Required Summer Reading

Dear Viewer,

The following are the summer reading assignments for Summer 2017.  This list is intended to give you a sampling of the literature we value.  Our students will typically have an assignment that accompanies their summer reading which can be found at the links along the right side bar.

Rising 2nd Grade Students
Bears on Hemlock Mountain by Alice Dalgliesh
Rising 3rd Grade Students
Stuart Little by E.B. White
Rising 4th Grade Students
The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis AND one from the following list:
  • Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare
  • Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
  • The Hawk that Dare not Hunt by Day by Scott O'Dell
  • Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
Rising 5th Grade Students
The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis AND one from the following list:
  • Banner in the Sky by James Ramsey Ullman
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachan
  • Gentle Ben by Walt Morey
  • Dipper of Copper Creek by John and Jean George 
  • any L.M. Montgomery book not yet read
Rising 6th Grade Students
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt AND one book from the choice list in the Rising 6th Grade Reading Assignment.
Rising 7th Grade Students
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle AND one book from the choice list in the Rising 7th Grade Reading Assignment.
Rising 8th Grade Students
Bible - More than a Carpenter by Josh McDowell
Language Arts - Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
History - Extra Credit Assignment can be found at the right side bar link.

2017 - 2018 Required Summer Reading

Charlotte Mason Quote

Sketch of Charlotte Mason"The children must enjoy the book. The ideas it holds must each make that sudden, delightful impact upon their minds, must cause that intellectual stir, which mark the inception of an idea," Charlotte Mason, School Education, p. 178.