blood
Cooney, Caroline B. Goddess of Yesterday
Crowe, Chris Mississippi Trial, 1955
Curtis, Christopher Bud, Not Buddy
The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963
Cushman, Karen The Midwife’s Apprentice
Forbes, Ester Johnny Tremain
Giff, Patricia Reilly Lily’s Crossing
Greene, Bette Summer of My German Soldier
Hesse, Karen Out of the Dust
Hughes, Dean Soldier Boys
Hunt, Irene Across Five Aprils
Lester, Julius Day of Tears
Levine, Gail Carson Dave at Night
Levine, Kristin The Lions of Little Rock
McKernan, Victoria Shackleton’s Stowaway
Magoon, Kekla The Rock and the River
Matas, Carol Daniel’s Story
Mazer, Harry A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor
Meyer, Carolyn White Lilacs
Myers, Walter Dean The Glory Field
Paterson, Katherine Lyddie
Paulsen, Gary Nightjohn
Peck, Richard The River Between Us
Rinaldi, Ann A Break with Charity
Salisbury, Graham Eyes of the Emperor
Preus, Margi Shadow on the Mountain
Speare, Elizabeth George Witch of Blackbird Pond
Spinelli, Jerry Milkweed
Taylor, Mildred Let the Circle be Unbroken
FANTASY
Bell, Hilari The Goblin Wood
Delaney, Joseph Revenge of the Witch
Farmer, Nancy The Sea of Trolls
Fforde, Jasper Last Dragonslayer
Fletcher, Susan Alphabet of Dreams
Gaiman, Neil The Graveyard Book
George, Jessica Day Princess of the Midnight Ball
Kostik, Conor Epic
Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted
Maas, Sarah J. Throne of Glass
Maberry, Jonathan Rot& Ruin
Mari, Silvana de The Last Dragon
Meyer, Marissa Cinder
Nielsen, Jennifer A. False Prince
Oppel, Kenneth Airborn
Pullman, Philip The Golden Compass
FANTASY
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter Series
Sanderson, Brandon The Rithmatist
Shulman, Polly The Grimm Legacy
Stiefvater, Maggie The Raven Boys
The Scorpio Races
Tolkien, J.R.R. The Lord of the Rings:
White, T.H. The Sword in the Stone
Yolen, Jane Young Merlin Trilogy: Passager/Hobby/Merlin
POETRY
Greenberg, Jan, ed. Heart to Heart
Hopkins, Lee B. Hand in Hand
Opening Days: Sports Poems
Hughes, Langston The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
Loewen, Nancy Walt Whitman
Rosenberg, Liz, ed. The Invisible Ladder
(Series) Poetry for Young People (any title in series)
BIOGRAPHY
Bernall, Misty She Said Yes
Coren, Michael The Man Who Created Narnia
Filipovic, Zlata Zlata’s Diary
Frank, Anne The Diary of a Young Girl
Freedman, Russell Lincoln: A Photo Biography
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
The Voice that Challenged a Nation
Fritz, Jean You Want Women to Vote, Lizzie Stanton?
Gunther, John Death Be Not Proud
Herriot, James All Creatures Great and Small
Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki Farewell to Manzanar
Liang, JiLi
Red Scarf Girl
Ma, Yan The Diary of Ma Yan
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Uchida, Yoshiko The Invisible Thread
GENERAL NONFICTION
Adler, David A. We Remember the Holocaust
Anne Frank House Anne Frank in the World 19291945
Armstrong, Jennifer Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell Hitler Youth
Bragg, Georgia How they Croaked
Calabro, Marian Perilous Journey of the Donner Party
Canfield, Jack Chicken Soup for the Baseball Fan’s Soul
Diakite, Baba Wague A Gift from Childhood
Haskins, James Bound for America
Hersey, John Hiroshima
Jackson, Donna The Bone Detectives
Kaye, Cathryn Berger Going Blue
Krizmanic, Judy A Teen’s Guide to Going Vegetarian
Lanier, Shannon &
Feldman, Jane Jefferson’s Children
Lekuton, Joseph Facing the Lion
Libby, Megan McNeill Postcards from France
McKissack, Patricia C. &
McKissack, Frederick L. Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts
Mah, Adeline Yen Chinese Cinderella
Melzer, Milton Piracy and Plunder: A Murderous Business
Murphy, Jim Gone AWhaling
Rappoport, Ken Guts and Glory: Making It in the NBA
Sandler, Martin W. Trapped in Ice