2015 Summer Reading is listed below. Story of the World books will be sent home for rising 4th-7th grades; students will return these books to school in the fall. All other books will need to be purchased.
Second and Third grade students are encouraged to keep a summer reading journal. Click HERE for summer reading journal suggestions.
If you have any questions, please give us a call or email Mr. Borah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REQUIRED READING LIST
|Rising 4th Grade||Story of the World Volume 1: Ancient Times by Susan Wise Bauer*|
|Rising 5th Grade||Story of the World Voume 2: The Middle Ages by Susan Wise Bauer*|
|Rising 6th Grade||Story of the World Volume 3: The Early Modern Times by Susan Wise Bauer*|
|Rising 7th Grade||Story of the World Volume 4: The Modern Age by Susan Wise Bauer*
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
|Rising 8th Grade||Girls read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Boys read Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C.S. Forester†
|Rising 9th Grade||All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot|
|Rising 10th Grade||The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emma Orczy|
|Rising 11th Grade||The Spirit of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh‡|
|Rising 12th Grade||Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert Massie|
*Story of the World books will be provided by HLS. Please return them to school in the fall. Students should be prepared for a class book discussion and simple quiz over the assigned reading during the first week of school.
† See also the Emmy Award winning A&E series Horatio Hornblower, starring Ioan Gruffudd.
‡ See also the Oscar nominated 1957 film The Spirit of St. Louis, starring James Stewart.