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Rising 7th Grade

The theme for the 7th grade Summer Reading is "Growth & Change".  Students will read a total of three books for summer reading - but, of course, we invite you to continue to find books to enjoy beyond these requirements. 

Book One is the Required Book for all students. Book Two is one book selected from the 7th Grade "Growth & Change" List below and will be the basis of student-led book discussions at the beginning of the school year. Book Three can be any book chosen from the 7th grade Choice Titles list.  Students will be given the opportunity to create a "Passion Project" for their choice title that will be due the second week of school.

Click the image below for a link to full summer reading instructions from SGIS:

Required Title:

Enrique's Journey (Young Adult Adaptation): The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother by Sonia Nazaro

Growth and Change Titles (choose one):

Rules by Cynthia Lord

Schooled by Gordon Korman

Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff

The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

Choice Titles (choose one):

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Greetings from Witness Protection by Jake Burt

Scar Island by Dan Gemeinhart

Code of Honor by Alan Gratz

Warcross by Marie Lu

The Traitor's Game by Jennifer Neilsen

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

Agony House by Cherie Priest

Miles Morales: Spiderman by Jason Reynolds

York Book 1:The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby

The Hobbit, Or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien

March: Book 1 2 or 3 by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

The Faithful Spy by John Hendrix

Spooked: How a Radio Broadcast and the War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Gail Jarrow

Strong Inside: The Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line by Andrew Maraniss

42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero by Doreen Rappaport

Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin by James Swanson

Booked by Kwame Alexander

Rebound by Kwame Alexander

Brave by Svetlana Chmakova (or others in this series)

Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald

Stars Beneath our Feet by David Barclay Moore

Ghost by Jason Reynolds

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson

Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani

A Night Divided by Jennifer Neilsen

Nine, Ten by Nora Raleigh Baskin

Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin

Grenade by Alan Gratz

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

 

 

 

 

 

Enrique's Journey (The Young Adult Adaptation): The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385743273
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - August 27th, 2013

Rules Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780439443821
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - April 2006

Schooled Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780786856923
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - September 2007

Lost in the Sun Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147508584
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Published: Puffin Books - April 26th, 2016

The Running Dream Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780375866289
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Published: Ember - January 10th, 2012

Red Queen Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062310644
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Published: HarperTeen - June 7th, 2016

Greetings from Witness Protection! Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250179043
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Published: Square Fish - October 2nd, 2018

Scar Island Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338053852
Availability: Backordered
Published: Scholastic Press - April 24th, 2018

Code of Honor Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545695190
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

Warcross Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780399547973
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Published: Speak - June 26th, 2018

The Traitor's Game (The Traitor's Game, Book 1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338045383
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 29th, 2019

Spirit Hunters Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062430090
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Published: HarperCollins - June 26th, 2018

I Am Princess X Cover Image
By Cherie Priest, Kali Ciesemier (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780545620857
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 26th, 2015

The Agony House Cover Image
By Cherie Priest, Tara O'Connor (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780545934299
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - September 25th, 2018

Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484788509
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Published: Marvel Press - October 2nd, 2018

York: The Shadow Cipher Cover Image
By Laura Ruby, Dave Stevenson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062306944
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Published: Walden Pond Press - May 2018

The Hobbit Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780618260300
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 15th, 2002

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419732652
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 18th, 2018

Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781629797762
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Published: Calkins Creek - August 7th, 2018

Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition): The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball's Color Line Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524737276
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Published: Puffin Books - December 26th, 2017

42 Is Not Just a Number: The Odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American Hero Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781536206326
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Published: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019

Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780545723336
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 2nd, 2018

Booked (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781328596307
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

Rebound (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544868137
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2018

Brave (Berrybrook Middle School #2) Cover Image
$11.00
ISBN: 9780316363181
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Published: JY - May 23rd, 2017

Game Changer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419731433
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 11th, 2018

The Stars Beneath Our Feet Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524701277
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Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2019

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481450157
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 30th, 2016

Ghost Boys Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316262286
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 17th, 2018

Goodbye Stranger Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780385743174
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - August 4th, 2015

Piecing Me Together Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781681191072
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 5th, 2018

Fever 1793 Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689848919
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 2002

The Night Diary Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735228528
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Published: Puffin Books - April 23rd, 2019

A Night Divided Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545682428
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 25th, 2015

Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442485075
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 16th, 2017

Illegal Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781492665823
Availability: Backordered
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - August 7th, 2018

Grenade Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338245691
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 9th, 2018

Beyond the Bright Sea Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781101994870
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Published: Puffin Books - September 18th, 2018