• WESLEYAN
Middle School Summer Reading

2018 Summer Reading Requirements

All Middle School students will read a minimum of three (3) books during the summer:
  • One book assigned by the English Department
    Please purchase a print copy with the specific ISBN.
    Complete the required contract and assignment(s) found in the appropriate grade-level dropdown below.
  • One fiction book chosen by the student
    Suggestions are provided in a recommended reading list of fiction for middle school.
  • One nonfiction book chosen by the student
    Suggestions are provided in a recommended reading list of nonfiction for middle school.

Grade Level Requirements

List of 4 items.

  • Rising 5th Grade

    Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.
    5th Grade English
    (Required)


    Kensuke's Kingdom
    By: Michael Morpurgo

    ISBN: 9780439591812

    Fiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 5th grade must choose one fiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions.
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Fiction Books

    Nonfiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 5th grade must choose one nonfiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions.
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books -History & Culture
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books - Science


    Items Included in the Summer Reading Packet
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  • Rising 6th Grade

    Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.
    6th Grade English
    (Required)


    Holes
    By: Louis Sachar

    ISBN: 9780440414803

    Fiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 6th grade must choose one fiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions.
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Fiction Books

    Nonfiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 6th grade must choose one nonfiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions. 
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books -History & Culture
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books - Science


    Items Included in the Summer Reading Packet
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  • Rising 7th Grade

    Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.
    7th Grade English
    (Required)


    The Giver

    By: Lois Lowry

    ISBN: 9780544336261

    Fiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 7th grade must choose one fiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions.
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Fiction Books

    Nonfiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 7th grade must choose one nonfiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions. 
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books -History & Culture
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books - Science
     


    Items Included in the Summer Reading Packet
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  • Rising 8th Grade

    Please purchase a print copy with the ISBN listed.
    8th Grade English
    (Required)


    Unbroken: An Olympian's Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive (The Young Adult Adaptation)
    By: Laura Hillenbrand
    ISBN: 9780385742528

    Fiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 8th grade must choose one fiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions.
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Fiction Books

    Nonfiction Book (One Selection Required)
    Students in 8th grade must choose one nonfiction book. A list of recommendations, grouped by category, is provided below for those students who would like suggestions. 
    Books read previously may not be counted for summer reading.
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books -History & Culture
    List of Recommended Nonfiction Books - Science


    Items Included in the Summer Reading Packet