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Summer Reading 2021 - Middle School: REQUIRED Reading

Required Humanities Summer Reading for Middle School Grades 5-8

The 2021 summer reading letters for rising 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are listed below.

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Middle School Summer Reading 2019

In this guide, you'll find the required summer reading for Middle School Humanities classes.

There are also reading recommendations for grades 5 & 6 and recommendations for grades 7 & 8, plus lists of award-winning and notable books

Find more digital resources and instructions on the eBooks, audiobooks & digital magazines page.

We hope you have a fantastic summer. Enjoy reading!

Your Librarians,

Ms. Hartley-Maneri & Ms. Manning

Middle School All Grade Summer Reading

When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller

When Lily and her family move in with her sick grandmother, a magical tiger straight out of her halmoni's Korean folktales arrives, prompting Lily to unravel a secret family history. Long, long ago, Halmoni stole something from the tigers. Now they want it back. And when one of the tigers approaches Lily with a deal--return what her grandmother stole in exchange for Halmoni's health--Lily is tempted to agree. But deals with tigers are never what they seem! With the help of her sister and her new friend Ricky, Lily must find her voice...and the courage to face a tiger.