2015 8th Grade Summer Reading List

The mandatory summer reading program for incoming eighth graders includes TWO novels.

Novel #1: All students are REQUIRED to read EITHER Trouble OR Notes from the Midnight Driver.

    *There will be a test on this book soon after school begins.

Novel #2:  Students can choose the second novel from the list below.
*An in-class essay will be written on this novel the first week of school.  Please note, you are not allowed to use the same book for this essay that you used for the test.

Deuker, Carl  –  Gym Candy

Deuker, Carl – Payback Time

Flake, Sharon  –  The Skin I’m In

Grisham, John  –  A Painted House

Korman, Gordon – Ungifted

Peck, Richard  –  Something for Joey

Roth, Veronica  –  Allegiant

Schmidt, Gary – Okay for Now

Schmidt, Gary  –  Trouble (If not chosen as book #1)

Sonnenblick, Jordan – Notes from the Midnight Driver (If not chosen as book #1)

Sonnenblick, Jordan – After Ever After

Voigt, Cynthia – Izzy Willy Nilly

Weeks, Sarah – So B. It

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