Summer Reading

Suggested 2021 Summer Reading for Middle School Students

(Upcoming 6th Grade @ BMS, FMS, & NWRMS - 8th Grade)

TITLE AUTHOR

Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson

I Am Malala (Young Reader’s Edition)

Malala Yousafzai

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

Philip M. Hoose

An Ember in the Ashes

Sabaa Tahir

Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie

Jordan Sonnenblick

Gathering Blue

Lois Lowry

Wonder

R.J. Palacio

The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Suzanne Collins

A Snicker of Magic

Natalie Loyd

Milkweed

Jerry Spinelli

Artemis Fowl

Eoin Colfer

The Maze of Bones

Rick Riordan

I Funny: A Middle School Story

James Patterson

QB1

Mike Lupica

Story of Thieves

James Riley

Restart

Gordon Korman

The Thing About Jellyfish

Ali Benjamin

The Fill In Boyfriend

Kasie West

The Selection

Kiera Cass

The Crossover

Kwame Alexander

Legend

Marie Lu

Cinder

Marissa Meyer

If You’re Reading This

Trent Reedy

Unstoppable

Tim Green

Ender’s Game

Orson Scott Card

Some Place More Than Others

Renee Watson

The Girl in the Blue Coat

Monica Hesse

The Looking Glass Wars

Frank Beddor

Double Identity

Margaret Peterson Haddix

The Red Badge of Courage

Stephen Crane

Soldier's Heart

Gary Paulsen