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Summer Reading



To participate in summer reading, each person MUST register at a branch of the public library, such as Ortega. THE ONLINE PROGRAM IS NOT AVAILABLE this year.  Your reading record must be done on the reading program card/ game board which you receive when you register.









Tuesdays at the Castle, Jessica Day George

Wild Wings, Gill Lewis and Yuta Onada

Wonder, R.J. Palacio.

Bluefish, Pat Schmatz

Chained, Lynne Kelly

The False Prince, Jennifer A. Nielsen

Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Laini Taylor

The Fault in Our Stars, John Green.

Legend, Marie Lu


Miss peregrine’s home for peculiar children, Ransom Riggs

Hate list, Jennifer Brown

Schooled,  Gordon Korman

Stolen, Lucy Christopher

Accomplice, Eireann Corrigan

The peculiar, Stefan Bachman

Realilty check, Peter Abrahams

Paper towns- John Green


Sherlock Holmes series by Andrew Lane

Maze Runner Trilogy by James Dashner

The School for good and evil (#1&2) by Soman Chainani

Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

Ruby Red Trilogy by Kerstin Gier

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein



Mountain Brook Schools Reading Lists K-12

Wayland, MA Summer Reading List

Greenwich Country Day School (CT) Reading Lists
Upper -
Middle -
Lower -

Boulder (CO) Public Library Booklists by Topic


All Kinds of Reading Lists from the University of Calgary in Canada

Newbery Award Winners 1922 - present from the American Library Association

Book Lists from the Boston Public Library

Also, Boston Public Schools summer book list

Book Lists from the New York Public Library (plus other activities for kids)

New York State Summer Reading Program -- Books: A Treasure

Book Talks by Nancy Keane from Rundlett Middle School, Concord, NH

Houston Area Independent Schools Library Network - Reading Resources

ALA Summer Reading - for children and families

Reading Lists from the Vermont Educational Media Association and VT-NEA

KidsReads Reading Lists - Classics and New Favs

Menasha, Wisconsin - Book Links for Young Adults

Children's Authors on the Internet - visit their websites and learn more

The Horn Book Reading Suggestions

Reading Rainbow book lists -

Summer Favorites (K-12) from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Suggested Summer Reading - from the Palo Alto, CA Middle Schools Library

One Hundred Favorite Picture Books from various libraries
Morrison-Reeves Library -
Stockton Public Library -

Manitowac Public Library -
NY Public Library -

Stern Center from NYPL-
Ferguson Library -

Reading Lists from a Variety of Public and Private Schools

Mountain Brook Schools Reading Lists K-12

Wayland, MA Summer Reading List

Boulder (CO) Public Library Booklists by Topic